Editorial: Acquire the docks
While we see little need for the Entrance Island state float in Hobart Bay, the Borough Assembly should devise and negotiate a way to acquire the docks and floats on Kupreanof Island and Papke’s Landing. Both are located along Wrangell Narrows.
Yes, significant repair and upkeep costs will be required to maintain the facilities but enough people within the Borough make use of them to justify ownership of the structures.
We support the takeover for the same reasons we supported the Borough purchase of Mental Health properties at Papke’s Landing in 2015. A borough government has been form...