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Chilkoot, Chilkat spill over


High water led Fish and Game to pull pickets from Chilkoot weir to prevent the fish dam from washing away during last weekend's high water flows. Ron Horn photo.

Temperatures that climbed toward 90 F. during the weekend following weeks of cool weather raised local rivers to flood levels early this week.

The high water is attributed to a heavy snowpack at higher elevations that didn’t melt, as is typical...

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