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Phone scam aims at stealing money from senior citizens

Jul 22, 2012 - By Christina George, Staff Writer:  The Fremont County Sheriff's Office asks residents to be mindful of a scam that has hit the area recently and involves phone calls about money needed for a ... [more]

City woman arrested in connection with residential burglaries

Jun 29, 2012 - By Christina George, Staff Writer:  A Riverton woman faces charges in connection with a recent rash of residential burglaries in the Riverton area.
Fremont County Sheriff's Capt. Ryan Lee said ... [more]

Driver injured in one-vehicle wreck Sunday

Jun 19, 2012 - Staff:  At 4:03 p.m. Sunday, emergency personnel responded to a one-vehicle rollover about 20 miles outside Shoshoni on Highway 20/26. According to the Fremont County ... [more]

Crime hits transfer stations

Jun 12, 2012 - By Martin Reed, Staff Writer:  Two trash transfer stations in Fremont County became the targets of criminal activity less than two weeks after strictly limited service hours started at the ... [more]

Fallen officer remembered

May 20, 2012 - Staff:  Law enforcement officials recently remembered the 17th anniversary of the death of Fremont County Sheriff's Lt. Steve Crerar, who was fatally shot in the line ... [more]

Sheriff's volume of calls up; tight economy blamed

May 1, 2012 - By Christina George, Staff Writer:  Fremont County Sheriff Skip Hornecker said a review of his agency's 2011 year-end report indicates an economic impact on the proactive versus the reactive ... [more]

Now the sheriff and the coroner can read minds

Apr 17, 2012 - Chester Davies, Riverton:  Editor:
I guess we can all add "mind reader" to the list of skills of the Fremont County Coroner's office and the Fremont County Sheriff. They have decided ... [more]

The district dance

Apr 15, 2012 - Steve Peck:  Fremont County continues to clean up from being force-fed commission districts Implementing the court-ordered breakup of Fremont County into five separate ... [more]

No charges against deputy who killed Pavillion resident

Apr 12, 2012 - By Christina George, Staff Writer:  Fremont County attorney Brian Varn said charges would not be filed against the deputy sheriff who shot and killed a distraught Pavillion man in late ... [more]

Sheriff, commissioners spar over work gloves

Apr 11, 2012 - By Martin Reed, Staff Writer:  After Fremont County Sheriff Skip Hornecker on Tuesday launched litigation against county commissioners over a rejected payment for work gloves, the county ... [more]

Police: Passing stopped school bus is illegal

Apr 1, 2012 - By Christina George, Staff Writer:  After several violations were reported, the Fremont County Sheriff's Office wants to remind motorists that it is illegal to pass a stopped school bus with its ... [more]

Death of man shot by deputy ruled suicide

Mar 29, 2012 - By Christina George, Staff Writer:  Fremont County Coroner Ed McAuslan has ruled the manner of death of the Pavillion man shot and killed by a deputy sheriff last month as suicide.
"He put the ... [more]

Extra patrols on St. Patrick's Day resulted in five arrests

Mar 21, 2012 - By Christina George, Staff Writer:  A countywide St. Patrick's Day "saturation patrol" by law enforcement yielded five drunk-driving arrests.
Fremont County Sheriff's Capt. Ryan Lee said the ... [more]

Police need to learn how to halt violence, not protests

Mar 2, 2012 - Charles W. Rodgers, Riverton:  Editor:
I spoke by phone with Emily Etheredge, who wrote the news article "Only a Drill" (Feb. 19) to express how disturbing I found the article. She ... [more]

Authorities identify man shot by deputy

Mar 2, 2012 - By Christina George, Staff Writer:  The man shot and killed by a Fremont County Sheriff's deputy Wednesday has been identified as Michael Huff, 42, of Pavillion.
Fremont County Coroner Ed ... [more]

Pavillion man shot, killed by deputy sheriff

Mar 1, 2012 - Christina George, Staff Writer:  By Christina George
Staff Writer
A Fremont County Sheriff's deputy shot and killed a Pavillion man Wednesday night after responding to a report of a ... [more]