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Sea Alaska Land Bill
By Mark & Miriam Edwards


February 17, 2011

In response to Letter Dated 14th February / Notification of Town Hall Meetings / Sealaska Land Swop Bill, Ketchikan - Monday, Feb 21, 4pm to 6pm at Borough Assembly Offices, please note that the bill includes giving Sealaska the following: 30 acres in Naha Bay and 40 acres Bailey Bay/Lake Shelokum Hot Springs. These two areas are some of the most prized and cherished areas for Ketchikan residents and visitors alike. They are currently controlled and protected by the Forest Service for everyone's benefit.

Please tell Senator Lisa Mukowski that these areas should be removed from the bill and remain public lands.

If you cannot attend the meeting, please email the senator via her web site:


Mark & Miriam Edwards
Loring, AK


Received February 16, 2011 - Published February 17, 2011



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