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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, April 6

A show in Laramie is combining science with art. According to the Laramie Boomerang, "Art From Earth" is part of the outreach effort of a recent grant to the University of Wyoming to study microbes. It includes several styles of art, all inspired by the scientific research of the project.

The Historic Sheridan Inn is for sale again but local history experts say many of its historical features will remain, regardless of changes in ownership. That's because it's sustained by a historic preservation easement. The Sheridan Press writes the easement was established in 2008, which made it the first historic preservation easement in Wyoming. It helps ensure the architectural integrity of the building by prohibiting certain additions and renovations.

Four University of Wyoming Nordic ski team members were recently selected to be on the National Collegiate All-Academic Ski Team by the United States Collegiate Ski Coaches Association. According to a UW press release, to be eligible, skiers must have a 3.5 cumulative grade-point average.

And the Gillette News-Record writes that Gillette College's library will feature an edible book contest as part of National Library Week this week.

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.