Pine Bluffs Post - Serving all of Eastern Laramie County since 1908

By Gary Collins
Pine Bluffs Post 

High-flying mayor

 

Gary Collins/Pine Bluffs Post

Farmer/rancher, pilot and former Pine Bluffs Mayor John Marquardt outside the senior center.

"It's a good thing he doesn't like boats our we'd have to build him a lake," said Rodney Anderson, former mayoral opponent of John Marquardt.

Marquardt served one year as a town councilman beginning in 1990 and was elected mayor in 1991 and served four two-year- terms.

"We used to have to run for mayor every two years. They changed that to four years after I was gone. So you'd have to run every two years for mayor," Marquardt said.

A major project on Marquardt's agenda as mayor was the town airport, which is what led his opponent, Anderson, to level his taunt during that campaign. Marquar...



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