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What's out there for the kids?

...CityA study released in December 2014 had some strongly worded suggestions for Juneau's Parks and Recreation department. Director Kirk Duncan, who took over the department earlier this year, said in an interview earlier this summer that the...
Time to spend a free day at the pool

...this event in the past."Rotary Day at the Pool is an effort by Glacier Valley Rotary and Parks & Recreation Department Director Kirk Duncan.Everybody who shows up to swim receives an armband to keep track of the number of participants for...
Dog doo returns, Twin Lakes closes again

...pets are discouraged from entering the water until a future report shows a lowered fecal count.Kirk Duncan, the department director, previously said the increased fecal count could be the result of the high volume of rain in Juneau lately. The...
Dog doo blamed for Twin Lakes closure

...notice due to water quality issues likely caused by runoff tainted by dog feces, the city's Parks and Recreation department director said late last week.The department samples the swimming area water regularly during the summer, Kirk Duncan...
Empowered pool board remains on starting block and planning with undivided attention, which Parks and Recreation can't do.Parks and Recreation Department Director Kirk Duncan reported some improvements to the pools' budget problems, but acknowledged there's more work to...
Kodiak opens classes in renovated school

...they've started into the renovation of the cafeteria, library and balcony section and the other parts," said Bob Tucker, the Kodiak Island Borough engineering and facilities department director, at a Dec. 30 KIB assembly work session.
CBJ consolidation will save $300K

...Department, for which he already has experience through his former position at Eaglecrest Ski Area.Engineering Department Director Rorie Watt will take over the merged public works and engineering division, and current director of parks and...
City seeks funds for recycling center, parking system

...manufactured for 1,000 to 1,300 tons (of recycling) per year, and we are at 2,400."CBJ Engineering Department director Rorie Watt presented pictures of the current baler, which is held together by duct-tape and baling wire. The...
City could buy burnt-out Gastineau Apartments

...the public on the proposed new Capital Transit Plan was distributed to Assembly members on Monday. Public Works Department Director Kirk Duncan presented the group with the lengthy public response from the past week of forums that presented the...
Juneau's trash builds as disposal solutions stall

...options to handle the city's biosolids, according to a previous Empire report.Late last month, CBJ Engineering Department Director Rorie Watt recommended to the Assembly a halt in any further plans until the CBJ budget deficit is reduced and...


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