Kelty Stands By Letter Against Fishermen’s Finest, Despite Company’s Pleas Before Council

Concerned about losing fisheries revenue, Mayor Frank Kelty asked Congress last month to restrict a troubled factory trawler in Anacortes, Washington. Despite pleas to soften his position, Kelty said he’s not backing down now. “I think you could tell by my letter that I feel strongly about this,” he said.  Sent on behalf of the Unalaska City Council, Kelty’s letter called for “sideboard” constraints on American’s Finest, a new catcher-processor vessel commissioned by Fishermen’s Finest. >click to read< 10:19