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Tuesday notes

Too soon?
We published a picture showing the season's first snow last week, but it was barely a dusting. Plus, it fell in the mountains above Dubois, ...

Good turnout expected from state's county officials

Registration exceeded expectations for a statewide conference of county officials this week in ...

County thinks back taxes still owed on piece of land taken into trust by tribe

Commissioners were split in their opinions, however.

Back taxes led the Fremont County Commission to object Sept. 10 to the taking of a 199-acre ...

Judge: Youngest Hudson suspect OK to stand trial as adult

A district court judge ruled that the youngest defendant in the Hudson homicides case can be tried as an adult, Fremont County Attorney Michael Bennett ...

One museums chief

Now that the decision has been made, address the primary concern of those who feared it

Fremont County's museum department is going to have a ...

Man hurt in four-wheeler crash

A 56-year-old Green River man is being treated for injuries suffered in a four-wheeler crash in Fremont County.
According to reports, the man had been driving ...

U.S. Forest Service gives update on road, trail and area closures

The Shoshone National Forest has implemented a temporary area closure on the eastern side of Atlantic Lake along Trail 723. This closure is within the Popo ...

Search and rescue volunteer recovering from injury during successful mountain mission

A volunteer from Dubois Search and Rescue broke a bone last weekend while looking for a subject in the Wind River Mountains, according to reports.
Officials ...

Wet weather could challenge rain records for the date

Thursday shaped up as one of the wettest in local history for the date, with steady rainfall dousing Fremont County for much of the day following a damp ...

The hiring process for the new position can proceed immediately.

The Fremont County Museums Board has approval to begin hiring a central director for ...

Neither library hopeful hired; board to begin search again

The Fremont County Library Board of Trustees has issued a one-sentence press release regarding its decision to continue the search for a new director.
The ...

Library board to choose director this week

The spot has been vacant since former Fremont County Library System director Matt Nojonen resigned May 31.

By the end of this week, the Fremont ...

Documents show ties to local meth dealers from Mexican ring

Prosecutors say a group of Fremont County meth dealers had ties with an organization stretching back to the U.S.-Mexican border.
Timothy Pitt, 32, of Hudson, ...

Don't abolish death penalty; accelerate it to save money

Editor:
Recent newspaper articles and letters to the editor discuss the issue of Mark Eaton's death sentence. One letter to the editor was in support of ...

Jail or else?

Fremont County is wise to consider expanding justice options for young and non-violent offenders

Fremont County is taking its latest step in ...

Sheep count up a bit in county; prices dip

Wyoming as a whole boasts 5,000 more sheep and lambs this year than last, a difference of about 1.3 percent.

With 20,500 animals, there is about one ...

County's jobless rate nudged lower; still well ahead of '12 performance

Unemployment in Fremont County ticked slightly higher in July, although the local jobs market continues to outperform conditions of a year ago.
The Wyoming ...

Two-day high school rodeo starts Friday at Lander Old Timers arena

The season started last weekend in Wheatland. The Jackson rodeo is next up on Sept. 14-15.

The Lander Old Timers Arena is the site of a two-day high ...

West Nile cases hit 10 in county; hot month extends biting season

At least 10 Fremont County residents have contracted West Nile Virus this season --far more than in any other area of the state.
One man in Park County has ...

County girls best finishers at Green River cross country

Wyoming Indian High School and the Riverton Wolverines both opened the cross country season last Friday at the Green River Invitational to set the measuring ...

 
 

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