County Commission Chairman won't seek re-election

*Feature Photo: A solemn Doug Thompson told county Republicans this morning that he would not seek re-election to his seat. (Pitchengine Communities) * (Riverton, Wyo.) - Fremont County Commission Chairman Doug Thompson will not run for re-election from his district. Thompson made his announcement this morning at the Fremont County Republican Convention at Heritage Hall on the county fairgrounds. Thompson has served for 16 years and four terms, the last three terms as the commission's chairman. He told the convention delegates that his work was not done on land and resource issues, but that much progress had been made over the years. He said he had been struggling with term limit questions but decided it was time to go. Thompson represents the south side of Lander and Riverton and the entire SE portion of the county in Commissioner District #5. #county10 #news