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Scott Carpenter Park Playground Refresh Blasts off this Spring

Some of the older playground equipment at the park will be removed and replaced. But don’t worry, the rocket ship, asteroid climbing structure and the sand play crater will stay. The park is named after astronaut Scott Carpenter, who was born in Boulder and lived in Colorado much of his life.
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Scott Carpenter

COOLIDGE — Alan Scott Carpenter of Coolidge, 59, died at home on Oct. 22, 2021, surrounded by family. Mr. Carpenter was born on July 25, 1962, son of Kenneth L. and Joy Montierth Carpenter of Valley Farms. He graduated from Coolidge High School. He then served a Spanish-speaking mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and then attended Central Arizona College. He had various jobs including operating heavy equipment to being a meat manager for some grocery stores throughout the Valley and Coolidge.
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Scott Carpenter returns to the halls of Lincolnton High

While it’s been a few years, but Scott Carpenter has returned to the halls of Lincolnton High School. Once he was a student, now he’s the principal. Monday found him supervising installation of additional lighting in the parking lot to make it safer for students, staff and the public. After...
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Boulder closing Scott Carpenter pool because of contamination

Boulder Parks and Recreation is closing the Scott Carpenter Leisure Pool, diving well and lazy river on Saturday because of fecal contamination. The lap pool will be open for leisure swimming from 1 to 6 p.m. The slides are open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and the splash pad is open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

In 1962, Astronaut Scott Carpenter Became The First Person To Eat Raisins In Space. (Video)

April 30 recognizes another food holiday known as National Raisin Day. Raisins are tiny sundried grapes. While sunlight dries most grapes naturally in vineyards, some are mechanically dehydrated. People have been enjoying raisins for as long as grapes have been growing. Raisins are naturally low in fat and contain healthy nutrients. California produces the majority of the world’s raisin supply.