CHEYENNE - A semiretired banker and businessman has been selected to fill a state Senate seat in Laramie County.
Republican Rick Hunnicutt, of Cheyenne, was selected Tuesday by Laramie County commissioners for the Senate District 5 seat. Bob Fecht resigned from his seat on Dec. 19.
Hunnicutt says economic development will be his top priority.
Hunnicutt was selected from three people nominated by the Laramie County Republican Party.
He will serve the remaining term, which runs through 2010.