Land selection offers contrast in styles
How much land does a borough need?
The answer may be a surprisingly large number.
Wrangell is in the process of selecting 849 additional acres of land from a bevvy of local sites on Wrangell island, other nearby islands, and the mainland to complete a special issuance of 9,006 acres issued by the state legislature, according to Economic Development Officer Carol Rushmore. The borough had originally requested approximately 18,000 acres on legislative appeal after borough officials deemed the original selection amount inadequate, Rushmore said.
Petersburg is in the process of selecting about...