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The littlest Mermaids

...for the class."Secor, age 63, has been teaching swimming for 40 years, two years at Dimond Park and earlier at Augustus Brown."I love the water," Secor said. "I have a romantic affair with it."Summer classes have ended but winter...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-08-19/littlest-mermaids
Sports
Survey: Augustus Brown pool needs $5.5M in repairs

The Augustus Brown Swimming Pool was a hot topic this...fiscal year; it already budgeted for Augustus Brown for FY 2015.Although repairs at the...anything in the next couple months."The Augustus Brown Swimming Pool was built in 1972, with...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-18/survey-augustus-brown-pool-needs-55m-re
Local
Airport, Docks and Harbors boards get fresh blood

...city's two pools.In the last budget cycle, the Augustus Brown Swimming Pool narrowly missed being "mothballed...in only $457,469, according to city numbers. Augustus Brown operates on $810,222 and brought in $172,620...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-15/airport-docks-and-harbors-boards-get-fr
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...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-07-09/glacier-swim-club-hosts-olympic-athlet
Sports
Eaglecrest board gives ice rink cold shoulder

...new empowered board to run the Augustus Brown Swimming Pool and the Dimond Park...according to city numbers. Augustus Brown operates on $810,222 and brought...the latest budgeting cycle, the Augustus Brown pool was on the table for closure...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-22/eaglecrest-board-gives-ice-rink-cold-sh
Local
City to look at 'right sizing'

...information it needs before OKing the empowered board, the public could get the wrong idea, she said. For example, Augustus Brown users could get the impression that the pool "is back and it's open full-time and all the maintenance problems...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-06-12/city-look-right-sizing
Local
Assembly increases appeal fee by $250

...Chaney 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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-06-10/assembly-increases-appeal-fee-250
Local
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
CBJ tax hike is taken off the table

...large changes from Wednesday's choices are unlikely.The finance committee unanimously restored funding for the Augustus Brown Swimming Pool, going against city manager Kim Kiefer's recommendation to mothball the facility until its repair...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-05-09/cbj-tax-hike-taken-table
Local
Pool stays afloat, but CBJ pulls plug on six more jobs

Augustus Brown Swimming Pool will stay open for at...investigation.The Assembly unanimously brought Augustus Brown back from the cut list, but assemblyman...manager's first proposal - including the Augustus Brown Swimming Pool - as well as the manager's...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-05-08/pool-stays-afloat-cbj-pulls-plug-six-mo
Local

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