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“We don’t want this money.” Fund approved to help Columbia River gillnetters adapt to (forced) change

“We don’t want this money. I don’t want this money,” said gillnetter Chris Cameron. “We’re in a time when people are trying to make a living. We’re talking about two thousand dollars here. That doesn’t do nothing.” Jim Wells, president of the gillnetting group Salmon for All, told commissioners fishermen testing out alternatives to gillnets haven’t been successful. Read the rest here  15:19