Borough assembly mulls purchase of 6-Mile mill property

The borough is considering purchasing the 38.59 acres at the former sawmill site at 6-Mile Zimovia Highway for a possible tourism or other collaboration with Sealaska, the regional Native corporation for Southeast.

Finance Director Mason Villarma said the borough met with Sealaska CEO Anthony Mallott on Feb. 9.

Discussions, which are still in a very preliminary stage, included a potential partnership with Sealaska for the property as a deep-water port for tourism or a specialty mill for the corporation’s wood products division.

Sealaska officials had not responded to Sentinel requests for comm...


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