Candidates talk salmon: Five participate in Alaska Center’s first Mat-Su forum

Five candidates on Tuesday’s ballot participated with District 4 Borough Assembly Candidates Ted Leonard and Patty Hogan, as well as District 5 incumbent Dan Mayfield.

Two candidates up for Palmer City Council also participated, first-time runners Sabrena Combs and Kenni Linden.

Combs and Linden conceded that there’s not a whole lot the Palmer City Council can do, vis a vis policies relating to salmon, but acknowledged it is an issue that affects everyone in the Valley.

“We all realize everybody benefits (when the salmon do well),” Linden said. “So to get all the stakeholders to the table is really important.”

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