This month, a special episode of Story49 takes on a journey through the past, present, and future of Pilgrim Hot Springs.
This summer, Pilgrim Hot Springs will go from a deteriorating historical site to an operational community garden. At least that’s the vision of Unaatuq, LLC, which owns the property.
“Instead of having one region try to advocate for responsible development in the Arctic, you have three regions with very, very different backgrounds doing it together as a single voice,” said Matt Ganley with BSNC.
More than 2,000 acres at the point could be transferred to Bering Straits Native Corporation, with several hundred-odd acre footprints for the U.S. Coat Guard and the State of Alaska.
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