By Larry Persily
Wrangell Sentinel 

Mount Dewey trail extension slips to next year


The million-dollar project to extend the Mount Dewey trail, add a parking lot off Bennett Street for the new portion of the trail and connect the Volunteer Park Trail to Ishiyama Drive has been pushed back to next year.

In addition to resolving a federally required payment to a mitigation bank as compensation for filling in a small amount of wetlands in the work area, borough officials need to wait for further analysis of a slope on Mount Dewey above Third Street that shows signs of soil movement.

A geologist was in town in May for another assignment and reviewed the area on Mount Dewey, Am...

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