Can You Guess How Many Bigfoot Sightings Have Been Reported in Wyoming?
If you’re convinced that Bigfoot is real, you’re not alone, especially here in Wyoming. According to the Bigfoot Field Researchers Organization, there have 28 reported sightings in the Cowboy State, dating back over a century. The first sighting occured way back in 1890, when several w…
80 Years Ago: First Man Succesfully ‘Free Climbs’ Devils Tower
80 years ago this week, on June 28, 1937, Fritz Wiessner became the first person to “free climb” Devils Tower. Although the German-born mountain climber was the first to scale the monument using modern techniques, many men had completed the ascent with the aid of a wooden ladder built …
Wyoming Ranks Among The Ten Most Expensive States For Beer Drinkers
Beer drinkers, prepare to be outraged. According to a new study, Wyoming is the 9th most expensive state in America to buy beer. And we’re not talk about fancy microbrews and craft beers, either. The study compared the average price for a 24-pack of Bud Light and Miller Lite at both urban and…
Two Wyoming Watering Holes Inducted Into ‘Dive Bar Hall of Fame’
For 117 years, The Old Buckhorn Bar and Parlor in Laramie has been one of the Cowboy State’s biggest, and most notorious, taverns.  Meanwhile, Joe’s Drive-In Liquor and Bar has advertised itself as the “smallest bar” in Rock Springs since 1961. The two legendary Wyom…
Website Ranks Melvin IPA As Wyoming’s Best Craft Beer [POLL]
The craft beer movement is alive and well here in Wyoming. Dozens of breweries are now operating across the state; four of whom won medals at last year’s Great American Beer Festival. One of Wyoming’s most established breweries, the Melvin Brewing Company from Jackson, was recently hon…
What Temperature Is ‘Too Warm’ For Wyoming? [POLL]
There’s one thing we all love to do here in Wyoming…complain about the weather. It’s too cold in the winter, too hot in the summer and it’s always too windy. Luckily, like the old saying goes, “if you don’t like the weather, just wait five minutes and it wil…
Safety Tips For Celebrating ‘National Selfie Day’ In Wyoming
Not only does today mark the official beginning of summer, it’s also National Selfie Day. To celebrate, here are a few safety tips for observing National Selfie Day in Wyoming without being attacked by a dangerous animal. If you’re looking for that perfect #bisonselfie but you don…
How Many University of Wyoming Players Have Been Selected in the NBA Draft?
On the eve of the 2017 Draft, here’s a look back at the University of Wyoming’s NBA Draft history. Since its inception 70 years ago, 29 former Pokes have been selected in the Draft. The first draft in professional basketball history occurred in 1947, when two former Wyoming players, Ro…
Deadwood Goes ‘Up In Smoke’ With Cheech and Chong on 11/11
If you’re up for a road trip this fall, Cheech and Chong are coming to Deadwood, South Dakota. The legendary stoner comedy duo will perform at the Deadwood Mountain Grand Event Center on Saturday, November 11. Tickets for the event will go on sale Friday, June 23rd, via Ti…
The Undisputed Champions Of Greased Pig Wrestling In Wyoming [VIDEO]
Subscribe to 107.9 The River on Youtube It’s a dirty job, but somebody’s gotta do it. The Double D Livestock Company in Greybull, Wyoming, has turned pig wrestling into a lucractive business. If there’s a summer carnival anywhere in Wyoming, chances are the folks at Double D wil…