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Long shots take aim at GOP incumbents

Nov 4, 2014 - The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE -- Tuesday's general election in Wyoming pits several entrenched, well-funded Republican incumbents against long-shot challengers.
At the top of the ... [more]

Good start to Election Day in county

Nov 4, 2014 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  Polls opened at 7 a.m. Tuesday, and by late morning the general election was running smoothly.
"At this point they're just telling us it's steady," Fremont ... [more]

Mercer: College presents 'so much opportunity' for growth in sciences

Nov 2, 2014 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Three on ballot for two open CWC District 2 board seats

Physician John Mercer Jr. said he will be an advocate for the continued development of health ... [more]

Peck: 'I want CWC to remain ambitious and always aim high'

Nov 2, 2014 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Three on ballot for two open CWC District 2 board seats

With a wealth of experience leaving the Central Wyoming College Board of Trustees this year, ... [more]

All over but the voting

Nov 2, 2014 - By Steven R. Peck:  Tidbits and trivia from this year's ballot

When Election Day arrives on Tuesday, Fremont County voters will be presented with 151 ballot options. Not ... [more]

Voting blindly is not responsible

Nov 2, 2014 - By Randy Tucker:  Make your choices Tuesday based on the issue, the person or your beliefs, and never let anyone tell you how to think.

The practice of walking into a ... [more]

Baker, Gard in showdown for Riverton mayor

Nov 2, 2014 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  Residents of Riverton will be voting for their new mayor this week.
Lars Baker and Rich Gard advanced to the general election with only three votes ... [more]

Price's boots-on-the-ground experience good for county

Nov 2, 2014 - Bill Masson, Lander:  Editor:
I've watched the local politician's rhetoric ramping up over the last few months, and I am dismayed. I believe the citizens of Fremont County aren't ... [more]

Ceballos emphasizes leadership in superintendent run

Nov 2, 2014 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  Democratic superintendent of public instruction candidate Mike Ceballos has a plan for reorganizing aspects of the Department of Education.
His involvement in ... [more]

The way it was: House candidate -- 1982

Nov 2, 2014 - From staff reports:  In the days before legislative districting in Wyoming, Fremont County's state senators and state representatives were elected via an at-large basis by all ... [more]

Campaign working to get voters to polls Tuesday

Oct 31, 2014 - From staff reports:  More than 100 American Indian volunteers from Fremont County have signed up for the Every Native Vote Campaign on the Wind River Indian Reservation.
The ... [more]

Two spots open on Pavillion Town Council

Oct 31, 2014 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  Three men are vying for two seats on the Pavillion Town Council in the general election Tuesday.
Bud Kisling finished first in the primary with 47 votes, ... [more]

Three pursuing two seats on Dubois board

Oct 31, 2014 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  Newcomers Michael Alexander and Patricia Neveaux and incumbent Bruce Thompson are running for two seats on the Dubois Town ... [more]

Maldonado challenging incumbent Cale Case in Senate District 25

Oct 31, 2014 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  Democratic Wyoming Senate District 25 candidate Sergio Maldonado says he is "worlds apart" from his opponent, incumbent Sen. Cale Case, R-Lander.
Maldonado ... [more]

Shoshoni Town Council candidate wants to continue first-term work

Oct 31, 2014 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Lea Delay sees a lot of promise for the future when she looks at the town of Shoshoni.
"This town can be so much more than what it is," Delay said. "I'm ... [more]

Gard responded to street concern as a councilman

Oct 31, 2014 - Brandi Snider, Riverton:  Editor:
I have to first say that l am a very big supporter of voting. But where problems lie are when people vote blindly and not doing their research.
I ... [more]

Baker solves community problems and helps citizen in need

Oct 31, 2014 - Nance Shelsta, Riverton:  Editor:
As a citizen of Riverton, I am pleased that we have two candidates running for mayor who are capable, well-versed on issues and have demonstrated ... [more]

Past record shows Baker would be a good mayor

Oct 31, 2014 - Richard Klein, Riverton:  Editor:
Perhaps 15 years ago, Lars Baker, then the supervisor for the Fremont Weed and Pest department, asked if I would serve as the director from my ... [more]

Dubois mayor seeking second term; opponent hopes to grow economy

Oct 30, 2014 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  Incumbent Dubois mayor Twila Blakeman faces a challenger in Grant Miller. Voters will elect one to serve a four-year term on Tuesday.
Blakeman has been the ... [more]

Shoshoni woman running for council as write-in

Oct 30, 2014 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Kathryn Dewitt wasn't expecting to be a write-in candidate for one of two open spots on the Shoshoni Town Council.
"A couple people said, 'Well you should,'" ... [more]

Four vie for two seats on District 14 board

Oct 30, 2014 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Kelly Hiwalker, a newcomer, says she has wanted to run for a couple of years.

Four candidates are competing for two spots on the Fremont County ... [more]

Big fundraising lead for Ceballos over Balow

Oct 30, 2014 - The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE -- Democrat Mike Ceballos has raised about $100,000 more than Republican Jillian Balow in the state superintendent of public instruction ... [more]

Allen tries for House seat as Goggles retires

Oct 30, 2014 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Republican Wyoming House District 33 candidate Jim Allen has spent his life cooperating with fellow residents of the Wind River Indian Reservation. ... [more]

Seven vie for three school board seats

Oct 30, 2014 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  The District 25 field includes five first-time candidates and two incumbents.

The Fremont County School District 25 board of trustees in Riverton has ... [more]

Case says recent cancer diagnosis may inform his view on Medicaid expansion

Oct 29, 2014 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  The Republican candidate is running for re-election in Wyoming Senate District 25.

A recent melanoma diagnosis has given state Sen. Cale Case, ... [more]

Election Matchup: Fremont County Commission, District 4

Oct 29, 2014 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  Independent incumbent Stephanie Kessler faces former Fremont County planning director Ray Price in the race for Fremont County Commission District 4, which ... [more]

Workers can get time off to vote

Oct 29, 2014 - The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE -- Wyoming Secretary of State Max Maxfield reminds employers that state law requires them to give employees one hour off to vote in the Nov. 4 general ... [more]

Amendment A

Oct 29, 2014 - By Steven R. Peck:  Rationale for all-Wyoming UW board is gone, but do we really need to change the constitution?

While voters across Wyoming will see ballot ... [more]

Experience, leadership make Baker the pick for city's mayor

Oct 28, 2014 - Nancy Pieropan, City council president, Lander:  Editor:
I am writing in support of Lars Baker's candidacy for Mayor of the City of Riverton. I've known Lars since moving to Lander in 1980 and have enjoyed ... [more]

Tuesday notes

Oct 28, 2014 - By Steven R. Peck:  October gold
Our summery weather finally ended Monday. It was a nice fall day but a seasonal one at last, with highs in the low 50s rather than the ... [more]