Ron Richter


Member for
8 years 7 weeks

Senators Discuss Recent Legislative Session

The 63rd Wyoming Legislature came to a close earlier this month in Cheyenne. A recent Sheridan Media poll showed that 60 percent of respondents graded this year’s session as “poor”.

Enzi Talks Job Corps, Equal Pay With Labor Secretary Nominee

Posted in

U.S Senator Mike Enzi of Wyoming recently spoke to President Trump’s pick to head the Department of Labor, Alex Acosta, about the importance of Job Corps programs and equal pay.

Commissioners Amend MOU With Department of Health

An amendment to the Memorandum of Understanding between Sheridan County and the Wyoming Department of Health was approved by the Sheridan County Commissioners at their meeting earlier this week.

Public Meeting to Discuss Proposed Ecosystem Restoration Plan

Posted in

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the City of Sheridan are hosting a meeting tonight to gather input on the proposed plan for restoring degraded aquatic habitat in the vicinity of the existing flood control project that exists along Little Goose Creek, Big Goose Creek, and Goose Creek in Sheridan. Sheridan Mayor Roger Miller.

‘Crimes of the Heart’ Continues at the Carriage House

Posted in

The 4th play of the season of the Sheridan Civic Theater Guild enters it’s second weekend of performances at the Carriage House Theater in Sheridan.

Flooding Potential Remains Low to Moderate for Tongue and Powder River Drainages

The National Weather Service in Riverton has released the latest flood potential outlook for Wyoming.

Commissioners Consider Large Acreage Grant of Exemption

The Sheridan County Commissioners met for their regularly scheduled meeting Tuesday. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter was there and has the details.

Burgess to Present ‘War Voices’ Program at Library Tonight

Posted in

Local oral historian Val Burgess will present the program, “History Speaks - Are We Listening?” tonight at 6 pm at the Sheridan Fulmer Library.

Further Evaluation Needed

Posted in

A Disposition Hearing that was scheduled for Monday in Fourth Judicial District Court in Sheridan for Big Horn resident Todd Faass was cancelled and will be held at a later date pending further evaluation of the defendant at the Wyoming State Hospital in Evanston.

The Resistance is Real

Antibiotics are drugs used to treat infections that are caused by bacteria. A growing public health concern is resistance to antibiotics. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the details.

Representative Madden’s Thoughts On Recent Session

State Representative Mike Madden of Buffalo recently appeared as a guest on our news talk show Public Pulse, where he weighed in with his thoughts on the 63rd Legislative Session that ended earlier this month.

WTBC to Host e2e Program Wednesday

Posted in

The Wyoming Technology Business Center launched the e2e program in 2009 as a way to improve the entrepreneurial ecosystem in the state. The WTBC will host their next program Wednesday night at 5:30 at the Best Western Sheridan Center.

Biteman Releases Statement on Governor’s Veto

As Sheridan Media previously reported, Governor Matt Mead vetoed House Bill 137, the Wyoming Repeal Gun Free Zones Act. The bill would have allowed the concealed carry of firearms in government meetings.

Change of Plea Hearings in District Court

A pre-trial conference turned into a plea agreement, then sentencing Thursday in Fourth Judicial District Court in Sheridan. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the details.

Governor Mead Takes Action on Gun Bills

Posted in

Governor Matt Mead vetoed House Bill 137 and signed into law House Bill 194 Wednesday. HB 137 would have allowed people to carry concealed firearms into government meetings.

Sheridan Start-Up Challenge Finalists to Be Announced Next Week

Posted in

The application deadline for the Sheridan Start-Up Challenge closed a little over a week ago and the response was over twice the applicants that officials anticipated.

Trial Date For Alleged Murderer Rescheduled

Posted in

The trial date has changed for a Sheridan man charged with Second Degree Murder. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the details.

Behind the Scenes Saturday

The “Behind the Scenes Saturday” program at the Sheridan County Museum was started several years ago as a means to give the public a glimpse of the upcoming new exhibits and what it takes to get those exhibits ready during the winter months.

Senate File 70 Signed by Governor

Senate File 70, which was sponsored by Senator Dave Kinskey of Sheridan, was signed into law this week by Governor Matt Mead.

Sheridan to Launch Smartphone App Soon

Posted in

The City of Sheridan will soon make available to the public a smartphone application that will allow residents to instantly file a report on a number of different public works issues.