'A tangible step forward' taken toward borough owning entitled state land

About 1,758 acres of state land on Mitkof Island is in process to be conveyed to the Petersburg Borough - a fraction of the total 14,666 acres that the borough is entitled to be granted by the state since becoming a borough a decade ago.

The lands are Summit Island, Wilson Islands, 480 acres by Blind Slough on the southern part of Mitkof Island, about 157 acres selected that include part of Woodpecker Road, about 80 acres at Blind Point including the gun range area, and approximately 1,012 acres selected on NE Mitkof by Frederick Point that includes Cabin Creek and material sites.

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