Ron Richter

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Longtime Forest Service Employee Honored

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WYDOT Worland Resident Engineer Dan McAfee (left) presents the first Golden Pine Cone Award to Craig Cope of Buffalo. (Photo courtesy of Susie Douglas, Public Affairs Specialist, Bighorn National Forest.

A local U.S. Forest Service employee was presented with the first Golden Pine Cone Award this week for a career marked by cultivating great professional working relationships.

City Service Center Expansion on Schedule

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(Photo by Ron Richter)

Work to expand a city facility is progressing and remains on schedule. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has the story.

Christmas Tree Permits Available for the National Forest

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Christmas Tree permits are now available for the Bighorn National Forest. According to Public Affairs Specialist Susie Douglas with the National Forest, permits are $8 for a tree up to 10 feet tall.

Voting Underway for Pet Calender Contest

(Photo by Ron Richter)

Voting has begun for the Sheridan Dog and Cat Shelter's Pet Calender Contest. Shelter Executive Director Debie Crawford says that they've received 65 photo entries and that pet owners have gotten creative for this year's contest.

The Pulse of Sheridan's Economy

(Photo by Ron Richter)

During her monthly visit as a guest on our news talk show Public Pulse, the CEO of the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce discussed the state of the economy in the area. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has the details.

U.S. 14A May Close Sooner Than Expected

US 14A may close sooner than expected this year due to weather conditions. (Photo by Ron Richter)

A popular route over the Bighorn Mountains may close earlier than expected. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has the story.

Museum Director Talks New Exhibits

The Sheridan County Museum (Photo by Ron Richter)

The Sheridan County Museum will close their gallery for the season just before Christmas next month.

A Legacy of Giving

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

The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce will be holding their monthly luncheon Wednesday at the Best Western Sheridan Center. Chamber CEO Dixie Johnson describes the program that's planned for the luncheon.

Governor Mead: Unified Network Progressing Nicely

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Wyoming Governor Matt Mead (Photo by Ron Richter)

During his monthly news conference earlier this week in Cheyenne, Governor Matt Mead provided an update on the progress of the Unified Network, that is aimed at expanding access to broadband internet around the state.

Upcoming Auditions for Civic Theater Guild Production

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Auditions for an upcoming Sheridan Civic Theater Guild production will take place Monday and Tuesday night at the Carriage House Theater from 6 to 8. Director Gene Davis tells us a little bit about the play “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike”.

Mining Company Files for State Permit

RAMACO CEO Randall Atkins (Photo by Ron Richter)

Earlier this week, Ramaco, LLC, announced that through its Brook Creek Mining Company, LLC subsidiary, a mine and reclamation permit has been filed with the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality for the development of the Brook Mine in Sheridan County.

Community Veterans Ceremony Set for Local VA

(Photo by Ron Richter)

The local medical center will be the site for a special ceremony on Veterans Day. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has the story.

New Student Atlas Delivered to Wyoming Schools

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The University of Wyoming has created and printed 5,000 copies of a new “Wyoming Student Atlas” that is being distributed to all school districts throughout the state. Jeff Hamerlinck directs the University’s Geographic Information Science Center.

Tree and Brush Removal Along Red Grade Road

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Work on a popular county road is expected to begin soon. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has the details.
Tree and Brush Removal Along Red Grade Road.

Voter Turnout Numbers

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Secretary of State Max Maxfield released preliminary figures that show that 65 percent of registered voters in Wyoming took to the polls during Tuesday's General Election.

Local Judges Retain Positions

The three judges in Fourth Judicial District Court in Sheridan County retained their positions during Tuesday's General Election.

One-Cent Renewal Passes Easily

(Photo by Ron Richter)

The renewal of the optional one-cent sales tax in Sheridan County passed easily during Tuesday's General Election as 68 percent of voters were in favor of continuing the tax. Sheridan County Commissioner Terry Cram weighs in on the outcome.

Jennings Wins District 30 Seat

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Republican candidate for State Representative for House District 30 Mark Jennings easily won the seat during Tuesday's General Election. (Photo by Ron Richter)

Mark Jennings, Republican Candidate for State Representative for House District 30, which covers a portion of Sheridan, garnered 2,068 votes to beat out Independent Val Burgess, who ran as a write-in candidate.

Shafer, Gooch Voted on to the Council

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The Sheridan City Council will have a couple of new members come the New Year, as Thayer Shafer beat out Incumbent Robert Webster by 766 votes to grab the two-year seat on the council.

Liquor License Resolution Needs More Time

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Sheridan Mayor John Heath (Photo by Ron Richter)

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