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Wheels are already in motion to provide two measures of relief for Alaska's pink salmon industry, which is reeling from the lowest harvest since the late 1970s. Rep. Louise Stutes, R-Kodiak, began the process last week to have the Walker Administration declare the pink salmon season a disaster, which would allow access to federal relief funds. Comment?
For salmon, total catches by July 8 were nearing 28 million fish, of which 10 million were sockeyes, primarily from Bristol Bay. Last week marked the catch of the two-billionth sockeye from the Bay since the fishery began in 1884. Comment?
A stretch of beach at Icy Cape near Yakutat owned by the Alaska Mental Health Land Trust holds the possibility of massive mineral deposit that could produce hundreds of millions in revenue per year. Map/Courtesy/Alaska Mental Health Trust Office The Alaska Mental Health Trust Land Office is evaluating a heavy mineral prospect near Yakutat that could change the course of the agency for generations. Comment?
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