You will hear this message often during the Spring 2014 Fund Drive. And it’s true – more than 60% of WPM’s operating funding comes from members like you, businesses large and small, and corporations. That pledge you made last year is funding a segment of Morning Edition, or Open Spaces, or Classical/Jazz Music.. Every time you listen to anything on any one of our channels, you’re hearing your dollars at work.
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.
With help from a five million dollar USDA grant, the University of Wyoming and two local groups are conducting a study of the health benefits of gardening. They found fourteen volunteers with significant medical issues to start growing food in their own backyards. The goal is to see if gardening improves their health. Wyoming Public Radio’s Melodie Edwards reports.
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.
Take a look at the many on-goings during StoryCorps Opening Day in Cheyenne on July 12. Everyone at Wyoming Public Media had a role to play in the StoryCorps launch and the event went off without a hitch. From the press that were invited, to the live interviews and the conversations held, there was never a dull moment.
I first visited Rock Springs last summer and got a wonderful history of the city from out hosts, Mike and Lynne Chadey. They touted the history of Rock Springs, and pointed out some of the landmarks that helped shape the area’s culture. I was struck by the diversity found in Rock Springs, and enjoyed hearing about the abundance of ethnic influences. My stay in Rock Springs included a visit to Western Wyoming Community College and a tour of the majestic facilities built for the enhancement of education for students in the area. Granted, this was a short stay in Rock Springs, but it lef