Jim Ferris

ARD: The devil’s in the details

The hot-shot contractor that “Oracle/Legend” Gordy Ainsleigh found, estimating ARD’s locker-room project to be only $200,000, suddenly disappeared when asked to participate i ...

Elect this trio to guide rec board

Auburn-area voters have an opportunity to bring diversity to Auburn Recreation District’s board of directors that has been lacking the past six years. Candidate Monique Margaux, ...

Film showcases recreation, beauty of the canyons

By Gloria Young Journal Staff Writer Ask Bill Mash about his favorite spots in the Auburn State Recreation Area and he’ll describe the remote beauty of Windy Point or the vist ...

Proper etiquette needed for pooches on trails

Local trails can be a place to connect with nature but have also been the site of conflicts when animals and humans sometimes get too close. Frequent trail rider Luanne Thomas and ...

Recreation district avoiding board member censure

The recreation district election mudslinging has been put to bed, but re-elected board members said they would never forget the comments. Two seats were up for election on the Aub ...

Teens comment on calendar

Auburn youth said Monday a Recreation and Parks District calendar isn’t really for them, but might be attractive to their parents. The Auburn Area Recreation and Parks District ...

Rec district mud slinging causing tensions

Four people are running for two seats on the Auburn Area Recreation and Parks District, but one member who isn’t running is stirring the pot and making what one director calls pe ...

Recreation district’s five-part course to showcase ‘Wild Side of Auburn’

The Auburn Recreation District is taking residents for a walk on the wild side. A five-part weekly series, “Wild Side of Auburn,” will provide an in-depth look at the American ...

Increase in park fee on the horizon?

Auburn Area Recreation and Parks District leadership wants to be able to fund future projects and support the ever-growing population of Auburn. The district asked the City Counci ...

Trail is walk, jog in the park

Recreation Park attendees will soon be able to walk and jog to their heart’s content, but some residents have mixed emotions about cost. On Sept. 7 the Auburn Recreation Distric ...