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Buy a parcel of state land during the annual land auction for Alaskans


March 23, 2015
Monday PM

(SitNews) Ketchikan, Alaska - The Alaska Department of Natural Resources is inviting Alaskans interested in owning a piece of the Last Frontier to participate in the 2015 Annual State Land Auction. This year’s land offering includes road-accessible and remote parcels ranging from the Southeast Alaska coastline to Interior river corridors. Of the 261 parcels available, more than 78 are new to the auction this year.

Alaska residents may submit sealed bids in person, by mail, or online between 10 a.m. on March 25 and 5 p.m. on July 8, 2015. Apparent high bids will be announced on July 15, 2015. Bidders may purchase up to two parcels in this auction.

An Initial Over-the-Counter (IOTC) drawing and general Over-the-Counter (OTC) sale will follow the auction. The list of IOTC parcels will be available July 29 and IOTC applications will be accepted between 10 a.m. on July 29 and 5 p.m. on Sept. 9. The IOTC drawing will be held on Sept. 16. OTC sales of remaining parcels will begin September 30.

Anyone can subscribe to the DNR land sales email notifications via the land sales website. For direct assistance, email or call 907-269-8400 (TDD available at 907-269-8411), 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday to Friday.

Check the brochure, visit the land sale programs online, or call 907-269-8400 for details of purchasing land through the IOTC or OTC sales. DNR offers competitive, in-house financing for land purchases.

Information about participating in the auction as well as other land sale programs is available at Free brochures are available at DNR’s Public Information Centers in Anchorage and Fairbanks and the DNR Land Counter in Juneau.


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Alaska Department of Natural Resources


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