Participants of the Silver Salmon Derby flaunt their catch. The 2019 Derby begins this weekend and will continue to Sept. 22, 2019. (Photo provided by the Kenai Chamber of Commerce)

Participants of the Silver Salmon Derby flaunt their catch. The 2019 Derby begins this weekend and will continue to Sept. 22, 2019. (Photo provided by the Kenai Chamber of Commerce)

Kenai Silver Salmon Derby returns to award more than $1K prize money

The derby raises funds for the nonprofit Kenai Community Foundation.

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