Ron Richter


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State Treasurer Provides Update on Capitol Renovation Project

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Wyoming State Treasurer Mark Gordon (Courtesy photo)

State Treasurer Mark Gordon provided an update Monday while he was a guest on our news talk show Public Pulse in regard to the $300-million renovation of the State Capitol and Herschler Building in Cheyenne that’s slated to begin soon.

Police Command Post on Scene of Music Festival

(Photo by Ron Richter)

Those taking in the Big Horn Country USA music festival at the Trails End Concert Park in Sheridan have probably noticed the big white Sheridan Police Command Post Trailer that is parked on the grounds of the concert park.

Water Treatment Plant Busy With Recent Storms

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(Photo by Ron Richter)

The recent storms and heavy rainfall have affected many throughout the City of Sheridan. But what kind of impact have the storms had on the Sheridan Waste Water Treatment Plant on Fort Road. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the story.

Senator Enzi: ‘Growing Debt Threatens America’s Economic Future’

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During a hearing Wednesday on a report by the Congressional Budget Office focused on the fiscal challenges facing the country, U.S. Senator Mike Enzi of Wyoming, said the nation’s long-term fiscal outlook was threatened by the country’s growing debt.

UW Professor Helps Prevent Hearing Loss in Spanish-Speaking Ag Workers

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UW Division of Communication Disorders Associate Professor Mark Guiberson (Photo courtesy of the University of Wyoming)

A professor with the University of Wyoming is working with industry professionals to reduce hearing loss among the region’s Spanish-speaking agricultural workers.

City Prepared for ‘Challenging Future’

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Sheridan Mayor John Heath (Photo by Ron Richter)

With the uncertainty that is facing the coal industry in Wyoming, many municipalities throughout the state are facing the reality of lower revenues in the near future.

Chamber Brewfest on the Move

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For three years the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce has held their annual brewfest fundraiser at Whitney Plaza. This year there will be a change in location to the event that offers people the opportunity to sample some of the finest craft brews the region has to offer.

Black Bear Hunting Seasons Close

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The Wyoming Game and Fish Department issued a news release, reminding black bear hunters that Wyoming’s spring black bear hunting seasons closed one half-hour after sunset on Monday.

Hospice of the Big Horns Receives Highest Level of Recognition

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Hospice of the Big Horns Manager Ann Aksamit (Courtesy Photo)

Sheridan Memorial Hospital’s Hospice of the Big Horns has been named a 2015 Hospice Honors Elite recipient for scoring above the national average on post-care surveys.

City Council Tables Charter Franchise Agreement

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

The Sheridan City Council once again addressed ordinances at their meeting Monday night pertaining to franchise agreements With A-C-T and Charter Communications. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the story.

Applications Available for Tax Refund Program

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The Wyoming Department of Health is reminding those that qualify for their Tax Refund for Elderly and Disabled Program, must submit their applications by August 31.

Council to Consider Budget Resolution and Franchise Agreements

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The Sheridan City Council last year adopted a two-year budget, which is the first time the city has taken the path of a two-year budget cycle. Tonight at their regularly scheduled meeting, the council will adopt a budget revision resolution for the fiscal year that begins July 1.

Senator Enzi Addresses Senate On High-Water Mark Regulations

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U.S. Senator Mike Enzi from Wyoming recently addressed the Senate about high-water mark regulations, that he feels are drowning American families and businesses alike.

Mayor Heath Checks-In From WAM Convention

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The Wyoming Association of Municipalities annual convention began Wednesday in Cheyenne, and will come to a close today.

City PW Director Discusses Levee Erosion

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(Photo Courtesy of the City of Sheridan)

Late last month a citizen informed officials with the City of Sheridan that they’d noticed an area of erosion occurring to the Army Corps of Engineers flood levee on Big Goose Creek right behind Heritage Towers.

UW Researcher Studies Effects of Salt on Puberty

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A University of Wyoming researcher is gaining widespread attention for a study that connects dietary salt with the start of puberty in humans.

Another Storm, Another Round of Flooding

The view from the Info Center Wednesday night as a severe thunderstorm moved into the area. (Photo by Sarah Richter)

Shortly before 8 last night, a severe thunderstorm moved into the area that caused flash flooding throughout parts of Sheridan County.

Game and Fish Seeks Information In Wanton Waste of Game Fish

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The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is seeking information that will lead to the apprehension of whoever illegally dumped nearly 400 game fish near Gillette in Campbell County. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the details.

Peabody Energy Announces Layoffs

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The world’s largest private-sector coal company will reduce hundreds of salaried positions in the coming months.

Sheridan Council Discusses Utilities During Budget Session

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The Sheridan City Council hosted the latest budget work session Monday night at Sheridan City Hall.