The blizzard conditions in the past several hours caused many areas of drifting snow, keeping City of Sheridan street crews busy all night. Pete Husman, Operations Manager for Streets Maintenance, describes conditions this morning for drivers.
The explosive devices found aboard several cargo planes earlier this month led the Department of Homeland Security and the Transportation Security Administration to put into place a more intense level of security checks upon passengers at airports.
The recent snow that we've received over the last several weeks has allowed the Meadowlark Ski Resort in the Big Horn Mountains to open early this year. The resort opened for the season over the weekend, last year they didn't open till after the New Year.
The Christmas season officially begins this weekend in Buffalo with a number of events culminating in Saturday night's Lighted Christmas Parade. Sheridan Media News Director for Johnson County, Aaron Palmer, has the details.
The governors of Idaho, Montana and Wyoming plan to meet with Interior Secretary Ken Salazar in Denver on Monday to talk about wolf management. Relations between the states and the federal government over wolf management have been prickly for years.
Managers at the Shoshone National Forest say they intend to start revising the forest management plan again early next year. Reports indicate that a draft plan could be finished by spring 2012. It will govern forest management for the next 15 years.