Ron Richter

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Chamber Luncheon Will Focus on Business Growth

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

This month’s Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce luncheon is set for Wednesday from 11:30 to 1 at the Best Western Sheridan Center.

Sheridan County Announces Road Closure in Story

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Officials with Sheridan County have announced through a news release that Crooked Street in Story will be closed Monday from 9 to 3. The release states that the reason for the closure is for tree removal from the Story Fire Hall to the bridge.

Tax Season Off to a Fast Start

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According to a release from the Internal Revenue Service, the 2015 tax season is off to a strong start, with most taxpayers filing their returns electronically and choosing direct deposit for their refunds.

Collective Bargaining Bill Fails on Third Reading

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Wyoming State Senator Dave Kinskey (Photo by Hannah Stepenoff)

Senate File 123 failed to pass third reading this week, which ultimately killed the proposed legislation that would have specified non-binding arbitration for collective bargaining negotiation sessions between municipalities and firefighters.

SLIB Approves Funding for Sheridan Projects

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The State Land and Investment Board, or SLIB, that is comprised of the top five elected officials for the state, approved funding Thursday for three projects for the City of Sheridan. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the story.

Wyoming Isn’t Ready to Go to Pot

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Efforts to decriminalize marijuana in Wyoming have fallen on deaf ears during this year’s legislative session in Cheyenne, as lawmakers have killed a number of proposed bills in relation to the drug.

Local Developer on Economic Impact of Holly Ponds

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Local Developer Ron Patterson discusses economic development before the Sheridan City Council. (Photo by Ron Richter)

A local developer talked about the impact housing has on the local economy during a recent Sheridan City Council meeting. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the details.

Yellowstone Making Changes to Permit Fees

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Yellowstone National Park will begin implementing an overnight backcountry permit fee beginning May 1. According to a news release from the park, the money raised from the new fees will help defray the costs of running the park’s backcountry program.

Chamber Alert Issued for Ad Solicitation

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The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce issued an alert to chamber members today about being contacted by a Ken Riley, or another representative of The Basin Press.

Updating the Master Plan

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City of Sheridan Public Works Director Nic Bateson (Photo by Ron Richter)

The City of Sheridan now has an updated Parks and Recreation Master Plan, this after the City Council unanimously voted in favor of adopting the updated plan at their meeting earlier this week.

‘Top Celebrated Market in the State’

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The Sheridan Farmers Market continues to grow each year, and receive recognition for that growth. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the story.

Architect Renderings and Name of Indoor Arena Unveiled

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Sheridan on Skates, the organization that has assumed ownership and management of the Sheridan Community Ice Rink, has announced the name of the soon to be covered indoor ice arena at the corner of Brundage Street and Coffeen Avenue.

Council Discusses Job Description for New Position

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The Sheridan City Council Monday night discussed at length the job description for the Financial and Administrative Services Director.

Local Legislator Discusses Senate File 65

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Legislation sponsored by Wyoming State Senator for District 22 Dave Kinskey of Sheridan and Representative Mike Madden of Buffalo is intended to specify how provisions related to savings and loan associations apply to mutual savings and loan associations.

City Administrator Resolution Approved

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Sheridan Mayor John Heath (Photo by Ron Richter)

The Sheridan City Council considered a resolution at their meeting Monday night pertaining to the position of city administrator. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the details.

Council to Consider Parks and Recreation Master Plan Update

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The Sheridan City Council will consider adopting the updated Parks and Recreation Master Plan at their regularly scheduled meeting tonight. Sheridan Mayor John Heath says the updated plan has been in the works for a number of years.

City Clerk Badley Resigns

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City of Sheridan Clerk/Interim Treasurer Scott Badley has resigned from the position. (Photo by Ron Richter)

A longtime employee of the City of Sheridan has stepped down. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the story.

Winter Classic Garners National Attention

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An annual exhibition hockey game that Sheridan has hosted the past couple of years has garnered national attention. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the story.

Sheridan Man Changes Plea on Felony Controlled Substance Charge

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A change of plea hearing was held Thursday in Fourth Judicial District Court in Sheridan for 26-year-old David Simmons of Sheridan. Simmons is charged with Felony Possession of a Controlled Substance-Methamphetamine.

Sentencing for Sheridan Man Postponed

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A sentencing hearing for a Sheridan man that was scheduled Thursday morning in Fourth Judicial District Court in Sheridan was postponed until next week due to a witness who could not attend the sentencing.