Advertising

The Seattle Times Company

NWjobs | NWautos | NWhomes | NWsource | Free Classifieds | seattletimes.com

Food & Wine


Our network sites seattletimes.com | Advanced

All You Can Eat

Seattle Times food writer Nancy Leson serves up the best info and tips on Northwest food, cooking, dining and restaurants.

E-mail| RSS feeds Subscribe | KPLU Food for Thought podcast| Blog Home

June 25, 2008 8:50 AM

Delta blues: No commercial harvest of Yukon kings

Posted by Nancy Leson


There's very bad news this week from the Yukon River Delta. News that personally affects the Yu'pik Eskimo villagers who live there -- including my friends seen lunching at the Space Needle, whom I wrote about in an earlier post:



In keeping with the decline in numbers of last year's harvest, "So few king salmon returned to the Yukon River this month that fishery managers ordered drastic cuts to subsistence fishing. There will be no commercial harvest," notes Barry Eastabrook on Gourmet.com. Read the full story. It's a sad one for those of us who love "the King of Kings," but far more importantly, for the native villagers whose livelihoods are dependent on them.

Digg Digg | Newsvine Newsvine

Comments
No comments have been posted to this article.

Advertising

Marketplace

Advertising

Advertising

Categories
Calendar

May

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
          1 2
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
31            
Browse the archives

May 2009

April 2009

March 2009

February 2009

January 2009

December 2008

Food for Thought | Nancy Leson on KPLU

Listen to Nancy at 5:30 a.m. and 7:30 a.m. during Morning Edition, at 4:40 p.m. during All Things Considered and again the following Saturday at 8:30 a.m. during Weekend Edition on KPLU 88.5.

Restaurant roundups


Twitter
    follow me on Twitter