Ron Richter


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Balow Pleased With Accountability Bill

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Wyoming State Superintendent of Public Instruction Jillian Balow (Photo by Ron Richter)

Wyoming Superintendent of Public Instruction Jillian Balow was recently a guest on our news talk show Public Pulse, where she weighed in with her thoughts on the recent legislative session in Cheyenne.

Legislative Session and Its Impact on Sheridan County

Sheridan County Commissioners (Photo by Ron Richter)

During a recent interview on our news talk show Public Pulse, Sheridan County Commissioner Steve Maier stated that the recently completed legislative session in Cheyenne had minimal impact on Sheridan County.

Department of Health: Norovirus Not Just for Cruise Ships

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According to a news release from the Wyoming Department of Health, norovirus is spreading throughout several communities in Wyoming. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the story.

Governor Releases Plan to End Homelessness

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Wyoming Governor Matt Mead Thursday released the state’s initiative to end homelessness.

Festival of Cultures at Sheridan College

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Sheridan College will be hosting their annual Festival of Cultures event next Friday inside the Thorne-Rider Campus Center. A news release from the college states that the family-friendly event will feature a variety of worldly food and entertainment.

Cooperative Agreement Between City and County Put on Hold

Sheridan City Councilman Alex Lee (Photo by Ron Richter)

A cooperative agreement between the City of Sheridan and Sheridan County for construction of Holloway Avenue from 11th to 15th Street has been put on hold. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the story.

K-Life Gears Up for Tebow Presentation

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In less than a month former Florida Gator, Denver Bronco and New York Jet Tim Tebow will be in Sheridan for a youth rally and public presentation courtesy of K-Life of Sheridan.

One-Cent Recipient Work Sessions Begin

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VOA President and CEO Jeff Hoslinger (Photo by Ron Richter)

Four non-profit agencies in Sheridan that receive funding from the city’s optional one-cent sales tax gave presentations to the City Council Monday during a work session. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the story.

Appointment and Removal Ordinance Approved

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When the Sheridan City Council approved the job description for the Finance and Administrative Services Director earlier this year, the position didn’t fall under State Statute as one that could be appointed by the mayor with council’s consent.

City Council Awards Retail Liquor License

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The Sheridan City Council ponder the issues. (Photo by Ron Richter)

The Sheridan City Council made its decision Monday night regarding the city’s lone remaining retail liquor license. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has the story.

City and Firefighters Agree on Contract

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Local #276 Firefighters Union President George Neeson negotiates a contract with members of the Sheridan City Council. (Photo by Ron Richter)

The City of Sheridan and the local #276 Firefighters Union came to an agreement on a contract between the two sides for fiscal year 2015/2016.

Time to Register Boats

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Although many lakes and rivers around Wyoming remain ice covered, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department is encouraging boaters to register their boats now for the upcoming season.

Council to Address Liquor License and Firefighters Contract

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The award of the City’s last retail liquor license and contract negotiations with the local firefighters union are the two main agenda items that will be addressed at tonight’s Sheridan City Council meeting.

Mayor Weighs In on Great Lakes Termination

Great Lakes Airlines gave notice recently that they would be terminating their service at the Sheridan County Airport at the end of this month. Sheridan Mayor John Heath says that air service is vital to economic development in Sheridan.

City Plans to Award Retail Liquor License Monday

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Sheridan City Councilman Jesus Rios (Photo by Ron Richter)

The lone remaining retail liquor license in Sheridan may be awarded Monday night at the Sheridan City Council meeting. Councilman Jesus Rios says that the council heard presentations from all of the applicants at their March 2nd meeting.

Food Bill Removes Government Interference

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Legislation that was signed into law by Governor Matt Mead recently will open the doors for local food producers in the state. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the story.

Game and Fish Seeks Information in Sheridan County Poaching Case

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The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is seeking information leading to the apprehension of those responsible for the illegal killing of three elk in Sheridan County.

Elks Lodge #520 Donates to the Food Group

From left to right- Elks #520 Exalted Ruler Steve Cox, Elks Head Trustee Jim Schellinger, Food Group Board Member Everett McGlothlin, Food Group Board Member Arin Waddell, Food Group Executive Director Missi Hubert, Food Group Board Member Amy Albrecht, Food Group Board Member Ken Thorpe and Elks Exalted Ruler Elect Bill Dahlin. (Photo by Ron Richter)

A local group that helps provide food for children received a sizable donation Wednesday. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the story.

Water Board Approves Contracts for Projects

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Contracts for two projects were approved by the Sheridan Area Water Supply Joint Powers Board at their monthly meeting Wednesday. A contract not to exceed $61,640 was awarded to OMP Engineering Inc.

City Planning Commission Gains Two, Loses One

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The City of Sheridan Planning Commission welcomed two new members and learned of the resignation of one of its current members this week. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the story.