Alaska District Hooks Sweet Fish Deal

The three schools in the town of Dillingham, AK, will get 4,000 pounds of wild-caught salmon fillets worth about $15,000 in the coming year, courtesy of local fishermen. The schools sit near the world's most productive sockeye salmon fishery but ordinarily can't afford to serve the locally caught salmon for lunch.

When Foodservice Manager Patty Luckhurst publicly voiced that irony at a state Board of Fisheries meeting this past winter, a group of local fishing representatives offered

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