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October 5th

Government Shutdown Forces State Furloughs

Gov. Matt Mead (Leslie Stratmoen Photo)

In news coming from the governor's office, we've learned that 233 state employees will be furloughed Monday as part of the federal government shutdown.

Most State Roads Now Open

Most roads in the northeaster part of the state were re-opened by 6 last night, according to Ronda Holwell of the Wyoming Department of Transportation regional office in Sheridan.

Roads Cleared, Temperatures Rising

Trees blocked roads through Sheridan Friday morning. (Leslie Stratmoen Photo)

By the end of the day Saturday, all roads leading in and out of Sheridan were open, but still wet and slick in some spots.

Storm Wreaks Havoc, But No One Injured

(Leslie Stratmoen Photo)

Anyone driving through Sheridan Friday morning as the storm was dropping heavy, wet snow in some places up to a foot, could see what kind of toll the blizzard was taking on the town, just from the number of tree branches downed on houses, trees and cars.

Firefighters Save Home, All Escape Injury

(Photo Courtesy of Sheridan Fire-Rescue)

Everyone escaped injury Friday night and a home was saved due to quick work by local firefighters.

Hospital Revenues Up, Expenses Down, Staff's On Mission

CEO Mike McCafferty (Leslie Stratmoen Photo)

Revenues are up and expenses are down at the Sheridan Memorial Hospital, compared to the same time last year.

Heavy, Wet Snow Downs Trees, Cuts Power

(Leslie Stratmoen Photo)

An early winter storm dropped into Idaho overnight Thursday to Friday and rotated through Wyoming leaving about a foot of snow covering the foothills of the Big Horns of the Rocky Mountains.

Interstates Reopen

WYDOT is re-opening many roads.

Updates Closings and Cancellations.

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The Big Horn Football game has been postponed till Monday at 6pm.

The Tongue River football game at Burns has been postponed till Monday at 4 pm.

Sporadic power outages are being reported throughout Sheridan County.

Sheridan Senior Center is open and their buses are running.

October 4th

Keep Away From the Trees

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The heavy wet snow that hit Sheridan has brought a number of trees down around the city. Engineer for the City of Sheridan Lane Thompson says that for the time being, people should stay away from those downed trees.