She defeated Sarah Palin. But Mary Peltola and her hometown face bigger problems

LA Times

Mary Peltola speaks with supporters at a fundraiser in Juneau, Alaska, last month before she became the first Alaska Native elected to Congress.(Becky Bohrer / Associated Press)

Here in southwestern Alaska, the salmon runs are ending for the year; berry picking is over too, and the leaves on the willow trees lining the banks of the Kuskokwim River have started to yellow. In other words, it’s moose hunting season.

“I wanted my grandson to shoot it, but his gun jammed,” said Albert Evans, showing off a set of bloody antlers perched in his skiff after the rest of the moose had been unloaded to the shore.

Publish : 2022-09-09 16:19:00

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