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What's going on at Centennial Hall? for five years, but "it takes a long time to get funding," said Parks and Recreation Department director Brent Fischer. The department oversees Centennial Hall.The entire project is costing the city $3.7 million, paid for with...

...It's not uncommon to find a weed among the flowers, but City and Borough of Juneau Parks and Recreation Director Brent Fischer said this is the first he's heard of a marijuana plant popping up in a city-tended bed. The intruding plant was...
City workers shouldering more after job cuts

...a constant for more than 30 years. At the time it was cut, the program had 380 participants, department director Brent Fischer said.Two department recreation coordinators remain, but with one-third less manpower, something had to go, Fischer...
Downtown park dedicated to late Juneau Bishop

...Alaska Youth Choir performed, and bagpipe music filled the street. Mayor Bruce Botelho said a few words, as did Brent Fischer, the director of City and Borough of Juneau's Department of Parks and Recreation. Fischer said the "pocket park...
Assembly honors many at last meeting of the year

...Supervisor Terry Hinkley, who is retiring from the CBJ after 28 years, was also honored by Parks and Recreation Director Brent Fischer during the meeting.The Assembly will meet for a full sitting of the Human Resources Committee to consider applicants...
Adair-Kennedy field arson trial underway

...affirmatively pointed to arson, but the circumstances surrounding the fire did, Jager said under cross-examination.Brent Fischer, the director of Parks and Recreation for the City and Borough of Juneau, also testified and said there was also...
Assembly hears from public on property taxes

...Recreation Advisory Committee who was first appointed in 1968, with a mayoral proclamation. Parks and Recreation Director Brent Fischer also presented King with a certificate of appreciation from department staff.? Contact reporter Mark D. Miller...
Volunteers provide bird's eye view of derby

Flying in a bush plane above hundreds of boats Saturday, Captains Rob MacDonald and Brent Fischer scanned the waters below looking for signs of distress: orange life jackets in the water, gas and oil sheen from a sinking vessel...
A crumbling Cope Park addressed

...Juneau Police Department frequently receives calls to the area."There's definitely activity in there," said Brent Fischer, Director of Parks and Recreation.The first draft shows an improved loop trail, a picnic area and shelter, swings...
Juneau's whale awarded grant

...along with the contribution from the city."Roughly $500,000 remains to be funded. "We're delighted," said Brent Fischer, Director of Parks and Recreation. "It's going to be a neat asset to that park area."The $2.2 million life-size...


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