Riverton, Wy – Former State Superintendent Trent Blankenship blames financial woes, problems with his staff and poor political advice for problems he had when he resigned his post in 2005. Blankenship was elected superintendent of public instruction in 2002 but resigned with 16 months left in his term. He left after an audit revealed improprieties in the agency's spending. Blankenship's term was also marred by disputes with Gov. Dave Freudenthal. Blankenship is now running for the same office in next month's
Jackson, WY – Managing growth is again at the center of the race for mayor in Jackson. Incumbent Mark Barron and challenger Franz Camenzind expressed their views on that and other issues Thursday evening during a candidates' forum in Jackson. Rebecca Huntington reports from Jackson.