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Juneau pools won't change hands just yet

...a ballot measure allowing the Juneau Assembly to create an empowered pool management board. The new Parks and Recreation director, Kirk Duncan, said on Friday that the issue of who controls Juneau's pools will come down to an Assembly vote...
Recreational facilities face frugal future

...Despite continued budget woes, Augustus Brown Pool remains open and there are no plans to close it. Parks and Recreation Director Kirk Duncan confirmed from the audience that due to community interest, CBJ has "at this point in time no plans...
Man charged with vandalizing wildflower meadow directory assistance and online court records did not list an attorney for him.Bob Frates, Kenai Parks and Recreation director, said the city seeded the meadow for the first time in late May or early June. The seeding created thousands...
CBJ parks and recreation director resigns

Parks and Recreation Director Marc Matsil turned in his resignation Thursday, and will end his five-year tenure at the end of the month. The city announced...
Secret garden

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...
Mixed use of Auke Lake defended at open house

...vehicles on the lake, even as many acknowledged that more can be done to regulate how the lake is used.Parks and Recreation Director Brent Fischer and PRAC Chairman Jeff Wilson described the meeting as an opportunity to get the public's input...
Thanks for helping clear Adair-Kennedy field of ice and snow

...Scott Van Hoozer, supervisor Jonathan Mollick, Parks and Landscape Superintendent Rick Staskiewicz and Parks and Recreation director Marc Matsil - for their help in clearing the Adair-Kennedy Field of ice and snow this year. In addition, I...
Native groups to meet in Petersburg

...since 1971 when it was held in the Sons of Norway Hall.In a list of questions to the borough assembly, Parks and Recreation Director Donnie Hayes brought up issues on the cost to the borough, the loss of other revenue and of setting a precedent...
Outgoing Owen recalls 2 decades mastering harbor

...will be a challenge to find someone as devoted to fill the deputy slot.Owen is the first of three leading city employees stepping down this spring, along with finance director Mary Munk and parks and recreation director Charlie Powers.
Full hearts welcome Empty Chair memorial

...Project, visit program:Opening remarks: Department of Parks and Recreation Director Brent Fisher, Mayor Merrill SanfordHonored Guests" Marjorie Alstead Shackelford, assisted by Karleen Alstead...


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