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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.

Wednesday, March 09

Cowboy State Daily reports a new HBO series covering the rise of the Los Angeles Lakers in the 1980s will debut this weekend. At the time, the team was owned by Kemmerer-born Jerry Buss. He owned the Lakers until his death in 2013.

Casper Pride has launched a new website with a growing list of LGBTQ-friendly health care providers and local resources for Wyoming's LGBTQ community. The Casper Star-Tribune writes casperprideguide.org contains information on identifying trusted practitioners in the state as well as support groups, fact sheets, tool kits, and an events calendar.

Cheyenne cattle rancher Mark Eisele is the new vice president of the National Cattlemen's Beef Association. NCBA is the oldest and largest national association of cattle producers. According to the Wyoming Tribune Eagle, Eisele and his family manage a cow-calf and custom haying operation on the historic King Ranch Company.

The Laramie Boomerang reports that two local Nordic skiers are competing in the Master's World Cup held in Canmore, Alberta, Canada. Diana "Judi" Hulme and Van Jacobson will compete in the two largest divisions.

Ivy started as a science news intern in the summer of 2019 and has been hooked on broadcast ever since. Her internship 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 in journalism and business. When she’s not writing for WPR, she enjoys baking, reading, playing with her dog, and caring for her many plants.