Ron Richter


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Arrest Made for Incident at Sheridan Hotel

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Officers with the Sheridan Police Department responded to a report Tuesday afternoon of a male individual damaging property at the Best Western Sheridan Center on Main Street.

City Computer Replacement Program

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The City of Sheridan will soon be replacing a good number of computers that are used as part of the City’s day-to-day operations.

Wyoming Nonprofits Receive Nearly $1 Million in Grants

Nonprofits throughout Wyoming recently received nearly $1 million in grants through the Wyoming Community Foundation. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the details.

Representative Madden on State Revenue Picture

The Wyoming Legislature's Joint Interim Revenue Committee has been tasked with developing a plan for the State to generate more revenue to make up for the lack of revenue caused by the downturn in the mineral extraction industry.

Council Candidate Interviews

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The Sheridan City Council, during a special meeting Monday night, heard from the 10 candidates who are vying to fill the vacant seats on the Council. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the details.

Councilor Kelly Resigns

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Just prior to the start of the special Sheridan City Council meeting Monday night to interview the 10 candidates to fill the Council seat vacated by the resignation of Jesus Rios in August, Councilor Kristin Kelly announced that she too would be resigning from the Council.

Sheridan Man Sentenced in Federal Court for Meth Distribution

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U.S. Federal District Court of Wyoming Judge Alan Johnson recently sentenced 36-year-old Ryan Fagan of Sheridan for possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine.

Department of Health: ‘Get Your Flu Shots Now’

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As Wyoming begins to see early signs of the flu season’s arrival, flu shots remain the best way available to help win the fight against influenza illness, according to the Wyoming Department of Health.

Public Lands Workshops Set for Sheridan, Buffalo

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The Council for the Bighorn Range will be holding two workshops next week in Sheridan and Buffalo aimed at providing information on the evolving public lands transfer and management efforts from Wyoming to Washington D.C.

Creekside Cabins at Powder Horn Ranch

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The final plat for the Creekside Cabins at Powder Horn Ranch was approved unanimously this week by the Sheridan County Commissioners.

Senator Barrasso: Tax Reform for All Americans

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U.S. Senator John Barrasso of Wyoming recently spoke on the Senate floor about the issue of tax reform.

Native American Day at Sheridan College

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In the wake of racial slurs that were directed towards Native American students at Sheridan College, an education/awareness event has been planned for this evening at the College.

Sheridan County to Amend Mobile Home Parks Rules and Regulations

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Rules and Regulations governing mobile home parks in Sheridan County will soon be changing as the Board of County Commissioners this week issued a public notice of intent to amend the rules and regulations.

Senator Enzi Discusses Tax Reform

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As the United States Senate Budget Committee began consideration of the Senate’s budget resolution for fiscal year 2018, U.S. Senator Mike Enzi of Wyoming and Chairman of the Senate Budget Committee, said Congress should focus on growing America’s economy through tax policies that put more money in the hands of hardworking Americans.

Commissioners to Waive Fees for Pipeline Project

The Sheridan County Commissioners at their regularly scheduled meeting Tuesday received a request to waive right-of-way fees for a project that would deliver natural gas to the Tongue River Valley. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the details.

Commission Amends Internal Revenue Code Resolution

In 2009, under a requirement by the Wyoming Retirement System, Sheridan County passed a resolution that identified that the County was contributing to the system the employee's portion of the Wyoming Retirement contribution.

Quarry Permit Approved by Commission

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An application from Eaton Brothers Inc, for the Eaton’s Ranch 2 Quarry was approved Tuesday by the Sheridan County Commissioners at their regularly scheduled meeting.

Judge Rules DCI Must Provide McMurry, Richardson Investigation Records to the Court

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A Motions Hearing was held Monday in 7th Judicial District Court in Natrona County for the request for records petition for the Mick McMurry and Kristi Richardson cases.

Council to Receive Overview on Rightsizing Project

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The Sheridan City Council will meet for their first regularly scheduled meeting of October Monday night. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the details.

Sheridan County Receives Hazardous Materials Training Equipment

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As part of a U.S. Department of Transportation Grant administered by the Wyoming Office of Homeland Security, Sheridan County has received specialized hazardous materials training equipment.