At the 202WPA annual general membership meeting publishers made pledges to the Foundation (WPAF) in the form of advertising to be deducted from the 2023 Wyoming Department of Insurance payment for 28 newspapers 

The WPAF is dedicated to supporting and ensuring the highest degree of professionalism among journalists through journalism education. The foundation also promotes the education of the public regarding its right to know and the role the free press plays in a society. 

The University of Wyoming community journalism students’ trip to the 124th Annual WPA Convention was made possible with funding from the FoundationAdditionally, the Foundation has also authorized the financing for the “Earn Your Press Pass” online education training program for WPA newspaper members starting this year 



WPA Foundation



With great appreciation, here is the list of 2023 donating newspapers: 

Basin Republican-Rustler 

Bridger Valley Pioneer 

Buffalo Bulletin 

Cody Enterprise 

Douglas Budget 

Gillette News-Record 

Glenrock Independent 

Green River Star 

Greybull Standard 

Guernsey Gazette 

Jackson Hole News&Guide 

Kemmerer Gazette 

Lovell Chronicle 

Lusk Herald 

Moorcroft Leader 

Newcastle News Letter Journal 

Northern Wyoming News 

Pine Bluffs Post 

Pinedale Roundup 

Platte County Record-Times 

Powell Tribune 

Saratoga Sun 

Sublette Examiner 

Sundance Times 

Thermopolis Independent-Record 

Torrington Telegram 

Uinta County Herald 

Wyoming Pioneer 


The WPA Foundation has also set up an internship fund in memory of Jim Angell that many publishers donated to, which give$1,000 to newspapers awarded via lottery to pay for summer student interns.  

If you are a newspaper publisher wanting to get on this Foundation pledge list or would like more information, please email If you would like to support the Foundation’s valuable work by making a tax-deductible donation in Jim Angell’s name you can send a check payable to the Wyoming Press Association Foundation to 2121 Evans Avenue, Cheyenne, WY 82201. A gift of any amount goes to serving the professional development of journalists and making a difference in the future of Wyoming’s newspaper industry.