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Write-ins move right on

Many interesting things happened during the 2018 primary elections, among them were a handful of municipal races that saw people running as write-in candidates. According to Wyoming Statute...

 

Large turnout powers primary election

For many, the 2018 primary election was one to watch on several levels as both Liz Cheney and John Barrasso fended off challengers within their own party while State Treasurer Mark Gordon narrowly...

 

Walter Hagan - Carbon County Sheriff Candidate (Republican)

Walter Hagan worked for the Carbon County Sheriff’s Department from 2005 to 2015 before he retired from law enforcement. Following the retirement of Sheriff Jerry Colson and the appointment of Archie Roybal to the position, Hagan felt he needed to... Full story

 

Ed Golden - Riverside Town Council candidate

Ed Golden is running for re-election for the Riverside Town Council following his nearly four year term after the 2014 election. Golden stated that while he had some doubts if he should run again, he was encouraged by residents of Riverside. “I... Full story

 

Thomas "Thom" Gamblin - Carbon County Sheriff Candidate (Republican)

Thomas "Thom" Gamblin is currently employed by the Rawlins Police Department (RPD) and has been for the past 13 years, but decided to run for Carbon County Sheriff this year. "I decided to run for... Full story

 
 By Joshua Wood    Politics    August 1, 2018

The Saratoga set

Candidates for District 47 Representative, District 11 Senator and Saratoga Town Council participated in the first of two candidate forums hosted by the Valley Service Organization (VSO) on July 23....

 
 By Joshua Wood    Politics    August 1, 2018

County candidates

The second of two primary election forums hosted by the Valley Service Organization (VSO) took place at 6 p.m. on July 25 at the Platte Valley Community Center. During this forum, candidates for all...

 
 By Staff Report    Politics    July 25, 2018

County candidates tonight

Candidates for county offices in the 2018 elections are scheduled to present their views tonight at the second and last Valley Service Organization (VSO) forum before the Aug. 21 primary election. The forum will get underway at 6 p.m. in the Great...

 
 By Joshua Wood    Politics    July 18, 2018

Politics in a bar

There is an unwritten rule that one must never discuss politics or religion in a bar setting. On the night of July 10, however, that rule was broken as candidates from the national, state and local le...

 
 By Staff Report    Politics    July 18, 2018

VSO hosts forum

A good turnout of Town of Saratoga and Wyoming State Legislative candidates is expected for the first of two 2018 election forums sponsored by the Valley Service Organization (VSO). The forum is scheduled for 6 p.m. Monday (July 23) in the great hall...

 
 By Staff Report    Politics    July 11, 2018

Candidates talks set

The Valley Service Organization (VSO) has scheduled two candidate forums in Saratoga prior to the Aug. 21 primary election. The forums are scheduled as follows: July 23 –Town of Saratoga and legislative candidates. July 25 – County commission,...

 
 By Staff Report    Politics    July 11, 2018

PBS to air gubernatorial debates

Republican candidates running for the office of Wyoming Governor will be participating in a series of public debates Thursday, July 12, 2018 in the auditorium of the Wyoming National Guard Joint Forces Readiness Center in Cheyenne. There will be two...

 
 By Joshua Wood    Politics    July 4, 2018

It's debatable

A date and time has finally been set for a debate at the Bear Trap Cafe and Bar in Riverside by owner Margaret Weber. Since originally being announced on Facebook and on page 5 of the May 23, 2018...

 

Candidates talk tourism

By Mike Armstrong On Thursday, six candidates for governor attended a panel hosted by Wyoming Lodging and Restaurant Association (WLRA) to discuss their views and policies related to tourism,...

 
 By Joshua Wood    Politics    June 6, 2018

The candidates have filed

The candidates for the 2018 Primary Election are in, starting with the United States Senate seat currently held by Senator John Barrasso (R-Wyoming). With six candidates for the up-for-grabs senate se...

 
 By Joshua Wood    Politics    May 23, 2018

Talk at the Trap

The Bear Trap Cafe and Bar in Riverside, Wyo. has been host to a variety of events over the years. From the post-jamboree party spot to the home of WHATFest for a handful of years. Now, Margaret Weber...

 

Candidates meet at PVCC

About 40 citizens came to the Platte Valley Community Center (PVCC) Oct. 10 to attend a candidate forum hosted by the Valley Service Organization (VSO). The forum included three candidates for... Full story

 

Whistle-stopping Wyoming

Ryan Greene, the 33-year-old Rock Springs businessman and Democratic candidate for Wyoming’s U.S. congressional district introduced himself by saying, “I’m a pipe-welder by trade.” Perhaps... Full story

 
 By Max Miller    Politics    August 24, 2016

Write-ins tallied

Write-in candidates in municipal races across the Valley have been notified by certified mail that they crossed the three-vote threshold to be listed on ballots in the general election in November.... Full story

 
 By Max Miller    Politics    August 3, 2016

Cheney visits Valley

With Wyoming's at-large U.S. Congressional seat open for the first time in eight years, the race to replace outgoing congresswoman Cynthia Lummis on the Republican ticket is crowded and entering its... Full story

 

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