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State wins more than $56 million for 2016 pink salmon season disaster recovery in Gulf of Alaska

Pink salmon in Valdez. (Photo by Kimberly Holzer / Flickr) Kayla Desroches/KMXT Yesterday, the state learned how much of $200 million in federal funds will go to recovery from the 2016 pink salmon season disaster in the Gulf of Alaska. Barbara Blake, senior adviser with Governor Bill Walker’s office, says Alaska received a little over $56 million. “We’re really happy. …

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