Ron Richter


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Governor Discusses Cybersecurity, Healthcare

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Wyoming Governor Matt Mead held a news conference Wednesday, where he discussed a number of topics concerning the State. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the details.

Final Plat, PUD Amendment Considered by Council

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The Poplar Grove Planned Unit Development phase four was recently considered and approved by the Sheridan City Council this week.

WWF Accepting Grant Applications

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The Wyoming Wildlife Foundation is encouraging organizations working for wildlife in the state to submit a grant application for funding by the end of the business day on August 15.

North End Utilities Project

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The City of Sheridan will move forward in applying for a state grant to help fund a utilities project in the area where the new North Main Interchange will be located. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the details.

3rd Thursday This Week in Downtown Sheridan

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Downtown Sheridan will once again be filled with music, food and fun as the Downtown Sheridan Association 3rd Thursday Street Festival will take place along Main Street Thursday night from 5 to 9 pm.

Jazz Workshop at Spear-O

The Sheridan College Spear-O Mountain Campus will be the site for the first Jazz in the Bighorns Summer Music Workshop Sunday, July 30th, through Friday, August 4th.

Contract Approved for Council Chambers Upgrades

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A contract was awarded Monday night by the Sheridan City Council that will facilitate upgrades to the audio/visual equipment in Council Chambers. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the details.

Crowell Named New Director of Sheridan VA

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The Department of Veterans Affairs has announced that Pamela S. Ochsner Crowell has been appointed as the new director of the Sheridan VA Medical Center.

WYDOT Overlay and Maintenance Projects

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The Wyoming Department of Transportation recently started an overlay project that spans 6 miles of Highway 335 from the school in Big Horn to the snowmobile turnouts.

No Major Critical Incidents During Rodeo Week

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The Sheridan Police Department reports that through the week of Monday, July 10, through Sunday, July 16, 312 calls were handled by the department.

City Employees Go Through ALICE Training Program

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Employees with the City of Sheridan recently completed the ALICE training program. ALICE stands for Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter and Evacuate.

Forest Service Urges Fire Safety

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With the recent hot temperatures in the area, officials with the Bighorn National Forest have elevated the fire danger on the forest to high. Forest fire managers are asking the public to make every effort to prevent human caused wildfires.

Sheridan WYO Rodeo Wranglers

The Sheridan WYO Rodeo Wranglers are an integral part of the Sheridan WYO Rodeo, yet a lot of what they do may go unnoticed to the casual spectator. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the details.

Rhonda Vincent and the Rage

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Rhonda Vincent and the Rage will be performing a concert in Sheridan next week to benefit the Greater Wyoming Big Brothers Big Sisters organization.

SAWS Board Adopts Budget

The Sheridan Area Water Supply Joint Powers Board considered adoption of the budget for the fiscal year that began on July 1 at their meeting Wednesday. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the details.

Bighorn National Forest Visitors Urged to Be Bear Aware

Officials with the Bighorn National Forest want to remind people visiting the forest to take precautions to avoid encounters with black bears.

Change of Plea, Sentencing in District Court

A change of plea hearing and subsequent sentencing was held Tuesday in Fourth Judicial District Court in Sheridan. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the details.

Council Discusses Future of Kendrick Pool

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The long term future of the Kendrick Park Pool remains uncertain as officials with the City of Sheridan continue to debate what to do with the pool that is celebrating its 80th birthday this year.

The Running of the Ducks

Shortly after the Sheridan WYO Rodeo Parade in downtown Sheridan Friday, the creek in Kendrick Park will be the site for the annual Kiwanis Duck Race.

Winning Powerball Ticket Sold in Sheridan

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The Wyoming Lottery has announced that a $50,000 winning ticket for the Powerball was sold at Star Liquor in Sheridan.