A family-owned daily newspaper serving Riverton, Lander and Fremont County, Wyoming since 1949

New owner plans to sell Vietnamese coffee in Buford

Aug 8, 2013 - The Associated Press

BUFORD -- The tiny Wyoming town of Buford will be taking on a Vietnamese flavor.

Pham Dinh Nguyen bought the unincorporated area 30 miles west of Cheyenne last year from longtime owner Don Sammons.

Buford has billed itself as the smallest town in the United States with a population of one.

Nguyen plans to give it another identity, renaming it Buford PhinDeli Town. The name will reflect his plans to sell Vietnamese coffee to travelers along Interstate 80. PhinDeli roughly translates to "delicious filter coffee."

Nguyen still lives in Vietnam for now.

His marketing representative, Amy Bates, said Nguyen plans to hold a grand re-opening of the town on Sept. 3.

Get your copy of The Ranger online, every day! If you are a current print subscriber and want to also access dailyranger.com online (there is nothing more to purchase) including being able to download The Mining and Energy Edition, click here. Looking to start a new online subscription to dailyranger.com (even if it is for just one day)? Access our secure SSL encrypted server and start your subscription now by clicking here.

County Weather

Photo Gallery

Twitter Feed (Follow Us!)

Contact Us  © 2017 Riverton Ranger, Inc.