June 28, 2012 | Volume 42, No.26

Chilkoot, Chilkat spill over

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

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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.

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