Ron Richter


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Commissioners Weigh In on Petition

As Sheridan Media has previously reported, Sheridan resident Anne Collins is collecting signatures for a petition to reduce the number of Sheridan County Commissioners from the current five, back to three.

SC Nursing Students Get Real-World Experience

Fourth semester Nursing students at Sheridan College are offered the opportunity to pursue enhanced clinical experiences outside of the Sheridan community.

Loucks-Highland Closure Set for Monday

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Due to the West Loucks Street reconstruction project in Sheridan, the intersection of Loucks and Highland Avenue will be closed beginning Monday morning. City of Sheridan Project Manager Joe Schoen explains the length of the closure.

Color Run to Benefit Miss Wyoming Scholarship Programs

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Kendrick Park in Sheridan may get a little colorful Saturday morning as the “Sash and Dash” color run is set to take place at 9am. The cost of the 5k color run is $20 a person, or $100 for a group of 6 or more, with the proceeds benefitting the Miss Wyoming Scholarship Program.

Project Graduation Needs Volunteers

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Project Graduation, now in its 20th-year, is a drug-free, alcohol-free party for graduating seniors of Sheridan and Fort Mackenzie high schools and home-schooled graduates. It will once again take place from 9pm to 3am Sunday May 29 in the Early Building at Sheridan Junior High School.

Parkman Resident to Run for House District 51 Seat

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Parkman resident Bo Biteman has announced he will challenge incumbent Rosie Berger of Big Horn in the Republican Party Primary for the House District 51 seat.

G&F Reminder: Register Your Boats Now

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With the first official day of summer a little over a month away, Game and Fish officials are reminding people to register their boats now.

SEEDA Board Accepts Proposal for Property

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The Sheridan Economic and Educational Development Authority Joint Powers Board conditionally accepted an offer to purchase 3.6 acres of property within the Sheridan Commercial Park during a special meeting Tuesday. Advanced Electrical Contracting Inc.

‘Nominate Your Neighbor’ Winner Announced

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The Sheridan area “Nominate Your Neighbor” program was developed after the hailstorm of 2013 by Wyoming Roofing in conjunction with Owen’s Corning, to help those in need of roof repair or replacement.

Senator Barrasso Commends Western Water Supply Bill

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U.S. Senator John Barrasso of Wyoming weighed in on the Western Water Supply and Planning Enhancement Act of 2016 during a hearing Tuesday of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Water and Power.

North Sheridan Interchange Enhancements

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The North Sheridan Interchange project is tentatively set to begin this fall with an anticipated completion date of fall of 2019. The $58 million project is a joint project between the Wyoming Department of Transportation and the City of Sheridan.

Yellowstone Bison Calf Euthanized Due to Human Interaction

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In recent weeks, visitors to Yellowstone National Park have been engaging in inappropriate, dangerous and illegal behavior with wildlife. The actions have not only endangered people, but have now resulted in the death of a newborn bison calf.

City Council to Consider Air Service Funding Request

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The Sheridan-Johnson County Air Service group known as CAST, will be requesting $150,000 from the Sheridan City Council at their meeting tonight. The additional funds are needed because of a recent agreement between CAST and Denver Air Connection that extends service to Riverton.

City HR Director Delivers Good News at Budget Work Session

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City of Sheridan Human Resources Director Heather Doke delivered news to the Council during a recent budget work session regarding health insurance that will save the City and its employees money.

Council President Smith to Seek Reelection

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Sheridan City Council President Shelleen Smith has announced that she will seek reelection to the Council. Smith stopped by Sheridan Media to discuss why she chose to run for another term.

Robert Webster Will Run for Mayor of Sheridan

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Sheridan resident Robert Webster has announced his candidacy for the position of mayor of Sheridan. Webster, who’s been on the City Planning Commission for the past three and a half years, feels he’s got the qualities needed for the position.

Sash and Dash to Benefit Wyoming Scholarship Programs

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The Miss Wyoming Scholarship Program will be hosting the “Sash and Dash” Color Run Saturday, May 21 from 9 am to 11:30 at Kendrick Park in Sheridan.

Screening for Colorectal Cancer

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According to the American Cancer Society, colorectal cancer, excluding skin cancers, is the third most common diagnosed cancer in both men and women in the United States.

Annual Rabies Clinic in Sheridan Set for Early June

There have already been more confirmed cases of rabies in Sheridan County this year than in all of last year. Skunks and bats are the most common carriers of rabies in northeast Wyoming.

Mountain Snowpack Increases Over Past Month

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Wyoming NOAA Hydrologist Jim Fahey has released the latest Wyoming water supply outlook for May. According to the report, April precipitation in the State was 135 to 145 percent of average, with current water year precipitation showing an increase to near 120 percent of normal statewide.