The first winter storm of the season dropped heavy snowfall on the area beginning Tuesday, shutting down power and causing slide-offs on the highways. In the photo above, TRECO linemen clear snow laden branches from lines as they worked to restore power in Broadus on Tuesday morning.
The burn ban for Powder River County has been rescinded as of this week, per Powder River County officials. Individuals may now burn trash or dumps as per usual. Fire restrictions have also been lifted on federal lands in the county.