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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8 Pieces

Following the race to develop an unlikely climate solution.

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113 Pieces

Real stories where humans and our habitat meet.

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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.

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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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Coal is on its last legs. In the coal capital of the country, in the least-populated state in the union, leaders had to make a move. So, they turne...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Apr 13, 2021
  • Length: 35:58
  • Purchases: 1
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Shermin de Silva was an elephant researcher looking for a sign. Then she met a king.

Bought by WAMC Northeast Public Radio and KRZA


  • Added: Mar 31, 2021
  • Length: 18:52
  • Purchases: 2
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Wyn Wiley thought they had to pass for straight, even in their beloved outdoors. But then a special pair of boots came into their life.

Bought by KRZA and Boise State Public Radio


  • Added: Mar 10, 2021
  • Length: 13:33
  • Purchases: 2
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Damen Bell-Holter faced a lot of trauma growing up in his small village in Alaska. He formed a goal to play professional basketball. But reaching f...

Bought by KRZA and Boise State Public Radio


  • Added: Feb 26, 2021
  • Length: 11:57
  • Purchases: 2
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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 Boise State Public Radio and KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash.


  • Added: Dec 11, 2020
  • Length: 13:01
  • Purchases: 2
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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 Boise State Public Radio, KRZA, and KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash.


  • Added: Nov 11, 2020
  • Length: 23:28
  • Purchases: 3
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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