More than 6 weeks after it first sank, The Lone Star is still stuck in the mud. Salvage crews are getting creative as they attempt to raise the 78 foot tender and overcome the massive amount of suction from the muddy river bottom at the mouth of the Igushik. KDLG’s Ben Matheson has more:
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The large fishing tender that sank in late June in the mouth of a major sockeye producing river in Bristol Bay is still leaking fuel as responders attempt to get the last of the fuel off the vessel. KDLG’s Mike Mason has the details.