Sheridan

Winter weather has arrived in Northeast Wyoming, as evidenced by the handful of semi-truck accidents just on Interstate 90 between Sheridan and Buffalo Tuesday night. This weather can cause highway surfaces to be slick and unpredictable, and when you factor in poor visibility and blowing snow, driving can be dangerous. Sheridan Media's Chris Foy has more.

A representative with Montana Dakota Utilities says at approximately 3:20 p.m. Wednesday, the power went out on the 1900 block of Big Horn Avenue and in some other areas in Sheridan. Technicians with MDU were dispatched and eventually restored power a few hours later.

The Alliance for Substance Abuse Prevention for Sheridan County met Monday to discuss strategic plans to intervene when it comes to alcohol abuse, or use by minors.

The Wyoming Department of Transportation closed the eastbound lanes of Interstate 90 towards Buffalo at around 6:30 p.m. Tuesday after a truck with a different kind of load caught fire near milepost 38.

The Susie Bowling Lawrence Hospice Benefit Variety Show, which is performed every two years, will be presented this weekend in Buffalo.

Some local youngsters were recognized at the National Western Stock Show in Denver recently. Sheridan Media's Chris Foy spoke with Rindy West, the mother of 10 year-old Sheridan resident Braden West.

Sheridan County School District One schools will be starting late Wednesday morning. Superintendent Marty Kobza tells Sheridan Media there will be a two-hour delay for bus pick-up in the morning, as well as a two-hour delay for classes to begin.

Your chance to help Sheridan High beat Gillette High is here, as the annual Sheridan High School Blood Drive Challenge will take place this afternoon at the Best Western Sheridan Center.

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