Thermopolis, WY – Sen. John Barrasso married Bobbi Brown on Tuesday in Thermopolis.
Barrasso, R-Wyo., announced his engagement to Brown, a Thermopolis native, this summer. Brown had served as state director for the late Sen. Craig Thomas for nearly 17 years.
Barrasso was selected to succeed Thomas in June by Gov. Dave Freudenthal. Before joining the Senate, Barrasso served as a senator in the Wyoming Legislature and worked as an orthopedic surgeon in Casper.
Laramie, WY – Former Wyoming State Treasurer Cynthia Lummis announced Wednesday that she will seek election to Wyoming's lone seat in the U.S. House of Representatives.
The 53-year-old Lummis ended her second term as state treasurer early last year. She's also served seven terms in the Wyoming Legislature and served two years as chief counsel to former Wyoming Governor Jim Geringer.
Laramie, WY – Governor Dave Freudenthal says he's concerned that counties are paying too much of the infrastructure costs for new housing developments. He says this will be a topic for discussion at his public conference in Casper next week.
Laramie, WY – If you made a New Year's resolution last night, the Wyoming Department of Health wants to help you keep it.
The Department is providing free or low-cost counseling to help Wyomingites quit smoking. They also offer private screenings where people can assess whether their substance use poses a health threat, and their website has resources for improving mental health.