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Laramie High School’s Most Famous Graduates
It’s graduation weekend and, to salute the Class of 2017, here’s a tribute to Laramie High School’s legendary alumni. Kenny Sailors, Class of 1939 – Credited as the inventor of basketball’s “jump shot”, Sailors moved to Laramie as a teenager and was a…
Wyoming QB Josh Allen’s Unlikely Mentor, Johnny Manziel
University of Wyoming gunslinger Josh Allen has an unlikley new workout partner and mentor, former Heisman Trophy winner and Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel. Manziel and Allen reportedly met last week to train and discuss the trials of media hype and expectations. According to Allen…
Billy Dee Williams Set To Appear At 2017 Cheyenne Comic Con
Subscribe to 107.9 The River on Youtube Star Wars fanatics will be lining up this spring to meet “Lando Calrissian” when legendary actor Billy Dee Williams appears at the 2017 Cheyenne Comic Con. The festival, which drew thousands to Little America in its first year, will be moving to …
‘Nature Boy’ Ric Flair Stylin’ and Profilin’ in Wyoming
Subscribe to 107.9 The River on Youtube This weekend, the greatest professional wrestler of all time turned 68 years young. “The Nature Boy” Ric Flair was born February, 25, 1949, in Memphis, Tennessee. To celebrate the former 16-time World Heavyweight Champion, here’s a look ba…
Lonely For Valentine’s? Cuddle With Bob From Casper
This is Bob. He lives in Casper and he likes to cuddle. In fact, Bob  has his own Facebook page called “Cuddle With Bob“. For the past two years, the big, cuddly biker has offered his services as a “alternative and holistic health service” online. Bob also posts insp…
Former Child Stars From Wyoming
Wyoming has produced its fair share of successful actors and actresses over the years, including a few former child stars. Subscribe to 107.9 The River on Youtube Joyce Coad was one of three triplets born in Laramie in 1917. Tragically, both of her parents died when she was just a baby and the …
112 Years Ago: Wyoming’s ‘Wedding Of The Century’
Today marks the 112th anniversary of Wyoming’s grandest occasion; the wedding of Helen Warren and John Pershing.  The bride was the daughter of United States Senator Francis Warren, who had previously served as Wyoming’s first Governor. The groom was an accomplished Army Colonel a…

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