By Larry Persily
Wrangell Sentinel Writer 

Trident will reopen this summer after 3-year shutdown


February 2, 2023

Wrangell — After a three-year closure blamed on weak chum returns, Seattle-based Trident Seafoods plans on running its Wrangell processing and cold storage plant this summer.

“We’re going to operate in July and August,” focusing on chums and pinks, employing a little over 100 workers for the season, said Shannon Carroll, Trident’s director of public affairs, on Jan. 26. That would be a smaller payroll than in past years, he said.

Chum salmon returns to Southeast have improved the past couple of years.

In advance of running the processing lines again, workers “will be showing up...

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