Ron Richter

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Sentence Reduction Hearing Held for Convicted Murderer

A sentence reduction hearing was held in Fourth Judicial District Court in Sheridan Thursday morning for a Sheridan man convicted of First Degree Murder; Conspiracy to Commit Aggravated Burglary; and Aggravated Burglary. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter was there and has the details.

City Still Taking Applications for Vacant Council Seat

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The City of Sheridan will continue to take applications for the empty ward 3 council seat up until the end of the business day Monday, April 7. City Clerk/Acting Treasurer Scott Badley says that a decision on the appointee should be made that evening.

Escape to the Tropics

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A local non-profit has a fundraiser coming up that may help beat the winter doldrums. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has the details.

Local Jaycees Plan Open House

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A local non-profit service organization has scheduled an open house for mid April. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has the story.

Wild and Scenic Film Fest Comes to Sheridan

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The Powder River Basin Resource Council will once again be hosting the Wild and Scenic Film Festival in Sheridan this month.

CASA Light of Hope Breakfast Celebrates Child Advocacy

A scene from last year's CASA Light of Hope Breakfast. (Photo by Ron Richter)

Child Advocacy Services of the Big Horns will be holding the 6th annual CASA Light of Hope breakfast Friday, April 25 at the Best Western Sheridan Center at 7:30 AM.

Police Investigate Incident at Local Bar

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Officers with the Sheridan Police Department were dispatched to Rails Brews and Cues in Sheridan early Saturday morning in response to a report of malicious destruction.

Week in Review

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It's time once again to take a look back at some of the top news stories from this past week with our Sheridan Media Week in Review. State Senator Bruce Burns announced that he'll run for a fourth term as he'll seek re-election this November.

UW Dedicates Literacy Center

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The University of Wyoming recently dedicated its new Literacy Research Center and Clinic in the College of Education. The facility will support literacy initiatives across the state.

A Look Back in Time: March 29, 1914

Now here's Sheridan Media's look back in time, to 100 years ago, by reporter Pat Blair as published in the Sheridan Enterprise newspaper on March 29, 1914.

Local Agencies Work Together on Special Needs Home

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(from left-to-right) Joleen Herbert, Hilary Herbert and John Herbert (Courtesy photo)

The Rotary Club of Sheridan and Habitat for Humanity of the Eastern Bighorns partnered to build a specially constructed home for a Sheridan girl and her family after an accident left the teenager quadriplegic.

College Outdoors Club to Host Gear Swap

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The Sheridan College Outdoor Adventure Club is once again gearing up to host a community gear swap a week from this Saturday. According to a media release from Sheridan College, the sale is open to the public, with no admission charged.

Senator Announces Re-Election Bid

State Senator Bruce Burns at a legislative forum in Sheridan earlier this year. (Photo by Ron Richter)

Wyoming State Senator for District 21, Bruce Burns, has announced that he will seek re-election in November. Burns says that his decision to run for his fourth term boiled down to his experience and desire to serve the people of Sheridan County and the state.

Locals Walk for Disability Awareness

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A group of walkers get ready for the start of the Disability Awareness Walk last year. (Photo by Ron Richter)

The 10th annual Wyoming Walk for Disability Awareness will take place this weekend at various locations throughout the state. The walk in Sheridan is Saturday morning at the Sheridan Junior High School track.

Phase Three of Poplar Grove Development Approved

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City of Sheridan Engineer Lane Thompson (Photo by Ron Richter)

In 2006, the original planned unit development conceptual plan for the Poplar Grove Subdivision northwest of Skeels Street in Sheridan was approved by the City's Planning Commission. After the development of the first phase of the project, the original developer lost the property to foreclosure.

Keystone Awards Honors Community Members

The 4th annual Keystone Awards, sponsored by the Sheridan Senior Center, is less than a month away.

Colon Cancer Awareness

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There have been a number of events going on in and around Sheridan this month to help raise awareness for colon cancer, as March is designated as Colon Cancer Awareness Month. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has the story.

Historical Society Narrows Director Search

The Sheridan County Museum (Photo by Ron Richter)

The Sheridan County Historical Society has narrowed the candidate pool in regard to the search for a director for the Sheridan County Museum.

Shelter Getting Set for Spring “Fun-Raiser”

People lined up to get into last year's fundraiser for the Sheridan Dog and Cat Shelter. (Photo by Judy Hagerott)

Officials with the Dog and Cat Shelter of Sheridan have been busy getting ready for this weekend's Spring “Fun-Raiser” that will take place at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds Exhibit Hall.

Week in Review

(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.

The Sheridan City Council approved on first reading, an ordinance establishing a Municipal Power Enterprise. City of Sheridan Public Works Director Nic Bateson.

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