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.

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107 Pieces

Real stories where humans and our habitat meet.

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Exploring the evolving identity of the American West. Produced by Wyoming Public Media and PRX. An unflinching look at the American West--its problematic history, its modern-day struggles and resilience, and how its present and future are being shaped.

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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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Muyambi loved biking, so when his friends asked him to plan a cycling trip across his home country of Uganda he was thrilled. But challenges arose ...

Bought by KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash.


  • Added: Dec 11, 2020
  • Length: 13:01
  • Purchases: 1
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Mo Beck was a professional climber who regularly won gold in competitions. But when she joined a team on a long expedition in the remote Cirque of ...

Bought by KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash., KRZA, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Nov 25, 2020
  • Length: 21:51
  • Purchases: 3
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Ghost towns are an icon of the American West. But they’re not just part of a sepia-toned past; ghost towns in the making today as rural communities...

  • Added: Nov 13, 2020
  • Length: 57:41
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Mikah Meyer grew up the son of a pastor and secretly struggled with his sexuality. But on a record-setting road trip to all of America's national p...

Bought by KRZA and KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash.


  • Added: Nov 11, 2020
  • Length: 23:28
  • Purchases: 2
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The leaves are scattering down the sidewalk and fog touches the tips of the trees. It's that time of year again when the shadows lengthen and we br...

Bought by KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash.


  • Added: Nov 10, 2020
  • Length: 18:11
  • Purchases: 1
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Sharon Ross wanted to be prepared for anything. But when she joined others getting ready for the end of the world, she found herself the odd one out.

Bought by KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash.


  • Added: Oct 29, 2020
  • Length: 15:41
  • Purchases: 1
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South Africans Chris Diedericks and Anna Calitz wanted to go on a romantic getaway, but their adventure broke down before it even began.

Bought by WCNY, KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash., and KRZA


  • Added: Jul 17, 2020
  • Length: 21:41
  • Purchases: 3
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Juan Martinez grew up in South Central L.A. in the early nineties. He was struggling to find his way until he traded detention for a pack of jalape...

Bought by KRZA


  • Added: Jul 07, 2020
  • Length: 10:09
  • Purchases: 1
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Boyd Varty lives on a game reserve in South Africa near Kruger National Park. After his family began returning the land to its wild state, it awake...

Bought by KRZA


  • Added: Jun 17, 2020
  • Length: 20:06
  • Purchases: 1
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After cycling across America, Taylor Thibodeau had a lifetime of adventures ahead of him…until a mysterious illness cut that short. Then he decided...

Bought by KRZA and PRX Remix


  • Added: May 21, 2020
  • Length: 16:55
  • Purchases: 2