Snow work

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A loader with a bucket moves snow at Pioneer Park in Fairbanks, Alaska.

Donnie Hayes, director of Fairbanks North Star Borough Parks and Recreation, made his initial budget presentation to the borough’s parks and recreation commission Monday, highlighting a need for staff and specific equipment going into the next fiscal year.

Hayes told the commission the budget recommendation was just the first step in the upcoming budget cycle.

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