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District 25 plans to vacate old RHS site and football stadium

Jan 30, 2018 By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer

With enrollment stagnant and state funding in turmoil, Fremont County School District 25 in Riverton has been looking to reduce costs by eliminating square ...


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The old Riverton High School premises on West Main Street are targeted for abandonment by School District 25. The portion completed in 1950, now called Tonkin Activities Center, still houses the RHS wrestling gym and is adjacent to Tonkin Stadium, the former football venue. Photo by Steve Peck

The old Riverton High School premises on West Main Street are targeted for abandonment by School District 25. The portion completed in 1950, now called Tonkin Activities Center, still houses the RHS wrestling gym and is adjacent to Tonkin Stadium, the former football venue. Photo by Steve Peck


The old Riverton High School premises on West Main Street are targeted for abandonment by School District 25. The portion completed in 1950, now called Tonkin Activities Center, still houses the RHS wrestling gym and is adjacent to Tonkin Stadium, the former football venue. Photo by Steve Peck

The old Riverton High School premises on West Main Street are targeted for abandonment by School District 25. The portion completed in 1950, now called Tonkin Activities Center, still houses the RHS wrestling gym and is adjacent to Tonkin Stadium, the former football venue. Photo by Steve Peck

The old Riverton High School premises on West Main Street are targeted for abandonment by School District 25. The three-story portion completed in 1964 now houses the district's Frontier Academy for non-traditional high school students nearing graduation. Photo by Steve Peck

The old Riverton High School premises on West Main Street are targeted for abandonment by School District 25. The three-story portion completed in 1964 now houses the district's Frontier Academy for non-traditional high school students nearing graduation. Photo by Steve Peck


The old Riverton High School premises on West Main Street are targeted for abandonment by School District 25. The three-story portion completed in 1964 now houses the district's Frontier Academy for non-traditional high school students nearing graduation. Photo by Steve Peck

The old Riverton High School premises on West Main Street are targeted for abandonment by School District 25. The three-story portion completed in 1964 now houses the district's Frontier Academy for non-traditional high school students nearing graduation. Photo by Steve Peck

The two building are connected by a glass walkway that was part of the 1964 construction. Photo by Steve Peck

The two building are connected by a glass walkway that was part of the 1964 construction. Photo by Steve Peck


The two building are connected by a glass walkway that was part of the 1964 construction. Photo by Steve Peck

The two building are connected by a glass walkway that was part of the 1964 construction. Photo by Steve Peck

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