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The Legend of Matt Groathouse, Wyoming’s ‘Skater Guy’
Most students who attend the University of Wyoming eventually graduate and move along. Some of them never leave. Matt Groathouse‘s love for skateboarding began in seventh grade. Throughout junior high, high school and college, the Laramie native would practice new tricks on the UW campus. Ove…
Sugarloaf’s Jerry Corbetta Dies In Denver
Subscribe to 107.9 The River on Youtube Jerry Corbetta, the writer, singer and keyboard player for Sugarloaf passed away from Pick’s disease, a progressive neurological problem similar to Alzheimer’s disease. Jerry passed in Denver, Colorado on Friday, September 16, 2016. The Denv…
Hockey Legend Bobby Holik Now Calls Wyoming Home
For nearly two decades, Bobby Holik was one of the toughest players in the National Hockey League. The 2-time Stanley Cup winner, NHL All-Star and Czech Republic native now calls the Cowboy State home In 1996, Holik became a United States citizen and moved to Wyoming following his retirement in…
Meet Wyoming’s Biggest YouTube Star: ‘Grapeapplesauce’
Imagine getting paid to play video games all day. One 21-year-old man from Cheyenne is living the dream. His real name is Sean, but to the over 340,000 subscribers on his YouTube page, he’s known as “Grapeapplesauce“. Several years ago, he quit his job selling satellite dish sub…
People Named ‘Wyoming’
There’s quite a few people named “Cheyenne”, a whole lot of “Jacksons” and even some “Caspers”. Turns out there’s also a few folks named “Wyoming” too. According to the Baby Name Guesser website, “Wyoming” is becomin…
Steve Miller Should Move To Wyoming
Singer, songwriter, performer Steve Miller is selling his house at 67 Roulac Lane, San Juan Island in Washington state that is a 40 minute seaplane ride from Seattle, according to Realtor.com. Nestled on 39 acres with a sheltered bay deep water dock that can accommodate large yachts. There’s …
Amelia Earhart Piloted an Autogiro Across Wyoming in June of 1931
Did you know Amelia Earhart flew an autogiro across Wyoming? In June of 1931, Amelia Earhart piloted an autogiro, an early version of the helicopter, across Wyoming during her cross-country trip. Amelia Earhart was attempting to set a record as the first person to make a cross-country flight in an a…
Donald Trump’s Weird Wyoming Movie Connection [Video]
Years before Donald Trump became the Republican nominee for President, he appeared in one of the weirdest, and worst, movies ever filmed in Wyoming. In 1989, Trump co-starred with supermodel Bo Derek, legendary actor Anthony Quinn and famed Wyoming lawyer Gerry Spence in “Ghosts Can’t …
Longmire Days 2016 Schedule In Buffalo, Wyoming
Buffalo Wyoming’s biggest event of the summer is Longmire Days. Local author, Craig Johnson brings fame to town with the hit TV show “Longmire” based on his stories of life in Buffalo, Johnson County and Wyoming. Longmire became a popular TV show and in fact, the highest rated o…
The Scandalous Story of Wyoming’s Leading Lady Mildred Harris
By the time she was 16-years-old, Wyoming native Mildred Harris was among the most well known actresses in the world when her torrid love affair with Charlie Chaplin became the first tabloid scandal in Hollywood history. Born in Cheyenne in 1901, the daughter of a telegraph operator scored her first…

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