Joan Barron

<p>Joan Barron covered state government and politics as a reporter for the <em>Casper Star Tribune</em> for 45 years. She retired in late March 2014 and continues to write a weekly column for the same paper.</p>

The voluble, gregarious Teno Roncalio of Rock Springs, Wyo., a Democrat, became a powerful and effective figure in the state’s political landscape, serving five terms in the U.S. House of Representatives during the 1960s and 1970s.