Ron Richter


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Council Receives Special Election Update

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The special election on Charter Ordinance #2202, the City Administrator Ordinance, is set to take place in Sheridan on Tuesday, November 5.

Sheridan Start-Up Challenge Finalists- ‘Purpose Physical Therapy’

We begin our series today highlighting the five finalists for this year’s Sheridan Start-Up Challenge entrepreneur competition sponsored by the Wyoming Technology Business Center in Sheridan. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the details.

Local Agencies Receive Grant Funding

Wyoming Community Foundation Sheridan/Johnson Local Board President Donna Kinskey recently presented grant checks to a couple of local nonprofit agencies.

Council to Receive Quarterly Financial Update

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The Sheridan City Council at their regularly scheduled business meeting Monday night will be receiving an update on the latest sales and use tax numbers from City Treasurer Karen Burtis.

New Warden for Wyoming’s Honor Farm

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The Wyoming Department of Corrections announced Friday that Michael Harlow has been selected as the warden for the Wyoming Honor Farm in Riverton.

Wyoming 4-H Clubs receive Monetary Awards for Community Service, Education

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Nine 4-H clubs in Wyoming are receiving $200 each, with one club receiving two awards, for their efforts in community service and educational programming.

East 5th Street Corridor Project

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A public meeting on project plans for the City of Sheridan East 5th Street Corridor Project was held Thursday night at the Historic Sheridan Inn.

Sheridan Man Changes Plea on Numerous Charges

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A change of plea hearing was held Thursday in Fourth Judicial District Court for 40-year-old Jack Fleenor of Sheridan.

Sheridan Woman Sentenced for Check Fraud

A 30-year-old Sheridan woman received a split-sentence Thursday in Fourth Judicial District Court in Sheridan for the charge of Felony Check Fraud.

Suspended Sentence for Man Charged With Felony Theft

On November 17th of last year, 63-year-old Edward Trujillo of Sheridan was arrested and charged with Felony Theft for allegedly stealing 6 pool cues and 2 pool cue cases from a glass case at Sutton’s Tavern in Sheridan.

Sheridan County Man Sentenced for Poaching

A 62-year-old Sheridan County man was sentenced in Fourth Judicial District Court Thursday for 11 counts of Wanton Destruction of a Big Game Animal. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the details.

Voting Absentee

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In a little less than three weeks, voters in Sheridan will decide the fate of Charter Ordinance #2202, the City Administrator Ordinance. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the details of how you can vote absentee in the upcoming special election.

Gearing Up for Snow Plow Season

The Wyoming Department of Transportation is gearing up for another busy winter.

Senator Barrasso: Successful Wildlife Conservation and Management Relies on Keeping Species Healthy

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The U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works held a hearing Wednesday titled "Examining the Impacts of Disease on Wildlife Conservation and Management."

Reports About Yellowstone Bears, Wolves, and Birds Published Online

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Officials with Yellowstone National Park recently published three reports from 2018 about bear management, wolves and birds. Each of the annual reports focuses on the health of wildlife populations.

Status Conference Held in District Court

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A status conference hearing was held Tuesday in Fourth Judicial District Court for a Sheridan woman convicted of selling methamphetamine. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the details.

General Session vs. Budget Session

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According to the Wyoming Legislative Service Office, the Wyoming Legislature meets in general session in odd numbered years and the session is limited to 40 legislative days.

Estate Planning Seminar

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Estate planning lawyers from Sheridan and Johnson County will be holding a free estate planning seminar this upcoming Saturday, October 19th at the Sheridan High School auditorium.

Council Continues to Discuss Future of Engine #5631

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Four options were presented to the Sheridan City Council at their study session Monday night on what to do with the steam locomotive engine that sits on the corner of 5th Street and Broadway. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the details.

Senator Kinskey Discusses Legislative Panel on Jobs

Wyoming State Senator Dave Kinskey of Sheridan, while a guest on our news talk show Public Pulse Monday, discussed the workings of a legislative panel that he’s on that has to do with planning for Wyoming’s jobs for the future.