Kahl Muscott

Another View: The great sport of swimming is just around the corner

It’s raining, cold and foggy — a perfect time to talk about swimming. My guess is that one of the last things on people’s minds right now is pools and swimming. ...

From Auburn’s beauty to a great staff, I am grateful

As I write this column, Thanksgiving is directly in front of me. Food, family, and, for me, the tradition of watching my hopeless Detroit Lions play another Thanksgiving morning ga ...

Reader input: Ashley Memorial Dog Park is thriving

For those of you concerned after reading the recent letter to the editor stating the Ashley Memorial Dog Park is having troubles and may be closing (Reader Input, Oct. 1),  ...

Neighbors express concerns over possible new park

A 28-acre parcel on New Airport Road near Sullivan Ranch is in the process of being donated to Auburn Recreation District, which plans to build a small park on up to 8 acres of the ...

Obstacle course to offer climbing, pond crossing, maze, mud pit

Rationalizing fashion My teenage daughter likes to comment on my attire. Usually it is not a comment that would be considered a compliment. Often my clothing choices are called & ...

Recreation Ramblings: Mike Lynch joins ARD board; schedule full of summer fun

Welcome Director Lynch! If you didn’t catch the news, Mike Lynch was sworn in as a new director at the Auburn Recreation District. The ARD board went through an exhaustiv ...

Auburn Bike Company relocates to site that offers more visibility

Having his own bike shop is a lot more than a business for Curtis Christensen. “I’m an ex-pro mountain biker,” he said. “I’ve been cycling since I w ...

Auburn Recreation District to appoint new director

The Auburn Recreation District is moving forward with plans to have a board appointee serve the remainder of the late Curt Smith’s term. Kahl Muscott, district administrator ...

Recreation District considers renaming two of Auburn's parks

What’s in a name? Well, that totally depends on how familiar you are with Auburn-area parks. The two most popular area parks, Recreation and Regional Parks, are often confus ...

Future is now for Auburn pickleball players

The spanking new, bright-blue courts at North Auburn’s Regional Park filled with players Friday to celebrate expansion of pickleball playing facilities. The Auburn Recreatio ...

Meddlers Report – March 3

The Meddlers is an open-forum meeting sponsored by the Auburn Chamber of Commerce that meets at 7 a.m. every Tuesday at Auburn City Hall, 1225 Lincoln Way. Auburn Journal reporter ...

The lost art of listening

Remember that old adage – “you have two ears and one mouth; use them in that proportion”? The ARD Board did that at the January Board of Directors meeting when ...

Volunteers are key to Park and Rec’s success

Many public, non-profit and private organizations in the Auburn area benefit from this community’s wonderful spirit of volunteerism. The Auburn Recreation District (ARD) is c ...

Another View: ARD volunteers and the loss of the dog park steward

Many public, non-profit and private organizations in the Auburn area benefit from this community’s wonderful spirit of volunteerism. The Auburn Recreation District is certain ...

Projects galore for 2015

The spring and summer of 2015 will find lots of construction activity in ARD parks. Three of the already approved and ready-to-go projects are detailed below. All dates are weather ...