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Around Wyoming brings you news from around the state, keeping you informed with brief updates of stories you may have missed.

Tuesday, March 01

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department announced that hunters donated 215 animals, or just over 9,800 pounds of game meat, to Wyoming First Lady Jennie Gordon's Food From the Field Initiative in the 2021 hunting season. That fresh meat was distributed through the state's food bank system.

The Smith's Grocery store in Evanston will soon be home to four Volkswagen electric superchargers. The Uinta County Herald reports the new electric car chargers are part of the Electrify America fast-charging station network, a subsidiary of VW.

The Nicolaysen Art Museum will host a tutu party this month to close out its art exhibit honoring the life and legacy of Sissy Goodwin. According to the Casper Star-Tribune, the Nicolaysen opened "Larry Sissy Goodwin: The Fabric of His Life" in October 2021. The exhibit is open until March 26 and the tutu party will take place at 5:30 p.m. on March 25.

The Wyoming Tribune Eagle reports that the Cheyenne Ice And Events Center will hold its eighth annual Chicken Curling Tournament on Saturday, March 26. Teams of up to four people will compete in a double-elimination format with donated frozen chickens for chicken curling glory.

Ivy started as a science news intern in the summer of 2019 and has been hooked on broadcast since. She was supported by the Wyoming EPSCoR Summer Science Journalism Internship program. In the spring of 2020, she virtually graduated from the University of Wyoming with a B.S. in biology with minors of journalism and business. She continues to spread her love of science, wildlife, and the outdoors with her stories. When she’s not writing for WPR, she enjoys baking, reading, playing with her dog, and caring for her many plants.