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Alaska fishermen find farmed salmon a formidable foe

ANCHORAGE (AP) -- When Dick Jacobsen was a kid, his family had to abandon his home village of Squaw Harbor on Unga Island along the south Alaska Peninsula. The island's industries had dried up, the people had fled and finally the school...

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Alaska
Not welcome

...chip pad to be dismantled. Last November, another derelict vessel, the Inlet Harvester, got moved by a new owner to Unga Island, where it's being used as a floating breakwater for a fish processing facility. The city waived unpaid moorage fees...

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Peninsula Reflections

...is resting in the Kasilof cemetery. She was born at Unga Island as Esther Lauritzen in 1909. A marriage to Chris Hansen...released ?The Alaska Pen,? an illustrated history of Unga Island. Many members of the Lauritzen and Rodgers families...

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Andy Endresen

...living a subsistence lifestyle in western Alaska around Unga Island and Jacob Island. He joined the Army in December 1943...architect in the Pacific Northwest. He married Emily, from Unga Island, in 1947, living in Sand Point where he built his first...

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