First Installment of Federal Fish Disaster Assistance Released, part of the $75 million for fishery disasters nationwide.

Friday marked the release of $7.5 million in federal disaster assistance for commercial fishermen affected by the 2012 failure of the Chinook salmon in the Yukon and Kuskokwim Rivers and Cook Inlet.  Both US Senators Lisa Murkowski and Mark Begich welcomed the news and spoke in support of the decision. Read the rest here 17:26