ghost town

Erin Jones


When you think of pioneers, you might imagine Little House on the Prairie. Or the Oregon Trail game we all played in the nineties. One thing these popular depictions of pioneers have in common is they're White. But pioneers weren't all White, and historians argue it's important to set the record straight.

Wyoming Public Media Announces New Podcast Season

Sep 22, 2020
Wyoming Public Media

Wyoming Public Media is pleased to announce a new season of its Edward R. Murrow Award-winning podcast, The Modern West. Selected for Boston-based PRX's innovative podcast accelerator, Project Catapult, The Modern West has spent the past year undergoing development alongside podcasts from six other public media stations from around the country.

Tommy Clark via Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 2.0 Generic (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)

Wyoming Public Media's podcast The Modern West has been gearing up for a new season. They're doing something quite different this time around. Instead of a lot of separate stories, they're going to tell one big story over the course of eleven episodes. Bob Beck sat down with the podcast's host Melodie Edwards to hear what's coming down the pipe.

Award Winning Poet Discusses Her New Book

Jun 10, 2016
sastrugipress.com

Laramie Poet Lori Howe has a new book coming out called Voices at Twilight. It’s a book of poems, photographs, and historic essays about the ghost towns of Wyoming’s southern corridor. She joins Wyoming Public Radio’s Bob Beck and reads excerpts from that book. 

Lori Howe will be on tour this month as a Think Wyoming, Wyoming Humanities Council roads scholar teaching free creative writing workshops on the subject of Water in Wyoming. 

Ghost Town Was Home To The First Wyoming YMCA

Apr 5, 2016

In Sunrise Wyoming, Mining Goes Back 13,000 Years

Nov 10, 2015