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By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Jan 14, 2018

Tawnie DeJonge bested five other candidates to become the newest member of Fremont County's fair board. "There were some fantastic candidates for that" ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Jan 14, 2018

Fremont County Commissioners have approved an emergency replacement plan for equipment to repair the Riverton library's fire alarm system. This fall, a ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Jan 4, 2018

Fremont County commissioners are planning to buy comprehensive ambulance insurance for all county employees through Medical Transport Solutions. Gary Robson, ...


By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Jan 3, 2018

The Fremont County Commission and Clerk Julie Freese plan to hold town hall meetings over the coming weeks, with the future of local elections the prime ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Dec 26, 2017

Fremont County Commissioners have decided not to vacate a Dubois road that the owners of 3 Spear Ranch had hoped to privatize. The county board voted ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Nov 28, 2017

Fremont County Commissioners have agreed to decide Dec. 19 whether they will vacate Little Warm Springs Creek Road in Dubois as had been requested by 3 Spear ...


By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Nov 26, 2017

When Guardian EMS agreed to take over Fremont County's ambulance services last year for the term of a five-year lease, the privatization agreement included ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Nov 26, 2017

The Northern Arapaho Tribe has asked the Bureau of Indian Affairs to take a Riverton property it owns into trust status. If granted, the designation would be ...

 
By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Nov 24, 2017

It may only be the second quarter of the fiscal year, but the local Sheriff's office is already facing a budget issue after being slammed with high medical ...


By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Oct 27, 2017

The owners of 3 Spear Ranch in Dubois asked the Fremont County Commission last month to vacate a public road the ranch had treated as their own private drive ...

Lucas Boelle, Riverton
Sep 19, 2017

Editor: Why have the public notices on salaries and spending by the Fremont County government been changed in the paper? They are now like a big paragraph ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Sep 13, 2017

Fremont County Commissioners has ordered the 3 Spear Ranch in Dubois to open access to Little Warm Springs Creek Road, which provides access to some Bureau of ...


By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Sep 7, 2017

Fremont County government is looking to turn over full ownership of 17 Mile Road to the Bureau of Indian Affairs, more than 20 years after all parties had ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Aug 2, 2017

Talks Tuesday between Fremont County Treasurer Scott Harnsberger and the Fremont County Commission illustrated a relationship that has grown increasingly ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Jul 27, 2017

Gang activity, including vandalism and violence, is on the rise on the Wind River Indian Reservation, according to local officials. Fremont County ...


By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Jul 25, 2017

Fremont County treasurer Scott Harnsberger has cut the roughly $20,000 in bonuses he's traditionally given to his staff, opting to give raises instead. The ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Jul 13, 2017

Fremont County Commissioners have sharply criticized Treasurer Scott Harnsberger for withdrawing from the county clerk's office in Riverton. His move led to ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Jul 11, 2017

Until further notice, the Fremont County Commission has immediately instituted numerous fire restrictions after weeks of dry weather and an Independence Day ...


By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Jul 6, 2017

The Wind River Visitors Council has established a budgeting subcommittee to provide further scrutiny to the appropriations and marketing strategy proposed by ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Jul 2, 2017

Fremont County's 2017 fiscal year budget deficit is even larger than estimated previously, according to the top budget official. County Clerk Julie Freese now ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Jun 29, 2017

The Bureau of Land Management is toning down its scoping notices, which have been criticized by local leaders for suggesting grazing was degrading public ...


By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Jun 18, 2017

Cuts include $70,000 from the library budget and roughly $100,000 from both the roads department and sheriff's office. After finishing a special ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Jun 13, 2017

Last week, Fremont County commissioners agreed to cut their $2.2 million deficit for the 2018 fiscal year in half by Thursday, when they're required to ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
May 28, 2017

A half-day budget-cutting effort last week barely dented the $2.3 million shortfall. When the Fremont County Commission met Tuesday, it had a $2.3 ...


By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
May 7, 2017

Travis Becker, chairman of the Fremont County Commission, said Tuesday that he'd like to plan future meetings with the Eastern Shoshone and Northern Arapaho ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
May 7, 2017

Travis Becker, chairman of the Fremont County Commission, is pushing for the county government to receive 10 percent of the county's lodging tax ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
May 5, 2017

In the last month, the Fremont County Commission has held more than 12 hours of budget hearings with elected officials and department heads as it tries to ...


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