Trust Land parcel at Blind River Rapids up for auction
October 19, 2023
On the north end of Blind River Rapids, a large boulder stands amidst the rushing water - long used by the public for a popular spot to sport fish for hatchery salmon.
The fishing rock is located on the banks of a parcel of land owned by the Alaska Mental Health Trust Land Office, which the state created to fund mental health care in Alaska through selling the trust's property.
On Sept. 13, the 4.46 acre parcel was put up for sale at a minimum bid of over $102 thousand.
During the Borough Assembly meeting on Oct. 16, the assembly discussed the matter of potentially exchanging borough-owned...