The U.S. Has Spent More Than $2 Billion on a Plan to Save Salmon. The Fish Are Vanishing Anyway.

The U.S. government promised Native tribes in the Pacific Northwest that they could keep fishing as they’d always done. But instead of preserving wild salmon, it propped up a failing system of hatcheries. Now, that system is falling apart.

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Metlakatla takes fishing rights dispute to federal appeals court

The Metlakatla Indian Community tribal government argues that a 1891 law gives its modern-day members unfettered rights to commercially fish around Ketchikan and Prince of Wales Island.

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Petersburg’s tribal administrator takes job leading United Fishermen of Alaska

Tracy Welch grew up in Petersburg and has a background in commercial fishing, gillnetting and long-lining.

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How could British Columbia commercial fishery closures affect Southeast Alaska?

While the closures are devastating for B.C., they shouldn’t move world markets.

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