News of Riverton, Lander and Fremont County, Wyoming, from the Ranger's award winning journalists.
Dec 26, 2012 - From staff reports
Science fair judges needed
Central Wyoming College, which is hosting the West Central Regional Science Fair on Monday, Jan. 28, is seeking judges to rate projects created by middle and high school students.
The fair is 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in CWC's Robert A. Arts Center Gallery. The judging will occur from 8:30 a.m. to noon, science fair coordinator Suki Smaglik said. Volunteer judges should have experience in science, math, technology, engineering and/or science/health.
For more information or to volunteer, contact Smaglik at 855-2146 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lander group to host reading series
The Wyoming Humanities Council will sponsor Reading Wyoming, its community-based book discussion series, throughout Wyoming starting in January and February.
Libraries in Basin, Laramie and Worland, and Eastern Wyoming College Community Education, will host "Making Sense of the American Civil War." This reading series includes works of historical fiction and interpretation, speeches, diaries, memoirs, biographies and short stories, developed by the American Library Association and the National Endowment for the Humanities for the 150th anniversary of the Civil War.
The Lander Library Friends Association in Lander will host a discussion about "Ordinary Lives."
Reading Wyoming events are free and open to the public.
For more information about the Wyoming Humanities Council and its programs, visit www.uwyo.edu/humanities.
Annual permits for sale at discount
People looking to visit Wyoming's state parks and historic sites can save up to $7 on the purchase of annual daily use permits by buying them between Jan. 1 and Feb. 15.
During the early bird sale, resident annual daily use permits are $27 (a savings of $6) and non-resident permits are available for $46 (a savings of $7).
Permits can be purchased at most state parks and historic sites, but some facilities are closed during the winter months. In Fremont County, passes can be purchased at One Stop Market in Lander, at High Country Sporting Goods in Riverton and at Fast Lane and Lip Rippers in Shoshoni.
Annual permits can also be purchased online at www.wyo-
park.com or by calling 1-877-996-7275.
Photo course offered to visual artists
Central Wyoming College and the Lander Art Center are offering a photography course specifically for visual artists.
Artists are often required to submit photographs of their art while applying to exhibit, for fellowships or simply to market their work. CWC and the Lander Art Center have developed a three-session photography class to teach artists how best to showcase their work through photographic images.
The sessions are 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Feb. 7 at the CWC Lander Center, 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. Feb. 21 at the Lander Art Center and 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Feb. 28 at the CWC Lander Center.
The cost of the course is $70.
For more information, call the instructor at 438-2116. To register, call the CWC Lander Center at 332-3394.