Casper, Wy – Ron Micheli of Fort Bridger is kicking off his campaign for the Republican nomination to run for Wyoming governor. Micheli is a former state representative and former director of the Wyoming Department of Agriculture. He plans campaign stops Wednesday in Cheyenne and Casper. Micheli says he wants to defend citizens' constitutional rights and defend Wyoming's sovereignty from infringement by the federal government. State Auditor Rita Meyer and former U.S. Attorney Matt Mead have
Cheyenne, Wy – A Wyoming gubernatorial candidate has cut ties with a volunteer who used a bit of online trickery to misdirect visitors trying to link to her opponent's Web site. Republican candidate Rita Meyer said Wednesday that volunteer Paul Montoya was no longer working for her campaign. Meyer says she had been unaware of Montoya's decision to register a Web address very similar to rival Republican candidate Matt Mead's. Montoya's action meant visitors to mattmeadforgovernor.com were sent to Meyer's Web site.
Cheyenne, Wy – Leaders in Cheyenne are hoping more than three dozen city employees will take voluntary retirement packages to help the city save up to $1.5 million next fiscal year. The Cheyenne City Council voted 9-0 Monday to approve retirement packages worth $30,000 for 38 employees, including some police officers. Some council members say they doubt all employees will accept the offer and claim the city must consider other cost-cutting measures. Other options for saving money in the next fiscal year include