Ron Richter


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Hill Won't Endorse Either Candidate for Superintendent

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Superintendent Cindy Hill (Courtesy Photo)

Wyoming Superintendent of Public Instruction Cindy Hill's term is nearing the end, and she will be replaced by either Democrat Mike Ceballos or Republican Jillian Balow.

Internships Available for Senator Enzi's Office

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U.S. Senator Mike Enzi (Photo by Ron Richter)

United State Senator for Wyoming, Mike Enzi, is encouraging college students and graduates to apply for an internship in his Washington D.C. office this spring.

Business Expansion on Schedule

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(Photo by Ron Richter)

A business in Sheridan is in the midst of expanding its operations. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has the details.

Candidate Forum Set for Next Week

(Photo by Ron Richter)

The General Election is less than one month away in Wyoming. With that in mind, the Governmental Affairs Committee of the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce has scheduled two candidate forums to be held in Sheridan next week.

Local Brewery Wins Another Medal

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An award winning brew. (Photo by Ron Richter)

A local business in Sheridan continues to receive awards for their hand crafted brew. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has the story.

City, Firefighters Union, Still at Odds Over Contract

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Sheridan City Councilman Alex Lee (Photo by Ron Richter)

It appears that the City of Sheridan and the Local #276 Firefighters Union will be heading to arbitration soon, as both sides have been unable to work out a new contract.

Retail Liquor License Issuance Put on Hold

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Sheridan Mayor John Heath (Photo by Ron Richter)

The Sheridan City Council met for their first meeting of October Monday night. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has the details.

Energy and the Impact on Our Community

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Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce CEO Dixie Johnson (Photo by Ron Richter)

The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce monthly luncheon that will take place Wednesday from 11:30 to 1 at the Best Western Sheridan Center will focus on the impact the energy industry has on our community. Chamber CEO Dixie Johnson.

Retail Liquor License on Council's Agenda

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At their last meeting, the Sheridan City Council tabled an application for a new retail liquor license that would allow alcohol to be served at Lou's, a proposed bar and grill at 201 Broadway.

UW Researches Explain High Winter Ozone Levels

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Three University of Wyoming researchers have published a paper that helps to explain why high winter ozone levels are occurring at an oil and gas field near Vernal, Utah.

City Receives State Loans for Projects

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(Photo by Ron Richter)

The City of Sheridan received two state loans this week that will fund two separate projects. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has the story.

Ceballos Opposes Firearms in the Classroom

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Democatic Candidate for Wyoming Superintendent of Public Instruction Mike Ceballos (Courtesy photo)

The issue of allowing teachers to carry firearms in Wyoming schools has come to the forefront with the race for state superintendent of public instruction race.

Collecting the Drugs

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The recent Prescription Drug Take Back Day held last weekend in Sheridan netted a good amount of prescription medications.

Preparing for What's to Come

(Photo courtesy of Deb Pfau)

Winter Weather Awareness Day is next Wednesday, October 8. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has the story.

Burgess Values Early Childhood Education

House District #30 candidate Val Burgess (Courtesy photo)

In early September, Val Burgess of Sheridan announced her intention to run as a write-in candidate for the House District 30 seat as an Independent. Republican candidate Mark Jennings advanced to the General Election by defeating incumbent Kathy Coleman in August's Primary Election.

UW Receives Grant to Explore Wind Energy Renewables

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(Photo courtesy of the University of Wyoming)

The University of Wyoming has received a $4.25 million grant from the Department of Energy that will be used to investigate various aspects of wind energy. Mechanical Engineering Professor Jon Naughton directs the University’s Wind Energy Research Center.

Police Investigating Missing, Damaged Sculptures

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Only the foot is left of the sculpture known as "Alchemy" (Photo by Ron Richter)

Art in downtown Sheridan has turned up missing and or damaged. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has the details.

Governor Mead Disappointed in Federal Judge's Decision

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Wyoming Governor Matt Mead (Courtesy Photo)

Wyoming Governor Matt Mead expressed his disappointment with a Federal Judge's decision Tuesday to remand gray wolf management from Wyoming back to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. U.S.

Gosar's Approach to Economic Development

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Democratic Candidate for Wyoming Governor Pete Gosar (Courtesy Photo)

Wyoming Democratic candidate for governor Pete Gosar feels that current Governor Matt Mead's economic development efforts the past couple of years have been a bit off track.

Farmers' Market and Fall Festival

(Photo by Judy Hagerott)

Grinnell Plaza in downtown Sheridan will be transformed into a market of sorts this Saturday. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has the details.