Meadow Vista Park

Park encrusted with goose feces

Re: the article, “Fishing Derby scheduled to continue despite concerns of some” (Journal, Feb. 29): Let’s just set the record straight. Meadow Vista Park, the site of the Fis ...

Fishing derby scheduled to continue despite concerns of some

The show will go on for a fishing derby in Meadow Vista Park, despite the concerns of some residents that the derby destroys the park’s ecosystem. Proponents on both sides of t ...

Noon Hour Update: What's happening and what we're working on

Welcome to the Auburn Journal's "Noon Hour Update," where we'll present you with stories and updates on what's going on in the news and what we're working on for our Wednesday edit ...

Goose poop near and far

My husband and I went to the Meadow Vista Park last night with our new dogs to do some training. Every inch of grass was covered in goose poop. I could not find anywhere to walk wh ...

Good local parks going to the dogs

Regarding the removal of geese from the Meadow Vista Park (Journal, July 29), for as long as I can remember (and I am 73 years young), as a child and as an adult, every park that h ...

Geese ruined Ellis Lake

I support the removal of the geese from Meadow Vista Park (Journal, July 29). Anyone who has seen Marysville’s Ellis Lake park area knows what kind of a danger these geese can b ...

Board OK’s community say in adoption, reduction of geese

Look for fewer domestic geese in Meadow Vista Park. After heated debate Thursday night, the Auburn Area Recreation and Parks District board decided staff would work with Meadow V ...

Can’t geese and people just get along?

On the evening of July 24, a man approached me to say he was taking a survey. It annoyed me because I was on my first lap of a three-mile walk on the Meadow Vista Park track. The m ...

Community members say keep geese in park

A local park might be lacking its geese in the future, and some area residents aren’t happy about it. The Auburn Area Recreation and Parks District Board of Directors is conside ...

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 ...

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 ...

Park closure planned

Auburn Recreation District’s Ashford Park will be closed Aug. 16 and 17. The district is performing resealing and restriping maintenance on the parking lot, according to Manouch ...

Tree-butchering knuckleheads strike

I took my four kids to Meadow Vista Park to enjoy the sunshine, the jungle gym, the breeze, the spring grass and the ancient oak trees on Friday. What was my horror when I saw the ...

Looking behind the scenes: Why cheat District 5 out of its own funds?

Shoveling through the notebook while trying to find out why people continue to buy Al Gore’s books. Best guess is people back east are burning them to keep warm ... On the other ...

Pickle ball players enjoying resurfaced courts

The pickle ball players from Meadow Vista Park would like to thank Auburn Recreation District for resurfacing the four pickle ball courts in the Meadow Vista Park. They are beauti ...