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Display of remorse follows display of agony

...Brothers trucking company, and the underside of the Warren Ames Memorial bridge over the Kenai River. Kenai Parks and Recreation director Bob Frates made the first complaint to police on April 9 after discovering the "agony" graffiti on picnic...
Partially-constructed Field of Flowers gazebo knocked over

Construction of the gazebo at Kenai's Field of Flowers on Lawton Street was disrupted by what Kenai Parks and Recreation Director Bob Frates called "kind of a senseless act of vandalism." An unknown person knocked over the six vertical...
Runners battle weather in annual Kenai River Marathon

...into a large community event that draws runners from all over the Kenai Peninsula and the country, said Kenai Parks and Recreation Director and Race Director Bob Frates. This year's marathon attracted runners from 15 different states, he said...
Dipnetting starts slow

...than the ones in the second half."Many in their group will camp on the beach and fish until Tuesday. Kenai Parks and Recreation Director Bob Frates said he wasn't sure how many people had used the beach over the weekend, but that the city would...
Local teen makes big clean up

...said. With donations from businesses, including trees from Home Depot and grass seeds from City of Kenai Parks and Recreation Director Bob Frates, not to mention the volunteers that include his mother and grandmother, who have been out to help...
Soldotna Parks and Rec to continue adapting

...adapting and improving its parks and recreational areas. That was the message from Andrew Carmichael, Soldotna Parks and Recreation Director, at the Soldotna Chamber of Commerce luncheon held Tuesday at Froso's in Soldotna. "People come, people...
North Peninsula Recreation wins two state awards

The sounds of children laughing and playing at the Nikiski Community Playground are music to Rachel Parra's ears.
Kenai's flower meadow heavily damaged

...said. Police are still investigating the incident and trying to determine the extent of the damage. Kenai Parks and Recreation Director Bob Frates estimated that about half of the field had been destroyed. "Unfortunately for us, we just re-seeded...
Sports complex tops Soldotna priority list to make enough additional revenue to make up for increased maintenance, staffing and utility costs. Parks and Recreation Director Andrew Carmichael said it is unlikely the investment would be directly returned. "The only thing worse than...
Cleaning up the Kenai

...Cross Country Team organized their own cleanup effort. "They did a thorough sweep," said City of Kenai Parks and Recreation Director Bob Frates. "They started at Dunes Road and worked their way toward the mouth. They worked about 3-4 hours...


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