Election 2012

Natrona County Legislative Challenges Get Mix Results
One veteran Natrona County legislator lost his chance for re-election Tuesday and another retained it. Senator, Charlie Scott, for district 30 was challenged by State Representative for Natrona County, Bob Brechtel. Scott called it a hard election, because of negative campaigning that he says took h…
Casper City Council Ward III, Candidates Speak
City Council Ward III lies generally east of Conwell street and Bryan Stock Trail in Casper. One city council seat becomes available in Ward III in November. Three individuals are interested, one of which well be eliminated during the August primaries. Here’s an introduction to each of them. …
Question Time For City Council Candidates
Tomorrow evening, Wednesday August 8th, a public forum with candidates for Casper City Council takes place at the Natrona County Public Library, 6-8 p.m. “Its a chance for citizens to come and meet their city council candidates, get to know them, ask their own questions and express their own …
Casper City Council, Ward I, Candidates Speak
Five seats on Casper City council are up for election in November. The city of Casper is divided into three wards and citizens are allowed to vote only for the candidate representing the ward in which they live. There are five individuals vying for the two seats open in Ward I, but only four candida…
Natrona County Commission, Candidates Speak Part 3
This is the final three in a series of introductory interviews with Natrona County Commission Candidates. There are 10 in all, nine Republicans and one Democrat who will vie for the two open seats up for election in November. The primaries on August 21st will trim that list down to four. Two from ea…
Natrona County Commission, Candidates Speak Part Two
Nine Republicans and one Democrat are making a bid for a seat on the Natrona County Board of Commissioners. Two seats are up for election in November. Both incumbents would like to continue, but they will face off against a large Republican field at the August 21st primary along with at least one De…
Republicans Challenge Republicans For County Commission Seats
Both Natrona County Commissioners whose terms expire this year have indicated they will run for re-election. Ed Opella and Matt Keating  filed their intentions with the county elections office last week. Natrona County Clerk, Renee Vitto, says anyone interested in challenging either of the incu…
Five Casper City Council Seats Up For Election This Fall
Five Casper City Council seats will be up for election this fall. Anyone interested in making a bid for one of those 4-year council seats needs to indicate so by filing with the Natrona County Clerks Office between today, May 17th, and June 1st. Two current council members, Kate Sarosy for Ward I an…
Gilmore Makes Renewed Pitch For Former District Seat
Former State Representative, Mike Gilmore, will make a run to regain his Wyoming House seat in the fall. The Democrat previously served as representative for House District 59, which includes parts of west Casper, Mills and Mountain View from 2008 through 2010. “Ya know, I’ve prided my…
Longtime Natrona County Senator Says He’ll Run Again
Health and education are top priorities for Wyoming Senator, Charles Scott, who announced he’ll be running for re-election in the fall. After some 30 years in the Wyoming Senate, Scott says he’s sponsored over 50 bills that have become law. “I’ve had quite a bit of succes…