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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, May 10

The historic Nagle Warren Mansion in Cheyenne is on track to become a new bed and breakfast. According to Oil City News, the mansion, which was built in 1888, has played host to many important political figures. It is currently being renovated to look much like it did then. Once it's open, employees will dress in era-appropriate costumes and serve drinks and dishes that fit the time period.

The Olivia Caldwell Foundation has partnered with the Natrona Collective Health Trust to offer support groups for parents and caregivers of children struggling with mental health issues. Group meetings will be held in-person and online and will be facilitated by a licensed therapist. The groups will remain anonymous. Interested individuals sign up for the group, and will then receive special notices of where and when it will be held.

According to a University of Wyoming press release, the school will bestow an honorary doctorate degree upon famed mountaineer Joe Kelsey during commencement ceremonies this Saturday. Kelsey is a former guide in Jackson and has written several influential books and articles about the Wind River Mountain Range and Wyoming.

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.