Ron Richter


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Senator Enzi Accepting Nominees to Military Academies

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U.S. Senator Mike Enzi of Wyoming is now accepting applications for nominations to the U.S. military service academies for the 2020-2021 school year.

Habitat Homeowner Application Cycle Opens Soon

Habitat for Humanity of the Eastern Bighorns will be starting their next homeowner application cycle on October 1.

City to Switch E911 Phone System Provider

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The City of Sheridan will soon be transitioning to a new provider of their Enhanced 9-1-1 system. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the details.

State Fair Board Seeking Public Input on Improving the Fair

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The Wyoming State Fair Board is in the process of soliciting public input and ideas, through a state-wide online survey, that will be used to improve the overall experience at the annual Wyoming State Fair in Douglas.

Aquatics Center, Kendrick Pool, Discussed at Council Study Session

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The relationship between Kendrick Park Pool and the aquatic center at the Sheridan County YMCA was the focus of discussion at Monday night’s Sheridan City Council study session. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the details.

Sheridan P.D. Monitoring Crashes Downtown

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The Main Street configuration test in downtown Sheridan began on August 11 and was supposed to wrap-up this past weekend, however, recent action by the Sheridan City Council extended the test by three weeks.

Habitat Director Discusses Challenge Match Grant

Habitat for Humanity of the Eastern Bighorns is celebrating 25 years in Sheridan this year.

Back to School Safety

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Now that another school year is underway in Sheridan County, Sheridan Police Lieutenant Travis Koltiska wanted to remind motorists to be aware of the increased traffic, especially around schools.

Customer Satisfaction

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Once a month, the Sheridan Police Department mails out random surveys to citizens who’ve had recent contact with the department.

Start-Up Challenge Application Period Ends Soon

The application period for the Wyoming Technology Business Center Sheridan Start-Up Challenge entrepreneurship competition ends a week from today.

Balloon the Bighorns

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The 3rd annual “Balloon the Bighorns” is set for this upcoming weekend at the Big Horn Equestrian Center.

Shredfest in Sheridan Next Week

AARP Wyoming’s Sheridan Community Action Team will be hosting Shredfest at the Fulmer Public Library in Sheridan next Tuesday from 10 am to 1 pm.

G&F Seeks Information in Elk Poaching Case Near Powder River Rest Area

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect, or suspects in the recent poaching of a bull elk in the Sheridan region.

City Council Looking at Adding Additional Work Session

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The Sheridan City Council meets on the first and third Monday of each month, unless one of those days happens to fall on a holiday.

Museum Moves to Fall Hours

The Sheridan County Museum has transitioned to fall hours, as the new hours of operation are now in effect.

Special Election Update and Main Street Test Extension on Council’s Radar

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The Sheridan City Council will be receiving an update on the possible special election that may be held in reference to Charter Ordinance #2202, the City Administrator Ordinance.

Council Holds Strategic Planning Session

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The Sheridan City Council and Mayor Roger Miller discussed a number of City related issues and topics at a strategic planning meeting Thursday night.

Lick Creek Fire Closure Lifted

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The lightning caused Lick Creek Fire in the Bighorn National Forest has been declared “contained” by the Forest Service, as there has been no visible smoke observed in the area for over a week.

South Dakota Man Arraigned on Drug Charges

An arraignment hearing was held Thursday in Fourth Judicial District Court for a man from South Dakota charged with two felony drug charges. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the details.

Conversations in History Start Soon

Casual Conversations in History, the monthly programs that are co-hosted between the Sheridan County Historical Society and Museum and the Hub on Smith, are set to start back up in September.