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My Turn: Assembly must think differently to dodge pool closure

Juneau's city manager has proposed closing the downtown swimming pool to trim $250,000 from the fiscal year 2015 budget and...50 adult-athlete members) has long supported Juneau's swimming pools. As president of the Glacier Swim Club's Board of...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-04-16/my-turn-assembly-must-think-different
Opinion
The dos and H2don'ts of Alaskan waters

...safety instructor who would like to see swimming and water safety lessons available to...instructing Juneau fourth-graders in swimming and water safety at both Augustus Brown...classes, according to 2011 numbers. But swimming lessons were helpful - 93 percent of...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-04-13/dos-and-h2donts-alaskan-waters
Neighbors
Letter: Want pool to stay open? Tell it to City Hall

...some tough decisions. While there are many pressing needs competing for our city's dollars, targeting the Augustus Brown Swimming Pool to shoulder a disproportionate burden of the budget reduction is a short-sighted solution. The Augustus Brown pool...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-04-11/letter-want-pool-stay-open-tell-it-ci
Letters
My Turn: Little to show for time, money spent on gas line

...actual infrastructure that will upgrade Alaska's economy. The state can only build so many bike paths, tennis courts and swimming pools.Limit the agreement with the producers to a prefeasibility study using existing data (plus updates for current prices...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-04-09/my-turn-little-show-time-money-spent-
Opinion
Augustus Brown pool could close temporarily

The downtown Augustus Brown Swimming Pool could be closed temporarily starting later this year to save...support of keeping the pool open. In addition to housing other swimming programs, the pool is used by the Juneau-Douglas High School...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-04-02/augustus-brown-pool-could-close-tempora
Local
Budget proposal slashes 19 city jobs to balance books

...any other department - $1 million over two years.Those cuts include the indefinite closure of the downtown Augustus Brown Swimming Pool starting Nov. 3. The closure will save the city a quarter of a million dollars in 2015 and a half a million in 2016...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-04-03/budget-proposal-slashes-19-city-jobs-ba
Local
Today in sports history

...Michael Phelps becomes the youngest American swimmer to set a world record, winning the 200-meter butterfly in the USA Swimming Championships in 1 minute, 54.92 seconds. Phelps, 15, breaks the record of 1:55.18 set by Olympic gold medalist Tom...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-03-30/today-sports-history
Sports
Today in sports history

...NIT championship.2004 - Auburn's Fred Bousquet breaks the world record in the 50-meter freestyle at the NCAA men's swimming and diving championships. Teammate George Bovell of Trinidad & Tobago shatters the world record for the 200 individual medley...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-03-25/today-sports-history
Sports
Today in Sports History

...Michael Phelps becomes the youngest American swimmer to set a world record, winning the 200-meter butterfly in the USA Swimming Championships in 1 minute, 54.92 seconds. Phelps, 15, breaks the record of 1:55.18 set by Olympic gold medalist Tom...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-03-28
Sports
What's being said @juneauempire.com

Kelly Flynn: Infrastructure, Swimming pools, Libraries, City Services, I love em all. In order to pay for these nice things we need to generate revenue through taxes...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-03-24/whats-being-said-juneauempirecom
Opinion

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