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Kenai River beaches crowded for start of dipnetting season the first half of July are always smaller than the ones in the second half."Kenai Parks and Recreation Director Bob Frates says he doesn't know exactly how many people used the beach over the weekend but expects the city to have firmer numbers...
Man charged with vandalizing wildflower meadow

...on $500 bail. He was not listed in directory assistance and online court records did not list an attorney for him.Bob Frates, Kenai Parks and Recreation director, said the city seeded the meadow for the first time in late May or early June...
Alaska Digest

...however, an ugly reminder of the dipnetters' presence remains behind - trash. Kenai Parks and Recreation director Bob Frates said the city usually spends about a week using city workers to get most of trash off the beach and out of parking lots...
Hockey antagonists strike Zamboni deal spend as much as $15,000 to bid for Soldotna's Zamboni. At that meeting, Kenai Parks and Recreation Director Bob Frates stressed the need for a backup Zamboni, especially with the Arctic Winter Games coming up in 2006. He noted that if...
Salmon runs test City of Kenai on maintaining its clean beaches

...people in a confined area, there is a risk of environmental and social issues, Kenai Parks and Recreation Director Bob Frates said. However, Frates explained that impact was not as substantial as some might think. "With the seasonal enforcement...
Woman finds herself hip-deep after ground caves in at cemetery

...saw no reason to get upset over the incident. "It's just one of those things that happens in life," she said. Bob Frates, director of the Division of Parks and Recreation, which maintains the cemetery, has never had a grave collapse before...


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