A flood warning issued early Thursday by the National Weather Service has been downgraded to a flood watch.

A man from Buffalo was struck and killed Wednesday by a vehicle while walking along a state highway east of Gillette and the driver of the vehicle that struck him was charged with DUI.

Interstate 90 between Buffalo and Gillette that was closed overnight due to flooding was reopened this morning around 8. And all roads leading in and out of Buffalo and some in Sheridan County are now dry. An unnecessary travel warning had been issued overnight for both Interstates 90 and 25.

As local police make their plans to cover the security for the upcoming country music festival in Sheridan, organizers are busy coordinating the lineup.

UPDATE: Little Goose Creek remained at minor flood stage shortly after 8 this morning, and no other problems were reported from the storm that hit Sheridan County overnight.

Local law enforcement have been busy gearing up for this year’s Big Horn Country USA music festival that will take place at the Trails End Concert Park in Sheridan June 18 through the 20.

Just over 300 more people qualified Sheridan County for one more retail liquor license this year.

Ranchester's town council gave second-reading approval to a tentative budget of $1.5 million for the coming fiscal year and scheduled a final budget work session for June 16.

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