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April 16, 2010 in Sports
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Ken DesRosiers III of Colville brings in one of the first king salmon of the season on April 12, 2010, from his family’s commercial fishing boat near Sitka, Alaska. The fish was cleaned and put on ice for delivery Spokane three days later.

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Mike DesRosiers of Colville handles a bright king salmon on his family’s commercial fishing boat near Sitka, Alaska.

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Bethany DesRosiers picks up a box of fresh king salmon her father and brothers caught near Sitka, Alaska, just days before. She will immediately deliver the fresh fish from the Alaska Airlines air cargo office at the Spokane International Airport to Wild Sage Bistro in downtown Spokane.

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Bethany DesRosiers delivers fresh king salmon to Alexa Wilson, executive chef at Wild Sage Bistro, in downtown Spokane. Bethany’s father and two brothers caught the salmon just days before and air-freighted it to Spokane. The Colville family has a commercial fishing business called GoWildAlaskaSalmon.

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Sous chef Charlie Connor of Wild Sage Bistro holds the 40-plus portions he gleaned from two king salmon Friday, April 16, 2010. The upscale restaurant in downtown Spokane is serving up portions from two fish sent directly from Alaska by a Colville family trying to build a market for their catch near Sitka, Alaska.

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Chef Alexa Wilson of Wild Sage Bistro in Spokane places a piece of grilled salmon on top of grilled asparagus and warm potato salad Friday, April 16, 2010.

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Grilled salmon with a mustard grain glaze on top of grilled asparagus and warm potato salad Friday, April 16, 2010 at Wild Sage Bistro.

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Ken DesRosiers, left, and his son Ken III, meet with Main Market manager Jennifer Hall in February as the two Colville men were drumming up clients for the salmon they were setting out to catch in Alaska during the 2010 commercial fishing season.