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Hatchery king release proposed for Frederick Sound near Petersburg

A plan aimed at establishing a hatchery king salmon return to Frederick Sound near Petersburg is gathering local support. Proponents gave presentations during Monday’s City Council meeting and Saturday’s meeting of the Petersburg’s Fish and Game Advisory Committee. Matt Lichtenstein reports:

King Salmon, KFSK file photo

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Foundation grants $11,000 to Petersburg non-profits

Photo by Karin McCullough courtesy of the Petersburg Community Foundation
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Derby winner recounts nerve-racking battle

Photo courtesy of Glorianne Wollen
This year’s winner of the Petersburg salmon derby says he had a long, nerve-wracking fight with the prize winning 50.9 pound fish. more