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Empire Editorial: Empowered enough to get the job done

...find himself in a tug-of-war between the two. It was only a year ago when the city considered mothballing the Augustus Brown Pool altogether, so the situation could be much worse than a potential tit-for-tat that may never happen. If Juneau's...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-05-01/empire-editorial-empowered-enough-get
Opinion
Empowered pool board moves forward

...ideally with skills or knowledge related to either Augustus Brown Pool or Dimond Park Aquatic Center.Assemblyman Loren...Residents last year adamantly opposed closing the Augustus Brown Pool downtown when city officials suggested shutting down...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-04-07/juneaus-new-diving-board-also-about-swi
Local
Eaglecrest season pass holders get discounts

...eligible for a 50 percent discount off of published rates on designated days and times at the Treadwell Ice Arena, Augustus Brown Pool and the Dimond Park Aquatic Center. Discounts are for Eaglecrest season pass holders only and valid through Sunday...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-02-20/eaglecrest-season-pass-holders-get-d
Outdoors
Empire Editorial: Some Assembly members playing word games

...Assembly listen? So far they've merely kicked the can and talked around themselves. Meanwhile the future of the Augustus Brown Pool and the Dimond Park Aquatics Center remain in limbo.The downtown pool may have been saved last year from being...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-02-13/empire-editorial-some-assembly-member
Opinion
My Turn: The city shouldn't buy another greenbelt

...providing direly-needed cash in the current budget situation. The money from the sale could fund the Eaglecrest and Augustus Brown Pool deficits for years to come. A sense of fairness in the public process could be restored.The city recently invested...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-02-10/city-shouldnt-buy-another-greenbelt
Opinion
Letter: Juneau's pools need a different direction

...results are not good. Use of the pools is declining fast. We now have fewer people using both pools than used the Augustus Brown Pool alone in 2006. Additionally, while attendance has been falling, the cost of running these pools is increasing...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2015-02-08/letter-juneaus-pools-need-different-d
Letters
Maintenance is top priority for city fund

...the Assembly Finance Committee, as well as other potential spending items for the next five years.Repairing the Augustus Brown Pool's aging temperature control system at a cost of $330,000 is one of the top priorities. The funding would come...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-02-10/maintenance-top-priority-city-fund
Local
My Turn: An empowered board for pools makes sense

...give the City and Borough of Juneau Assembly the power to create an empowered board to operate Dimond Park and Augustus Brown Pools as is done for Eaglecrest. That margin is greater than the margins that elected two new members of the Assembly...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-02-08/my-turn-empowered-board-pools-makes-s
Opinion
Glacier Swim Club tops Senior Region XIV Great Alaska Open

...Glacier Swim Club scored 1,073 points to win the team title during the 2015 Senior Region XIV Great Alaska Open at Augustus Brown Pool last weekend in an emotional meet for four high school seniors."At first it hit me pretty hard," Glacier Swim...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-01-27/glacier-swim-club-tops-senior-region-x
Sports
Photos: Great Alaska Open

...Senior Region XIV Great Alaska Open swim meet for ages 13 and above began on Friday and continues through Sunday at Augustus Brown Pool. Juneau-Douglas High School junior Elias Antaya played the Star Spangled Banner on violin to begin opening ceremonies...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-01-25/great-alaska-open
Sports

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