CASPER, Wyo. — Election season is underway and Oil City News has sent a list of questions to candidates for the Wyoming Legislature out of Natrona County who have filed to run in the primary election in August.
These questions are designed to give our readers a better understanding of the people behind the names on the ballot. Below, get to know Art Washut, who is running for reelection to the House District 36 seat in the Wyoming Legislature:
1. Who are you? (Name, where you’re from, employment, hobbies, etc.)
I am Art Washut. I am a Casper native who attended Casper schools and earned a Master’s in Public Administration from the University of Wyoming. Presently, I teach criminal justice, political science and addictionology classes at Casper College. Prior to that I rose through the ranks of the Casper Police Department and retired as the interim police chief. I enjoy gardening, shooting,…