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UW Wants More Students And Cowboys?

The University of Wyoming (UW) officially launched its controversial new marketing plan with a presentation, Tuesday, to orient staff to the campaign's central slogan: “The world needs more cowboys.” But it’s raised the question: what about more cowgirls?

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Grand Teton Music Festival 2018 Season

Recorded live at Walk Festival Hall in Teton Village airing Wednesday nights at 8:00 p.m. on Wyoming Public Radio and Classical Wyoming. Repeats Sunday afternoons at 4:00 p.m. on Classical Wyoming.

When outsiders think of the American West, they probably think of mustangs.

The horses’ ancestors were brought to the New World by conquistadors more than five centuries ago and nowadays, thousands of wild horses roam the Mountain West – especially in Utah, Wyoming, Colorado and Nevada.

Yet another Indigenous woman has gone missing in the Mountain West.

Jermaine Charlo disappeared near a grocery store in Missoula, Montana last month. The 23-year-old is the 13th native woman to go missing in the state since January.

Kamila Kudelska

Buffalo Bill Cody’s two-story childhood home stands in the courtyard of the Buffalo Bill Center of the West. It’s the largest object in the Center’s collection.

American Heritage Center

In May 2017 Barnum and Bailey’s staged their final show. However, in their earlier years, the entertainment titans had a connection with Wyoming.

Archives On The Air 24: Silent Films, Famous Scores—The Rosa Rio Collection

6 hours ago
Rick Walters

You may have heard Rosa Rio before on the radio, in soap operas, or in film, but not her voice – you would have heard her music. Rio was a composer whose best known works were in the silent film industry. An odd thing to be remembered for.

Spoken Words 23: Kevin Powers—A Shout In The Ruins

6 hours ago
Kevin Greenblat

In his new novel A Short in the Ruins, Kevin Powers explores the dark history of slavery in this country, using one plantation near his home in Virginia as the fictionalized setting and following characters generationally from the Civil War to the 20th century in order to examine the ways we live with history and legacy of suffering and violence.  

The Modern West 36: Unexpected Migration

6 hours ago
Moosejaw Bravo Photography

As climate change warms the West, birds of prey are moving north. What happens when an apex predator leaves its native hunting grounds?

Melodie S. Edwards / Wyoming Public Radio

It’s year two in a major project to catalog the microbes of Wyoming, and now University of Wyoming scientists have a robot to help them do the job.

WyoSayNo

A coalition to stop the construction of a privately-run immigrant detention center in Evanston is organizing events across the state called Fiestas de Familias. These parties celebrate kinship while drawing attention to policies that organizers say separate families. The effort is led by WyoSayNo and the American Civil Liberties Union of Wyoming.

Fewer federal land workers are being threatened and assaulted on the job, according to a new analysis by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility.

 


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