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What's out there for the kids?

...want to make sure that ... whatever we do, we do it well and we do it correctly and safely," Duncan said. "We (Parks and Rec) certainly have a youth focus, but I think we probably could expand our youth focus."The city is taking over the...
Empire Editorial: Empowered enough to get the job done

...could arise. Who would hire the next director? How much say would the pool board have in the selection? Will the new Parks and Rec director automatically be named director of the pools as well? These are all unanswered questions, but sooner or...
Empowered pool board may answer to Parks and Rec.

...facilities manager, that person will be the director of Parks and Rec," Jones said.The original ordinance specified that...consolidated position.Duncan would act as director of Parks and Rec and aquatics manager. In the initial planning for an...
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 will climb Mount Ben Stewart. The length of the hike will depend on the trail's condition.
Juneau's Smith giving up soccer for futbol

...can't remember the first time I picked up a soccer ball but the first time on a team I was five years old playing parks and rec."Smith never puts a ball down now. It is the first item he packs for a trip.Oh yeah, always," Smith said...
On the Trails: Lucky days

...people could again move toward the trailhead, finding bear beds and bear trails above the beach.A few days later, Parks and Rec hikers headed out to Blue Mussel cabin, passing through Cowee Meadows. The timing was just right for the first wave...
Letter: Empowered aquatics board would benefit taxpayers

...responsive to community needs. Recently, John Hartle, former director of the CBJ Law Department, suggested that Parks and Rec, together with its Aquatic Advisory Board, would afford more transparency. There is no reason why an empowered board...
Juneau athletes ready for Arctic Winter Games

...the beaches of Mexico as well as taking advantage of the open gym volleyball options they have in Juneau. The Juneau Parks and Rec. leagues for volleyball has also really helped me and I look forward to participating in as many of those as is possible...
Fairbanks' newest beach to open

...going to consider it if it's within our mission."Official presenceIn anticipation of the opening, the borough parks and rec department began conducting night patrols at Tanana Lakes a few weeks ago to get people who frequent the area used...
On the Trails: Marmots, gentians

...hibernation bed. The few adults we saw were lounging on rocks in the warm sun, letting the kids do the work.Part of the Parks and Rec hiking group went on up Gastineau Peak, while the rest of us found a cushy spot for lunch at the end of Gold Ridge...


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