Laramie, Wy – Last night the candidates for U-S Congress debated in Casper. And the theme was clearing up misconceptions. Incumbent Barbara Cubin says it is inaccurate to say she has not voted much during her time in Congress. She points out that her husband was very sick the year she had her worst voting record and doesn't regret missing those votes.
Laramie, Wy – Wyoming U-S Senate candidates Craig Thomas and Dale Groutage clashed over experience and leadership Sunday during the last of their three scheduled debates. Thomas made several references to the lack of political experience of Democratic challenger Dale Groutage, of Lander. Groutage is a 66-year-old retired government engineer who is making his first run for public office. Groutage argued that Thomas had shown a lack of leadership over his 12 years in the Senate by failing to land federally funded coal plants in Wyoming.
Laramie, Wy – Some unexpected good news in the eastern Campbell County community of Rozet. A local couple who've seen three generations of their progeny attend Rozet Elementary School say they'll give 200-thousand-dollars to create a scholarship and fill other school needs. Claude and Mildred Kissack bought a ranch north of Rozet in the 1960s and started Kissack Water and Oil Service, a business serving local oil drillers.