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SWEETWATER COUNTY

Sweetwater County Commissioner

Reid West (D)

REID WEST Sweetwater County Commissioner Party: Democrat Listen to our candidate interview below: Tell us a bit about yourself… Our family settled in Sweetwater County 89 years ago. I was born and raised in Rock Springs, a graduate of RSHS and WWCC. I am 61 years old, and for the past 31 years I have […]

Randall “Doc” Wendling (R)

RANDAL “DOC” WENDLING Sweetwater County Commissioner Party: Republican Listen to our candidate interview below: Tell us a bit about yourself… Nearly completing my first term on the Sweetwater County Board of County Commission, I’m running for re-election to the Board of County Commission. I have served as an educational leader in the classroom, building, and […]

Jeffrey Smith (R)

JEFFREY SMITH Sweetwater County Commissioner Party: Republican Listen to our candidate interview below: Tell us a bit about yourself… I’m happily married to Leslie for nearly 28 years.  With four kids, two in-laws, and three grandkids, family life is the best. I love biking and fly-fishing with any of my family who will go along. […]

Joe Barbuto (D)

JOE BARBUTO Sweetwater County Commissioner Party: Democrat Listen to our candidate interview below: Tell us a bit about yourself… I was born and raised in Sweetwater County, and except for my college years, have lived here my entire life. The majority of my professional background is in the non-profit sector where I have done everything […]

Roy Lloyd (R)

ROY LLOYD Sweetwater County Commissioner Party: Republican Listen to our candidate interview below: Tell us a bit about yourself… I am a lifelong resident of Wyoming, born and raised in Evanston, Wyoming.  14 years ago my wife, Heidi and I settled our roots in Sweetwater County. I have 4 children Jorie (husband Cole), Kaden, Kamilyn […]

*You will have the opportunity to vote for 3 of the 5 candidates above.

Sweetwater County Sheriff

Mike Lowell (D)

MIKE LOWELL Sweetwater County Sheriff Candidate Party: Democrat Listen to our candidate interview below: TELL US A BIT ABOUT YOURSELF… I was first elected Sheriff in 2014. Prior to that, I served with the Rock Springs Police Department for a total of 32 years, with 12 of those years as Chief. I have a Bachelor […]

John Grossnickle (R)

JOHN GROSSNICKLE Sweetwater County Sheriff Candidate Party: Republican Listen to our candidate interview below: Tell us a bit about yourself… I am a life-long Wyoming resident. I believe in the values that resonate within this State. I am an avid outdoorsman. I love hunting and fishing with my two sons. We especially enjoy bird hunting […]

*You will have the opportunity to vote for 1 of the 2 candidates above.

Sweetwater County Assessor

Dave Divis (D)

DAVE DIVIS Sweetwater County Assessor Party: Democrat Listen to our candidate interview below: TELL US A BIT ABOUT YOURSELF… I started working in the Treasurer’s Office in 1991 issuing license plates, over time was promoted to the Tax Deputy position and then to Office Manager. I left in 2012 to become the Chief Deputy for […]

Perri Rubeck (R)

PERRI RUBECK Sweetwater County Assessor Party: Republican Listen to our candidate interview below: Tell us a bit about yourself… I am a third generation resident of Sweetwater County. I am a graduate of Rock Springs High School and Western Wyoming Community College. I earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from Northwestern Nazarene […]

*You will have the opportunity to vote for 1 of the 2 candidates above.

Sweetwater County Clerk

Cindy Lane (R)

CINDY LANE Sweetwater County Clerk Party: Republican Tell us a bit about yourself… My name is Cindy Lane and I have lived in Sweetwater County for 32 years. My husband, Mark, and I raised our four daughters, Krystle, Kayla, Kelsey and Kiera in Rock Springs and all four graduated from Rock Springs High School.  I’m the grandmother […]

Dale Davis (D)

DALE DAVIS Sweetwater County Clerk Party: Democrat Tell us a bit about yourself… I was born and raised in Rock Springs, the son of Norman and Shirleen (Slagowski) Davis.  My father was a small business owner of North End Exxon, which I took care of the daily books. My grandparents, Bill and Frances Davis and Glenn and […]

*You will have the opportunity to vote for 1 of the 2 candidates above.

Sweetwater Clerk of District Court

Annette Eychner (D)

ANNETTE EYCHNER Sweetwater Clerk of the District Court Party: Democrat Listen to our candidate interview below: Tell us a bit about yourself…. I consider myself a strong advocate for public service and volunteerism.  I am currently employed by the State of Wyoming within the offices of the District Court. Prior to my current position, I […]

Donnalee Bobak (R)

DONNALEE BOBAK Sweetwater County Clerk of the District Court Party: Republican Listen to our candidate interview below: Tell Us A Bit About Yourself… My name is Donna Lee Bobak and I have been a resident of Sweetwater County for 32 years. I am married to Harry Bobak and our son received two Bachelor of Science […]

*You will have the opportunity to vote for 1 of the 2 candidates above.

Sweetwater County Attorney

Daniel Erramouspe (R)

Candidate has been contacted.

Sweetwater County Coroner

Dale Majhanovich (D)

DALE MAJHANOVICH Sweetwater County Coroner Party: Democrat Tell us a bit about yourself… I’m a veteran of over three decades of service with the Sweetwater County Coroner’s Office. A Rock Springs native, I graduated from the Rock Springs High School and went on to Western Wyoming Community College and the San Francisco College of Mortuary […]

Sweetwater County Treasurer

Robb Slaughter (D)

Robb Slaughter Sweetwater County Treasurer Listen to our candidate interview below: Tell us a bit about yourself… I am a lifelong resident of Sweetwater County, and a graduate of the University of Wyoming. I am married with six children. I enjoy hunting, camping and all outdoor activities. What makes you the best choice for Sweetwater […]

ROCK SPRINGS

Rock Springs Mayor

Ryan Greene

RYAN GREENE Rock Springs Mayor Listen to our candidate interview below: Tell us a bit about yourself… My name is Ryan Greene and I was born and raised in Rock Springs, WY. I graduated in 2000 from RSHS. After college I went to welding school and got certified in pipe welding. I welded for Questar […]

Timothy Kaumo

TIM KAUMO Rock Springs Mayor Party: Non-Political Listen to our candidate interview below: Tell Us A Bit About Yourself… Born & raised here in Rock Springs, Wyoming. Married to Stacie (33 yrs) – Four children Kevin & wife Bailey, Kassidy & husband TJ Garvin, Krysta & husband Wesley Padilla and Kolter Employed at JFC Engineers […]

*You will have the opportunity to vote for 1 of the 2 candidates above.

Rock Springs City Council – Ward 1

Jeannie Demas

JEANNIE DEMAS Rock Springs City Council Ward I Listen to our candidate interview below: > Tell us a bit about yourself… I have a Bachelor of Arts degree in Law and Justice. I went to work for the Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office under Sheriff Stark, and am currently working under Sheriff Lowell. During this time […]

Jason Armstrong

JASON ARMSTRONG Rock Springs City Council Ward I Listen to our candidate interview below: tell us a bit about yourself… I am a third generation Rock Springs native and a 1999 graduate of Rock Springs High School. Shortly after graduating from the University of Wyoming, I returned to Rock Springs where I have worked in […]

*You will have the opportunity to vote for 1 of the 2 candidates above.

Rock Springs City Council – Ward 2

Tim Savage

Tim Savage Rock Springs City Council Ward II Tell us a bit about yourself… I was able to retire from a career in electronics three years ago. I had started working at age nine, however, in our family restaurant! My grandfather and dad both proudly served during war time in the Marines. I served six […]

Rock Springs City Council – Ward 3

David Halter

DAVID HALTER Rock Springs City Council Ward III TELL US A BIT ABOUT YOURSELF… I have been a Rock Springs Councilman for 8 years, and I am running for my third term. I am also the chairman of the Joint Powers Telecommunications Board. I am a fourth generation native of Rock Springs. I graduated Rock […]

Rock Springs City Council – Ward 4

Keaton West

KEATON WEST Rock Springs City Council Ward IV Listen to our candidate interview below: Tell us a bit about yourself… I was born and raised in Rock Springs and am proud to call this place home. I am Tiger alumni to Rock Springs High, received an Associates from Western Wyoming Community College, and a Bachelor […]

Rose Mosbey

ROSE MOSBEY Rock Springs City Council Ward IV Listen to our candidate interview below: Tell us a bit about yourself… I am a lifelong resident of Rock Springs and Sweetwater County. After 35 years of employment in the oil and gas industry, I retired from Anadarko Petroleum. My responsibilities included finance, accounting, and asset management. […]

*You will have the opportunity to vote for 1 of the 2 candidates above.

GREEN RIVER

Green River Mayor

Pete Rust

PETE RUST Green River Mayor Tell us a bit about yourself… I have lived in WY for nearly 40 years. I came here in 1980 to fight wildfires for the U.S. Forest service and as a Ranger at Big Firehole Campground and secured a job with the Sweetwater County Planning Department and have been here […]

Mark Peterson

Candidate has been contacted with no response.

*You will have the opportunity to vote for 1 of the 2 candidates above.

Green River City Council – Ward 1

Sherry Bushman

SHERRY BUSHMAN Green River City Council Ward I Listen to our candidate interview below: Tell us a bit about yourself… I have a Master’s Degree in Business Administration and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Phoenix. In addition, a certificate in Business Computer Programming and a certified Six Sigma Black […]

Jim Zimmerman

Candidate has been contacted with no response.

*You will have the opportunity to vote for 1 of the 2 candidates above.

Green River City Council – Ward 2

Mike Shutran

MIKE SHUTRAN Green River City Council Ward II Listen to our candidate interview below: < Tell us a bit about yourself… I have had the great fortune of calling Green River my home for the past 38 years. I recently celebrated 23 years of marriage to my beautiful wife Angela. I am a GRHS graduate […]

Andrew Morrison

ANDY MORRISON Green River City Council Ward II Tell us a bit about yourself… I’m a 43-year-old lifer that has seen other parts of the country and thinks the city should have nice things to attract people to town. What makes you the best choice for Green River City Council Ward II? I have the […]

*You will have the opportunity to vote for 1 of the 2 candidates above.

Green River City Council – Ward 3

Edward Paisley

Candidate has been contacted with no response.

Gary Killpack

Candidate has been contacted with no response.

*You will have the opportunity to vote for 1 of the 2 candidates above.

GRANGER

Granger Town Council

Susie Jorensen

Candidate has been contacted with no response.

Karen Cukale

Candidate has been contacted with no response.

*You will have the opportunity to vote for 1 of the 2 candidates above.

ELECTION 2018 INTERVIEWS

ELECTION 2018 NEWS

Mayoral Candidate Ryan Greene’s Roadmap for Tomorrow

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UMWA Local #4893 Endorses Tim Kaumo for Rock Springs Mayor

In a letter we received from Les Mauch, State Compac Secretary for Local 4893, the UMWA announced their endorsement for Tim Kaumo, a candidate running for Mayor of Rock Springs, WY. UMWA Local 4893 made this decision after hosting a debate between the two candidates on September 25, 2018. You can view that debate here. […]

Candidates Field Questions From Audience at Forum Hosted by Society of Petroleum Engineers

On Wednesday, October 3, the Society of Petroleum Engineers hosted a political forum at the Best Western Outlaw Inn where audience members submitted questions to several candidates running for Sweetwater County Assessor, Sweetwater County Sheriff, Rock Springs Mayor, and Sweetwater County Commissioner. SPE Members Andria Whisler and Bryan Brown conducted the forum. Sweetwater County Assessor […]

Tim Kaumo Asks for Your Vote for Rock Springs Mayor

Greetings Rock Springs! I ask for your vote today to have the opportunity to serve our community as Mayor of Rock Springs, and to once again serve the great citizens of this city in a pro-active and responsible manner. I am proud of what we accomplished in my last term and am ready to go […]

Re-Elect Rose Mosbey City Council Ward IV

Vote for Experience, Honesty, and Integrity. Vote to re-elect Rose Mosbey for City Council Ward IV. Don’t Forget to Vote on November 6, 2018 “I am a lifelong resident of Rock Springs and Sweetwater County. After 35 years of employment in the oil and gas industry, I retired from Anadarko Petroleum. My responsibilities included finance, […]

Keep Dave Divis for County Assessor

Vote to keep Sweetwater County Assessor Dave Divis in the General Election this November. Dave has a wealth of experience, education, and qualifications that make him the right choice for Sweetwater County. Please Remember to Vote on: November 6, 2018  “I will continue the open door policy at the Assessor’s Office.” -Dave Divis “Voters of Sweetwater County: […]

Libraries Hosting Political Forums in October

SWEETWATER COUNTY– To help voters learn about the candidates prior to the upcoming election, the Sweetwater County Library System is hosting political forums during the first few weeks of October. Here’s the lineup: Monday, October 1 at White Mountain Library, 2935 Sweetwater Drive, Rock Springs Wyoming House District 17 at 6 pm – Candidates are […]

UMWA Local #4893 hosts Rock Springs Mayoral debate

The United Mine Workers of America, Local #4893 hosted a debate between the two candidates for Rock Springs Mayor. Tim Kaumo and Ryan Greene both answered questions from a moderator and lined out their vision and plan if they become elected. See the full debate here:

Trauner Says Barrasso Push Poll is DC Politics as Usual

WYOMING– Democratic US Senate candidate Gary Trauner said today that tactics like a recent push poll conducted on behalf of US Senator John Barrasso have no place in this year’s political campaign. Push Polls are “Sleazy and a tried and true part of the DC Playbook” “Push polls are not for gathering info – they […]

Greene Pledges to Turn Back Salary

ROCK SPRINGS– Mayoral Candidate Ryan Greene has released the following statement: “Throughout this race, I have been motivated by the idea that, working together, we can tap into our exceptional potential and make Rock Springs a fantastic place to work and raise family. As a husband, father and businessman, I have a significant stake in […]

October Candidate Forum to be Hosted by Society of Petroleum Engineers

The Western Wyoming Chapter of the Society of Petroleum Engineers will be hosting forum for Rock Springs Mayor, County Commissioner, County Sheriff and County Assessor candidates in October. All candidates have been contacted. As of now, Tim Kaumo, Ryan Greene, Randall ‘Doc’ Wendling, Joe Barbuto, Roy Lloyd, Reid West, Perry Rubeck, Dave Divis, and John […]

Morris Announces Candidacy for School District #2 Board Trustee

GREEN RIVER– My name is Rachelle Morris and I would like to announce my bid for Sweetwater County School District #2 Board Trustee. As a Board Trustee I will listen to, hear, and voice your thoughts and opinions to the rest of the trustee’s. As an elected official, it is our duty and responsibility to […]

Where Do I Vote?

If you’ve recently moved to or within Sweetwater County, or you’re wondering about a new polling location, click here to find out where you can go to vote within your precinct. Polls opened statewide at 7 a.m. and will close at 7 p.m. Join us on our Facebook page tonight as SweetwaterNOW brings you election […]

Lloyd Encourages You to “Go Beyond the Signs” in County Commissioner Race

From: Roy Lloyd, Sweetwater County Commissioner Candidate I have enjoyed the opportunity to meet so many individuals from Sweetwater County during the last two and a half months of my candidacy for the office of Sweetwater County Commissioner.  I have called Sweetwater County Home for almost 15 years. I am a Wyoming Native who has […]

OPINION: Consistent Engagement Key to Understanding Political Platforms

The following editorial was written and submitted by Joshua W.D. Coursey A plethora of campaign signs representing numerous candidates all vying for the publics vote marks the coming of election day through what has blossomed into more appropriately noted, another election season. Held with a similar dismay that I have with watching a professional baseball […]

Sublette County Primary Election Sample Ballots

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Sublette County Attorney and Clerk Forums

We’ve had our wonderful friends to the north request these forums, filmed by Mike Crosson. Thanks Mike! Sublette County Attorney and Clerk Primary Forums  

RS Mayoral Meet and Greet to be Hosted by Society of Petroleum Engineers

The Western Wyoming Chapter of the Society of Petroleum Engineers will be hosting a Mayoral meet and greet for Rock Springs Mayor candidates. As of now, Tim Kaumo, Ryan Greene and Matt Jackman have confirmed. The meet and greet will be held in the Patio Room of the Holiday Inn- RS from 6-8pm on Thursday, […]

Local Governor Candidate Hosts Town Hall at WWCC

ROCK SPRINGS — Rex Rammell, long time Sweetwater County Resident, will be hosting an open forum for invited candidates at Western Wyoming Community College Wednesday August 8 at 7 PM. Every candidate present will receive speaking time and be able to field questions from the audience. The following candidates have already confirmed their attendance: Rex […]

Racines Leads With Strong Financial Background in Run for State Auditor

ROCK SPRINGS — One candidate in the race for State Auditor made a recent stop in Rock Springs to discuss her qualifications, which include her background in finance, and her passions, which are spreadsheets and government efficiency. Kristi Racines, a Wyoming native who graduated high school in Riverton, is currently the Chief Fiscal Officer and […]

50+ Candidates Confirmed for Chamber Meet & Greet on August 14

ROCK SPRINGS — The Sweetwater County Economic Development Coalition and the Rock Springs Chamber of Commerce are hosting a Candidate Meet & Greet in August. More than 50 local & state candidates will be in attendance, including those running for governor, state senate, sheriff, county commissioners, state auditor, and more. Any interested candidates are welcome […]

Absentee Voting for Primary Election Underway Across Wyoming

CHEYENNE– The Wyoming Secretary of State’s Office is reminding Wyoming citizens that absentee voting for the 2018 Primary Election begins today, Friday, July 6. Wyoming allows any registered Wyoming voter the ability to request and then cast an absentee ballot through their county clerk either by mail or in-person at a county clerk’s office. “I […]

Candidate Meet & Greet Scheduled for August 14

ROCK SPRINGS — The Sweetwater County Economic Development Coalition and the Rock Springs Chamber of Commerce are hosting a Candidate Meet & Greet. There will be local & State candidates in attendance, with some Governor and State Senate candidates confirmed. The event is free and open to the public and will be on August 14 […]

Nathan Winters Pushes for More Transparency in State Auditor’s Office

ROCK SPRINGS — Nathan Winters, the Thermopolis pastor who has served as State Representative for Wyoming House District 28 for the past six years, made a stop in Rock Springs touring the state because he wants a different job. Winters is running for State Auditor, a position for which he feels his experience in the […]

Kathy Phelps Announces Her Bid For Mayor

ROCK SPRINGS — I would like to take a moment to introduce myself and express how delighted I am to announce my candidacy for mayor. As a resident for almost 40 years, I love this city. I raised my two daughters here. And I especially love the people. We are a diverse group of citizens, […]

Rock Springs City Councilor Rose Mosbey Announces Bid for Re-Election

ROCK SPRINGS– I am announcing my candidacy for re-election to the Rock Springs City Council in Ward IV. I am a lifelong resident of Sweetwater County, having resided in Rock Springs since 1970, and am retired, following a 35- year career as a Field Business Supervisor in the oil and gas industry. In addition to […]

Sublette Native Tara Bolgiano Announces Candidacy for Sublette County Clerk

SUBLETTE COUNTY — Tara Bolgiano announced her intent to run for County Clerk at the 2018 Sublette County Republican Convention March 10th. “After careful consideration, I have decided to announce my candidacy for the office of Sublette County Clerk. The county clerk’s office touches the citizens of Sublette County during some of the most important […]

OPINION: Mike Masterson Comments on Perri Rubeck’s Rebuttal

OPINION ARTICLES ARE SUBMITTED TO SWEETWATERNOW.COM BY THIRD PARTIES AND DO NOT REFLECT THE OPINION OF SWEETWATERNOW OR ITS MANAGEMENT. SUBMIT YOUR OPINION FOR POSSIBLE PUBLICATION THROUGH THE SUBMIT BUTTON. The following was written and submitted by Mike Masterson, a Green River resident and member of the Democratic Party. . Mike Masterson’s opinion piece is […]

Who’s Running for Office in Sweetwater County?

SWEETWATER COUNTY — These are the individuals who have declared they will run for the following Sweetwater County positions. These are the primary candidate filings for nomination. Click on the candidate names to access the candidate’s election announcement, which was included if they’ve been submitted to us. County Commissioner (4 Year Term) – THREE SEATS […]

Longtime Sweetwater County Resident Roy Lloyd Announces Candidacy for County Commissioner

SWEETWATER COUNTY– I am excited to declare my candidacy for the office of Sweetwater County Commissioner. After being a resident of Sweetwater County for 14 years, I have decided it is time to move from the sidelines and into the game. Sweetwater County has become our home where we have developed many relationships, serve our […]

John Grossnickle Announces Candidacy for Sweetwater County Sheriff

SWEETWATER COUNTY– John Grossnickle, a 22-year law enforcement veteran, has announced his candidacy for Sweetwater County Sheriff. Originally from Cheyenne, Grossnickle began his career in law enforcement in 1996 with the Rock Springs Police Department. In May of 1997, Grossnickle took a position as Patrol Deputy with the Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office. During his 21-year […]

Eychner To Run For Clerk of District Court

SWEETWATER COUNTY — Green River resident Annette Eychner has announced her bid for the office of Sweetwater County Clerk of District Court and released the following statement: “I made the decision to run for Clerk of District Court based on my strong desire to serve the residents of this county. Public service, volunteerism and challenging […]

Barbuto to Run for Sweetwater County Commission

ROCK SPRINGS — Joe M. Barbuto has announced his intent to run for the Sweetwater County Board of Commissioners. Barbuto previously served in Wyoming State Legislature. “After careful consideration, I have decided to become a candidate for the Sweetwater County Board of Commissioners. The idea that great things can be accomplished by those who are […]

OPINION: Rubeck Issues Rebuttal in Sweetwater County Assessor Debate

OPINION ARTICLES ARE SUBMITTED TO SWEETWATERNOW.COM BY THIRD PARTIES AND DO NOT REFLECT THE OPINION OF SWEETWATERNOW OR ITS MANAGEMENT. SUBMIT YOUR OPINION FOR POSSIBLE PUBLICATION THROUGH THE SUBMIT BUTTON. The following was written and submitted by Perri Rubeck, candidate for Sweetwater County Assessor. This is in response to opinion pieces submitted by Sweetwater County […]

OPINION: Pat Drinkle Issues Rebuttal of Perri Rubeck’s Announcement for County Assessor

OPINION ARTICLES ARE SUBMITTED TO SWEETWATERNOW.COM BY THIRD PARTIES AND DO NOT REFLECT THE OPINION OF SWEETWATERNOW OR ITS MANAGEMENT. SUBMIT YOUR OPINION FOR POSSIBLE PUBLICATION THROUGH THE SUBMIT BUTTON. The following was written and submitted by Pat Drinkle, Former Sweetwater County Assessor in response to a candidacy announcement, which can be read here. Pat Drinkle […]

Terry Leigh Announces Candidacy for Green River City Council – Ward 1

GREEN RIVER — Terry Leigh has announced his intent to run for Green River City Council – Ward 1. Leigh is a 39-year resident of Green River and says he cares deeply about the community. “During the many years I have resided here, I have seen both times of economic downturn as well as times […]

OPINION: Sweetwater County Assessor Responds to Allegations By Candidate

OPINION ARTICLES ARE SUBMITTED TO SWEETWATERNOW.COM BY THIRD PARTIES AND DO NOT REFLECT THE OPINION OF SWEETWATERNOW OR ITS MANAGEMENT. SUBMIT YOUR OPINION FOR POSSIBLE PUBLICATION THROUGH THE SUBMIT BUTTON. The following was written and submitted by Dave Divis, Sweetwater County Assesssor in response to a candidacy announcement, which can be read here. Sweetwater County […]

Governor Candidate Foster Friess’ Campaign Stops In Rock Springs

ROCK SPRINGS — Sweetwater County residents got their first chance to meet Governor candidate Foster Friess this Thursday, at Sidekicks Bookbar. Friess hosted an evening reception there. He addressed the audience and took time to answer citizens’ questions and concerns. Friess is a conservative Republican who made a name for himself in the business world […]

Lifelong Sweetwater County Resident Perri Rubeck Announces Bid for Office of Sweetwater County Assessor

SWEETWATER COUNTY– My name is Perri Rubeck and I am announcing my intention to run as a registered Republican for the Office of Sweetwater County Assessor. I was born and raised in Sweetwater County and graduated from both Rock Springs High School and Western Wyoming Community College. I continued my education at Northwest Nazarene University […]

Cynthia Lane Announces Candidacy for Sweetwater County Clerk Office

SWEETWATER COUNTY — I am honored to announce my candidacy for the office of Sweetwater County Clerk. I am currently the secretary of the Sweetwater County Republican Party and a Precinct Committeewoman. I understand that it is important to voters that they are served by someone who understands the needs of this position, and I […]

Andrew Morrison Announces Candidacy for Green River City Council – Ward II

GREEN RIVER — Andrew Morrison, a lifelong resident of Green River for 40+ years, has announced he will run for Green River City Council, Ward II. Morrison is disabled and is looking to help other disabled folks in the community. “Green River needs some change. It’s been the same all my life. Nothing as really […]

Representative John Freeman Announces Bid For Re-election

SWEETWATER COUNTY — John L. Freeman announces his bid for re-election to the Wyoming House of Representatives, District 60. Representative Freeman was first elected to the House in November 2010.   House District 60 encompasses two-thirds of the City of Green River. John Freeman has been active in Sweetwater County since 1979. In 2017, he was […]

2018 Election Candidate Filing Period Begins

CHEYENNE, WY – Wyoming Secretary of State Edward Buchanan as Chief Election Official is excited to announce the start of the 2018 Election Candidate Filing Period. The filing period begins today for all Democratic and Republican candidates for state and federal office who wish to have their names placed on the 2018 Primary Election Ballot.   […]

Green River Mayor Pete Rust Runs For Re-Election; Goals of Revitalization To Continue

GREEN RIVER — Green River Mayor Pete Rust has big plans for the City and wants to see those plans come to fruition. He plans to run for re-election as Mayor of Green River. “I’m just excited to move ahead. The city’s in a much better position. We are, I believe, in a slow recovery,” […]

Candidate for Governor Discusses Wyoming’s Economy Among Other Issues with Green River Residents

GREEN RIVER– Republican candidate for Wyoming governor Sam Galeotos discussed several of what he believes to be key issues in the state with residents of Green River Wednesday evening at the Green River Rec Center. Galeotos is one of eight candidates for governor. Others include Republicans Bill Dahlin, Foster Freiss, Mark Gordon, Harriet Hageman, Taylor […]

Candidate for Governor Discusses Wyoming Water and Other Issues with Community

GREEN RIVER—Republican candidate for Wyoming governor Harriet Hageman visited a meeting hosted by Communities Protecting the Green River on Wednesday, May 9 to discuss Wyoming water issues. Hageman is one of seven candidates for governor. Others include Republicans Bill Dahlin, Foster Freiss, Sam Galeotos, Mark Gordon, Taylor Haynes, Rex Rammell, and Democrat Mary Throne. The […]

Pinedale Election Results Are Official, New Mayor Elected

PINEDALE — The results of the Town of Pinedale’s municipal election are in. These results are now certified and official. Matt Murdock is the Town of Pinedale’s mayor. Dean Loftus and John Paravicini will fill the town council positions. The swearing in will be on Friday, June 1, the same day they take office. The […]

Superior Unofficial Election Results Are In

SUPERIOR — The following are the unofficial results from the recent municipal election in the town of Superior. The Unofficial Results follow: Mayor: Dominic Wolf 40 votes Corey Keifer 30 votes Myron Wolf 37 votes Council 2 year: Rick Niemiec 81 Write-Ins: Ray Zampedri 3 Walt Ray 2 Jim Pasborg 2 John Ruby 1 Mark Green 1 […]

Jim Zimmerman Announces GR Ward 1 Campaign

GREEN RIVER — The following is an election announcement by Jim Zimmerman. The full text follows: I, Jim Zimmerman, announce my intent to run for Green River City Council, Ward 1. “Since this is my first campaign for any office, I will be running on the basis of my beliefs in family values and my […]

Keaton West Announces City Council Ward IV Bid

ROCK SPRINGS — Keaton West has announced his intent to run for Ward IV on the Rock Springs City Council. Below is the full press release: With the support of his wife, family, and employer, Keaton West has announced his intent to run for Ward IV on the Rock Springs City Council. “Giving back is […]

Erramouspe Announces His Bid for Re-Election as County Attorney

ROCK SPRINGS– Daniel Erramouspe announced that he will be seeking a second term as the Sweetwater County Attorney. A Republican, Erramouspe was elected County Attorney in 2014. “Working alongside the fine officers of local law enforcement, I believe that the County Attorney’s Office has met the prosecutorial standard that I wanted to achieve in 2014,” […]

Gary Killpack Announces His Run For Another Term on the GR City Council Ward 3

GREEN RIVER — It is my love for this area that motivates me to continue serving the most important part of Green River, the Citizens. We just have a wonderful community and it’s because of the people. I have truly enjoyed the opportunity I’ve had serving the citizens of Green River. The last few years […]

Donnalee Bobak, Clerk of the District Court Announces her Bid for Re-Election

SWEETWATER– Donnalee Bobak of Green River announces her re-election campaign as Clerk of the District Court. “I want to thank the citizens of Sweetwater County for their confidence in allowing me to serve them, and humbly ask for your continued support.” In 2013 all of the Clerks’ of District Court’s offices in Wyoming converted to […]

Local Businessman, Life-long Resident and Past Mayor of Rock Springs Tim Kaumo Announces Candidacy for Mayor of Rock Springs in the 2018 Election

Greetings Rock Springs! It is with great pleasure and the support of my family that I announce my candidacy to serve our community as Mayor of Rock Springs, and to once again serve the great citizens of this city in a pro-active and responsible manner. Experience: I bring 30 years of successful leadership experience, not […]

Sherry Bushman Announces Candidacy for City Council, Ward 1

GREEN RIVER — Sherry Bushman announced today that she will be a candidate for Green River Ward 1 in the upcoming August 21, 2018 primary. “I care deeply and passionately about my community,” she said. “I do consider serving on the council not as politics, but as a public service.” Bushman earned her Master’s Degree in […]

Majhanovich Announces 2018 Reelection Bid

SWEETWATER COUNTY — Dale Majhanovich, a veteran of over three decades of service with the Sweetwater County Coroner’s Office, has announced his candidacy for re-election as Sweetwater County Coroner. A Rock Springs native, Majhanovich graduated from the Rock Springs High School and went on to Western Wyoming Community College and the San Francisco College of […]

Robb Slaughter Announces Re-Election Bid

SWEETWATER COUNTY — Sweetwater County Treasurer Robb Slaughter has announced that he will be seeking re-election in 2018. “The next few years will be a period of growth and change here in Sweetwater County, and I would like to continue as an integral part of it”, Slaughter said. “I am running based on the belief […]

Dale Davis Announces His Candidacy For County Clerk

SWEETWATER COUNTY — Dale Davis announced his candidacy for County Clerk. It has been an honor to serve Sweetwater County and said that experience is essential to the office. He has prided himself in bringing technology to the County Clerk’s office and continues to look for ways to improve the County Clerk’s office. The County […]

Governor Candidate and Community Addresses Issues

GREEN RIVER– Candidate for Wyoming governor Mary Throne discussed issues such as education, the state’s revenue, and public lands at a meet and greet at Get Real Coffee in Green River on Friday. Throne is currently the only Democrat who has announced her bid for governor. She is a former Wyoming representative. Republicans who plan […]

Secretary Ed Buchanan Announces Candidacy for Secretary of State

WYOMING — At the Wyoming Republican State Convention on Saturday, Secretary Buchanan announced his intentions to continue his service as Secretary of State. “It was an honor to be appointed to the office of Secretary of State. I plan to start a statewide campaign to earn each and every one of your votes.” Ed Buchanan […]

Kristi Racines Announces Candidacy for Wyoming State Auditor

WYOMING — Fiscal conservative CFO, avid sportsman, skilled auditor and 4th generation Wyoming native Kristi Racines will announce before the State Republican Party Convention Saturday that she is a candidate for Wyoming State Auditor. With a “backbone of steel” and demonstrated conservative values for fiscal accountability and responsibility, Racines said she is the right person […]

Dave Divis Announces Intention to Run for Sweetwater County Assessor

SWEETWATER COUNTY — Dave Divis has announced his intention to run for the Office of Sweetwater County Assessor. He is the current Sweetwater County Assessor and has been since February 2018. Divis’ press release is as follows: My name is Dave Divis, and I am announcing my intention to run for the Office of Sweetwater […]

Traci Ciepiela Announces Candidacy for the Wyoming House, District #17

WYOMING — Traci Ciepiela has announced her candidacy for Wyoming House, District #17. The following is the full text of her announcement: “Two years ago in November I cast my ballot in the General Election at the Civic Center and I was disappointed to find no one volunteered to run for the House Seat on the Republican Ticket. […]

Ted Barney Rallies For Petition Signatures

GREEN RIVER — A group of Bunco dice game players at the American Legion in Green River received a surprise visit with Green River Councilman Ted Barney Monday evening. He announced to the Legion patrons he plans to run for Senator for District 13 of Sweetwater County. Before Barney can officially put his name on the […]

Democratic Party to Host Sweetwater County Convention

GREEN RIVER — The Sweetwater County Democratic Party will host the County Democratic Convention on May 5, 2018 at the Golden Hour Senior Center in Green River. The event begins at 9:30 am with campaign and candidate training provided by the staff of the Wyoming Democratic Party. At noon, lunch will be available for $10. […]

Dr. Taylor Haynes Rolls Out Ambitious Campaign For 2018 Governor Race

WYOMING — After announcing his candidacy in the race for Governor of Wyoming, Republican Dr. Taylor Haynes has kicked off a high-energy campaign by traveling the state to share his vision for Wyoming and to learn about the unique issues in each community. Haynes ran for Governor in 2014 against Republican Matt Mead and garnered […]

Republican Sam Galeotos Will Host Meet And Greet

ROCK SPRINGS — Sam is a Wyoming native, born and raised in Cheyenne, WY. He spent his adult life running multi-billion dollar businesses in the global travel technology industry. As CEO he worked with employees in over 100 countries. He was the CEO at Cheaptickets.com at the cusp of massive changes in the travel industry. […]

Mayor Demshar Will Not Seek Re-Election

ROCK SPRINGS– Mayor Carl R. Demshar Jr. announced that after considerable discussion with his family, he will not seek re-election to the office of Mayor of Rock Springs. “After 14 years in city government (six years as a Ward I Councilman, and eight years as Mayor), it is time to step down and pursue other […]

Greene Announces Bid for Mayor

ROCK SPRINGS — Local businessman Ryan Greene has released the following statement regarding his intent to run for Mayor: “Rock Springs is an incredible place to live, work and raise a family. And a tremendous opportunity exists here for new growth and economic development, but in order for that to happen, we have to be […]

U.S. Senate Candidate Hosts Listening Event Tonight

ROCK SPRINGS — As part of a Wyoming-wide open-door tour, U.S. Senate candidate Gary Trauner is hosting a listening event tonight in Rock Springs. Trauner, who is a Wilson resident and a Teton County resident for 30 years, is challenging incumbent Senator John Barrasso for his seat in the U.S. Senate. Trauner’s listening tour has […]

4th Generation Native Matthew Jackman Declares For RS Mayor

ROCK SPRINGS — The following is a campaign announcement submitted by Matthew Jackman. Matthew Jackman, 4th generation Rock Springs native, has declared his intention to run for Mayor of Rock Springs in 2018. Jackman, a graduate of Rock Springs High School, is also a graduate of the University of Wyoming with a bachelor’s degree in Business […]

Sweetwater County Sheriff Mike Lowell Announces His Candidacy For Re-Election

SWEETWATER COUNTY — Sweetwater County Sheriff Mike Lowell today announced his run for a second term. The following is his campaign announcement, you can submit your campaign announcement here. The full text follows: Sweetwater County Sheriff Mike Lowell announced today his candidacy for a second term. Lowell was first elected Sheriff in 2014. Prior to […]

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