A king salmon during the 67th annual Golden North Salmon Derby at the Don D. Statter Memorial Boat Harbor in August 2013. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

A king salmon during the 67th annual Golden North Salmon Derby at the Don D. Statter Memorial Boat Harbor in August 2013. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Alaska scientists pen letter backing salmon measure

58 retired fisheries biologists and managers, some local, sign statement of support

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A city employee uses an all-terrain vehicle to plow Franklin Street sidewalks in this March 2017 photo. Sunday, there will be a Kid’s Day hosted by the Downtown Business Association downtown. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Kid’s Day is Sunday downtown

Sunday is Kid’s Day downtown.