Wyoming Public Radio

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We are a non-profit commercial free station, licensed to the University of Wyoming. WPR broadcasts to approximately two-thirds of the state, including the communities of Laramie, Casper, Cheyenne, Rock Springs, Green River, Evanston, Jackson, Lander, Riverton, Cody, Powell, Rawlins, Dubois, Gillette, Sheridan, Newcastle and Torrington plus numerous communities in between. Our programming is primarily news, classical music and contemporary music. We also air jazz, folk, bluegrass, and variety programs. Wyoming Public Radio is the state's only member of National Public Radio and an affiliate of Public Radio International, sources of such favorites as A Prairie Home Companion, The Thistle & Shamrock®, Morning Edition®, All Things Considered®, and Car Talk®. Wyoming Public Radio (WPR) is an outreach service of the University of Wyoming. The Network offers more variety than most other radio stations.

Series

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94 Pieces

Real stories where humans and our habitat meet.

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25 Pieces

Wyoming education stories produced by reporters at Wyoming Public Radio in Laramie, Wyoming.


Latest Pieces

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After breaking his back, doctors told Gary Havener he would never walk again. So…he decided to run.

Bought by KUER and KRZA


  • Added: May 12, 2017
  • Length: 16:09
  • Purchases: 2
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A special edition of HumaNature formatted for air: journeys to freedom, on two legs…and four. Ten years ago, more than 50 pit bulls were discovered...

Bought by KBUT, New Hampshire Public Radio, KUT, and WRVO Public Media


  • Added: Apr 20, 2017
  • Length: 58:28
  • Purchases: 4
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Ten years ago, more than 50 pit bulls were discovered at a dogfighting ring in Virginia. Most people thought they weren’t savable. But their storie...

Bought by KUER


  • Added: Apr 19, 2017
  • Length: 25:17
  • Purchases: 1
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150 years ago, two girls crossed the Missouri River trying to escape a life of slavery. In the summer of 2016, Barry Jurgensen set out on a 500-mil...

Bought by KUER


  • Added: Mar 29, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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A special edition of HumaNature formatted for air: stories of animal encounters. A scientist risks his reputation to pursue Bigfoot; pigeons save t...

Bought by KBUT, New Hampshire Public Radio, KUT, and XRAY.fm


  • Added: Mar 09, 2017
  • Length: 58:25
  • Purchases: 4
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Arik was burning to share his faith with the world. But the people he thought needed his message the most weren’t interested in what he had to say....

Bought by KUER and KRZA


  • Added: Mar 08, 2017
  • Length: 20:43
  • Purchases: 2
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Melbourne, Australia wanted its residents to help keep an eye on its trees. So they gave every tree an email address. But then the trees started to...

Bought by KUER, New Hampshire Public Radio, and KRZA


  • Added: Feb 08, 2017
  • Length: 15:20
  • Purchases: 3
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It was November 9, 2016. Amy was worried about the new political landscape. But some unusual encounters at work gave her fresh perspective.

Bought by Boise State Public Radio, KUER, and KRZA


  • Added: Feb 08, 2017
  • Length: 11:36
  • Purchases: 3
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A special edition of HumaNature formatted for air: a man walks from Mexico to the tip of South America with his best friend, a donkey; a man crosse...

Bought by KUNM, New Hampshire Public Radio, KHNS, KUT, KSUT and more


  • Added: Dec 06, 2016
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 6
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Sophie May grew up in Alaska, spending lots of time outside. But when it came time to explore the wilderness as an adult, she found out she had mor...

Bought by Boise State Public Radio, KUER, KRZA, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Nov 16, 2016
  • Length: 14:59
  • Purchases: 4