Commissioners deadlocked

The Sweetwater County Commissioners could not decide who would replace Don Van Matre.

Despite hosting interviews with three Republican candidates, the commissioners were at an impasse as to who would be a better representative on the board.

During the commissioners’ meeting Tuesday afternoon, former commissioner John Kolb, Island Richards and Lauren Schoenfeld were interviewed.

After the interviews, each commissioner spoke to which candidate they felt would be the best for the job. Commissioners Wally Johnson and Roy Lloyd showed support for Richards, while Commissioners Randy Wendling and Jef...


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