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6 1 The Lovell Chronicle I August 23, 2018 iT SENATE DIST. 19 continued from page one carried Greybull, but only by! 36 votes: 300'264. He also narrowly carried Deaver, 25-22. ' Peterson's largest mar- gin came in Lovell, where he won 528-283, and he als0 carried his hometown Education Association came after him aggres- sively since he was asked by the Senate leadership last session to carry the bill that reduced educatiofi funding due to revenue woes the state has been of Cowley 172-107, Byronexperiencing. 81-65, Frannie 44-19 and "If they think they've Emblem 28-16. Kost carried gotten rid of public ene- Shell 97,75. my number one, they'll re- Contacted late Tuesday alize the issue is much big- evening, Peterson was dis- ger than I am ' he said. "I appointedi but philosoph- couldn't overcome the mis- ical; saying, ',The people information they were put- have spoken and felt it was ting out. Pd will find out in time for a change:' a hurry that it (fundinged- He also said Kost is "a ucation) is a huge, huge nice guy and he has integ- problem. The deficit we're rityI' though he warned; racing is bigger than any He 11 have a lot of catching one candidate:' up to do and will be a ju- Peterson said his 27 nior senator:' adding, "He'll years of public service spend the first four or five may be coming to an end. years learningthe ropes" He served six years on What Peterson said hethe Cowley Town Council, feels bad about is the seat eight years on the BigHorn losing the clout it was as- County Commission and 13 suming with his seniori- years in the Senate after ty, noting that the Senate being appointed to fill the leadership spoke to him unexpired term of Sen. La- about being chairman of ness Northrup of Powell af- the Senate Appropriationster Northrup died in 2005. Committee and running He is completing his third for Majority Floor Leader, full term in the Senate. which would later lead to Peterson pointed out being the Senate President, that his loss leaves Big Horn a position he believes has County without a senator never been held by a Big for the first time in many Horn County senator, years, whereas Park Coun- "We've just set our seat ty has two - one each in back by about 13 years ' Pc- Powell and Cody. terson said, the length of "There s a big hole be- time he has represented tween Park County and District 19. "This was a lost Hot Springs County," he opportunity for Big Horn said, noting thatneither Big County to be put on the Horn County nor Washakie map:' County will have a resident He said the Wyoming senator. The Tally Big Horn Park RJ Kost 873 1,373 Ray Peterson 1,253 668 Total 2,246 1,921 BY NATHAN OSTER Serena Lipp was the only Big Horn County de- partment head that faced a challenge this year in her bid for re lection, as DeLucchi opposed her for the Republican nomina- tion for Clerk of the Dis- trict Court. If Tuesday's balloting is any indication, county res- idents were beyond satis- fied with Lipp's first four years, as she rolled to a big primary win. Lipp collect- ed 2,451 votes, or 84 per- cent of the total ballots cast, to DeLucchi's 465, or 16 percent. Serena K. Lipp -!!. DAVID PECK Jim Walker checks in at the L-Z table at the Lovell Community Center before voting in Tuesday's primary election. Volunteers at the table are (l-r) Sharon Roth, Rena Croft and Janice Mangus. COMMISSIONERS conUnued from page one In unofficial election results posted late Tuesday night, Carrizales came away with 1,204 votes, or 20 per- cent of the 5,748 votes cast in the commission race. He was the leading vote-getter in Basin, Emblem, Greybull, Shell and Byron. Neves performed very well on his home turf, win- ning Burlington (by 13 votes over Carrizales), Otto and Hyattville en route to garn- ing 965 votes, or 16 percent of the votes cast. Lisa Kimsey was the only candidate who pre- vented Neves and Carriza- les from sweeping of the south, as she received the most votes in her home community of Manderson but finished with just 246 votes (4 percent). Keith Grant the Lovell, Cowley, Deaver and Frannie precincts by healthy margins. But it wasn't enough to over- come a poor showing in votes (8percent) for Dalton Banks of Cowley, 300 votes (5 percent) for Nash Jolley of Lovell, 251 votes (4 per- cent) for Joe Wildman of Manderson, 246 votes (4 percent) for Kimsey, 219 votes (4 percent) for Clay- county. Thank you Big Horn County:' For Neves, the triumph was especially sweet. Two years ago, he lost by just 32 votes to the eventual win- ner, Deb Craft of Basin, by a count of 610 to 578. ton Dragoo of Basin, 200 "I'm grateful to the vot- votes (3 percent) for Fred ers and grateful to have Willert of Basin and 165 been elected, said Neves votes (3 percent) for Tim late Tuesday night. "I think Patrick of Manderson. all the candidates ran good Carrizales was also thecampaigns. There was top vote-getter in the pri- mary election four years ago, when he garnered 1,985 votes and John Hyde lgot 1,789 to win the Repub- ican nomination that night in a much less contested race. "I am thankful for the support of the people of this county,' Carrizales said nothing negative about any of them:' Neves said it's tOO early to say what his goals for a first term would be, noting that a write-in candidate could still emerge on the Democratic side. But if he's fortunate enough to win in November, he said he'd "like to work on a natu- Keith Grant of Lovell the south, where Carriza-of his election win. "The ral resource plan" and then ran a strong third, garner . le and. Neves proved too, open.door, policy t -had the ,'- evatuate . what ing 794 votes (14 percent), strong, first four years is still in ty's needs are and what the Grant served,on.the corn Horn County vot- place. I want to hear from commissioners are doing mission from 1999 through ers also cast 505 votes (9 you and promise to contin- now. 2014 and dominated the percent) for Linda Harp of ue to listen. "Tonight, though, I'm north end with the ex- Basin, 467 votes (8 percent) "We must all work just grateful for the sup- ception of Byron, winning for Nick Lewisof Lovell, 432 for the betterment of this port I received:' TRAILER ORDINANCE continued from page one "You're taking a hand- to best protect children, Kitchen said that Powell has ful of us and imposing re- noting that there is a high- an ordinance prohibiting strictions. I have an issue er concentration of small trailers to be parked on the with that;' Henley said, add- children in school zones and curb during certain times of ing that it would also make walking out from behind a the year, but that ordinance, children safer for the town trailer could mean the death she said, was passed be- to enforce speed limits, seat of a child, cause people didn't want to - input" councilman Bruce Wolsey said, and added Newman, "We need input. We can't see every angle:' Kitchen recommend- ed that the council table the ordinance and address it Lipp won every pre- the morning and beyond:'belt laws and tree and shrub "Where do we begin?" look at their neighbor's trail- during a work meeting, add- cinct in the county, more Lipp said that at no restrictions. Newman asked. "We're noter 12 months out of the year, ing, "l will draft it how you than doubling DeLucchi's point in time did she take Attorney Sandra Kitch- trying to impose on anyone:' not due to safety concerns, want it:' total in every one. winning for granted. Sheen pointed out that the town Pete Baxendale, attend- "Powell's applies to rec- Newman asked Hen- "I'm so pleased with the went to work soon after was reacting to a request ing the meeting to report on reational vehicles, not repair ley to write a letter with his overwhelming support I re- DeLucchi announced that from the school district, and the Shoshone Hill sidewalk trailers ' she added. "This recommendations. ceived ' said Li p, who bar- she was going to mount the council emphasized that project, suggested that the one is broader:' The council voted to ta- ring a writeHn from the a challenge and spent a the ordinance was simply a town and school place more "There are plenty of op- ble the agenda item. Democratic side will be un- good chunk of her summerproposal on first reading, crosswalks on streets near tions, but this is a non-start- Later, during the peti- opposed in the November campaigning, open to change. Councilman the schools, er ' Henley said. "The way it's tions and communications, general election. "I never felt comfort- Tom Newman asked Henley Julia Mitchell, who lives written is unacceptable to town administrator Jed "I'm excited to knowable" she said. "When you what his proposal would be. across the street from Hen- me:' Nebel said he had received a that the people of the get challenged, you do ev- "If you impose some- ley, noted, "We're not talking "I think concessions can letter from a citizen object- county feel that my of- erything you can. It's the thin,impose it on every- about someone parking be made and still protect ingto the same ordinance. rice and I are doing things only way. You need to show one, Henley replied, men- briefly to clean (a trailer) people ' Newman said. The council asked for right. I m thrilled they are that you want the job and tioning the ordinances he out. I've had a horse trailer Council members public input on the ordi- keeping me in there. I'mwant to work for the people believed were not being and a cargo trailer parked in thanked Henley for coming nance and/or for people to ready to work for them 7, and I certainly do. Again, enforced, front of my house (for a long to the meeting and giving attend a work meeting next and pretty glad to know Im just gratefulfor all the Newman said the coun- time):' his opinion. Thursday, Aug. 30, at 6 p.m. that ! have a job to go to in support:' cil is trying to figure out how In answer to a question,' "That's what we need at town hall. 1 .I OWS, p p~ or 800-371-5136 Ken and Tim VanGrinsven, 115 E. Park, Powell, WY VG Enterprises, LLC DBA Aldrich's, Locally Owned 7