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A view of Thorne Bay from the ocean

Humpbacks Feeding in Clarence Straight
Kayaks at Sarkar Lake-Honger Divide Canoe Trail
Sure Sign of Spring
Sunset at Davidson Landing
Beachcombing at Windfall Harbor
Seal and Baby on Kelp
Orcas
Fresh Clams
Fresh Salmon
POW Lions Club volunteers (L-R) Kim Redmond, David Egelston, Tim Camp, & Bruce Maldonado
Prince of Wales Lions Club volunteers, install the "Kid's Don't Float" Life jacket station at the Thorne Bay Harbor
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If you have questions about the requirements for Alaska’s REAL ID – please clink on the link – it will take you to the Alaska DMV FAQ page: http://doa.alaska.gov/dmv/akol/ID%20News.htm

The City of Thorne Bay IS an official Passport Acceptance Facility.  For ANY passport needs – photos, passport books or passport cards, either first time applicants or renewals, come see us during Passport Acceptance hours Monday & Friday 9AM-12N, Tues – Thurs 9AM-3PM.  OR fill out your forms online: https://travel.state.gov/content/passports/en/passports.html

 

 

DOWL Engineering is working on the City’s Waterfront Masterplan.  We NEED your input.  Please take the time to fill out the following survey…..

 

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/ThorneBayWaterfront1

 

Road Improvements

Many improvements have already been made, such as removing rock on blind corners, widening several areas, evening out road beds to correct the road’s super, and removing brush along the road side. Over the next phases of road repairs, the City is planning on doing work on Steep Road, the Goose Creek Industrial area and providing topping to the entire subdivision roads.

Southside Fabrication installing second guardrail assembly across bridge in South Thorne Bay.

Southside Fabrication installing second guardrail assembly across bridge in South Thorne Bay.

Our old logging roads certainly have personality! Thorne Bay Road on Southside, divided by a large rock.

Our old logging roads certainly have personality! Thorne Bay Road on Southside, divided by a large rock.

This project funded by:
National Forest Receipts
City of Thorne Bay
State of Alaska, Legislative Appropriation

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Capital Improvement Projects for FY15:

Davidson Landing:
Legislative Grant – Davidson Landing Improvements – anticipate lighting along the dock and funding for construction of caretaker facility and restrooms $110,000.00 – No expenditures to date
Legislative Grant – Davidson Landing Improvements $250,000.00 original funding with $87,000 remaining as of December 2015
Legislative Grant – Caretaker and Restroom Facility $41,000.00 original funding with $14,731.00 remaining as of December 2015
Waterfront Master Plan:
Legislative Grant – Waterfront Master Plan Design and Engineering $80,000.00 original funding with $25,000 remaining as of December 2015
Community Roads
Legislative Grant – Sandy Beach Road Repairs $273,000.00 original funding with $77,352.61 remaining as of December 2015
 Legislative Grant – Community Road Repairs $150,000.00 original funding with $28,139.50 remaining as of December 2015
 
Water and Sewer Grants
Manholes & Sewer Line repairs $200,000.00 original funding with $186,294.78 remaining as of December 2015