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The issue will be revisited in April, when other contingencies can be considered -- including serving the region by air ambulance.

Dubois is to keep ...

The move would reverse a recommendation from two weeks ago to remove the Dubois crew in favor of more service in Lander.

Dubois could keep ...

County acquires land to widen road

Commissioners approved increasing their contract with engineers on the Lander project by $38,000.

Fremont County officially acquired small parcels ...

Audio system at courthouse getting upgrade

People who are hard of hearing should have an easier time hearing District Court proceedings soon in Fremont County after Fremont County Commissioners approved ...

Ambulance service would be helped by Medicaid vote, says director

Expanding Medicaid in Wyoming would help the beleaguered Fremont County Emergency Medical Service.
"Our net cash in the door would increase $170,000 to ...

County OKs adding floodplain data for property buyers, owners

The information would cover floodplains and floodways on the Popo Agie River around Lander and the Wind River near Dubois.

Floodplain data is to be ...

Emergency services director Joe Zillmer said demand elsewhere is too great to justify the full-time service in Dubois.

Dubois is losing its only ...

Fremont County's Library System is starting planning for fixing the Riverton branch library's roof and drainage around the building.
Fremont County ...

Road projects funded by 1 percent tax advanced by county

Three roads projects, two paid for by optional 1 percent tax revenue, moved forward based on decisions at the Fremont County Commission meeting Feb. 3.
One 1 ...

Extension options explored with county; nutrition focus is priority

Fremont County Commissioners are considering what direction they want the local University of Wyoming Extension Office to take.
Extension officials brought ...

New coroner says county can't store bodies while families debate

Charging for storing bodies and a grave site for paupers were among the potential policies new Fremont County Coroner Mark Stratmoen discussed with Fremont ...

The way it was: County commissioners -- 1963

The Fremont County Commission has five members now, but it was a three-person body for most of its existence. This picture from 1963 shows four men, but one ...

Time to replace pistols for all deputies, sheriff tells county commission

Fremont County Sheriff Skip Hornecker says his deputies need new handguns.
"It's time to upgrade those, so we're looking at some funding sources," Hornecker ...

Stretcher plan approved, but attorney will review

New stretchers likely are on the way soon for local ambulances after Fremont County Commissioners approved leasing the equipment on Tuesday.
They included a ...

After more than a year of discussing the need for the equipment, local ambulances may feature six new stretchers soon. The total cost would be a little less ...

Conservation district to try again on mill levy vote

Residents could have another chance to decide if water and soil conservation need tax support. The Lower Wind River Conservation District hopes to put that ...

Lawmakers not encouraging on county's airport, insurance issues

State legislators showed little support for some issues raised by Fremont County Commissioners at a Dec. 2 meeting.
"We are in support of this effort to ...

Lawmakers eye state action on EMS troubles

Fremont County Commissioners told legislators the county ambulance department would deplete its reserves by the end of the fiscal year.

Local ...

New projects using 1 percent tax take shape; others done

Several more projects funded by Fremont County's optional 1 percent sales tax are in the works as the first few are finishing.
At a Fremont County Commission ...

Whiteman secures third commission term

She defeated Republican challenger Mark Lambert 1,058 to 560.

Democrat Keja Whiteman has won a third term on the Fremont County Commission after ...

 
 

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