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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 08

Just about a month after playing in the Super Bowl, Logan Wilson returned home to Casper to visit the students at Park Elementary School last week. Oil City News reports the Cincinnati Bengals linebacker has a relative who goes to the school. Pictures and videos of Wilson being greeted by cheering elementary students were posted on the school’s Facebook page.

Three Laramie restaurants will be featured on the Food Network show “Diners, Drive-ins and Dives” for the next two weeks. The Laramie Boomerang reports the “Triple-D Lineup” lists Laramie this coming Friday and on the 18th. Laramie will also be featured on an episode about food trucks later in the year.

The Uinta County Herald reports over 20,000 dollars was raised for the Evanston Youth Club during the first Bourbon Bash. Participants could sample beverages and bid on rare bottles of bourbon with all of the proceeds going to the club.

A Goshen County teen was named the champion heavyweight junior market goat and market goat reserve premier exhibitor at the Denver National Western Stock Show. The Torrington Telegram reports Bree Coxbill has been showing goats and lambs at the state and national levels for the last six years.

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.