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By Alejandra Silva Staff Writer
Feb 1, 2017

With the City of Riverton set to confirm the resignation of city administrator Steven Weaver on Tuesday, Feb. 7, the Arizona-bound official cites the ...

By Steven R. Peck
Nov 13, 2016

At some point, widening the scope of the optional 1 percent sales tax ought to be considered Fremont County voters did themselves a great serviceon ...

By Alejandra Silva and Daniel Bendtsen Staff Writers
Nov 9, 2016

Revenue from the 1 percent tax is earmarked for the improvement of streets, roads, bridges, and water and sewer utilities. Fremont County voters have ...


Ellen Strube, Riverton
Nov 4, 2016

Editor: Election time will soon be here. Please support renewal of the optional 1 percent sales tax. Our basic streets, curbs, gutters and sidewalks in ...

By Steven R. Peck
Oct 30, 2016

In times of economic crisis at the state level, having our own pool of money for improvements is vital Fremont County did it self a great favor four ...

Paul D. Camp, Riverton
Oct 25, 2016

Editor: If this could be done, I think the best way would handle the 1 percent sales tax for improving streets would be to ask people if they are willing to ...


By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer
Sep 6, 2016

Local officials may use 1 percent optional tax money to cover the unanticipated cost of installing flashing crosswalk signals and ramps for disabled ...

Vincent Augustino, Riverton
Aug 23, 2016

Editor: In deciding some of the bigger projects for the 1 percent sales tax, I would suggest putting them to a vote. I don't mean for the curbs and gutters ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Aug 16, 2016

Fremont County has allocated $15.9 million for 1 percent fund projects since voters approved the specialty sales tax in 2012. However, Treasurer Scott ...


From staff reports
Jun 19, 2016

Ellis Concrete of Lander will be in charge of the Fremont Street Storm Sewer Project in Riverton, to be funded by the optional 1 percent sales tax. The ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Mar 15, 2016

Snag looms over dispatch services The Fremont County commissioners are set to vote March 22 whether to approve a contract that will lease its ambulance ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Mar 6, 2016

County sets 1 percent tax priorities; revenue considered vital As voters decide whether to reapprove the 1 percent optional sales tax this fall, ...


By Steven R. Peck
Feb 24, 2016

The optional 1 percent tax is a success, and it deserves 're-election' Let's get this out of the way here and now: Fremont County's optional 1 ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Feb 23, 2016

Riverton has made tentative plans for how it will use funds this year from the optional 1 percent sales tax, with plans to save at least $1 million for 2017 ...

By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer
Feb 4, 2016

2015 was a big year for road repairs. The city's revenue from the optional 1 percent sales tax allowed Riverton to spend roughly $1.9 million on such repairs ...


Ty Wendell, Riverton
Jan 12, 2016

Editor: As to whether the optional 1 percent sales tax will be reapproved this year by voters, I think there is good reason to keep it there for another four ...

By Andrea Novotny, Staff Writer
Dec 23, 2015

The Fremont County Transportation Department has identified roads that will receive new gravel using optional 1 percent sales tax funds. The first such ...

By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer
Nov 22, 2015

Infrastructure spending in Riverton tops $2.6 million, with major projects complete for the year. About $2.6 million was spent on infrastructure ...


Tony DiPiccolo, Riverton
Nov 22, 2015

Editor: I like all the road and street fix-up that is going on with the 1 percent tax money we voted for. In my opinion, a good idea wold be to use some of ...

By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer
Nov 4, 2015

The results of a community survey conducted by R Recreation in August showed that a majority of respondents are in favor of a recreation center in Riverton. ...

By Eric Blom, Staff Writer
Oct 29, 2015

The money had been allocated for a different project, but county commissioners decided to use it for gravel roads instead. Dozens of miles of roads ...


By Steven R. Peck
Jul 10, 2015

Safety concern is high now, and improvements could be made using optional 1 percent funds Something close to unanimity has emerged in and around ...

From staff reports
Jul 2, 2015

Some of the money will fund a survey of Riverton's streets. Several pavement projects are slated to begin this summer in Riverton. The Fix Our ...

From staff reports
Jun 11, 2015

Pedestrian complaints spurred the Fix Our Roads Citizen Committee to recommend the city fix the accessibility ramps along Pershing Avenue between Broadway ...


By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer
Jun 10, 2015

Total cost for the three projects is estimated at roughly $1 million. The first of three new neighborhood concrete improvement projects proposed by ...

Dave Sandroos, Riverton
May 12, 2015

Editor: Another thought here on the City of Riverton planning what is called a "holistic" approach to finding things to fix up with the 1 percent tax money. ...

By Steven R. Peck
May 12, 2015

Not using 1 percent money The City of Riverton is not -- repeat, not -- using money from the optional 1 percent sales tax to pay for the DuraPatch ...


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