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March 24, 2022

March 24, 1922 What about the tide flats in front of town? It is a certainty that work will start on the dredging of Wrangell Narrows this year and will be running full blast by next season. Thousands of cubic yards of sand will be pumped from the Narrows directly in front of the town. What will be done with it? Will it be used to fill in the unsightly tide flats and convert the useless property into level building land or will it be allowed to run out into Frederick Sound? If the waterfront property owners will get together and ask the Engineering Department to do so, the dirt will be pum...

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