Ron Richter

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SEEDA Board Discusses Vacutech Grant

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Ther Sheridan Economic and Educational Development Authority Joint Powers Board discussed a recently awarded grant and loan from the state at their meeting Tuesday. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the details.

SEEDA Eyeing Workforce Housing Study

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A workforce housing study is being considered by the Sheridan Economic and Educational Development Authority Joint Powers Board.

Governor’s Tech Summit in Jackson

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Governor Matt Mead’s Global Technology Summit in Jackson enters its final day today with presentations scheduled that will focus on artificial intelligence and healthcare innovations throughout the State.

Council Listens to Comments on Non-Discrimination Resolution

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Nearly 20 citizens spoke before the Sheridan City Council Monday night during the public comment portion of the meeting.

MDU Franchise Agreement and Bar and Grill License Fee Structure Approved

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Two items under old business that were considered by the Sheridan City Council Monday night were also up for third and final reading. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the story.

Administrator Provides Sales and Use Tax Update

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The sales and use tax numbers for the month of July were made available to the Sheridan City Council at their regularly scheduled meeting Monday night.

Bar & Grill License Fee Structure Up For Third and Final Reading

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The Sheridan City Council will make their final decision Monday night regarding a fee structure for the two new bar and grill licenses the City received earlier this year. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the details.

LGBT Resolution to Be Discussed at Council Meeting

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At a Sheridan City Council study session in August, Sheridan resident Brad Mohrmann, speaking on behalf of an informal group of concerned citizens, said that they’d like to see the City Council adopt a resolution supporting the LGBT Community in Sheridan.

Council President Discusses Kendrick Park Improvement Project

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The decision by the Sheridan City Council to spend over $800,000 on the road realignment project in Kendrick Park recently drew the ire from a few residents who voiced their disapproval of the project on the Jackson Electric open line on news talk 9-30 KROE.

Updating the Employee Handbook

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An update is forthcoming that will affect all of the employees with the City of Sheridan. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the story.

Consultants to Be Hired for Water and Sewer Rate Study

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Water and sewer rates for the City of Sheridan will be studied and reviewed soon, as City staff is recommending the City Council approve a contract with Raftelis Financial Consultants, Inc, to review the rates and provide a financial update.

Fire Services Study on City’s Radar

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The City of Sheridan is contemplating having a study conducted on fire and rescue services within the City and adjoining jurisdictions. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the details.

Scott/Broadway Traffic Study

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City of Sheridan Interim Public Works Director Lane Thompson recently presented the results of a traffic study that was done on Scott/Broadway Street from Grinnell Plaza to East Loucks Street.

Senator Barrasso on Single-Payer Health Care Plan

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U.S. Senator John Barrasso of Wyoming spoke on the Senate floor Wednesday about Senator Bernie Sanders’ single-payer health care plan.

City Eyeing Contract for Social Media Services

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The Sheridan City Council will soon be considering a contract with a Sheridan business to provide social media services. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the details.

Local Cat Rescue Wins $1,000

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Second Chance Sheridan Cat Rescue has won $1,000 in this year’s Tractor Supply Company’s Rescue Your Rescue Contest.

Yellowstone Boasts Busiest August on Record

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Yellowstone National Park hosted 916,166 visits in August, making it the busiest August on record, surpassing the previous record set back in 2015 by over 61,000 visitors.

Hefty Change Order Discussed at Study Session

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The Sheridan City Council discussed a change order to a City utility project at their study session Monday night. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the details.

Slip Slidin' Away

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City of Sheridan Interim Public Works Director Lane Thompson provided an update to the City Council Monday about three hill slides that the City is currently monitoring.

Sheridan College to Celebrate First Ever Whitney Days

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Next week will be busy at Sheridan College as students, staff and coaches will be participating in a number of events organized around the celebration of Edward A. Whitney, a man who made it his life’s goal to support higher education in Sheridan.