Ron Richter

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Amsden Creek Wildlife Habitat Management Area Reopens

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A popular wildlife habitat management area that was closed as a result of the Sheep Creek Fire west of Dayton, has been reopened. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the story.

Yellowstone's July Visitation Highest On Record

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Tourism continues to flourish in our nation’s first national park, as Yellowstone experienced the highest recreational visitation on record in July with over 980,000 visits for the month, a 14 percent increase from last July, and a 2 percent increase over the previous July record in 2010.

‘Leonardo’s Horse’ is Set

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A bronze replica of Leonardo Da Vinci’s famous horse sculpture was “set”, or mounted to its base Wednesday morning in front of the Downtown Sheridan Association building.

Sheridan Teacher Honored As STEM Elementary Teacher of the Year

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This year’s Science, Technology, Engineering and Math, educators of the year were honored at the Roadmap to STEM Conference recently held in Sheridan. Abby Mowry, who teaches fifth-grade at Sagebrush Elementary School in Sheridan was named STEM Elementary Educator of the Year.

Drop Sites Not Financially Feasible With Curbside Recycling

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In 2007, the City of Sheridan implemented the drop-site collection program for recyclables. Many of those drop-sites have been eliminated due to curbside recycling that began earlier this month. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the story.

Council Work Session Focuses on City Administrator Position

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Prior to the regularly scheduled Sheridan City Council meeting Monday night, the council held a work session on the topic of the position of city administrator.

Council Receives Curbside Recycling Update

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The Sheridan City Council had a number of items removed from the agenda at their meeting last night. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the details.

Sportsmen’s Association Receives NRA Grant

George Rogers, Director of Archery Activities for the Sheridan County Sportsmen’s Association, and Michelle Walker,President of the Sheridan Friends of the NRA. The Arrolast target butts purchased with grant funds are in the background with animal target faces. (Courtesy Photo)

The Sheridan County Sportsmen’s Association is the recipient of a grant from the NRA Foundation for the improvement of their archery range.

City Council to Consider Woodland Creek Planned Unit Development Master Plan

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A week ago Monday, the City of Sheridan Planning Commission denied recommending approval to the city council of the Woodland Creek Planned Unit Development Master Plan, a request to rezone 14.2 acres as a PUD, located southwest of Woodland Park Road and Highway 87.

Wyoming Companies Invited to Participate in Canadian Trade Event

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The Wyoming Business Council is inviting Wyoming businesses with a focus on organic, natural and healthy foods to participate in an international trade mission with key Canadian importers and distributors.

Applicant Deadline For City Finance Director Position Approaches

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The City of Sheridan continues to review applicants for the position of Finance and Administrative Services Director. Sheridan Mayor John Heath says that the deadline to apply for the position is August 23.

97th Annual Crow Fair Continues

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The 97th annual Crow Fair Powwow celebration continues this weekend and into Monday at Crow Agency, Montana. Today’s lineup includes grand entry at 1 and 7. Sunday, Grand Entry is at 1, followed by finals. The Crow Fair will wrap-up Monday with Crow Style Finals with no grand entry.

Power Line Catches Fire Downtown

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A power line caught fire shortly after 6 o’clock Friday night behind Frackelton’s restaurant in downtown Sheridan, forcing the restaurant to close for the evening while Montana-Dakota Utilities Company repaired the line.

City's Working Out Curbside Recycling Issues

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The City of Sheridan rolled out its curbside recycling program last week.

Pilot's Association Plans Airshow, Fly-In

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An open house, fly-in, and airshow at the Sheridan County Airport, brought to you by the Sheridan Pilots’ Association, will take place at the end of the month. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the details.

Petition's Circulating for Medical Marijuana Initiative

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An initiative petition calling for the legalization of medical marijuana was handed over to supporters of the ballot measure Thursday.

Joint Powers Board Looks at Different Approach to Serve Customers

The Sheridan Area Water Supply Joint Powers Board will take a look at an alternate way of serving water customers in the future. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the story.

Patrol Credits WYDOT for Safe Sturgis Traffic

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Troopers with the Wyoming Highway Patrol working Sturgis overflow traffic into Wyoming are crediting pre-planned efforts by the Wyoming Department of Transportation in keeping traffic safe during the 2015 rally.

Bighorn National Forest Steering Committee Field Trip Planned for Next Week

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Forest managers and members of the Forest Plan Steering Committee with the Bighorn National Forest will meet Thursday, August 27th for the annual forest plan monitoring and evaluation field trip.

Planning Commission Denies Replat Request

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A request to replat over 15,000 square feet, from four lots into two lots at 532 South Brooks Street was given a recommendation of denial to the city council by the planning commission this week.