Former sheriff seeks county commissioner position

The tough times Sweetwater County is experiencing are what motivated Dave Gray to run for election for county commissioner.

“My fear is the economy is going to be in bad shape for two to four years,” Gray said. “It concerns me.”

He said the announcement that the state could cut every job and release every inmate and still face a significant budget deficit got his attention, believing the shortfall to local government in the coming years.

The Democrat is not stranger to county politics. He served as Sweetwater County Sheriff for one term from 2003-2006. Prior to that, he had worked w...


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