Ron Richter


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Awards of Excellence to Be Presented at Chamber Lunch

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The highlight of the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce monthly luncheon Wednesday will be the presentation of the “Chamber Awards of Excellence”.

WYDOT Snow Removal Budget Takes a Hit

The harsh weather we’ve experienced so far this winter in northeast Wyoming has taken its toll on the Wyoming Department of Transportation’s budget for District 4.

Sheridan Health Center to Host Enroll Wyoming Event

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The Sheridan Health Center is hosting an “Enroll Wyoming” session for people in Sheridan County who are lacking health care coverage for 2017.

Senate Takes First Step in Repeal of Obamacare

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The U.S. Senate today approved a resolution that clears the way for consideration of legislation that would fast track the repeal of the Affordable Care Act.

Governor Mead: ‘Education Funding Remains a Top Priority’

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During his State of the State message Wednesday, Wyoming Governor Matt Mead spoke to legislators about the looming deficit for funding K-12 education in the State.

Senator Kinskey Weighs In on Senate File 70

State Senator for District 22 Dave Kinskey is sponsoring legislation that would extend the exemption on sales tax on manufacturing equipment.

Governor: ‘The State Has Prepared Well For Lean Times’

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Wyoming Governor Matt Mead delivered his State of the State message to the Legislature Wednesday during a joint session of the Senate and House of Representatives.

WYDOT Urges Caution Near Snow Plows

The recent snowfall has prompted officials with the Wyoming Department of Transportation to remind motorists to always keep a safe distance behind WYDOT snow plows.

Winning Cowboy Draw Ticket Sold in Sheridan

WyoLotto has announced that the winning ticket for Monday’s “Cowboy Draw” was sold on January 7 in Sheridan at the Big Horn Y.

Senator Kinskey Feels Tax Increases Aren’t the Answer

State Legislators face a formidable task during this year’s General Session in Cheyenne, as the number one topic continues to be the revenue shortfall brought on by a slumping mineral extraction industry.

‘Antarctica: A Year on Ice’

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The Sheridan Fulmer Library will host a program on Antarctica next Wednesday at 6 pm in the Inner Circle.

Business Day at the Legislature

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The Wyoming State Chamber of Commerce is hosting a “business day at the legislature”, Wednesday February 1.

CHAPS Breeding Auction to Help Fund Scholarships

Children, Horses and Adults in Partnership, or CHAPS, is a non-profit that provides equine assisted therapy services for people in Sheridan and Johnson counties.

Chamber Luncheon Set for Wednesday

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The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce will hold their monthly luncheon Wednesday at the Best Western Sheridan Center from 11:30 am to 1 pm.

Congressional ‘Office Hours’ Set for Wednesday in Sheridan

Sheridan County representatives of Wyoming's Congressional delegation will hold “Office Hours” Wednesday afternoon from 1 to 2 in the Whitney Room of the Sheridan YMCA.

Dining for a Cause to Benefit Local Museums

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The first Dining for a Cause of the year at Frackelton’s in downtown Sheridan will take place Monday and will benefit a quartet of local museums; the Trail End State Historic Site, the Sheridan County Museum, the Fort Phil Kearny State Historic Site and the Jim Gatchell Museum in Buffalo.

CHAPS Adds New Program

Children, Horses and Adults in Partnership, or CHAPS, has been providing equine assisted therapy services for people in Sheridan and Johnson counties since 2003.

Repurposed Pools and New Home for Soccer Fields

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Plans for the two swimming pools at the Sheridan County YMCA are to repurpose the area once the aquatic center on the south end of the “Y” is complete.

Fundraising for Aquatic Center Nearly Complete

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Part of the aquatic center project that will be located just south of the Sheridan County YMCA where the current soccer fields are, will be to modernize and renovate the current facility.

Snow Removal and Freezing Pipes

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The budget for snow removal for the current fiscal year for the City of Sheridan is $450,000.