Strong winds and high tides caused the tugboat Lumberman to drag anchor and drift south, raising concerns that it could endanger private or public property.
Do you have an idea for what to do with the Lumberman?
The deadline is May 3 for the public to submit suggestions for the most cost-effective way to dispose of the Lumberman. The tugboat is anchored on state tidelands across from Egan Drive.
U.S. Coast Guard issues warning of derelict vessel
The bow of an abandoned boat could be seen this weekend drifting up and down the Gastineau Channel between Lemon Creek and the Douglas Bridge. A broadcast warning to mariners was issued Saturday, but no further action was being taken as of Sunday afternoon.