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Favorite political stories about the state's leaders

For a long time, the Riverton radio station KVOW was located in a small house along the Big Wind River.

Unbeknownst to statewide politicians back in 1984, the radio station moved and the building was turned into a private residence.

U. S. Rep. Dick Cheney was running for reelection and late for his radio interview. He pulled up to the house and barged through the front door. He totally surprised a woman who was vacuuming the floor. A baby was in a high chair.

Neither Cheney nor the woman knew quite what to say. Finally Dick asked, “Isn’t this the radio station? I am late for an inter...


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