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By Dan Rudy 

Workshops hammering out plans for mill and Institute sites


Dan Rudy/ Wrangell Sentinel

Michael Stringer of Maul Foster Alongi answers questions during an open house at the Nolan Center, held Feb. 17. The evening presentation dealt with possible development of the Silver Bay Logging Company mill site, which the city hopes to repurpose for industrial and maritime uses.

Wrangell residents gave their input about what they would like to see happen to the former Silver Bay Logging Company mill site, which the City and Borough is interested in acquiring and eventually developing for maritime and industrial use.

One of the borough's first steps was to initiate a feasibility study of the 110-acre site, with a bid going to Maul Foster & Alongi of Bellingham, Wash. The bid was approved by the Borough Assembly in early November, funded through a $90,000 Department of Commerce, Community and Economic Development grant.

A site team arrived last week to examine th...

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