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By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Dec 8, 2020

The county still has had no luck getting a local health officer. Fremont County's prior health officer Dr. Brian Gee did not reapply when his term expired ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Dec 6, 2020

Fremont County officially has the green light to sell the old public health department building on North Eighth West in Riverton and the Fremont County ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Nov 17, 2020

It's what county officials are calling the 11th hour for COVID-related grant applications and projects. All projects funded by the U.S. Coronavirus Aid, ...


By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Nov 12, 2020

Although the comment period for the public has not begun officially, Fremont County is facing pushback over a possible transfer of four roads into tribal ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Oct 25, 2020

Four Fremont County roads on the Wind River Indian Reservation could be transferred to tribal possession before the year is over. Trout Creek, North Fork, ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Oct 15, 2020

With three late challenges for the 2020 General Election, incumbent Republican Jennifer McCarty hopes to win another term in Fremont County Commission District ...


By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Oct 13, 2020

q is Lander, but Riverton residents living east of North Federal Boulevard also are in county District 5. --------- By Clair McFarland Staff ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Oct 13, 2020

Fremont County Commissioner Clarence Thomas is recovering from COVID-19. "I've attended meetings with a mask on and still, still contracted COVID," Thomas ...

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 ...


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