Ron Richter


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Bighorn Forest Steering Committee Meets in Buffalo

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Managers with the Bighorn National Forest and members of the Forest Plan Steering Committee will meet next Wednesday from 10 to 3:30 at the Johnson County Fire Hall in Buffalo.

Mayor Discusses Creek Restoration, Aquatics Facility

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Sheridan Mayor John Heath (Photo by Ron Richter)

Sheridan’s mayor discussed topics ranging from creek restoration to the city’s partnership with the YMCA to build an indoor aquatics facility Tuesday on Public Pulse. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the details.

Sheridan City Council Schedules Budget Work Sessions

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Department heads with the City of Sheridan have been busy preparing the financials for the fiscal year budget that begins on July 1st. The City Council has scheduled five budget work sessions that will begin Wednesday, May 27, and wrap-up Wednesday, June 10.

Cancer Center Relay for Life Team to Hold Fundraiser

Sheridan Memorial Hospital’s Welch Cancer Center Relay for Life team is holding a fundraiser Friday night from 7 to 9 at the Wesleyan Church in Sheridan.

Sheriff’s Office Seeking Help With Recent Burglary

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The Sheridan County Sheriff’s Office is seeking help from the public to help apprehend those responsible for a recent burglary at the Lodore in Story. Sheriff’s Deputy Ryan Kerns said that the crime appears to have taken place sometime last week.

Planning Commission Approves Wrench Ranch Plat

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City of Sheridan Planning Director Robert Briggs (Photo by Ron Richter)

The City of Sheridan Planning Commission recommended approval to the City Council the final plat for the Wrench Ranch Phase Two Subdivision that consists of dividing 17 acres into two separate tracts.

Police Lieutenant Recaps WASCOP Meeting

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The Wyoming Association of Sheriffs and Chiefs of Police annual leadership conference recently took place in Casper.

Johnson County 4-H Educator Starts in Two Weeks

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The new 4-H educator for Johnson County will take over his position at the Johnson County office of the University of Wyoming Extension Monday, May 18.

Keeping the Graduates Safe

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Project Graduation Treasurer Marcia Harper (Photo by Ron Richter)

For nearly twenty years, Project Graduation in Sheridan has provided graduates a safe way to celebrate following graduation ceremonies. Project Graduation Treasurer Marcia Harper.

Commissioners Award Bid for Airport Project

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The Sheridan County Commissioners at their meeting this week awarded the Rehab Taxilane to Business Park Ramp project at the Sheridan County Airport to Simon Contractors. The lone bid from the company in the amount of $910,785 was 15 percent higher than the engineer's estimate.

Senator Enzi Testifies on Endangered Species Data Bill

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U.S. Senator Mike Enzi (Courtesy Photo)

U.S. Senator Mike Enzi of Wyoming testified this week at a Senate Environment and Public Works Committee hearing in regard to a bill that would ensure the federal government shares data on endangered species.

Bennett Honored for Fifteen Years of Service

Sheridan County Deputy Attorney Dianna Bennett was honored by the Sheridan County Commissioners this week for fifteen years at the County Attorney's Office. (Photo by Ron Richter)

Sheridan County Deputy Attorney Dianna Bennett was honored by the Sheridan County Commissioners this week for her fifteen years of working at the County Attorney’s Office. Bennett talks about how her job has changed overthe years.

Quarry Permit Granted to Wrench Ranch

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Sheridan County Commission Chairman Tom Ringley (Photo by Ron Richter)

A request for a quarry permit from John E. Rice and Sons, Inc, doing business as the Wrench Ranch, was approved Tuesday by the Sheridan County Commission at their regularly scheduled meeting.

Change Order Needed for Fairgrounds Project

Sheridan County Commissioners Tom Ringley, left, and Steve Maier (Photo by Ron Richter)

A change order to the contract with Wilson Brothers Construction for the Sheridan County Fairgrounds Water System Improvements project was approved Tuesday by the Sheridan County Commissioners.

Sheridan County Historical Society to Host Community Roundtables

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The Sheridan County Historical Society is seeking input from the community as it develops an updated strategic plan for the historical society and the Sheridan County Museum.

Commission Approves Fairgrounds Change Order

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The Sheridan County Commissioners (Photo by Ron Richter)

The Sheridan County Commissioners Tuesday approved a quarry permit for John E. Rice and Sons, Inc, doing business as the Wrench Ranch, to operate a quarry where crushed base and hot plant mix will be produced for WYDOT’s North Main Interchange project.

Land Trust Encourages Children to ‘Unplug’

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Land Trust Communications and Outreach Associate Claire Hobbs (Photo by Ron Richter)

The Sheridan Community Land Trust, as part of a national initiative, is inviting the public to “Unplug” for a week beginning May 18th.

G&F Seeks Public Input on Sheridan Region Big Game Herd Objectives

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is holding public information meetings to review and discuss big game herd management objectives for the Powder River mule deer herd, Gillette, Pumpkin Buttes, and North Black Hills pronghorn antelope herds and the Bighorn moose herd.

Crash on I-90 Claims the Life of Ranchester Woman

33-year-old Ashley Peterson of Ranchester died Saturday from injuries sustained in a one-vehicle crash on Interstate-90 south of Sheridan.

Council to Consider Liquor, Distillery Licenses

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The Sheridan City Council tonight will consider an application for a restaurant liquor license from Wahoo Enterprises LLC, doing business as Wahoo Sushi at 2240 Coffeen Avenue.