Ron Richter


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Electronic Sign Ordinance Moves Forward

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The City of Sheridan Planning Commission has recommended the City Council consider and approve an ordinance that would amend the current sign regulations to allow for installation of electronic signage within the City. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the details.

Pint Night at Black Tooth Benefits Keystone Awards

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Black Tooth Brewing Company in Sheridan holds community pint nights occasionally to benefit local nonprofit agencies by donating $1 for every pint they sell during the event.

City Budget Sessions Continue

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The Sheridan City Council held their latest budget work session Monday night at Sheridan City Hall.

Sales and Use Tax Numbers On the Rise

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During Monday night’s budget work session held by the Sheridan City Council, City Administrator Mark Collins said that the latest receipts for sales and use tax show a 2.26 percent increase in collections.

Flood Advisory in Effect for Sheridan County

The National Weather Service in Billings has issued a flood advisory for Sheridan County through 12:15 pm Wednesday.

Deadline Approaching for Juried Photography Show

The deadline for photographers to submit their work for the SAGE 3rd annual juried photography show is only a few days away. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the details.

Boot Barn to Host Shelter Adoption Event

The Dog and Cat Shelter of Sheridan will be joining forces with the Boot Barn in downtown Sheridan to help find homes for some of the animals at the shelter.

Exhibit Opening and Reception at Brinton Museum

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A new exhibit will open Sunday at the Brinton Museum in Big Horn entitled “David Plowden’s High Plains: Sixty Years of Photographs”.

Trees for Trash and Community Cleanup Day

Trees for Trash and the inaugural community clean up day will take place Saturday in Sheridan. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the details.

Annexation Ordinance Passes Second Reading

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The Sheridan City Council at their most recent meeting approved an ordinance on second reading that annexes a little over an acre of property that is located near the intersection of College Avenue and Washington Street.

SPD Looking to Fill Vacancies

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The Sheridan Police Department currently has four vacancies that they would like to fill in the near future.

City Gears Up for Busy Construction Season

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The Sheridan City Council Monday night received an update from Public Works Director Nic Bateson regarding the various projects the City has lined up for this year’s construction season. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the details.

Rabies in Sheridan County

During her monthly appearance on our news talk show Public Pulse, Sheridan Dog and Cat Shelter Executive Director Debie Crawford talked about an incident last week where a skunk was spotted during the daytime near the shelter on East Ridge Road.

Professional Development Conference Set for This Month

The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a one day conference on Tuesday, May 23 at the Sheridan College Whitney Academic Center that will focus on professional development.

Monitoring the Potential for Flooding

The recent snowfall that’s accumulated in the Bighorn Mountains has increased the snowpack and the likelihood of flooding that may occur from snowmelt runoff. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the details.

Traveling Healthy

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Traveling, especially long distances, presents its share of problems for those looking to stay fit.

Buffalo Watershed Project Public Meeting

The Bighorn National Forest will host a public meeting next Tuesday at 6 pm at the Johnson County Fire Hall on Volunteer Lane in Buffalo.

Council Narrowly Approves Contract With Firefighters

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A contract between the City of Sheridan and the International Association of Fire Fighters Union Local #276 was narrowly approved by a vote of 4 to 3 by the Sheridan City Council Monday night.

Council Approves Contract for Hydropower Project

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The Sheridan City Council Monday night approved a contract with Fletcher Construction of Sheridan in the amount of $365,000 for the Beckton Hall Energy Recovery Project. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the details.

Biteman Discusses Latest Revenue Projections

The Consensus Revenue Estimating Group, which is part of the Wyoming Economics Analysis Division, released their quarterly revenue update for Wyoming this week.