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By Marc Lutz
Wrangell Sentinel 

Water taxis continue to fill inter-island transportation needs


Marc Lutz/Wrangell Sentinel

Molly jumps into the water taxi piloted by Spenser Stavee, left, at Banana Point on Mitkof Island last Wednesday. Molly's owner, Don Stevens, right, was returning from medical treatment in Petersburg and had taken his dog along for company.

A few months ago, passengers on an Alaska Airlines flight trying to get to Wrangell were stranded in Petersburg due to a mechanical problem. Thanks to a local tour operator, the castaways were picked up and brought back to Wrangell in less than an hour.

For many years, Wrangell skippers have been offering shuttle services as a quick and affordable means of traveling between the two communities.

Last Saturday, Zach Taylor, owner of Muddy Water Adventures, teamed up with Summit Charters and took a Little League team to Banana Point for a game in Petersburg. During the school year, it's commo...

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