Alaska Governor, Mining Firms, and Native Corporations Get More Salmon to Yukon Villages
Governor Mike Dunleavy continued his efforts to get salmon to residents of Yukon River communities, who could not fish this year due to extremely low returns of Chinook and chum salmon.
Two weeks ago 12,000 pounds of salmon were purchased from Copper River Seafoods by the state and sent to communities along the Upper and Lower Yukon. Six thousand pounds were trucked to Fairbanks by Lynden Transport Inc., and 6,000 pounds were flown to Emmonak by Everts Air. Tanana Chiefs Conference will distribute the salmon out of ...
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