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'Ride Clean' event meant for message

The contest Saturday at Riverton City Park will promote healthy values as well as skating skills.

As any skater will tell you, the sport is more than ...

Several boarders took home prizes in a talented field, topped by Lander's Patrick Smith in the 8-12-year-old division.

Following a successful ...

Skateboard series visits Riverton

The Wild West tour stops at the Tyler Ray Apodaca Skatepark on Saturday with competitors from across the Rocky Mountain region.

On the heels of a ...

Skate park dedication a wonderful local event

What I witnessed at City Park in Riverton on June 18 was one of those events which makes me glad I now live and work in a small town.
The dedication of the ...

Newly-named venue holds extreme event

Athletes from across Wyoming competed in different skills levels and disciplines at the Tyler Ray Apodaca Skatepark.

Skaters, BMX and scooter riders ...

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 ...

 
 

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