Kahl Muscott

New playground for Recreation Park

The Auburn Area Recreation and Parks District hopes to unveil a new playground soon. In August a fire was started on the play equipment in Recreation Park. The fire partially dest ...

Recreation directors continue service on board

Two Auburn Area Recreation and Parks District board directors are officially beginning their new terms. Director Scott Holbrook and Director Curt Smith were re-elected Nov. 2 afte ...

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 ...

Community Festival sponsors honored

The Auburn Community Festival honored sponsors at Ceronix Inc. recently, celebrating the success of the 14th annual local extravaganza that celebrates harvest time and life in the ...

Trail connects everything park has to offer

The Auburn Area Recreation and Parks District celebrated the opening of a new pathway Wednesday night. The .7-mile asphalted path runs the perimeter of Recreation Park, connecting ...

Dog park closure temporary

Local dog owners won’t be able to visit the Ashley Memorial Dog Park until at least Friday. The park was closed Monday due to the weekend weather, and construction started betwe ...

Park field place for holes, not soccer balls

With sink holes, gopher holes and tree roots, Meadow Vista Park soccer field offers more of an opportunity for danger than fun. “We have had some issues out there,” said Kahl ...

Another View: Top 10 reasons to visit this year’s Auburn Community Festival

As most readers have observed, I like to make top 10 lists. I especially like sharing my opinion when it comes to an event like the Auburn Community Festival (Saturday, Oct. 16 at ...

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 ...

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 ...

Recreation district raises funds

With an upcoming election for two of its board of directors seats, the Auburn Area Recreation and Parks District could see some change in the future. Four candidates are running f ...

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 ...

Fire burns park playground

Police are investigating a fire that caused more than $5,000 in damages to a public playground. At about 3 a.m. Monday Auburn Police dispatchers received a call that the playgrou ...

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 ...

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 ...