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8/17/2019
3 file for candidacy for School Board seat: Becker, Kvasnikoff, Robbins Jr. decide to run for single available seat

KETCHIKAN (KDN) — Three candidates have filed to run for the one one-year seat available on the Ketchikan School Board in the Oct. 1 municipal election.

Leslie Becker, who has served with the School Board since being appointed in April to fill the remaining term opened by the resignation of Glen Thompson, filed her candidacy paperwork on Thursday, according to Ketchikan Gateway Borough information.

Hilary Kvasnikoff and Paul Robbins Jr. filed as candidates for the School Board seat on Friday.

The candidate filing period for the School Board and Ketchikan Gateway Borough seats that are availalbe in the Oct. 1 election will close at noon on Aug. 26, according to borough information.

In addition to the one one-year seat, there will be two three-year seats open on the School Board. As of Friday, Tom Heutte and Bridget Mattson — who currently occupy those seats — have filed as candidates.

There are two three-year seats available on the Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly. Austin Otos and current Borough Mayor David Landis have filed to run for those seats.

The borough mayor position is open in this election. Rodney Dial, who now serves on the Assembly, and Sidney Hartley are the current candidates for the three-year mayor position.

The City of Ketchikan has two three-year seats open on the Ketchikan City Council. Lew Williams III and Judy Zenge, both of whom currently serve on the council, have filed as candidates for election on Oct. 1.

The  candidate filing deadline for the City Council seats is noon on Aug. 26, according to City of Ketchikan information.