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Wyoming’s Five Best Competitive Eating Contests
Coney Island, New York, is famous for its annual 4th of July Hot Dog Eating Contest. Here in Wyoming, we prefer more exotic fare…like brains. This is our completely unofficial, totally subjective list of the five best competitive eating contests in the Cowboy State. 1. The Brain Eating Contes…
The U.S. Flag Still Flies
One year ago I posted this. Thought I would present it once again in 2016.   240 years ago, in the midst of war with the world’s reining super power, Great Britain; our 13th Continental Congress issued a Declaration Of Independence. The bold idea that all men are created equal and t…
Pet Care On The 4th of July
More pets go missing on the 4th of July than any other day of the year with “30 to 60 percent more pets between July 4 and July 6 than normal.” While you’re partying and having a good time, your pets, 90% of which are dogs, could be freaking out at the explosions. Animal brains …
Wyoming’s Five Most Powerful Legal Fireworks
Just in time for the 4th of July, here’s our completely unofficial list of five fireworks that will give you the most bang for the buck, all of which are legal here in the great state of Wyoming. 1. The Black Cat Diablo – Loaded with 60 gram canister shells, this beast is truly ‘…
Carnival Ride Safety in Wyoming
According to a recent report from the Consumer Product Safety Commission, there are no safety regulations for carnival rides in the state of Wyoming. Wyoming is one of only 14 states in the country that doesn’t require carnival ride safety inspections, either by state or third party. The stat…
Cheyenne Frontier Days Is This Month
Just a reminder as to why people come to Wyoming from points far and near. The “Daddy Of Them All,” Cheyenne Frontier Days is on July 22 through 31st. Subscribe to 107.9 The River on Youtube We’ll cover it, but for now, get everything you need to know about Cheyenne Frontier Day…
4th Of July Respect For Combat Veterans
Subscribe to 107.9 The River on Youtube Celebrating America’s birthday on the 4th of July usually involves fireworks. Legalities aside, there is factor to consider. Fireworks can trigger Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in those who fought for our country. Fireworks can sound like gunfire and o…

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