Fremont County was the first county created after Idaho was admitted to the Union. It was organized by the Legislature in 1893 from the northern part of Bingham County. It was named for John C. Fremont, the pathfinder who surveyed the West for the Government.
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Election Memo


Fall Preparations

From Sept. 28 to Oct. 30 at 5 p.m. the County Courthouse is an absentee polling place. Electioneering* is illegal within 100' of a polling place, per Idaho Code. Pamphlets, handouts, newspaper ads, newspaper articles, stickers, pins, pens, or other campaign materials are not allowed. Conversations regarding candidates or ballot items, are not allowed. Vehicles with bumper stickers with electioneering content must be parked 100' away.
*To work for the success of a particular candidate, party, ticket, etc. (Definition from


Unofficial list of city, cemetery and fire district candidates for Nov. 3 Election


Don't miss University of Idaho Extension Educator Lance Ellis' last column for the year on Prepping the Yard for Fall and Winter

Gardening articles will resume in April