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Music permit approved for back to school contest

An amplified music permit was approved by the City and Borough of Juneau Department of Parks and Recreation for the Jackle Renninger Skate Park where the Back to School Skate Contest will take place. The contest will be Aug...
July 4 Park and Rec hike headed to Ben Stewart

The Juneau Department of Parks and Recreation's July 4 hike will begin at Eaglecrest's parking lot at 9:30 a.m. If the weather is sunny, participants...
My Turn: An empowered board for pools makes sense

...achieved by an empowered board.I have been involved with the pools in many capacities that include the Juneau Department of Parks and Recreation, the Juneau School District, Alaska State Athletic Association and USA Swimming, to name a few...
Philadelphia's Mo'ne Davis knows hoops, too

...shoulders above any kid I've ever coached at that age level."Steve Bandura, who works for the Philadelphia Department of Parks and Recreation, will never forget the first time he saw Davis. It was six years ago and she was tossing a football...
Bursell, Knapp top Magnificent Mendenhall Mudpuddle Meet

...idea of having the university support a competitive race.Hood approached Jamie Parsons, then-head of Juneau Department of Parks & Recreation, and the two collaborated to organize the event. One of the first races was a fundraiser for the...
Photo: Magnificent Mendenhall Mud Puddle Meet

...Juneau (now UAS) psychologist and student activities coordinator Dixie Hood in 1978 with the help then Juneau Department of Parks & Recreation head Jamie Parsons. The race is one of Juneau's oldest community running events. The race was also...
Full hearts welcome Empty Chair memorial

...on the Empty Chair Project, visit program:Opening remarks: Department of Parks and Recreation Director Brent Fisher, Mayor Merrill SanfordHonored Guests" Marjorie Alstead Shackelford, assisted...
Downtown park dedicated to late Juneau Bishop

...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," which is located behind Dimond Courthouse, used to be the site...
Dixie Hood

...speak up in the face of injustice." Member of "Juneau Empire" Citizen Advisory Board. In conjunction with CBJ Department of Parks and Recreation, initiated a 5k, 10k walk or run fundraiser for Special Olympics named the Magnificant Mendenhall...
Senator seeks $15 million for tsunami debris

...brought foam and other rubbish onto isolated sections of shoreline, said Chris Havel, spokesman for the state's Department of Parks and Recreation. State response teams were also recently activated to dispose of a gas can that washed up.Havel...


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