Second-worst chinook forecast since ‘95 for Taku River

Taku and Stikine rivers expected to see near record low numbers of salmon

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Laurie Daniel, left, and Alaska State Parks specialist Eric Clarke, right, discuss the Diamond Creek trails portion of the Kachemak Bay State Park and State Wilderness Park draft management plan at an open house on the plan on Oct. 29, 2018, at the Alaska Islands and Ocean Visitor Center in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)
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In this file photo, a king salmon lies in a net at Auke Bay. (Bjorn Dihle | For the Juneau Empire)
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Highway workers and spectators look at Sulczynski’s car stuck on a section of an off-ramp that collapsed during an earthquake Friday morning, Nov. 30, 2018 in Anchorage, Alaska. Sulczynski was not injured attempting to exit Minnesota Drive at International Airport Road. Back-to-back earthquakes measuring 7.0 and 5.8 rocked buildings and buckled roads Friday morning in Anchorage, prompting people to run from their offices or seek shelter under office desks, while a tsunami warning had some seeking higher ground. (Photo by Dan Joling/Associated Press)
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                                Pictured left to right are Homer High School students Shyanne Sallee, Brianna Wise, Rebecca Wythe, Karmyn Gallios, James Campbell and Timmy Hatfield, winners of this quarter’s Mariners on the Move awards. Winners not pictured are Katie Lane and Alex Miller.
Mariners on the Move winners announced

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From left to right: Public Works Director Carey Meyer, Water and Sewer Superintendent Todd Cook, City Manager Katie Koester, Richard Klopp, lead water distribution and wastewater collection operator, and Mayor Ken Castner celebrate Klopp being named Wastewater Operator of the Year award by the Alaska Rural Water Association during the Monday, Nov. 26, 2018 Homer City Council meeting at Homer City Hall in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)
City worker named wastewater operator of the year

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A black bear sporting numerous lacerations on its face hunts for salmon along Steep Creek at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitors Center. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
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