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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108 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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"Up A River, Without… A Pigeon?" and "Bigfoot" A special edition of HumaNature formatted for air: Charlie Thomas worked as a whitewater rafting gu...

Bought by KBUT Crested Butte, Colo.


  • Added: Mar 08, 2018
  • Length: 27:59
  • Purchases: 1
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The paleo diet aims to take nutrition back to the basics—to the way Paleolithic people ate. But prehistoric people didn’t eat boneless chicken brea...

Bought by KUER, PRX Remix, and KRZA


  • Added: Mar 01, 2018
  • Length: 16:34
  • Purchases: 3
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Brian Corliss just wanted to quench his thirst. But on a snowmobile outing, he grabbed the wrong bottle. *Disclaimer: The actions taken in this sto...

Bought by KUER and KRZA


  • Added: Jan 24, 2018
  • Length: 20:33
  • Purchases: 2
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Bruce Smith was on a routine helicopter flight in the remote Wind River Mountains. But what goes up must come down…one way or another.

Bought by WDBM, KRZA, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 10, 2018
  • Length: 18:26
  • Purchases: 3
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On December 22, 2016, Karen Klein got trapped in a snowstorm near the Grand Canyon. But she pushed through it to save her family.

Bought by KUER and KVNF


  • Added: Dec 20, 2017
  • Length: 26:24
  • Purchases: 2
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Maggie had it all: a fine house, a loving family, and a big yard. But she threw it all away for adventure. And when things got bad, she had to use ...

Bought by KUER, PRX Remix, and KRZA


  • Added: Dec 06, 2017
  • Length: 15:49
  • Purchases: 3
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Aubrey Bertram traveled to East Asia to help animals that had been abused by humans. But a harrowing experience taught her that good intentions mig...

Bought by KUER, KRZA, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Nov 08, 2017
  • Length: 18:24
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A possessed basement. A magic mirror. A shop of spirits. Mysterious lights where they don’t belong. Gather around the campfire as we open the porta...

Bought by WRFA-LP, Spokane Public Radio, WCAI / WNAN Cape & Islands, Mass., WKMS, KQED and more


  • Added: Oct 24, 2017
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 8
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Linda McGurk wanted her children to love the outdoors, just like she did as a little girl in Sweden. But when she moved to the U.S., she found out ...

Bought by KUCR 88.3 fm Riverside, Calif., Boise State Public Radio, KRZA, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Oct 11, 2017
  • Length: 15:56
  • Purchases: 4
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When the Massaro family traded life on dry land for a life at sea, they encountered some unexpected company.

Bought by KRZA and PRX Remix


  • Added: Oct 02, 2017
  • Length: 14:43
  • Purchases: 2