Ron Richter


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Woman Charged With Homicide by Vehicle Arraigned in Court

An arraignment hearing for 34-year-old Hannah Terry of Big Horn, was held Thursday in Fourth Judicial District Court in Sheridan.

Fireworks Aren't Pet Friendly

Please don't take me out to the Equestrian Center for the fireworks and then wonder why I ran off. (Photo by Ron Richter)

Fourth of July celebrations and pets usually don't mix well. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has the story.

The Big Four Firearm Safety Rules

Sheridan County Sheriff's Deputy Steve Matheson (Photo by Ron Richter)

In light of last week's accidental shooting that landed an 11-year-old boy from Sheridan County in the hospital, we thought it would be a good time to speak with Sheridan County Sheriff's Deputy Steve Matheson, who's been a certified firearms instructor since 1992 through the Wyoming Law Enforcement

Investigation Shows Shooting Was Accidental

Sgt. Mike Gale with the Sheridan County Sheriff's Office. (Photo by Ron Richter)

No charges are expected to be filed in the shooting incident that occurred on a ranch in northern Sheridan County last Thursday, where an 11-year-old boy was life flighted to a Billings hospital after he was shot in the head.

Smoke Filled Skies

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Monday's wind that we experienced in northeast Wyoming is just part of the cause of the smoke filled skies over the region.

Secretary of State Candidate Visits Sheridan

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Secretary of State Candidate Ed Murray, right, and his wife Caren, stop for a picture outside Sheridan City Hall Monday. (Photo by Ron Richter)

Ed Murray, one of four candidates vying for the Republican nomination for the Secretary of State position, spent Monday in Sheridan.

Community Welcomes Back Retired Marine

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Gunnery Sgt. David Flannery is back home in Sheridan after retiring from the USMC. (Photo by Ron Richter)

Businesses around Sheridan have used their letter board signs to welcome home 34-year-old David Flannery, who recently retired as a Gunnery Sergeant with the United States Marine Corps.

Week in Review

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It's time once again to take a look back at a few of the top news stories from this past week with our Sheridan Media Week in Review.

Senator Enzi Talks Highways, Gets Commitment to Restore AML Funding

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U.S. Senator Mike Enzi (Courtesy Photo)

The Senate Finance Committee began consideration of a new proposal for funding the nation’s highways and bridges. Two years ago, during consideration of the same topic, a provision was put in that took away a large portion of Wyoming’s Abandoned Mine Land (AML) money. U.S.

Archeology for Kids at the Bozeman Trail Museum

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The Bozeman Trail Museum in Big Horn will host a program for kids of all ages Sunday. From noon to 3, there will be will be a tour of the museum with hands on exhibits, food, music, and the chance to participate in the excavation of artifacts from The Bozeman Trail.

Sheridan County Boy Life Flighted to Billings

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Sheridan County Sheriff Dave Hofmeier has confirmed that an unidentified 11-year-old boy from Sheridan County was life flighted to a Billings hospital Thursday evening after being shot in the head.

University of Wyoming's Economic Impact

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Earlier this week the University of Wyoming released a report that was conducted by the university's Office of Research and Economic Development that showed the impact the university provides to the state's economy.

“Saturday U” in Ucross

Faculty members from the University of Wyoming have teamed up for a project combining science and art at the Ucross Foundation. The results of their work will be presented in a public program at the foundation on Saturday.

Raising the Limit

WYDOT Public Involvement Specialist Ronda Holwell (Photo by Leslie Stratmoen)

Beginning July 1, motorists in Wyoming will be able to legally drive up to 80 miles per hour on almost 500 miles of rural interstate highway in the state.

Senate Passes Bill to Improve Job Training Program

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U.S. Senator Mike Enzi (Photo by Ron Richter)

The U.S. Senate Wednesday, overwhelmingly passed the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act by a vote of 95-3.

Governor Joins ACT to Announce New Fiber Optic Line

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Wyoming Governor Matt Mead and Sheridan based Advanced Communications Technology have announced that ACT will be installing a new fiber optics line from Casper to the Colorado border.

Alleged Murderer Waives Speedy Hearing

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57-year-old Paul Brookhouse has been charged with Second Degree Murder. (Photo courtesy of the Sheridan County Sheriff's Office)

A Preliminary Hearing that was scheduled for 57-year-old Paul Brookhouse Tuesday afternoon in Sheridan County Circuit Court was postponed due to Brookhouse waiving his right to a speeding hearing. Brookhouse is charged with Second Degree Murder for allegedly killing 62-year-old James Lee Drake.

EPA Grant to Help Assess Potential Contamination

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The City of Sheridan is among 171 communities nationwide that have received a Brownfields grant through United States Environmental Protection Agency.

Council Considers Consensus Fund Distribution

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The Sheridan City Council held a special meeting Monday. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has the story.

Week in Review

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It's time once again to take a look back at some of the top stories from this past week with our Sheridan Media Week in Review.

The City of Sheridan adopted their budget for the upcoming fiscal year. City Clerk/Treasurer Scott Badley says that this is the first time the City has adopted a two-year budget.