Sheriff Skip Hornecker

Hornecker will serve fourth term as Sheriff after earning 70 percent of the vote

(Fremont County, Wyo.) – Incumbent Fremont County Sheriff Skip Hornecker will be serving a fourth term in office after beating his Republican competitor Mark Stone by a wide margin. This will be the first time Fremont County has seen a fourth-term sheriff for several decades. There were no Democratic challengers in the races.

While the Riverton Police has been busy wrangling squirrels, beavers, rabbits and other wildlife, the Fremont County Sheriff's Department was called on to help get a donkey out of trouble earlier today. (David Good photo)

Hold the jokes about who’s leading who… donkey rescued by deputy today

(Lander, Wyo.) – The Fremont County Sheriff’s Department had another rescue today, this time involving a four-legged critter. A donkey that got loose was in the area of the county shops on north 287 out of Lander, but it was captured by the folks at Creative Energies. Deputy Foutz arrived at the scene to help get the animal out of harms way and lead it to safety and returned to its owner.