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Port Armstrong hatchery looks forward after low pink return

SITKA, ALASKA On rough years when salmon don’t return in large numbers, things can get pretty tight for non-regional non-profit hatcheries. KCAW’s Bonnie-Sue Hitchcock traveled to Port Armstrong recently, to the Armstrong-Keta hatchery, to see how that operation keeps its staff employed—in times like this—when the pinks just didn’t show up.
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