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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Beyond the Range Podcast is a series dedicated to exploring the topic of economic diversification in Wyoming.

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Real stories where humans and our habitat meet.

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Storytelling from Wyoming Public Media. An hour of podcast episodes from award-winning shows including HumaNature, The Modern West, and more, curated for the radio. The narrative pieces in this collection range from harrowing tales of adventure in the outdoors to serial deep dives on issues affecting the Mountain West region and beyond.

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A news and public affairs program about Wyoming and the West.

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

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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
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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 Boise State Public Radio and KRZA

  • Added: Jul 07, 2020
  • Length: 10:09
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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 WCNY and KRZA

  • Added: Jun 17, 2020
  • Length: 20:06
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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 WCNY, KRZA, and PRX Remix

  • Added: May 21, 2020
  • Length: 16:55
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It's springtime and Earth Day! Animals are on the move, and sometimes their paths cross with people. Here are five stories to help you get outside ...

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  • Added: Apr 29, 2020
  • Length: 27:30
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Michael Benanav studies nomadic people as a writer and photographer. So when he was invited to accompany the Van Gujjar of northern India on their ...

  • Added: Apr 14, 2020
  • Length: 29:19
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Cindy Ross wanted to keep pursuing her long-distance hiking passion after she had kids. But she didn’t know how to make that happen. Then a chance ...

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

  • Added: Mar 16, 2020
  • Length: 10:18
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Brandon Kuehn survived the Iraq War. But after he got home, he struggled with nightmares and addiction. Then he found trail running…and the Pacific...

Bought by KRZA

  • Added: Feb 28, 2020
  • Length: 18:09
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Christopher McDougall is famous for starting the barefoot running craze with his book 'Born to Run.' And now he has an unusual new running partner.

  • Added: Feb 19, 2020
  • Length: 28:43