Having written about the Wyoming State Auditor in a previous column, and received a summons to her office as a result, Geoffrey O’Gara decided he ought to learn what the elected position actually entails. Turns out the auditor “spends the money.”
Who says documentary video production isn’t a blast? What could be more fun than gripping a Sony camera with frostbitten fingers while trudging across a snowy field where, with the temperature at 12 below. Oh, the glamour!
While we weren’t paying attention, the 90 legislators in Cheyenne devised ways to spend about $3 billion a year, fueled by 18 years of revenues from an energy boom. Here are eight ideas to keep them busy now that the boom has busted.
Simpson vs. Cheney, the dynasty battle for Wyoming’s sole, or soul, seat in Congress. What a race it could be!
In a rural Western town, we worked out a problem without threats, blood or tears.