Ron Richter


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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.

Mobile Vending Regulations

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The City of Sheridan is currently taking a look at implementing regulations and standards pertaining to the ever growing number of mobile vendors in the City.

Fluoride as a Ballot Measure

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Following the directive of a decision made by the Sheridan City Council in 2010, the City began fluoridating the water at the Big Goose and Sheridan Water Treatment Plants in January of 2015. The issue of fluoridation has surfaced to the forefront once again. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the details.

Local WYDOT Projects in Full Swing

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In preparation of Sheridan WYO Rodeo week, officials with the Wyoming Department of Transportation wanted to get the word out on several projects going on in the Sheridan area that may affect daily travel.

State Treasurer, Representative, Discuss Bonding Option

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Wyoming State Treasurer Mark Gordon and State Representative for House District 40 Mike Madden recently appeared as guests on our news talk show Public Pulse. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter takes a look at one of the issues the two elected officials addressed during the show.

Retail Liquor License Transfer

Transfer of a retail liquor license was considered this week by the Sheridan County Commission. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the details.

Public Instruction Superintendent Talks School Funding

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Wyoming Superintendent of Public Instruction Jillian Balow was a guest Thursday on our news talk show Public Pulse. Host Kim Love asked Balow about several op-ed pieces she’s written recently on school funding.

‘Life During the War’

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Summer is here and tourist season is in full swing as visitors from far and near make a special stop in Sheridan daily to take a tour of the Trail End State Historic Site.