NEAH BAY, Wash. (AP) -- The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has awarded nearly $337,000 in contracts to improve the Makah National Fish Hatchery at Neah Bay.

The service said Thursday that the work by three contractors will include extensive electrical upgrades, repairs to the hatchery's roof and fixing deteriorating pipes.

The money is part of the federal economic stimulus program. The hatchery work is expected to employ about 20 workers.

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