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"Alaska's Fisheries, Fifty Years of Statehood"

SITKA, ALASKA The Alaska Department of Fish and Game released a new book on the history of
Alaska's fisheries at this week's Board of fisheries meeting in Sitka. The book, called Sustaining
Alaska's Fisheries: Fifty Years of Statehood, was written by Historian Bob King, who is now working as legislative assistant to Senator Mark Begich in Washington DC.
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