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By Martin Reed, Staff Writer
Oct 5, 2012

It's not just the 100-plus tons of garbage collected in a month at the Fort Washakie trash transfer station -- generating practically nothing in user fees -- ...

By Martin Reed, Staff Writer
Oct 3, 2012

Revenue collected from the county's seven trash transfer stations saw a roughly 20 percent drop in August compared to the previous month. A report provided to ...

By Martin Reed, Staff Writer
Sep 30, 2012

The organization will cover various water and wastewater services for customers spanning from the Arapahoe-Great Plains areas to Beaver Creek ...


By Martin Reed, Staff Writer
Sep 27, 2012

When the latest trial start date arrives for Jonathan David Marshall in his first-degree murder case alleging he caused a baby's death, the Riverton man will ...

By Martin Reed, Staff Writer
Sep 26, 2012

The Fremont County Commission is looking into using an existing building, such as the vacant High Plains Power office, as a potential location for a Riverton ...

By Martin Reed, Staff Writer
Sep 25, 2012

Solid waste officials said they want to collect revenue totals for at least six months to gauge how the fee format is working. Revenue collected from ...


By Martin Reed, Staff Writer
Sep 23, 2012

When Fremont County government spent federal stimulus funds to install nearly $300,000 in energy-efficient upgrades at more than a dozen buildings, its ...

By Martin Reed, Staff Writer
Sep 19, 2012

Nickelson remains in jail on $1 million cash-only bond for allegedly shooting Lucas Myhre. A Riverton man charged with second-degree murder in a ...

By Martin Reed, Staff Writer
Sep 18, 2012

The crop duster was damaged June 3 on a dirt airstrip in the Hidden Valley area. A pilot's loss of control combined with excessive braking while ...


By Martin Reed, Staff Writer
Sep 18, 2012

When the state opens wolves to hunting next month following their planned delisting as an endangered species, the Wind River Indian Reservation will continue ...

By Martin Reed, Staff Writer
Sep 16, 2012

A Riverton man remains in jail on a second-degree murder charge after a judge on Friday set his bond at $1 million cash, accused of shooting and killing a man ...

By Martin Reed, Staff Writer
Sep 14, 2012

Fremont County Sheriff Skip Hornecker had expressed concerns on the matter. The Fremont County Solid Waste Disposal District will not charge law ...


By Martin Reed, Staff Writer
Sep 13, 2012

Fremont County commissioner Dennis Christensen thought that Tuesday's special mail ballot election wouldn't pan out for him even before results arrived. "I ...

By Martin Reed, Staff Writer
Sep 12, 2012

Fremont County Commission District 2 incumbent Dennis Christensen went from a narrow 20-vote win last month to a steep 377-vote loss in Tuesday's special ...

By Martin Reed, Staff Writer
Sep 11, 2012

Fremont County Commission District 5 challenger Jennifer McCarty spent roughly $6,161 in her primary election campaign that ended with a 19-vote difference ...


By Martin Reed, Staff Writer
Sep 9, 2012

Fremont County commissioners focused on potential changes to employee health insurance as a way to address ongoing budgetary concerns during a special meeting ...

By Martin Reed, Staff Writer
Sep 9, 2012

It's not purely a financial matter exacerbating the deteriorating dirt-road con`ditions around Fremont County. "The issue is that we've not had any rain at ...

By Martin Reed, Staff Writer
Sep 9, 2012

Various state and county officials toured the former High Plains Power office building last week as a potential site for a new Riverton court building. The ...


By Martin Reed, Staff Writer
Sep 9, 2012

Turnout for the Sept. 11 special mail-ballot election was about 41 percent as of Friday, compared to 55 percent in the Aug. 21 contest. The special election is ...

By Martin Reed, Staff Writer
Sep 7, 2012

Fremont County Commission District 2 incumbent Dennis Christensen said cooperation and communication with the solid waste board is key to resolving challenges ...

By Martin Reed, Staff Writer
Sep 7, 2012

Fremont County Commission District 2 Republican hopeful Larry Allen said the solid waste district must pay attention to complaints from the public as a way to ...


By Martin Reed, Staff Writer
Sep 7, 2012

The district voted in June to start a six-month termination notice on its trash disposal agreement with the tribes. The Fremont County Solid Waste ...

By Martin Reed, Staff Writer
Sep 6, 2012

The Fremont County Commission met behind closed doors to discuss last week's termination of Pioneer Museum director Carol Thiesse. Following the 30-minute ...

By Martin Reed, Staff Writer
Sep 5, 2012

Fremont County Commissioners on Tuesday said they want to host a series of meetings to elicit the public's desire for a new fairgrounds on agricultural land in ...


By Martin Reed, Staff Writer
Sep 2, 2012

At the Fremont County Library in Lander, director Matt Nojonen recently had to stop some patrons from leaving in a "mass exodus at a quarter after 7." "'Wait ...

By Martin Reed, Staff Writer
Sep 2, 2012

Bruce Knell of Lander recalls when his son Brody had a cancer diagnosis in 1999 and the related hardships and impacts that came with the revelation. "It was a ...

By Martin Reed, Staff Writer
Aug 31, 2012

The Fremont County Solid Waste Disposal District is reporting an increase in usage and revenue at the trash transfer stations operating under a new restricted ...


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