Ron Richter

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UW Receives Major Research Instrumentation Award

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The University of Wyoming is acquiring equipment that will more accurately measure aquifer levels in the ground. The university has received a major instrument award in the amount of $400,000, to purchase a borehole nuclear magnetic instrument.

Getting Wet For The Cause

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Sheridan Police Lieutenant Travis Koltiska was all wet for a good cause. (Photo by Ron Richter)

Those that attended last night’s 3rd Thursday Street Festival in Sheridan probably noticed a dunk tank set-up on Main Street. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the details.

College District Trustees Approve Change in Nursing Program

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The Northern Wyoming Community College District Board of Trustees approved a change in the nursing program at their meeting this week. The two-year Associate of Applied Science Nursing Degree will be redesigned to an Associate Degree in Nursing.

Antelope Butte Summer Festival Begins Tonight

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The 2nd annual Antelope Butte Summer Festival will get underway tonight with live music by “Shot in the Foot” from 7:30 to 9:30. Saturday’s music lineup starts at noon and will run until 10 in the evening.

Rodeo Weekend ‘Uneventful’ for Law Enforcement

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Sheridan WYO Rodeo week has come and gone for another year, and for the most part, there were no major incidents involving law enforcement. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the story.

College District Trustees Approve Budget

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The Northern Wyoming Community College District Board of Trustees approved the budget for the fiscal year that began on July 1 at their meeting Wednesday night. The total expenditure budget for the fiscal year is in the amount of $78.4 million, with an operating fund of $28.2 million.

First Interstate Bank Announces New President of Downtown Branch

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First Interstate Bank in Sheridan has announced that David Hubert has been named the new Bank President of the Downtown Branch. According to information released by First Interstate, Hubert moved to Sheridan in 2002, where he began working at First Interstate Bank.

Local Representative Talks Changes in the Legislature

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Representative Rosie Berger (Courtesy photo)

State Representative Rosie Berger of Big Horn was a guest on Tuesday’s news talk show Public Pulse, where she discussed how a turnover in the legislature and an uncertain mineral revenue future is prompting policy changes for lawmakers.

Wyoming Teachers Gain STEM Skills at UW

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Teachers from around Wyoming have just finished a two-week program at the University of Wyoming called “Launching Astronomy: Standards and STEM Integration”. One of those teachers was Annie Grip, who teaches 5th grade at Cloud Peak Elementary School in Buffalo.

Public Comments Sought For Proposed Sheridan College Weather Tower Project

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The Tongue Ranger District of the Bighorn National Forest is seeking public comment on a proposed project that would involve installing a weather tower on top of the dam at Park Reservoir.

Wyoming Theater Festival Gets Underway

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The first ever Wyoming Theater Festival began Monday in Sheridan with two different plays at the Mars Theater and a handful of workshops at various locations throughout Sheridan.

Keeping the Pets Cool

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Summertime temperatures can be dangerous for our four-legged friends. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the story.

May The Best Duck Win

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Following all of the festivities in downtown Sheridan this morning, the annual Kiwanis Duck Race will take place in Kendrick Park at 1. Dr. Rod Bisbee with the local Kiwanis Club says that there could be up to 1,000 plastic ducks in this year’s race.

Sneakers and Spurs Run

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Roughly 500 runners and walkers will converge on Main Street in downtown Sheridan this morning for the annual Sneakers and Spurs run sponsored by the Sports Stop and Foot of the Bighorns.

A Rodeo Friday Tradition

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The annual Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast on Grinnell Plaza in downtown Sheridan has become the first stop for many people getting ready to take in all of the festivities that are a part of Rodeo Friday. Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast Committee Chairman Dr.

Senator Enzi Hosts Roundtable Discussion on Healthcare

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U.S. Senator Mike Enzi from Wyoming hosted a roundtable discussion this week to discuss bipartisan solutions that would provide needed choice and flexibility for small businesses who’re struggling to provide health insurance for their employees.

Council Allocates Funds for Senior Center Transit Project

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The Sheridan City Council at their meeting Monday night approved a matching funds request from the Sheridan Senior Center for a public transit project.

City of Sheridan Enters Into Cooperative Recycling Program With Story

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A Memorandum of Understanding between the City of Sheridan and the Story Recycling Group was approved by the Sheridan City Council this week.

Arvada Davis Road Closure

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The Burlington Northern SantaFe Railroad has requested a full road closure on County Road 70, or Arvada Davis Road, to repair their crossing at the tracks located at milepost 4.5, north of the County Road 70/Highway 14 intersection.

Council Tables Franchise Agreements, Approves Senior Center Request

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The Sheridan City Council considered a number of items at their regularly scheduled meeting Monday night. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the story.