Wyoming Public Radio

StationAccount image

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

Series image
8 Pieces

Following the race to develop an unlikely climate solution.

Series image
113 Pieces

Real stories where humans and our habitat meet.

Series image
1 Piece

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.

Caption: PRX default Series image
25 Pieces

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


Latest Pieces

Caption: PRX default Piece image
Most parents of public school students in Wyoming can access all sorts of data on how their child’s school is doing, but the public cannot see test...

Bought by WABE


  • Added: Feb 08, 2016
  • Length: 04:51
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: PRX default Piece image
President Obama signed new legislation—replacing ‘No Child Left Behind.' It’s called the ‘Every Student Succeeds Act.’ In Wyoming, Superintendent o...

  • Added: Feb 08, 2016
  • Length: 06:27
Piece image
Erin Jones thought the answers were written in stone. But a summer internship at a remote dinosaur quarry eroded her certainty.

Bought by KUER, KSFR, and KRZA


  • Added: Jan 21, 2016
  • Length: 13:09
  • Purchases: 3
Piece image
A special evergreen edition of HumaNature formatted for air: a man in the wilderness searches a lake for a missing boater, a recovering alcoholic s...

Bought by WCAI / WNAN Cape & Islands, Mass., KVNF, New Hampshire Public Radio, KHNS, KSKA and more


  • Added: Dec 09, 2015
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6
Piece image
Patrick Dobson was stuck in his life, so he decided to take a trip by canoe from Montana to Missouri. Only he had never canoed before.

Bought by KUER and KRZA


  • Added: Nov 17, 2015
  • Length: 19:19
  • Purchases: 2
Piece image
Tonia Hanson had a secret. But when a private river retreat turned out to be very, very public, Tonia found unexpected healing.

Bought by KUER and KRZA


  • Added: Oct 29, 2015
  • Length: 13:09
  • Purchases: 2
Piece image
Greg Ley was deep in the Rocky Mountains, training as an outdoor guide, when his group encountered tragedy. What happened next forever changed his ...

Bought by KVNF, KUER, KSFR, KRCC-FM, and KRZA


  • Added: Oct 29, 2015
  • Length: 15:57
  • Purchases: 5
Piece image
Debbie Salamone was an environmental journalist who was passionate about the ocean—and ballroom dancing. One day at the beach, all that changed.

Bought by KBUT Crested Butte, Colo., 'The Sea', KUER, KRZA, and KSFR


  • Added: Oct 29, 2015
  • Length: 14:04
  • Purchases: 5
Piece image
Charlie Thomas worked as a whitewater rafting guide in the 80’s. His boss became obsessed with selling photos of clients taken while they ran the r...

Bought by KUER, KRZA, and KSFR


  • Added: Oct 29, 2015
  • Length: 08:56
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: PRX default Piece image
This summer, the University of Wyoming’s College of Education welcomed a new dean. Dr. Ray Reutzel was hired amid a major effort by the University’...

  • Added: Sep 16, 2015
  • Length: 07:04