Ron Richter


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Hillslide Stabilization Work Continues

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The hillslide stabilization project in Sheridan continues, as crews are working to stabilize the hill-side area near Sheridan Junior High School.

Pavement Maintenance Service Project

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The Sheridan City Council recently awarded the bid for the City’s Pavement Maintenance Project to MDS Technologies, Inc. of Park Ridge, Illinois, in the amount of $47,800.

Educational Science Center

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Joey’s Fly Fishing Foundation is proposing to build an educational science center on a little over 2 acres of property that is owned by SEEDA and the City of Sheridan, next to Big Goose Creek in north Sheridan. Thursday night, the local nonprofit provided an update on the venture during a meeting at the Downtown Sheridan Association’s Community Room. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the details.

Council Awards Bid for Project Survey of Goose Creeks

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A contractor has been selected to obtain field surveying data in support of the Ecosystem Restoration Project along Goose Creek in Sheridan.

Fatal Crash on I-90 Near Sheridan

A crash involving a single motorcycle on Interstate 90 just outside of Sheridan Wednesday resulted in the death of 57-year-old Debra Fulton from Tennessee.

A Call for Signatures

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A petition has been circulating around Sheridan in an effort to put Charter Ordinance #2202, the City Administrator Ordinance, on the ballot for a special election. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the details.

Department of Health Issues Fraud Alert

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The Wyoming Department of Health has issued a fraud alert in regards to fraudulent activity by individuals claiming to represent the Department’s Community Services Block Grant program.

Positive Results

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The Sheridan City Council received an update Monday night on the Main Street Lane Configuration Test in downtown Sheridan. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the details.

Malcolm Wallop Park

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The Sheridan City Council approved a resolution at their most recent meeting naming what was referred to as “North Park,” to Malcolm Wallop Park, in honor of the late Wyoming Senator.

Air Service MOU With County Tabled

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The Sheridan City Council held their regularly scheduled meeting Monday night. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the details.

G&F Asks Public to Report Dead Sage Grouse

Officials with the Wyoming Game and Fish Department are asking the public to notify the Game and Fish if they happen to come across any dead sage grouse.

WDE Seeks Public Comment on Chapter 38 Rules

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The Wyoming Department of Education is seeking public comment on proposed revisions to Chapter 38 rules concerning changes to the Hathaway Success Curriculum, which students are required to take in order to earn a Hathaway Scholarship in Wyoming.

Down on Main Street

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The month long Main Street configuration test in downtown Sheridan is entering its second week, and City officials continue to monitor how the change is impacting motorists.

Council Expected to Consider MOU With County for Air Service

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The Sheridan County Commissioners recently approved a Memorandum of Understanding between Sheridan County and the Wyoming Department of Transportation for participation in the Commercial Air Service Improvement Plan.

Bear Activity Expected to Increase in the Next Few Weeks

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Bear activity in the area is expected to increase in the next couple of weeks. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the details.

Draft CIP Presented to Council

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In November of last year, the Sheridan City Council contracted with WWC Engineering to update the City’s Capital Improvements Program.

Fatal Crash on I-90 Near Buffalo

A one-vehicle rollover crash on Interstate 90 just east of Buffalo has resulted in the death of 70-year-old Steven E. Marshall from Poulsbo, Washington.

Tongue River Cave is Temporarily Closed

A popular cave in Sheridan County has been closed temporarily. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the details.

Monitoring Stop Arm Violations

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In an effort to increase safety and minimize accidents involving school buses, the Wyoming Highway Patrol will be trying something new this year in the Sheridan area.

City Contemplating Name Change of North Park

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A proposal to change the name of North Park in Sheridan was brought before the City Council at their study session Monday night. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the details.