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Eclipse period smooth for city

Aug 25, 2017 By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer

Post-eclipse reports suggest the City of Riverton provided tourists with a positive experience during the long-awaited day.

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The downtown skyline of Riverton was plunged into darkness at 11:40 a.m. Monday as the total solar eclipse began. City officials say the unprecedented eclipse visitation period went smoothly. Photo by Steve Peck

The downtown skyline of Riverton was plunged into darkness at 11:40 a.m. Monday as the total solar eclipse began. City officials say the unprecedented eclipse visitation period went smoothly. Photo by Steve Peck


The downtown skyline of Riverton was plunged into darkness at 11:40 a.m. Monday as the total solar eclipse began. City officials say the unprecedented eclipse visitation period went smoothly. Photo by Steve Peck

The downtown skyline of Riverton was plunged into darkness at 11:40 a.m. Monday as the total solar eclipse began. City officials say the unprecedented eclipse visitation period went smoothly. Photo by Steve Peck

Riverton Regional Airport manager Paul Griffin, left, and public works director Kyle Butterfield conferred Monday as a record-setting number of aircraft arrived.

Riverton Regional Airport manager Paul Griffin, left, and public works director Kyle Butterfield conferred Monday as a record-setting number of aircraft arrived.


Riverton Regional Airport manager Paul Griffin, left, and public works director Kyle Butterfield conferred Monday as a record-setting number of aircraft arrived.

Riverton Regional Airport manager Paul Griffin, left, and public works director Kyle Butterfield conferred Monday as a record-setting number of aircraft arrived.

Maurice Lloyd from San Diego tried to match the dance moves of hoop dancer Jasmine Bell in City Park during Saturday's pre-eclipse festivities.</p><p>
Photo by Dan Bendtsen

Maurice Lloyd from San Diego tried to match the dance moves of hoop dancer Jasmine Bell in City Park during Saturday's pre-eclipse festivities.

Photo by Dan Bendtsen


Maurice Lloyd from San Diego tried to match the dance moves of hoop dancer Jasmine Bell in City Park during Saturday's pre-eclipse festivities.</p><p>
Photo by Dan Bendtsen

Maurice Lloyd from San Diego tried to match the dance moves of hoop dancer Jasmine Bell in City Park during Saturday's pre-eclipse festivities.

Photo by Dan Bendtsen

Public spaces were popular among solar eclipse watchers Monday. These spectators assembled at the Riverton Branch Library on West Park Avenue. 										       Photo by Steve Peck

Public spaces were popular among solar eclipse watchers Monday. These spectators assembled at the Riverton Branch Library on West Park Avenue. Photo by Steve Peck


Public spaces were popular among solar eclipse watchers Monday. These spectators assembled at the Riverton Branch Library on West Park Avenue. 										       Photo by Steve Peck

Public spaces were popular among solar eclipse watchers Monday. These spectators assembled at the Riverton Branch Library on West Park Avenue. Photo by Steve Peck

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