News of Riverton, Lander and Fremont County, Wyoming, from the Ranger's award winning journalists.
Jan 14, 2013 - From staff reports
CWC hosting auditions for 'Hair'
Auditions for the Central Wyoming College Theater Department's production of the rock musical "Hair" are scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Jan. 22 and Jan. 23 in the Robert A. Peck Art Center Theatre.
Billed as "The American Tribal Love-Rock Musical," "Hair" made history as the first rock music-based musical to hit Broadway in the 1960s. CWC stages the musical April 12 to April 14 and April 19 to April 21.
Auditions on Jan. 22 are devoted to singing. Director Mike Myers asks those auditioning to be prepared to sing a rock song. An accompanist will be provided.
Acting auditions are set for Jan. 23 and actors will be asked to read from the script.
For more information, call Myers at 855-2217.
Sniffin to speak in Hudson
Bill Sniffin, will be the featured speaker at the Fremont County Archaeological Society's meeting Tuesday, Jan. 15.
The archaeological society meeting will start at 7:15 p.m. at the Hudson Fire Hall and is free and open to the public.
Sniffin will present a talk on his most recent book, "Wyoming's 7 Greatest Natural Wonders."
He will present information about Yellowstone National Park, Grand Teton National Park, Thermopolis Hot Springs, Devils Tower National Monument, the vast Red Desert, historic South Pass and the high impact of the North Platte River System.
Library hosting business workshop
The Wyoming Small Business Development Center and the U.S. Small Business Administration are hosting a free "Start Your Own Business" workshop 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 29, at the Fremont County Library in Lander, 220 Amoretti St.
To register, visit www.wyen.biz and click on classes or call Margie Rowell, Wyoming Entrepreneur, Small Business Development Center, at 857-1174.
Bids being accepted for state bison
Written bids for 12 animals from the state bison herd will be accepted at the Hot Springs State Park office in Thermopolis until 5 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 17, for the purchase of the following animals: four 2012 heifer calves, one 2011 heifer calf, two 2011 bull calves, three 2012 bull calves and two mature cows.
All animals have been vaccinated properly. Minimum bids are as follows: $1,300 for 2012 calves, $1,600 for 2011 calves and $1,500 for mature cows.
For more information, call Jody Lange at 921-2610, John Fish at 921-1965 or Kevin Skates at 921-2057.