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Holbrook hogs credit for ARD

Mr. (Scott) Holbrook admits he is a “proud” man. Pride can also be described as “an inflated sense of one’s personal status or accomplishments, often used synonymously with ...

ARD rental fee increase justified

Re: “ARD rent fees increase; board looks at new benefits plan,” (Journal, Nov. 30). It was smart to raise the fee for use of the ARD facilities. I think the ARD facilities are ...

Weed out ARD clownishness

I was flabbergasted by the responses to what I considered an excellent letter Friday by Dr. Gordon Ainsleigh (Reader Input, Sept. 16). Gordon had very valid and well presented poi ...

ARD mustn’t lose Holbrook

I typically try to avoid involving myself with local politics, but when I see such a concentrated effort to dishonor such a wonderful person as Scott Holbrook, it is difficult to r ...

Our View: Local, state and national issues take stage Tuesday

Polls will open in about 48 hours, so if you haven’t voted yet with a mail-in ballot, there’s still time to bone up on the candidates, propositions and measures that are repeat ...

Tracy is Gordy’s mouthpiece

I encourage voters to re-elect Curt Smith to the board of directors of the Auburn Recreation District. Curt Smith has an extensive background in contract administration and procu ...

Ainsleigh earns much credit

I have some history for people with poor memories who criticize my friend Gordy Ainsleigh for having a negative effect on Auburn Recreation District. Scott Holbrook was elected to ...

Dr. Ainsleigh’s word prevails

I’ve known Dr. (Gordon) Ainsleigh for almost 20 years now, and find him thoroughly worthy of being called my friend. If Dr. Ainsleigh says the incumbents in this ARD election a ...

Keep integrity on ARD board

I’ve known Scott Holbrook for many years, as a neighbor, merchant, friend and Auburn Recreation District board member. He is honest, caring, and responsive. Not a yes man, he wor ...

Our View: ARD director’s actions not doing service to district

If the rhetoric and mudslinging of the governor’s race seem so distant, just look to your friendly, local neighborhood park district for a healthy dose of slimy politics. Four c ...