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October 6th, 2013

Buffalo Council Approves Pipeline Change

Buffalo City Works Director Les Hook brought the first change order from the NW Water Pipeline project before the city council for their consideration at their last meeting.

Hook said the change order deals with some of the easement problems associated with the line, and he explained

Wyoming Court OKs Phone Approvals for DUI Testing

The Wyoming Supreme Court has endorsed a 2011 state law allowing judges to grant authority to police over the telephone to force motorists to submit to DUI testing.

College President Says Veterans Won't Be Forced Out

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The president of the state's university says no students who are veterans will be forced to drop out because of the federal government shutdown.

Government Shutdown Forces State Furloughs

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

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

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

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

October 5th

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

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

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.