Ron Richter


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Community Foundation Presents Grants to Local Nonprofits

Five local nonprofit organizations in Sheridan Wednesday received grant funding from the Wyoming Community Foundation. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the details.

Council of Social Agencies to Honor Sheridan Man Next Week

Every year, the Council of Social Agencies recognizes member of the community with the Human Service Lifetime Achievement Award.

Suspect in Yellowstone Assault Sentenced to Federal Prison

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The man responsible for assaulting two tourists in Yellowstone National Park last summer was sentenced to 6 and a ½ years in Federal Prison Wednesday by U.S. District Court of Wyoming Judge Nancy Freudenthal.

Sheridan Man Changes Plea in District Court

A 46-year-old Sheridan man changed his plea on a number of charges Tuesday in Fourth Judicial District Court in Sheridan. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the details.

Committee Provides Update on Charter Ordinance

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In February, at the recommendation of City Attorney Brendon Kerns, the City Council formed a three person committee comprised of Council members to review and evaluate Charter Ordinance #2158, the City Administrator ordinance.

Bench Warrant Issued for Colorado Man

A sentencing hearing in Fourth Judicial District Court in Sheridan was scheduled to take place Tuesday morning for Hank Harris of Colorado Springs, Colorado, for the charge of Felony Delivery of a Controlled Substance- Methamphetamine.

Council Holds Special Meeting Regarding Firefighter Contract

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The Sheridan City Council held a special meeting Monday to discuss the contract with the International Association of Fire Fighters Union Local #276. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the details.

Intergovernmental Agreement Between County and City Approved

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A Building Services Intergovernmental Cooperative Agreement between the City of Sheridan and Sheridan County was recently approved by the Sheridan City Council.

Council Approves Funding for Habitat PIF Fees

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The Sheridan City Council recently approved the appropriation of $6,150 to Habitat for Humanity to fund the cost of water and sewer plant investment fees for one of the homes they intend to build this year.

Wyoming Spring Snowmelt Flood Potential Outlook

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The National Weather Service has issued the last snowmelt flood potential outlook report for the current water year.

Water Supply System in Good Shape

Long term water supply for the Sheridan area and water system improvement recommendations for the system as a whole were a couple of items discussed during a public meeting this week on the draft plan of the Sheridan Water System Level 1 Study. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the details.

Burglar Sentenced in District Court

21-year-old Damon King of Sheridan was sentenced in Fourth Judicial District Court in Sheridan Thursday for a crime spree last October that resulted in King being charged with 12 different crimes, that included felony arson, felony burglary, theft, and numerous property damage and criminal entry charges.

Ranchester Resident Sentenced for Drug Charge

Last September, Austin Diirell was arrested in Sheridan County and charged with Conspiracy to Deliver a Controlled Substance.

Draft Plan of Sheridan Water System Level 1 Study Presented at Public Meeting

The draft plan of the Sheridan Water System Level 1 Study was presented at a public meeting Wednesday night by consultants with Dowl Engineering of Sheridan. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the details.

Senator Enzi: Association Health Plans Work

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U.S. Senator Mike Enzi of Wyoming recently spoke on the Senate floor about legislation he introduced that would make it easier for small businesses to join Association Health Plans to help them provide affordable health care for their employees.

Three Individuals Arrested for Drugs at Apartment on Marion Street

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Three individuals were arrested Wednesday in Sheridan for multiple drug possession and distribution charges.

Council Approves Lease-Purchase Agreement for New Landfill Compactor

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The Sheridan City Council, at their secondary meeting in March, approved the selection of Humdinger Equipment, Ltd, for the lease-option acquisition of a new landfill compactor in the amount of $825,464.

Severe Weather Training to Take Place in Dayton

The National Weather Service Office in Billings will be conducting a SKYWARN Severe Weather Spotter training session in Dayton a week from Saturday. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the details.

WHP Confirms Fatal Crash on I-90 Near Gillette

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The Wyoming Highway Patrol has confirmed that a one-vehicle crash at milepost 141 on Interstate 90 east of Gillette Tuesday morning, resulted in the death of 27-year-old Gillette resident Matthew N. Schmaljohn.

ACT and Blackfoot Communications Announce Partnership

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Advanced Communications Technology of Sheridan and Blackfoot Communications of Missoula, Montana have announced a strategic partnership to expand their fiber network footprint, bringing high-speed, reliable connectivity to businesses of all sizes across the western United States.