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New Gastineau playground closed temporarily

Installation of new playground equipment at Gastineau Community School finished Monday, with the...covering have been fenced off, and children cannot use the playground equipment, Bartlett said. The city contacted the vendor of the equipment...
Three things to watch for in the state Legislature

...oversees the capital budget on the Senate side, said the plan is to move away from funding smaller projects, like playground equipment.Meyer, R-Anchorage, and Kelly's co-chair on Senate Finance, said he's looking at a geographic balance...
Senate OKs $9.9B state operating budget a geographic balance in projects, what projects might be critical, moving away from smaller projects, like playground equipment, finishing projects that are already under way and maintaining assets.Oil revenue provides about 90 percent...
Fed up with litterers, city installs surveillance cams the summer, from doing the work they do best."It takes them away from maintaining ball fields, repairing playground equipment, the things that most people think would be important for a park maintenance department," he said. "But you...
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Kenai youth nonprofit completes playground

...Recreation Center, just off the Kenai Spur Highway.Children, ages 3 to 5, carried materials like sand and pieces of playground equipment to designated areas, Wolf said."They were thrilled to be out here helping, especially on something they'll...
Rotary celebrates its Centennial with service

...and swing sets. With help from community members and the city, the membership installed a slide, additional playground equipment, lighting, a telephone, a drinking fountain, a parking lot, a horseshoe pit and a covered shelter, turning...
Anchorage teenagers face firebomb charges

...arrested Wednesday for lobbing Molotov cocktails at playground equipment and a bridge, police said. Richard A. Smith...wouldn't burn." Instead, they allegedly bombed playground equipment at another elementary school and a footbridge that...
Expatriate Alaskans meet in Seattle for small-town reunion

...responsibility to Barbara Guertin Nielsen, who promptly moved the event to Lincoln Park. Though the new site offers playground equipment, a wading pool, ballfields and bathrooms, there were predictable complaints about change and parking. "She's...
Alaska Digest

...playground at Susitna Elementary School on Tuesday, a day after a fire destroyed an estimated $200,000 worth of playground equipment at Alpenglow Elementary School in Eagle River. A 12-year-old boy has been charged with setting the first fire...
Summer's over

...awaiting lunchtime. Some talked about their summers while devouring sack lunches. And others sprinted toward the playground equipment when allowed outside for recess. Principal Carmen Katasse was ready for the new school year, which began districtwide...


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