Ron Richter


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Horseshoeing Championships Begin Saturday at Equestrian Center

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(Photo by Judy Hagerott)

For nearly three decades, Don King Days has been what's considered the grand finale of summer, as people gather at the Big Horn Equestrian Center to see some of the best polo, steer roping and bronc riding the West has to offer.

Yellowstone National Park Employee Found Dead

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(Photo by Ron Richter)

National Park Service rangers located the body of a 21-year-old Twin Bridges, Montana woman Tuesday night in the Old Faithful Lodge area of Yellowstone National Park. Park Spokesman Al Nash said that Kassandra “Kassie” Wieferich, was a Yellowstone employee.

Local Museum Receives Award to Repair Exhibit

(Photo courtesy of the Sheridan County Museum)

A local museum received an award that will repair a popular exhibit. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has the story.

Police Department Blood Drive

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United Blood Services continue to experience blood shortages. Your chance to help curb the problem will be this Friday in Sheridan. Ron Richter has the details.

Two National Art Shows Open in Sheridan Next Week

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(Artwork by Sonja Caywood)

Two national art exhibitions will open in Sheridan next week. “Scenes in the City”, sponsored by the City of Sheridan and the Sheridan Artists' Guild will open Tuesday, September 2 at the SAGE Main Street Gallery, at 171 Main Street in Sheridan.

UW Researcher Leads Panama Canal Water Study

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UW Researcher Fred Ogden will use a $3 million grant to study water sustainability and land-use management in the Panama Canal watershed. (Photo courtesy of the UW)

A researcher with the University of Wyoming has received a nearly $3 million grant to study water sustainability and land-use management in the Panama Canal watershed. Fred Ogden is a distinguished professor in the Department of Civil and Architectural Engineering.

Skyview West Subdivision Focus of Work Session

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Jeff Feck with Vista West Engineering, left, and Ron Patterson with Progressive Development discuss a proposed subdivision at a work session of the City of Sheridan Planning Commission meeting Monday night. (Photo by Ron Richter)

The Skyview West Subdivision was the topic of a City of Sheridan Planning Commission work session Monday night. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter was there and has the story.

City Parking Regulations Being Revised

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CIty of Sheridan Planning Director Robert Briggs

The City of Sheridan's parking requirements were added to the City's zoning ordinance in 1974. Since that time, there have been no changes to the parking requirements, prompting city staff to draft an ordinance that revises the regulations for off street parking regarding future development.

Gosar Talks Economic Development

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Democratic Candidate for Wyoming Governor Pete Gosar (Courtesy Photo)

While much of the attention was given to the Republican nomination for Wyoming Governor leading up to the recent Primary Election, Democratic Candidate Pete Gosar quietly moved on to the General Election in November, as he ran unopposed for the Democratic ticket.

Week in Review

(Photo by Ron Richter)

It's time once again to take a look back at some of the top stories from this past week with our Sheridan Media Week in Review.

Booster Club Raising Funds for Locker Room Project

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A shot of the boys locker room at Sheridan High School. (Photo by Ron Richter)

It's been nearly three decades since the current locker room area at Sheridan High School was designed and constructed. It was announced Thursday night at the parent meeting that followed the Sheridan Booster Club picnic, that the effort is underway to remodel and expand the locker rooms at the high school. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has the details.

UW Program Expands Health Care

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(Image courtesy of the University of Wyoming)

A new doctoral degree program in nursing at the University of Wyoming is aimed at providing students with the skills to profoundly change health care delivery in Wyoming.

Creative Economy Council Seeks Project Proposals

A coalition that was formed earlier this year is geared toward growing the arts in Sheridan and Johnson Counties. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has the story.

Sheridan Man Receives Suspended Sentence for Felony Larceny

A 20-year-old Sheridan man was sentenced Tuesday in Fourth Judicial District Court in Sheridan for the charge of Felony Larceny. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has the details.

Game and Fish to Conduct Brucellosis Surveillance in the Bighorns

In cooperation with the State Veterinarian's office, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department will conduct brucellosis surveillance this fall in the Bighorn Mountains. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has the story.

Staff Updates, Cloud Peak Rezone on Council's Agenda

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The Sheridan City Council will consider a request to rezone 2.6 acres of property in the Cloud Peak Ranch subdivision in northwest Sheridan.

Week in Review

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(Photo by Ron Richter)

It's time once again to take a look back at a few of the top stories from this past week with our Sheridan Media Week in Review.

House District #29 Candidates on Second Amendment

House District 29 candidates Ryan Mulholland, left and John Patton at a recent candidate forum. (Photo by Ron Richter)

The two candidates vying for the Republican nomination for the Wyoming House District #29 seat recently discussed their stance on the Second Amendment at a local candidate forum. Challenger Ryan Mulholland offered his view first.

Gubernatorial Challengers On What Sets Them Apart

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The two candidates who are challenging Wyoming Governor Matt Mead for the Republican nomination in next week's Primary Election were guests this week on our news talk show Public Pulse.

Local Girl Scouts Pitch In With Recycling Sign

From left to right, Sheridan Mayor John Heath lends a hand while Girl Scout Cassidy Fisk and Mackenzie Martini hang their recycling sign Thursday at Marshall Park in Sheridan. (Photo by Ron Richter)

Two local Girl Scouts are doing their part in getting the word out about recycling. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has the story.