State offers over 450 parcels for sale to Alaska residents

ANCHORAGE ­­— The Department of Natural Resources is pleased to announce the offering of more than 450 subdivided parcels across the state. These surveyed parcels have a variety of unique amenities and attributes – oceanfront, lakefront, riverfront, and roadside parcels, as well as remote interior lots are all available.

Brochures are available free at the Department of Natural Resources’ Public Information Centers in Anchorage, Fairbanks, and Juneau. Alternatively, the brochure may be viewed or downloaded from the links provided from the DNR home page at

Bidding opens to Alaska residents at 10 a.m., March 28, and ends at 5 p.m., May 30. Sealed bids may be submitted in person, by mail, or online and the apparent high bidders will be notified soon after, as described in the brochure.

If part of your Alaskan dream is to own a piece of America’s Last Frontier, the State encourages you to review the properties listed and visit the Department’s website where you will find additional information about their other land sale programs. For faster, more frequent updates, you can subscribe to the program’s email subscription list, “like” DNR Land Sales on Facebook at, or follow them on Twitter at

If you have questions, please contact the Auction team at or call (907) 269-8400 for additional information.


Buckwheat Classic registration opens

Registration is now open for the 31st annual Buckwheat Ski Classic. The cross-country ski race will be held on March 25 on the Log Cabin Ski Trails north of Skagway and include 50K, 25K and 10K classic races as well as a 5K kids race.

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Unit 4 fur season to end

The season for marten, mink, weasel and river otter in Unit 4 (Admiralty, Baranof and Chichagof Islands) ended Wednesday. Beaver season remains open through April 30.

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Fireside Lecture on Southeast’s ancient shorelines

Geologist Jim Baichtal will discuss revising old theories regarding how life adapted to Southeast Alaska’s ancient ice sheets during today’s Fireside Lecture at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center.

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