Dick Cheney http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Wyoming Stories: Wyoming Makes An Impression On Walt Niekamp http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/wyoming-stories-wyoming-makes-impression-walt-niekamp <p></p><p></p><p></p><p>Walt Niekamp and his wife, Dorothy, lived in Casper years ago where they taught in the Natrona County schools. He has never forgotten Wyoming’s hospitality and landscape. Walt describes how his love for Wyoming, as well as his own career in media, inspired him to support Wyoming Public Media.</p> Tue, 25 Feb 2014 16:23:26 +0000 Cordelia Zars 54522 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Wyoming Stories: Wyoming Makes An Impression On Walt Niekamp Dick Cheney praises energy industry in Wyoming http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/dick-cheney-praises-energy-industry-wyoming <p>Former Vice President Dick Cheney addressed attendees at the 17<sup>th</sup> annual Wyoming Oil and Gas Fair Thursday.<br><br>During his speech he praised the industry for helping reduce U.S. reliance on foreign energy, while condemning the Obama administration’s withdrawal from the Middle East.<br><br>Discussing hydraulic fracturing and other advances in oil and gas extraction, Cheney said he was impressed by how far the industry has come since he was at Halliburton, but warned it will continue to contend with a “war on fossil fuels.”<br> Fri, 20 Sep 2013 00:27:59 +0000 Stephanie Joyce 47195 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Dick Cheney praises energy industry in Wyoming Liz Cheney announces bid for Enzi’s Senate seat http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/liz-cheney-announces-bid-enzi-s-senate-seat <p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Liz Cheney, daughter of former Vice President Dick Cheney, has announced that she will run for US Senate against incumbent Senator Mike Enzi in Wyoming’s Republican primary next year.</span></p><p></p><p>Although Cheney has spent most of her life outside the state, the attorney and former Fox News contributor has been in Wyoming in recent weeks, talking with prospective constituents. In her announcement video, Cheney promised to fight for lower taxes and freedom for the private sector, especially the energy industry.<br>&nbsp;</p> Wed, 17 Jul 2013 01:10:10 +0000 Rebecca Martinez 43848 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Liz Cheney announces bid for Enzi’s Senate seat