Fremont County picks new County Attorney

Lander, Wy – The Fremont County Commission has selected acting County Attorney Brian Varn to replace Ed Newell, who resigned as county attorney.
Newell last month became embroiled in a scandal in which he
acknowledged receiving e-mails containing images of nude women. An
investigation showed some of the photos were taken in county
buildings and city of Riverton buildings. Newell resigned effective
April 15.
Varn has been a deputy county attorney. Commi 1/4ssioners named him
county attorney on Tuesday.
Varn will serve through the next election for county attorney in
2010. He's already expressed interest in running for election to
the job.