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Winters wants Medicaid discussion, more funding for counties

State Rep. Nathan Winters, R-Thermopolis, said county funding is an issue that needs to be raised during the current legislative session.
Winters, who has ...

Harassment from dogs adds to deer stress; human food not for wildlife

Fremont County residents can help local deer stay healthy through the difficult winter months by keeping their dogs under control and letting the wild animals ...

County elected officials elected in November took office Monday, bringing some new faces to local government and returning some familiar ones.
District Court ...

Snow ends, deep-freeze begins

Temps could plunge to -28 in some county spots

High temperatures will struggle to reach 0 in the Wind River Basin as the New Year begins this ...

New extension educator will serve Fremont County

Jeremiah Vardiman will join the Park County University of Wyoming Extension office in Powell Jan. 5 as the northwest area educator for agriculture.
His work ...

Forest chief set

The Bridger-Teton National Forest has a new supervisor. Tricia O'Connor will start as the forest's new supervisor in February.
The B-T covers parts of ...

The tournament once featured every varsity team in the county, but the field has thinned in recent years.

The final Fremont County Shootout is ...

'The county is very fortunate'

Good year for revenue, investments and surplus

Money is not a problem for Fremont County government, according to a recently released financial ...

Fremont County eligible for assistance for September freeze

The Secretary of Agriculture has declared eight Wyoming counties eligible for disaster assistance.
Farmers and ranchers may qualify for emergency loans based ...

Improved audit report this year for county

Fremont County's accounting received a clean bill of health from auditors on Tuesday.
"The auditor expressed an unqualified opinion on the financial ...

County interested in 'pollbook' for voters but not interchangeable polling places for now

Local election workers likely would switch to electronic voter rolls if proposed legislation passes. Such a move would time and money and prevent voter fraud, ...

Hunt area changes supported at public hearing

The plans were suggested by a working group of officials and residents studying mule deer.

Several big-game hunting areas in Fremont County soon ...

Jobless rate creeps higher, but job count up from a year ago

The unemployment rate in Fremont County ticked higher in October, although the change from September appears mostly to do with more people entering the ...

Organizers want to expand Life R U Ready

The program aims to prevent risky behavior in young people.

Organizers of an event designed to prevent risky behaviors in young people think the ...

With lodging tax renewed, promotion plans made

The tax raised $634,000 in the last fiscal year, and it is on track to raise more this year, Wind River Visitors Council executive Paula McCormick ...

Wyoming Cultural Trust Fund grants $120K to county groups

Awards were given to support a wide variety of projects.

The Wyoming Cultural Trust Fund recently awarded more than $250,000 to cultural ...

Holiday craft fair lineup offers many events this month

Craft fairs abound in Fremont County this weekend, with events scheduled in both Lander and Riverton to encourage local holiday shopping.
Saturday is the ...

Help sought in locating man not seen since July

The Fremont County Sheriff's Office is asking the community for help locating a man who has not been seen since July.
According to release issued by Fremont ...

Man killed in rural auto crash identified

Officials have identified the 80-year-old Fremont County man who was found dead Monday afternoon at the scene of a one-vehicle rollover on Cedar Rim near ...

First snow reports of season sharply lower than 2013's

The first mountain snowpack report for the Wind River Basin shows readings sharply up over the past week but still only about half the snow values reported in ...

 
 

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