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Kake hatchery set to close this month

 


PETERSBURG, Alaska (AP) — The hatchery in the southeast Alaska community of Kake is scheduled to close Monday, though it remains possible that a regional hatchery group could still take it over.

The Northern Southeast Regional Aquaculture Association has been looking at whether it makes financial sense to operate the Kake Gunnuk Creek hatchery after it closes its doors. Factors being considered as part of that include installation of new equipment to recirculate and regulate water in Gunnuk Creek and high energy costs, association general manager Steve Reifenstuhl said. Gunnuk Creek has b...



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