Gooding is soul-stirring, animated Rock ‘n’ Roll from the plains. Guitarist/Singer and namesake “Gooding” and his band of brothers, Jesse Rich and Billy Driver, have been touring nonstop for 8 years. Their live shows are infused with the confident energy and heart-on-your-sleeve emotion that only comes from 3 childhood friends living out their dream on the road.
We did it! Wyoming Public Media made our record goal of $340,000. Thank you to all of our listeners who called and made a pledge to Wyoming Public Media and supported all of our services. It was possible thanks to your membership support!
Here's a picture of Hanim the Wonder Dog on her last big hike -- 13 miles!! (Sweetwater Guard Station to Sweetwater Gap and back, and she carried a stick and played fetch The.Entire.Way.Back). Hanim listened to a LOT of WPR
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Tau just made me send in his contribution. Thanks!
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Grady the brown dog and the woman he loves most in the world.
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Here's Booda, who was devoted owner of Laura for many, many years. Friends of Hanim (earlier post) and Booda have teamed up to make a match challenge during Morning Music.
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Teddy, Romeo, and Wicket (our pack goats) and little Rygel (our baby pack goat in training) are huge fans of Wyoming Public Radio News!
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My crazy happy dog Aja on the Upper Colorado. She'll be making a donation on Pet Wednesday.
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Edgar "The Pookie" Pittman, the Supreme Leader of Pookistan. And Anabel.
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The Hoo Dog loves fly fishing and Pet Wednesday!
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Samuela Boyer III the backpacking heeler dog Amanda Gypsy Pittman's photo.
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Augie Johnson is a news hound
3 Generations! Biff - 16, Rocky - 4 months, and Bo - 5 years from Wyoming Public Media 's staff this morning.
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Dewey Beck is asking you to support his Daddy's work with your pledge of support!
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Rudy resides in Bellingham, WA and enjoys drumming in his spare time.
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I have already sent in my pledge, but I thought I would add my cat Oscar as he listens to WPR too!
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This is Norman, our indifferent but appreciative cat
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This is Leo, our husky-JRT, in front of the KLOF (K-Love, Gillette) equipment rack, with KUWG on the left.
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This is Callie, our Radio World star
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Dobie and Butter live in Austin, Texas; we stream WPM every morning. It reminds us of our friends in Jackson. Pet Wednesday gets our membership upgrade!
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Saga, hiding from the news (and the world).
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Micah Schweizer interviews Hugo about the arts. Happy Pet Wednesday!
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Squigglie had nothing to say about the government shutdown...
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My wonderful family dog Boomerang with me in 1997. She sadly passed away last April at 15. Honor your pet by calling with a pledge for WPM. Happy Pet Wednesday!
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Kelp's favorite show is Bird Note, but she'll settle for Morning Edition. She hopes you'll call and pledge your support to keep us on the air!
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My cats are waiting for me at home while I answer your calls
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Annika and the little Pup, Sumo, from a few years back
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Here is one of our kitties and a visitor in our back yard.
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Decker-doo the adventure dog on the Washington coast, where he found out drinking salt water was not the best idea...
Thank you to everyone who posted their pictures for our 2013 Fall Membership Drive during our fun tradition of Pet Wednesday! Check out these Wyoming Public Media listeners and their public radio loving pets.
Lynn Miles is one of Canada’s most accomplished singer/songwriters. With seven albums to her credit, the winner of multiple Canadian Folk Music Awards, and a 2003 Juno Award for Roots & Traditional Solo Album of the Year, she has certainly found her strength over time.
Thank you for your dedication and support for Wyoming Public Media! You often hear us say that YOU, the individual, are our most stable source of revenue. I can't stress this point enough. While state and federal funding reacts to the economy, your individual support remains true.
There Is No Mountain is a reference to a Zen koan, a lyric from a Donovan song, and an Americana/psych-pop duo known for its catchy off-kilter sonic adventures. The Portland, Oregon based band are married couple Kali Giaritta and Matt Harmon. African rhythms, jazz harmonies, classical arrangements, theatrical melodies, and psychedelic sounds are all a part of There Is No Mountain.
Asheville based Americana band Underhill Rose kicks off our new web music series, Single Shot Live. Grab a cup of coffee (or your drink of choice) and listen to Underhill Rose and their heartfelt country tune, "Little House".
Shigeru Yabu of Camarillo spent his childhood years during World War II at a Japanese American internment camp in Wyoming, where he cared for a magpie. He told his bird tale to the Wyoming Stories oral-history project.
Wyoming Public Media’s General Manager Christina Kuzmych, Director of Engineering Shane Toven, and WPM Engineer Reid Fletcher will be in Sheridan for a Meet and Greet, Friday August 30th, from 7:30-9 am.
The Meet and Greet will be held at Java Moon, located on 170 North Main in Sheridan. Stop by to chat about WPM, ask questions, have coffee, and meet a few other public radio listeners in your area.
Music is just the thing to perk up your day! Single Shot Live will bring you one song recorded live at the WPM studios and the artist’s comments about the song, plus a slide-show of the performance. If you know a musician or group that you’d like to hear (and see), let us know. And if you’re a musician or group that would like to be featured, that’s right, let us know.
Congratulations to our HD Radio winner, Marsha Knight, Professor of Theatre & Dance at the University of Wyoming. She took a break from this summer’s Snowy Range Dance Festival to pick up her new HD Radio she won in the year-end membership drive drawing.
Wyoming Public Radio’s news director, Bob Beck, has been with the station for 25 years this month. During that time, the station has received 81 national, regional and state awards. Bob himself is a two-time winner of Edward R. Murrow awards and has contributed to two Emmy-award-winning television projects.
WPM’s Shades of Ireland tour landed in Dublin on June 10th following an overnight flight from Denver. Our group included twelve Wyomingites, yours truly and my wife Cheryl, Rick Dowe, Jim and Carol Jacobs, Ron and Brenda Delaney all from Laramie, Rick and Sue Chambers from Cheyenne, Sue Ann Robertson from Casper along with her sister Grace Robertson from Wilson and Glen Mooney from Sheridan.
To make a reservation for StoryCorps stop in Cheyenne, clickhere or call 800-850-4406.
StoryCorps, a national nonprofit organization dedicated to recording, preserving, and sharing the stories of Americans from all backgrounds and beliefs, will record interviews in Cheyenne from Fri. July 12 to Sat. Aug. 3 as part of its cross-country MobileBooth tour.
Wyoming Public Media is looking for a natural resources/energy reporter to join its award winning news team. We are looking for a multi-media reporter who is a self starter and who has experience covering energy issues. You must apply for the job via the University of Wyoming Human Resources website.
In anticipation of Valentine’s Day, University of Wyoming student Zack Anderson began advertising his services around campus. The English and French major is offering customized sonnets for a fee. Wyoming Public Media requested that Anderson write a love poem… for us.
Wyoming Public Media welcomed Bert DeVroey, from Belgian Public Radio VRT, who was traveling in the US to cover the presidential elections. He dropped in to WPM to see first-hand how a state network operates and how it deals with funding issues and to visit with General Manager Christina Kuzmych.
Wyoming Public Media isn’t just about broadcasting! We also like to educate kids about radio, production, announcing, and everything that goes into making public radio unique. Recently the students from Albin Elementary School paid us a visit, and got some tips from one of the nation’s top news directors, Bob Beck. They were in Laramie visiting the University of Wyoming, and Bob spoke to them about the importance of communications in life and about radio as a career. The trip was organized by one of Bob’s former students and a national award winner, David Roberts, who teaches at Albin
Nearly 3,000 hunters have purchased permits to target wolves in Wyoming's first regulated wolf hunt, which began on Monday. Conservation groups, meanwhile, are preparing to challenge Wyoming's approach in court. As of Thursday, hunters had reported killing six wolves since opening day. Rebecca Huntington has more.