The Saratoga Sun -

By Liz Wood 

Glode, Jones add talent to expanded commission


Liz Wood

Lindy Glode, left, and Sue Jones are enjoying working together as Carbon County Commissioners. Glode is a fourth-generation resident of Carbon County. Her ancestors homsteaded at the foot of Farris Mountain and her grandfather worked at a stage stop. Jones is a fifth-generation resident and her great-grandfather Charles Ellis was a Carbon County Commissioner in 1929.

Lindy Glode and Sue Jones were elected as the second and third female Carbon County Commissioners last fall and took office in January.

The two women are from the PlatteValley. Glode lives in Saratoga and Jones lives in Encampment.

After serving for three months as commissioners, the women talked with the Saratoga Sun about their experiences on the five-commission board.

Glode said serving as a commissioner is very challenging but also exciting. She likes the dynamics of the five-member board.

“We are a team,” Glode said. “Because we are such a big team, we are really learning how to...

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