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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 30

The Jackson Hole News and Guide reports that the Jackson Hole Children's Museum is one of 100 organizations and schools participating in a pilot program that pairs interactive art with social emotional learning. The program, called DrawTogether, pairs a 12-part art instruction video series with hands-on activities. The Mountain Academy of Teton Science Schools in Jackson is also part of the program.

A Pine Bluffs high schooler recently won Grand Champion with her Limousin market steer at the Green and Gold show in Fort Collins. According to the Pine Bluffs Post, Mady Graves previously also placed third in her class at the National Western Stock Show in Denver, and second at a show in Holyoke, Colorado.

Seven volunteer firefighters from Powell climbed Seattle's Columbia Center last week to raise money to fight cancer. The Powell Tribune writes participating firefighters climbed 788 feet of vertical elevation in full gear and using only oxygen tanks. The team finished with times ranging from just under 18 minutes to just over 20 and donated $8,200 to The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, which organized the event.

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.