Continuing the Crook County News Since 1884

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor,

I would like to preface my comments with the statement that I believe our local elected county officials (treasurer, assessor, clerk, clerk of court, county attorney, sheriff and commissioners) do an excellent job. I have had dealings with all of them, and find them to be extremely professional, and applaud their dedication and service.

My question/comment is: why are these positions political? All of their duties are spelled out in statute, and Wyoming law.

I personally see no reason that these individuals need to be defined, judged or elected by party affiliation.

There are some...

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