Several county mayors get tour of Shoshoni buildings before demolition [Photos]

The monthly Fremont County Association of Governments meeting for July took place Thursday in Shoshoni.

Prior to the nearly three-hour long meeting inside of Shoshoni’s Senior Center, Shoshoni Mayor Scott Peters invited attendees on a walking tour of downtown Shoshoni. Lander Mayor, Delbert McOmie, Hudson Mayor Mike Anderson, and Dubois Mayor Twila Blakeman all participated in the tour, as did Riverton City Administrator Tony Tolstedt.

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The tour highlighted the block-long series of vacant buildings on Main Street, scheduled for demolition this year.

The block of vacant buildings feature a former appliance store and bar, which were the victim of a large fire in the 1970’s. Despite a couple of attempts several decades ago to re-inhabit the buildings, there hasn’t been an operational business on the east side of Main Street for roughly 40 years.

Read more about the Shoshoni demolition plan here. 

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