Top Stories

ill Tallen, a supporter of the policy, speaks to the board before the final vote.
Kamila Kudelska

Cody School District Teachers Can Now Apply To Carry Guns

Tuesday night, the Park County District #6 school board in Cody voted to allow teachers to carry guns. This comes after a long debate in the community as to whether this is the right way to protect schools.

Read More
CREDIT JOHN MCCOLGAN, BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT, ALASKA FIRE SERVICE

Mountain West Region Lags In Emergency Preparedness

Thank You For Your Support During Our Spring Fund Drive!

Huzzah! The Spring Membership Drive has officially wrapped up. Thank you to everyone who made a pledge and supported all of our services. We truly have the best members in the country.

mule deer
USFWS Mountain-Prairie via Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic license.

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is concerned about how chronic wasting disease or CWD may affect the future of the state’s deer. In reaction, Wyoming teamed up with Arizona, Colorado, Montana and Canada to create three management strategies.

money
CC0 Public Domain

In another sign that Wyoming’s economy is improving, statewide inflation increased by just over two percent in the fourth quarter of 2017.

CREDIT JOHN MCCOLGAN, BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT, ALASKA FIRE SERVICE

When it comes to being prepared for an emergency, much of our region lags behind the rest of the country. That's according to a new report from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

2018 Spring Membership Drive: Pet Wednesday

Apr 18, 2018

Check out slideshow above to see the menagerie of pets who listen to Wyoming Public Radio! Thank you to everyone who posted pictures of your pets on our FacebookTwitter, and Instagram for Pet Wednesday.

Nature Geoscience

It’s long been a mystery why one of the world’s largest volcanoes, Yellowstone, is stuck out in the middle of the continent. Most volcanoes occur on the edge of continents where the tectonic plates bump together, creating pressure. 

ill Tallen, a supporter of the policy, speaks to the board before the final vote.
Kamila Kudelska

Tuesday night, the Park County District #6 school board in Cody voted to allow teachers to carry guns. This comes after a long debate in the community as to whether this is the right way to protect schools.

A new report from the American Thoracic Society shows how tightening federal air-pollution standards would pay off in better health and longer lives.

If you’re sneezing a bit more this year, well you’re in good company. At least 50 million Americans suffer from allergies every year. But that number is climbing, and it may be related to climate change.  

By Thomas R Machnitzki ([email protected]) [GFDL (http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html) or CC BY 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0)], from Wikimedia Commons

The Wyoming Department of Corrections (DOC) transferred 88 inmates from the state penitentiary to a private prison in Tutweiler, Mississippi. The first group of 60 got there at the beginning of this month, with another 28 arriving this past Friday.  

Spoken Words 20: Diane Les Becquets — Breaking Wild

Apr 17, 2018
Diane Les Becquets
lesbecquets.com

In times of trauma and sorrow, Diane Les Becquets turned to the wilderness for solace. Now, as an award-winning author, she sets her books back in those most hidden places as a challenge to return on her own terms.

In Breaking Wild, she tracks two women through the remote terrain of Northern Colorado, women who are lost in two very different ways.  

Pages

Wyoming Public Radio & Media Newsletter

Do you love Wyoming Public Radio and want to be in tune with your favorite public radio station? Stay connected with our newsletter.

Wyoming Sounds

Great music on the western edge! We provide many music genres including Americana, along with Wyoming and regional musicians.

Classical Wyoming

Classical programming brings listeners some of the most beautiful music in the world. Drawn from the heart of the Classical and Romantic repertoires, our programs create the perfect radio companion.

The Metropolitan Opera

Listen to Classical Wyoming this Saturday April 21 at 11 a.m. for The Exterminating Angel.

HumaNature Podcast

What happens when a person steps out the front door and comes face to face with the wild world? Find out on our award-winning show where humans and our habitat meet.