Ron Richter


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Sheridan College Requests $800 Thousand in One-Cent Funds

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In a presentation before the Sheridan City Council this week, the president of Sheridan College made a formal request for funding from the optional one-cent sales tax. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the details.

Council Approves Electronic Message Center Request

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The Sheridan City Council approved a resolution that will allow for a time and temperature electronic sign at First Federal Bank and Trust in Sheridan.

Early Morning Fire Engulfs Home on Coffeen Avenue

Just before 10 o’clock Wednesday morning, crews with Sheridan Fire-Rescue, Goose Valley Fire Department, Rocky Mountain Ambulance, Sheridan County Sheriff’s and Montana-Dakota Utilities responded to the report of a structure fire at 5461 Coffeen Avenue.

A Shortage of Storage

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According to the National Weather Service in Billings, there has been 73 inches of snowfall in Sheridan so far this winter.

Senator Kinskey Discusses Sponsored Legislation

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A local state senator recently discussed the three pieces of legislation that he is sponsoring during this year’s legislative budget session in Cheyenne. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the details.

State Board Seeks Public Comment on Proposed Math, Science Extended, and Social Studies Standards

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Based on the recommendations of review committees comprised of educators, content area experts, and Wyoming citizens, the State Board of Education recently directed the Wyoming Department of Education to collect input on proposed changes to Mathematics, Science Extended, and Social Studies Content and Performance Standards. The changes were recommended to the board by review committees comprised of educators, content area experts, and citizens.

Daniels Fund Gives $6 Million in Grants and Scholarships in Wyoming in 2017

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In 2017, the Daniels Fund provided nearly $56 million in grants to nonprofit organizations and scholarships to students throughout Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming. The distribution amount includes over $6 million in grants and scholarships in Wyoming.

Legislators Face Challenges in Budget Session

One-week of the month long Legislative Budget Session in Cheyenne is in the books. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter recently spoke with one of our local senators to discuss the challenges that legislators face with the budget deficit.

Mayor Looks Forward to Productive Negotiations With Firefighters

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Negotiations between the City of Sheridan and the International Association of Fire Fighters Union Local #276 will begin this evening.

We the People Looking to Raise Funds for National Competition

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Last month in Laramie, the Sheridan High School “We the People” team won their fifth consecutive state championship to advance to the national competition in late April in Washington D.C.

Report Finds Growth of Wyoming’s Minority Groups Outpaces Whites

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The Wyoming Community Foundation has released a new publication titled Does Race Matter in Wyoming? Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the details.

Council to Meet Tuesday Due to Presidents’ Day

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The Sheridan City Council will meet for their next regularly scheduled meeting this upcoming Tuesday night instead of Monday, due to the Presidents’ Day holiday.

Defining a ‘Heart Attack’

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February is American Heart Month and we conclude our heart series today with a look at what actually happens physically during a heart attack.

Informational Meeting Held on Proposed ICE Detention Center

An informational meeting on the proposed ICE Detention Center in Uinta County near Evanston was held Thursday night at the Sheridan Fulmer Library.

February is American Heart Month

February is American Heart Month and today we begin a series of stories that focus on the most important muscle in your body. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the details.

Liquor License Transfer

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The Sheridan City Council will soon be considering the transfer of retail liquor license #2. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the details.

WyoSayNo Informational Meeting in Sheridan

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WyoSayNo, in cooperation with Real Resistance Wyoming, will host an informational meeting in Sheridan tonight to discuss the proposed ICE detention center in Uinta County.

Barrasso Weighs In On Trump’s Infrastructure Plan

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U.S. Senator John Barrasso of Wyoming attended a meeting Wednesday at the White House with President Trump that focused on the president’s infrastructure plan.

First Lady Mead Partners With Foundations to Provide Books to Children

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First Lady Carol Mead has partnered with the McMurry Foundation and the Ellbogen Foundation to provide children throughout the state with a copy of her children’s book, Wyoming Firsts.

City Considering Wireless Communication Facilities Ordinance

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The City of Sheridan is considering implementing an ordinance that would establish regulations on wireless communication facilities. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the story.