Memorial Day

Wyoming Filmmaker Releases Amazing ‘Memorial Day’ Tribute
Cole Smith is a filmmaker and active duty Air Force officer stationed in Cheyenne. His latest project is a short film titled “Memorial Day“, produced in cooperation with the Wyoming Arts Council, which depicts two friends commemorating a fallen comrade. The majority of the crew and ext…
Getting Around Wyoming This Weekend [VIDEO]
WYDOT is working hard for your time off. They want to have high country roads open by Memorial Day weekend. To that end, they are putting in 10 hour days and pushing hard with some older equipment. While its hard on the machinery, the crews have luckily avoided any major breakdowns. While snow-melt …
Memorial Day Observed by USA And The Dutch [VIDEO]
Subscribe to 107.9 The River on Youtube While we observed Memorial Day here in America, so did The Dutch. They have never forgotten their American liberators and they have a waiting list of families to care for the graves of American soldiers who gave their lives to defeat the Nazis. For the last 70…
Pierce: Freed Slaves Started Memorial Day
Former slaves began the observance now known as Memorial Day immediately after the end of the Civil War. “Memorial Day was started by former slaves on May the first of 1865 in Charleston, South Carolina, to honor 257 dead Union soldiers who had been buried in a mass grave at a Confederate pri…
The Costs Of Memorial Day [VIDEO]
Originally known as Decoration Day, Memorial Day originated in the years following the Civil War and became an official federal holiday in 1971. Falling on the last day of Monday of May, it is meant to honor men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military. Personally, I will thank and pray…
Bad Weather Memorial Day Activities- Our Top 5
Memorial Day is almost upon us, and with it comes the overwhelming desire to get ouside- to go to the lake, or a park, or the mountain and crack open a beer and enjoy the weather that the final days of spring can bring. Unfortunately, we live in Wyoming and the weather is…fickle, to say […