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Sen. Cale Case latest subject of Wyoming GOP censure

The Fremont County Republicans, amid flurry of similar party actions, formally chastised the long-serving Lander lawmaker for criticizing the party, supporting Medicaid expansion. Maggie Mullen, WyoFile. The Fremont County Republican Party voted to censure Sen. Cale Case (R-Lander) last Monday, citing his support for Medicaid expansion and a recent op-ed...
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First candidates filed for August Primary Election

Friday was the first day for candidates to file for the upcoming August Primary Election. Fremont County Assessor: Tara Berg, incumbent, Republican, Lander. Fremont County Attorney: Patrick LeBrun, incumbent, Republican, Riverton. Fremont County Clerk: Julie Freese, incumbent, Republican, Pavillion. Fremont County Clerk of District Court, Kristi H. Green, incumbent, Republican,...
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Local Economic Development Successes Celebrated: There’s More Than You Think

At the conclusion of Economic Development Week with the Fremont County Start-Up Challenge, Riverton’s Economic Development Director, Kevin Kershisnik, took a few minutes to talk about the local climate for business development. He noted the most successful form of business development is expansion and retention of current businesses, which he said is ongoing.
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Sports Update 05/16/22

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Fremont County Start-Up Challenge Winners Named

The First Annual Fremont County Start-Up Challenge finalist competition was held late last week at Central Wyoming College. The three winners, listed below, will now share the $50,000 made available for the competition. A meeting to decide how that money will be spent is to be scheduled lat this month.
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Longtime Wyo County Clerk: Democrats Registering As GOP To Vote In Cheney Race

This story first appeared on Cowboy State Daily. Some Wyoming Democrats are switching parties to register as Republicans for the upcoming primary election, according to a longtime county clerk, prompting her to urge voters to practice their own form of election integrity. Incumbent U.S. Representative Liz Cheney, who was censured...
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Sheriff’s Staffing Shortage Continues: Detention Center down Eight Deputies; Dispatch Center down Five Full-time employees

Fremont County Sheriff Ryan Lee in his monthly report to the county commissioners Tuesday said his Office is still dealing with staffing shortages in his operations county wide and he said he has been working patrol deputies across both divisions. The most critical need, he reported, is at the detention center where bookings were up by 26 in April while he is down eight detention deputies. Total bookings last month included 212 individuals with the majority, or 115, coming from the Riverton Police Department. His department accounted for 54 bookings while 28 came from the Lander PD and the rest from the Highway Patrol at 8, US Marshal’s at 3 and the Shoshoni PD at 4 bookings. The majority of the inmates continue to be males with 124 plus 57 females and four juveniles.
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Sports Update 05/13/22

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Lander City Council Okays Proclamations, Open Container Permits

The Lander City Council met Tuesday evening and opening the meeting were two proclamations read by Mayor Monte Richardson. First, was the Parks to Kids Day. Whereas on May 22, 2022, the 12th annual Kids to Parks day will be held. The day is set aside for families to take kids to the parks in Fremont County to enjoy the outdoors and experience the magnificent gift of nature that is all around us.
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Sen. Cale Case latest subject of GOP censure

The Fremont County Republican Party voted to censure Sen. Cale Case (R-Lander) on Monday, citing his support for Medicaid expansion and a recent op-ed written by the lawmaker, among other things. “Wyoming State Senator [Case] consistently speaks and acts in [sic] contrary to the will and consent of the governed...
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Former Shoshoni & Riverton Schools Superintendent has Died

Former Shoshoni Fremont County School District 24 and Riverton District 25 Schools Superintendent Craig Beck died on May 6th. His obituary is posted at Wyotoday.com. Craig Beck spent 10 years at the helm of the Riverton Schools, retiring in 2011. At Tuesday’s Riverton School Board Meeting, Trustee Carl Manning noted...
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Sports Update 5/12/22

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SKILLS USA Students from RHS win trip to Atlanta Nationals

Two Riverton High School Students will be traveling to their SKILLS USA National Leadership Conference in Atlanta in June, thanks to the Fremont County School District #25 Board of Trustees. The two earned the trip to nationals by winning the Wyoming State competition. Following a presentation by students Matthew Hauser...
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Sen. Case censured by his own party in Fremont County

The Fremont County GOP voted Monday evening to censure Sen. Cale Case for acting “contrary to the will of the governed and the Wyoming Republican Party platform.” Case, who’s known for his libertarian leanings and willingness to deviate from the party line at times, seemed unfazed after the 11-7 vote. “Truly, I believe the high-water mark for their movement has passed,” Case told a reporter the morning after the vote....
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