Financial Troubles Dogging Jessie's Ilwaco Fish
A long-standing processor in Washington, Jessie's Ilwaco Fish, has filed for receivership, according to a recent story in the Chinook Observer.
Pacific County Superior Court Judge Donald Richter appointed Christopher Wain as receiver earlier this week. California company Alber Seafoods, owned by Don Alber, bought Jessie's Ilwaco Fish in 2013.
At the time, fishermen were concerned about not getting paid in a timely manner. In 2016, several fishermen were reported to have left Ilwaco Fish after not getting paid or getting paid only a fraction of the total amount owed...
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