Owners uncertain about Stikine Inn expansion plans
March 9, 2022
A planned expansion doubling the number of rooms at the Stikine Inn, Wrangell’s only operating hotel, has been delayed for at least a couple of years due to the current economic climate.
The business owners had purchased property from the borough to expand with 30 additional rooms and tourism-related retail space, co-owner Will Goodale reported to the state in the Stikine’s liquor license renewal application this winter.
The Stikine received a fill permit from the Army Corps of Engineers and had filled in an area for the hotel addition.
The owners were initially looking at a $3 million...