Kahl Muscott

Pickleball a process; thanks overdue

Part I: Pickleball and the Regional Park tennis courts update. Last month’s column regarding the consideration of converting Regional Park tennis courts into pickleball court ...

Recreation District in a pickle; never rely on assumptions

One of the lessons that is repeated through childhood and well into adulthood is to never make assumptions. I am sure everyone has heard the catchy phrase about what happens when y ...

Recreation District in a pickle; I should have known better

One of the lessons that is repeated through childhood and well into adulthood is to never make assumptions. I am sure everyone has heard the catchy phrase about what happens when y ...

Falling all over ourselves

Fall is my favorite time of year. It’s not that I have big issues with the other seasons, but the months of September to November help to fill my spirit. I think it has alw ...

Vandals, park plans topics of ARD meeting

Board members talked through a number of topics at Thursday night’s Auburn Recreation District Board of Directors meeting. Among the many topics, members approved the transf ...

Another View: For boomers, pickleball is court of last resort

I have discovered the path to world peace, and it is a game called “pickleball.” In fact, if diplomats could find a way to coax Barack Obama and Vladimir Putin on a cou ...

Food truck set to draw big crowd

Vendors are getting ready for Auburn Recreation District’s second annual Food Truck Fiesta this Friday. Last year, the popular event brought more than of 1,000 people to Rec ...

The summer of our content

The months of June and July are ARD’s prime time – our Super Bowl. Like a football team, we spend months in preparation for the coming onslaught that is summer. Seasona ...

Saving money with a little help from Apollo

Running a park can be an expensive proposition. Outside of labor costs (65 percent of our operational costs), parks need to buy things like special dirt for infields, copious amoun ...

Costs considered key to North Auburn community center study

What cost a community center? With the prospect of a $100,000 feasibility study on a joint senior-community center in North Auburn moving forward, construction and operating costs ...