Ron Richter

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Local Judges Retain Positions

The three judges in Fourth Judicial District Court in Sheridan County retained their positions during Tuesday's General Election.

One-Cent Renewal Passes Easily

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The renewal of the optional one-cent sales tax in Sheridan County passed easily during Tuesday's General Election as 68 percent of voters were in favor of continuing the tax. Sheridan County Commissioner Terry Cram weighs in on the outcome.

Jennings Wins District 30 Seat

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Republican candidate for State Representative for House District 30 Mark Jennings easily won the seat during Tuesday's General Election. (Photo by Ron Richter)

Mark Jennings, Republican Candidate for State Representative for House District 30, which covers a portion of Sheridan, garnered 2,068 votes to beat out Independent Val Burgess, who ran as a write-in candidate.

Shafer, Gooch Voted on to the Council

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The Sheridan City Council will have a couple of new members come the New Year, as Thayer Shafer beat out Incumbent Robert Webster by 766 votes to grab the two-year seat on the council.

Liquor License Resolution Needs More Time

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Sheridan Mayor John Heath (Photo by Ron Richter)

The Sheridan City Council met for their first regularly scheduled meeting of November Monday night. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has the details.

Billings Symphony to Perform Free Concert at Sheridan College

The Billings Symphony Orchestra and Chorale will be performing a free concert Friday at Sheridan College. According to a news release from Sheridan College, the Billings Symphony will present its Top Brass Chamber Concert Friday afternoon at 2 in the Whitney Presentation Hall.

Motorized Access Extended on Forest Service Road

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The USDA Forest Service, working with the Wyoming Game and Fish Department, has extended motorized accress on the lower portion of Forest Service Road 213, known as Dugway Road, through December 22.

Liquor License Resolution on Council's Agenda

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At their last meeting, the Sheridan City Council elected to table the retail liquor license resolution that establishes criteria for those applying for a license now and in the future.

Miss Wyoming Visits Sheridan, Discusses Platform

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Miss Wyoming 2014 Jessie Allen (Photo by Ron Richter)

Miss Wyoming is spending a few days in Sheridan and visited with reporter Ron Richter Thursday. Here's his report.

Status Hearing Held in District Court for Bear Cloud

In September, the Wyoming Supreme Court ordered Fourth Judicial District Court Judge John Fenn to re-sentence 21-year-old Wyatt Bear Cloud to consider his murder, aggravated burglary and conspiracy convictions as a package.

Candidates Gosar, Wills, Discuss the Issues

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Democratic candidate for Wyoming Governor Pete Gosar, and Independent candidate Don Wills appeared as guest's on our news talk show Public Pulse Tuesday.

Museum Looks to Expand Cemetery Tours

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The Sheridan County Museum recently held tours of the Sheridan Municipal Cemetery. Museum Executive Director John Woodward said that the tours were so successful that they plan on offering them again next year and expanding on them as well.

Cash for Candy

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Sheridan Memorial Hospital has just the thing for getting rid of that leftover Halloween candy. Monday, from 3 to 6, the hospital's urgent care department will be giving “cash for candy” as people will receive $1 for every pound of candy brought in.

SEEDA Receives Update on Children's Center

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The Sheridan Economic and Educational Development Authority held their quarterly meeting Tuesday. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has the details.

Brundage Lane Speed Limit Change

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Motorists traveling along Brundage Lane in Sheridan will soon have to slow down a bit due to a change in the speed limit from 40 to 30 miles an hour. WYDOT Public Involvement Specialist Ronda Holwell explains why the speed limit is being reduced.

Hi-Tech Park Site Certification Progressing

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In the summer of 2013, the Sheridan Economic and Educational Development Authority elected to participate in a site certification program for land they own in the Hi-Tech Business Park in north Sheridan.

Annexation Recommended for Approval

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The City of Sheridan Planning Commission met Monday night. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has the details.

Meet the Candidates

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The two candidates vying for the two-year seat on Sheridan's City Council were guest's on our news talk show Public Pulse Monday. Current Councilman Robert Webster talked about his experience as a councilor.

UW Facility Receives Grant to Analyze Soil Samples Nationwide

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The University of Wyoming's Stable Isotope Facility has received an $80,000 grant from the National Science Foundation. The grant will be used to analyze soil samples from across the country.

Senator Barrasso on Wolf Management

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U.S. Senator John Barrasso (Photo by Ron Richter)

U.S. Senator for Wyoming John Barrasso recently gave his opinion on wolf management in Wyoming during an appearance on our news talk show Public Pulse. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has the details.