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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 22

"Yellowstone" star Kevin Costner has agreed to narrate a four-part series on the 150th anniversary of Yellowstone National Park for the Fox Nation streaming service. The Buckrail reports that "Yellowstone: One-Fifty" is expected to debut this fall. The four hour-long shows will focus on the park's history and wildlife.

The Casper Police Department announced last week that Lieutenant Ryan Dabney has graduated from the FBI's National Academy, a professional study course geared toward law enforcement leadership. Dabney participated in the graduation ceremony in Quantico, Virginia on Thursday, becoming the fourth member of the Casper Police Department to have completed the ten-week program.

The Jackson Hole News and Guide reports that a first-day-of-issue ceremony held in Jackson last week marked the debut of the Postal Service's 'Mountain Flora' forever stamps. The four flowers on the new stamps are the pasqueflower, the wood lily, the alpine buttercup and the Woods' rose. Though the flowers aren't exclusive to Wyoming, they are all found in the state, with three of the four in the Jackson area.

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.