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By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Sep 17, 2020

Claims of systemic racism by the leader of the Northern Arapaho Tribe this week have caused push-back by county officials, especially regarding the treatment ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Aug 14, 2020

Part 2 of 2 A two-term incumbent is being challenged by an active community member from Dubois for the District 2 seat on in the Fremont County Commission. ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Jul 1, 2020

Fremont County's health officer has chosen not to reapply for the job, which will leave the local public health administration in the hands of Wyoming state ...


By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Jun 21, 2020

Perry Cook of Lander and Dave Jost of Riverton have approved by the Fremont County Commission to serve on the county library board, after giving back-to-back ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Jun 18, 2020

County authorities hope consolidating government departments into fewer buildings will help cut an unanticipated $4.5 million from the county's formerly ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Jun 16, 2020

The Fremont County Detention Center needed a funding boost from another department after its tough fiscal year, which was characterized by overcrowding. "The ...


By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Mar 11, 2020

Fremont County Public Health Nurse Becky Parkins again broached coronavirus combat strategies with county leaders during a March 10 meeting, this time ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Feb 13, 2020

With criminal case loads increasing in the courts, Fremont County Public Defender's Office supervisor John Gerard is pushing for better stipends for ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Feb 9, 2020

The Fremont County Commis-sion has approved $12,155 change order to reconstruct the fence bordering the Moneta-Lysite shoulder widening project in rural ...


By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Jan 29, 2020

Legislation endorsed by the Wyoming Legislature's Joint Appropriations Committee designed to distribute more state funding to smaller municipalities in the ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Jan 26, 2020

The Fremont County Commis-sion has reappointed two local men to the county's Weed and Pest board on Tuesday. Tom Massey and Joe Crofts both applied for the ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Dec 29, 2019

Fremont County Commissioners presented county emergency management administrative assistant Vonda Huish with a plaque Dec. 17 in recognition of excellent ...


By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Dec 26, 2019

Fremont County Public Health is nearly out of flu vaccines for the season. Public Health Nurse Becky Parkins told the Fremont County Commission during a ...

Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Dec 15, 2019

Completion on the Moneta-Lysite shoulder widening project has been delayed until next spring, at least. Though the Fremont County Commission expected the ...

Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Nov 27, 2019

Updating the county's Natural Resource Management plan to stand up to federal entities is under discussion in the Fremont County Commission this month, as the ...


Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Nov 24, 2019

The state of Wyoming has offered to fund a new round of aerial imaging to aid Fremont County entities in spatial designations. On Tuesday Fremont Coun-ty ...

Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Nov 13, 2019

Suicides in Fremont County this year have more than tripled from this time last year. Fremont County Corone r Mark Stratmoen said the numbers are a concern. ...

Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Nov 12, 2019

Fremont County leaders have been working to address the needs of citizens involuntarily hospitalized for mental illness in Fremont County, and the state. In ...


By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Nov 8, 2019

Objections by Gov. Mark Gordon and Wyoming Game and Fish officials to a proposed bill granting county commissioners influence in designating wildlife migration ...

Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Oct 31, 2019

A new local tax proposition may appear on Fremont County ballots as soon as 2020. Details of the proposal still are being worked out, but the idea is for the ...

Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Sep 22, 2019

Fremont County Public Health Nurse manager Kathleen Laidlaw received a plaque and warm thanks from the Fremont County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday for her ...


By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Sep 19, 2019

Riverton Mayor Rich Gard is exploring the idea of using GPS-enabled ankle monitors to address jail overcrowding in Fremont County, as well as the recurrence of ...

Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Sep 17, 2019

Illegal trash dumping on the Wind River Indian Reservation was deemed "rampant" by former Wind River Environmental Quality Commission Director Ryan Ortiz ...

Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jul 21, 2019

Fremont County commissioners faced a $1 million deficit this year when they began the budget process for 2019-2020. That shortfall came despite a reduction ...


Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jul 7, 2019

The Fremont County Commission budget for fiscal year 2020 does not include funding for Eagles Hope Transitions in Riverton. The decision was made in a split ...

Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jul 2, 2019

More lumber mills would help the Wyoming economy, U.S. Forest Service officials have told the Fremont County Commission. At a June commission meeting, forest ...

Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jun 23, 2019

The Fremont County Commission is planning to deny a request for funding from Eagles Hope Transitions in Riverton. The nonprofit organization offers lodging ...


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