Mental Health Trust lot by Blind River Rapids sold to USCG family eager to return to Petersburg


January 4, 2024

Photo courtesy of Davis Alexander

In May 2016, Baby Raleigh Alexander plays in the grass on the banks of the Slough as his father Davis "Toler" Alexander casts a fishing line in the distance. The Coast Guard family has many fond memories of spending time in the Blind River Rapids area, and looked back on photos such as this when they won the bid for Mental Health Trust Lot 37.

The Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority recently sold a prized lot at the mouth of Blind Slough near Blind River Rapids in the Trust's Fall Land Sale Auction.

The Lot 37 parcel is located at a popular recreation site for sport fishing about 14 miles south of downtown Petersburg. It is one of the many properties on Mitkof Island that the Trust Land Office plans to sell by 2025.

In response to what the Trust's plans are for selling the dozens of lots near the mouth of Blind Slough, Allison Biastock, Chief Communications Officer for the Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority, stated the Trust...

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