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Eaglecrest board gives ice rink cold shoulder

...of a beacon that people are looking at, and they may be losing sight."During the latest budgeting cycle, the Augustus Brown pool was on the table for closure but city leaders later decided to not "mothball" the facility after public outcry...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-22/eaglecrest-board-gives-ice-rink-cold-sh
Local
Glacier Swim Club hosts Olympic athletes

...Klete Keller and Olympic Trials finalist Rob Margalis are part of the Fitter & Faster Swim Tour that will be at the Augustus Brown Pool July 19 and the Dimond Park Aquatic Center on July 20. "It is a great opportunity to have these three great Olympians...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-07-09/glacier-swim-club-hosts-olympic-athlet
Sports
Empire Editorial: Higher taxes will defeat affordable housing efforts

...whether we could afford these amenities long term. Six years after building the Dimond Park Aquatic Center, the Augustus Brown pool was nearly mothballed. Instead of losing $700,000 annually on one pool, we're losing more than $1.5 million...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-05-11/empire-editorial-higher-taxes-will-de
Opinion
Assembly increases appeal fee by $250

...said."It's not substandard or scrunched," he said.In light of the ongoing discussion about funding the Augustus Brown pool during the recent fiscal year 2015 budget cycle, the Assembly voted Monday to establish an empowered board to oversee...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-06-10/assembly-increases-appeal-fee-250
Local
'Save our pool!': Users address assembly

...be adopted by June 15."We're not done with the budget tonight, it's its starting point," Sanford said.Augustus Brown pool supporters wore blue stickers at the Monday meeting that said "Save our pool!" One little guy sat on the floor...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-04-29/save-our-pool-users-address-assembly
Local
My Turn: Big city budget problems require big solutions

...be expanded a bit to become the performing arts center we've wanted for years. The ground floor and existing Augustus Brown Pool could be developed into a new swimming complex as the long-term solution to our current predicament. I would...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-04-17/my-turn-big-city-budget-problems-requ
Opinion
My Turn: Assembly must think differently to dodge pool closure

...take it away from us.The Augustus Brown Pool is heavily used by the public...budget savings without closing Augustus Brown Pool. Among our recommendations...Assembly and ask them to keep the Augustus Brown Pool open. There are better ways...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-04-16/my-turn-assembly-must-think-different
Opinion
Letter: Want pool to stay open? Tell it to City Hall

...short-sighted solution. The Augustus Brown pool is one of the most democratic...local recreation center, the Augustus Brown pool contributes to the vitality...of Juneau. Let's keep the Augustus Brown pool open.If you are one of those...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-04-11/letter-want-pool-stay-open-tell-it-ci
Letters
Augustus Brown pool could close temporarily

The downtown Augustus Brown Swimming Pool could be closed temporarily starting later this year to save the city money as it cuts $12 million from the 2015 and 2016 budgets.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-04-02/augustus-brown-pool-could-close-tempora
Local
Part of the curriculum: Swimming lessons in the schools of Juneau

...from Douglas to Auke Bay, are given at both the Augustus Brown pool downtown and the Dimond Park Aquatic Center in the...Moritz has been following the potential closure of the Augustus Brown pool, writing Thursday that "when it came to the Augustus...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-04-20/part-curriculum-swimming-lessons-sc
Neighbors

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