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For March 4

Wyoming Events

LARAMIE: The UW American Heritage Center presents John Waggener, an associate archivist at the center, discussing his new book, “Snow Chi Minh Trail: The History of Interstate 80 between Laramie and Walcott Junction,” 3:30 p.m., March 9. A book signing will follow. Free.

LARAMIE: UW and the Cowboy Battalion Army ROTC program host screening of the documentary film “Apache Warrior,” 6 p.m., March 9, UW College of Agriculture and Natural Resources auditorium. In the film, Ret. Col. Kevin Christensen, a UW graduate from Casper, and his fellow soldiers tell their stories about a combat mission aboard Apache helicopters during the invasion of Iraq in 2003. Following the screening, Christensen will be available to answer questions. Free.

LARAMIE: Bangladesh Night will showcase the culture of Bangladesh through music, dancing and a fashion show, 4 p.m., March 10, UW College of Arts and Sciences auditorium. The Bangladesh Students’ Association at UW hosts the event. Free.

CHEYENNE: 35th annual DKG used book sale, March 10-11, Saturday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sunday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Frontier Mall, 1400 Dell Range Blvd., across from Victoria’s Secret. Bring your own bag or box. Proceeds support education and educators.

CHEYENNE: Wyoming Bee University, March 16-18, LCCC, Pathfinder Building. Friday and Saturday, 7:30 a.m.; Sunday, 3:30 p.m. Open to everyone concerned about welfare of honeybees or native bees. Bee University March 16 offers four workshops. Bee College, March 17-18, learn about beekeeping or gardening for bees. $125 for the Bee University, $85 for the Bee College or $195 for both programs. Info:

CHEYENNE: Chamber of Commerce annual gala, March 16, 5:30 p.m., Little America. Prices vary. (307) 638-3388;

Wyoming Art

LARAMIE: Reception for Clayton Simmons and Hannah Fox, UW student artists, 6 p.m., March 9, Visual Arts Building, THIS and THAT galleries. Free.

Wyoming Music

CHEYENNE: Josh Gracin, March 9, Outlaw Saloon, 312 S. Greeley Hwy. Tickets $20 in advance/$25 at door; at saloon, King Soopers or

CHUGWATER: Stampede Saloon & Eatery, 417 First St. Open mike jam sessions every Thursday, starting at 6 p.m. Live entertainment Friday and Saturday. Buffet 5 to 7:30 p.m., Friday and Saturday nights, entertainment begins at 7 p.m. March 9-10, Dawn Copas; March 16-17, John Voight; March 23-24, Davey & Meggan; March 30-31, Don Rogers; April 6, karaoke contest; April 7, Natasha Bre. No cover charge and definitely family oriented. Info: (307) 422-3200.

CHEYENNE: WESTAF (Western States Arts Federation), in association with the Wyoming Arts Council, has launched its new The website pairs independent musicians with presenting nonprofit organizations in the western United States.

Wyoming Theater

LARAMIE: The Academy Best Picture Showcase will take place in the Washakie Shoshone Room, located in the lower level of Washakie Dining Center, 11 a.m., March 4. The showcase will include “Lady Bird” at 11 a.m.; “The Shape of Water” at 1 p.m.; and “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” at 3:30 p.m. A screening of the Academy Awards show will be at 6 p.m. The event is hosted by 7220 Entertainment’s Films Committee. Free.

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Community News Editor

Sally Ann Shurmur arrived at the Star-Tribune to cover sports two weeks after graduating from the University of Wyoming and now serves as community news editor. She was raised in Laramie and is a passionate fan of Cowboys football, food and family.

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