The board of Sitka’s industrial park wants to move forward with the sale of the old utility dock, even if it means letting go of plans to develop a moorage facility for large ships. With an extremely motivated buyer, the board decided that supporting a real project in the present was preferable to banking on a dream.
Aground since May 7, the 70-foot longliner Masonic remains on the rocks on the Spanish Islands, and rough seas and high winds may prevent salvage crews from recovering vessel itself, or the large quantity of fuel on board.
All five crew members of the 70-foot longliner Masonic were safely rescued south of Baranof Island early Tuesday morning (5-7-19). The crew had conducted survival drills -- and had a compulsory safety inspection -- just hours before their vessel went down.Read More