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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 23

The Wyoming Tribune Eagle reports that a free little seed library has opened up in Cheyenne. The library has over 170 different varieties of flower, herb, and vegetable seeds selected for their ability to thrive in the area's climate. Residents of Laramie County that check out seeds are asked to grow them and then return any that are saved from the resulting crop.

According to the Cody Enterprise, the Park County Library System is also launching three seed libraries in Cody, Meeteetse, and Powell this month.

County 10 writes an eight-time award-winning St. Stephens Indian School film is set to air on Wyoming PBS on Friday and Saturday. "Arapaho Truths" will also air on Wyoming PBS's Encore Channel on Monday. The film showcases four traditional Arapaho stories as well as short anecdotes and insights about native storytelling told by various tribal elders, mentors, school officials, and students.

Lastly, The Pinedale Roundup reports that late last month, Pinedale High School senior Cody Phelps became one of only 25 high school wrestlers in the state who has won four state championships. Phelps also earned All-state honors all four seasons and completed both his junior and senior seasons undefeated. He has signed with Western Wyoming Community College and will continue wrestling there.

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.