Jim Ferris

Our View: Recreation board needs to boost unity and professionalism

The Auburn Recreation District board and its supporters lost out on their attempt Tuesday to persuade Placer County supervisors to more fairly fund Hidden Falls Park expansion. Pl ...

Program poised to be entry to a fitter world

Want to go to a place where your heart is healthier, your diet more nutritious and your family happier? You can … but you’ll need a passport first. Auburn Recreation District ...

Shockley Park plan to remain on track

The Auburn Recreation District board is sticking with plans to put controversial scientist William Shockley’s name on a new park willed to the district. The board was polled Thu ...

ARD moving forward on locker room improvements

The Auburn Recreation District took the first step to getting the Recreation Park gym locker rooms upgraded by voting Thursday night to go ahead with architect negotiations. ARD D ...

ARD board directors take oath of office

Incoming Auburn Mayor Mike Holmes administered the oath to swear in three Auburn Recreation District directors Friday afternoon at the Canyon View Center off Maidu Drive. Incumben ...

Gray, Ainsleigh, Ferris get ARD posts

Jim Gray, Gordon Ainsleigh and Jim Ferris are the newly elected Auburn Recreation District directors. By the time all of the votes were counted Wednesday morning, Gray tallied 7,78 ...

Ferris would be dedicated steward for ARD

With the election just a few days away, is it too late for me to say a few nice things about Jim Ferris, candidate for Auburn Recreation District board of directors? I have known ...

Our View: Two clear choices for ARD: Ferris and Gray

Seven candidates are vying for three seats on the Auburn Recreation District board of directors. Of the seven running, there are two clear choices: Jim Gray and Jim Ferris. Incum ...

Ferris’ skills would work well for ARD board

My wife and I met Jim Ferris five years ago when we joined the Auburn State Recreation Area Canyon Keepers. Jim, a founding member of ASRACK, has been instrumental in its growth ...

Ferris cites experience in bid for Auburn Recreation District board

Jim Ferris is stressing his community involvement, corporate CEO experience and marketing skills as qualifications to become one of the next Auburn Recreation District board member ...