Gordy Ainsleigh

May Bear River beat Colfax

I realize there is an abundance of things that need doing that are vastly more important than high school football, like ... climbing granite and/or limestone cliffs, running the A ...

Gordy explains in a nutshell

I’m trying to un-elect two of my colleagues on the Auburn Recreation District board who vote against any health initiative that goes counter to the life path that has taken the ...

Consider Smith’s history

Consider the history of Auburn Recreation District incumbent Curtis Smith: Before election 2006, I questioned Smith closely about Smith’s support for building trails and for usi ...

Woman offers plan for Auburn happiness

Here’s a solution to all of Auburn’s problems. Have the Auburn Recreation District accept the Shockley Park and name it according to the benefactor’s wishes (keeps the devel ...

Dedicate park to eugenics victims?

Land in Auburn that has become a battleground over the racist beliefs of a Nobel-Prize-winning scientist could also become a monument to those who suffered or died because of those ...

Plan to honor athletes trudges on

More than two-dozen concerned citizens attended Tuesday’s Endurance Capital Committee meeting, many unhappy with the Downtown plaza’s sports focus. Committee members attempted ...

Auburn’s tie to endurance runs deep

After reading the letter by Bart Ruud (Aug. 11), I want to offer a few observations in support of the proposal to name the renovated central plaza area of Auburn “Endurance Plaz ...

Endurance Plaza ‘amazing’

I would like to comment on the recent article regarding the Endurance Plaza. As a fellow endurance athlete I think that this is an amazing idea. Gordy (Ainsleigh) is such a great ...

Endurance Plaza to immortalize athletes

Training for marathons takes average Joes to the limit. But for Auburn’s community of endurance athletes, the super-human ultra-marathons of the Western States 100 Mile Run and T ...

ARD can’t afford luxuries now

What ARD board Chairman Curt Smith has to say about our grim financial picture — with the state’s upcoming theft of ARD funds — is both interesting and puzzling. There’s ...

Professor’s tale has some flaws

Your guest editorialist Kathleen Parker was thoroughly enamored with her scientist Christian professor from Florida, but for the life of me, I can’t see why (Journal, May 11). H ...

How much longer can we endure endurance theme?

If Saturday’s get-out-and-explore weather didn’t remind you that Auburn is at the center of an outdoors paradise, the buzz around town certainly confirmed it. From the cars p ...

Our View: Public review of William Shockley park bequest a must

The Auburn Recreation District must stick to its own policies and procedures and have an open public airing on whether to name 28 acres of parkland as a memorial to controversial N ...

Kicking up ideas for Auburn

You may say they’re a dreamer. But with the economy tanking and communities like Auburn from one side of the nation to the other looking for ways to promote themselves and bring ...