By Iris Samuels
Anchorage Daily News 

U.S. House candidates talk fisheries issues at Kodiak forum


October 12, 2022

U.S. Rep. Mary Peltola’s “pro-fish” message was met with scrutiny at an Oct. 4 candidate forum in Kodiak that focused on the commercial fishing industry.

Peltola was sworn in to the U.S. House last month after winning a special election to serve out the fourth-month remainder of the late Rep. Don Young’s term. Peltola, a Democrat, now faces another election against Republicans Nick Begich III and former Gov. Sarah Palin, along with Libertarian Chris Bye, to determine who will hold Alaska’s lone U.S. House seat for the two-year term that begins in January.

Peltola has made fisheries one of the...

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