Anna V. Smith has spent the majority of her life in the Pacific Northwest, from growing up in rural Oregon to becoming a news reporter on a small cluster of islands in northern Washington. She joined the High Country News team in Paonia as the editorial intern in July 2016 and is now an assistant editor based in Oregon, where she writes for HCN’s tribal affairs desk.
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