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With new park open, city's old skate ramps will go to Hudson

The old, city-owned skate park ramps at City Park in Riverton will be donated to Hudson after the Riverton City Council approved the donation.
Riverton city ...

Parents have a friendly role to play in supervising skate park

Editor:
I raised a few skateboarders myself and spent hundreds of hours at skate parks while my boys skated all day and night. I drove them to the parks and I ...

Young skaters helped grandson at city's 'excellent skating park'

Editor:
Coming home, backhome to the Wind River, to visit family and participate in ceremony is always a blessing. It makes a person feel good.
It is with ...

Will there be time at skate park for the younger kids?

Editor:
It is a good thing the new city park skate park people are posting rules, because the bigger kids are already intimidating the younger kids. If that ...

Visitors attending a skate park event or just for fun must "always be respectful and fair to others," is among the rules to be displayed.

The Central ...

Group proposing 'splash pad' for Riverton City Park

A community meeting on the project is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. Sept. 28 at the Riverton Branch Library.

A group of Riverton mothers has come together ...

Matt Wright stood atop a slab of concrete while skaters, BMXers and scooters zoomed about the freshly-laid landscape, flying through the crisp morning air ...

Tuesday notes

Smoke on high
Smoke-filled skies, watery eyes, runny noses and afternoons in the upper 60s is a weather report more typical of -- what, Los Angeles in ...

Skate park demo set Saturday; more features on the way

The public is invited to the "soft opening" of Riverton's new skatepark at City Park at 11 a.m. Saturday.
The park's official grand opening, which will ...

Something special is taking place in Riverton City Park at the crossroads of East Main Street and Federal Boulevard.
The sound of cement mixers and other ...

The new facility is under construction and expected to be finished in August.

In conjunction with the groundbreaking ceremony for the new Riverton ...

Skate park groundbreaking set Saturday at City Park

Entertainment and family fun activities begin at 9 a.m., with the ceremony scheduled for 4 p.m.

The Central Wyoming Skateboarding Association hosts a ...

Volunteers spent their third day cutting and rolling sod Saturday in Riverton City Park in preparation for construction of the new skate park.
Groundbreaking ...

Skateboard group reaches $270K fundraising goal

The Central Wyoming Skateboarding Association announced Wednesday it had raised the final $50,000 it needed to build a new skate park and reached its ...

Skate park fundraising nears total; rec board adds $10K

The City of Riverton has entered into a memorandum of understanding with the Central Wyoming Skateboarding Association and Dreamland Skateparks, which will be ...

When new skate park is done, plant grass over the old one

Editor:
If the new skateboard park comes to pass, I would suggest that the old skateboard park be turned into green grass.
I am not very excited about the ...

Over the top

Let's come together and raise the final match needed to build the skate park

Great news arrived last week for the drive to build a modern, safe, ...

A newly announced $100,000 grant means organizers are closing in on their fundraising goal to build a new skate park in Riverton.
Construction is slated to ...

Skate tournament at park a first for Riverton

The competition for skateboarders, BMX riders and scooter riders runs from 1-5 p.m. Saturday, with free admission for spectators.

Riverton City Park ...

Skate park nears halfway point on fundraising; city turns down new request

Members of the Central Wyoming Skateboarding Association were hoping to secure another donation from the City of Riverton in the next fiscal year for their ...

 
 

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