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New field will be hard to protect

Posted: August 1, 2013 - 10:15am  |  Updated: August 2, 2013 - 8:57am

The new multimillion dollar football field and track at the high school brings back wonderful memories of my high school years of sports. These type of facilities were nowhere available in those days. No football, just baseball and basketball at our small country town. Our ball field was maintained mostly by the players, lining, raking and putting out the bases. Our team had no transportation fund; our juniors’ and seniors’ parents provided their cars for rides to and from games. We were all farm boys who were used to working anyway. Two of us made the team as freshmen and our high school team went to the state tournament in my junior year.

It will be impossible to protect that field from people who run around with a phone glued to their head, they can’t think about minor things like they might be damaging something. And this expensive field may only last 15 years? In the days that lots of people did not have home phones and if you wanted to use one, you had to go to the phone office and use one there. Some how we survived .

It amazes me the number of people walking, riding a bicycle and most of all driving a car who cannot go a few minutes without talking to someone.

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spwright 08/04/13 - 07:51 am
Who will Do the Snow Removal ?

Sun. 8/4/13 So Here is the Question ? Who will Do the Snow Removal at the Brand Spanking New FootBall Field at KCHS?

Next March 2014 The KCHS Track Team will once again be running inside of the School to prepare for the 2014 Track Season. BECAUSE No One has been assigned the Task of Snow Removal at the KCHS FootBall Field & Track.

Kenai Peninsula BOROUGH Maintenance is responsible for the Maintenance of Our FootBall Field & Track BUT No One ever does the Snow Removal. No One is assigned to that Task. No One is Hired, No equipment is purchased for that Task.

Millions of Dollars invested in this Brand New Facility but No One has planned & budgeted the Funds to pay for Snow Removal.

Millions of Dollars invested in Our School Bldgs, 44 of them
& Management continues to Cut the number of School Custodains assigned to Clean & Maintain Our Schools.
Do More with Less, Do More with Less, year after year after year, on & on & on again & again. SPW

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