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Politically, Republicans Cindy Hill and Taylor Haynes may appear similar, but supporters of the two most conservative candidates in the Wyoming gubernatorial race articulate differences between them.
While Bob Ide’s concerns about big government's overreach into people’s lives and businesses have prompted him to run for Senate District 29, incumbent Sen. Drew Perkins hopes to be re-elected to work on his goals, including expanding and diversifying Wyoming’s economy.
If elected Wyoming governor, Republican Taylor Haynes intends to take back federal lands and could open Yellowstone National Park to drilling, grazing and mining, he said.
CASPER, Wyo. — Charlie Hardy, a Democrat running for the U.S. Senate seat occupied by Mike Enzi, criticized the sitting senator’s so-called penny plan, which would cut 1 percent from total federal spending for three years to balance the budget by 2017.
Wyoming Gun Owners, a Cheyenne-based organization that isn’t afraid to call out Republicans by name for not supporting its views on gun rights, asked legislative candidates whether they will force recorded votes on gun issues, even if their party leadership or colleagues protest.
From investing in air service to laying down fiber-optic cable, candidates who, if elected, would sit on the State Loan and Investment Board said smaller communities could diversify and economically expand with some help.
The Park County Republican Party, which is largely led by Tea Party activists, sent candidates a questionnaire that has been called a litmus test.
CASPER, Wyo. — The Wyoming Military Department’s director is concerned the anticipated overhaul of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs health care system could result in the closure of Wyoming facilities, he said Monday morning.
CASPER, Wyo. — A Wyoming state law increasing speeds to 80 mph will begin on some sections of interstates Tuesday.
CHEYENNE — In his early days as Wyoming secretary of state, Max Maxfield received calls from USA Today, Forbes magazine, Money magazine and U.S. Sen. Carl Levin, D-Mich.
In coming weeks, political action committees will meet to decide which Wyoming candidates to support.
CASPER, Wyo. — After a year of turmoil between mainstream Park County Republicans and Tea Partiers that almost resulted in the censure of a state GOP senator, a record number of people are running for grassroots county positions that can change the makeup of local party leadership.
SHERIDAN, Wyo. — Lawmakers want to repeal part of a soon-to-be-enacted law that places caps on political action committee spending in Wyoming.
CASPER, Wyo. — Burt Widmer gave up shooting mountain lions years ago, but he took up shooting of another kind — with a lens — and last weekend caught a cat that appeared to have gotten in a scuffle with a porcupine.
CASPER — No son of Kasha Ralph will ever respond to “Michael,” “Robert” or “Steven.”
CASPER, Wyo. -- This weekend, students in the Casper College residence halls will be together, watching movies. After Friday's double homicide and suicide tied to a school that doubles as the residents' home, college administrators planned a special weekend for the students “to keep them occ…
Tea party activists did not gain seats in Tuesday's primary election. But their presence in the election made a dent, contributing to the unseating of a longtime member of the state House in Central Wyoming. David Northrup, a farmer-rancher from the Willwood community near Powell, unseated i…