High Waters Break Records, But Somehow Fremont County Suffers Less Damage

Jun 16, 2017

An aerial view of the town of Hudson last summer. This year, Hudson was ready and kept waters at bay.


For years now, Fremont County in central Wyoming has been swamped with high waters that have damaged homes and highways. In 2011, the National Guard was even called in to help. But this year was different, even though rivers rose higher than ever before. 

Wyoming Public Radio’s Melodie Edwards sat down with Fremont County Emergency Management Coordinator Kathi Metzler and Information Officer Tammy Shrower to find out what everybody did right this time.

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