Yukon Villages to Get Federal Help After Fishing Disaster

Yukon River villages gained a federal “Chinook salmon fishery failure” determination on Friday, but it could be some time before fishermen see any cash relief. US Commerce Secretary Gary Locke formally recognized last year’s fishing disaster in Western Alaska, saying the designation paves the way for further Congressional action.

Ellen Lockyer, KSKA – Anchorage

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