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Stokes leads Reiber in District 6 race

Stokes leads Reiber in District 6 race

Les Stokes appears to have defeated incumbent Roy Reiber in the race for a seat on the Okanogan County Fire District 6 board of commissioners by 808 to 739 votes, with less than 400 votes to be tallied countywide. “As Yogi Berra used to say, ‘It ain’t over ‘til it’s over,’” Stokes said Monday…

STOKES HOLDS LEAD OVER REIBER AFTER SECOND ROUND OF VOTE TALLIES

Challenger Les Stokes continued to lead incumbent Roy Reiber in the race for a seat on the Okanogan County fire District 6 board of commissioners after the second round of voting results was reported Friday (Nov. 6) by the Okanogan County auditor’s office. Stokes drew 808 votes, or about 52 percent, while Reiber drew 739...

STOKES LEADING REIBER IN EARLY RETURNS FOR FIRE DISTRICT 6 BOARD SEAT

Challenger Les Stokes was leading incumbent Roy Reiber in the race for a seat on the Okanogan County fire District 6 board of commissioners after the first round of voting results was reported Tuesday night (Nov. 3) by the Okanogan County auditor’s office. Stokes drew 505 votes, or about 55 percent, while Reiber drew 415...
Who are the unopposed local candidates? Here’s a quick look

Who are the unopposed local candidates? Here’s a quick look

Several local elective positions on the Nov. 3 ballot are being sought by unopposed candidates. Following are brief profiles of each of them. Anne Acheson, Winthrop Town Council Anne Acheson is running unopposed to fill the Winthrop Town Council position now held by Vern Herrst, who is not running for re-election. She will bring a...
Okanogan County Fire District 6 commissioner candidates air differences at public forum

Okanogan County Fire District 6 commissioner candidates air differences at public forum

Both Les Stokes and Roy Reiber, candidates for the Okanogan County Fire District 6 commission, bring decades of experience in local firefighting as volunteers and instructors. In the only contested race for local elected positions, Twisp resident Stokes is challenging incumbent Reiber for the fire district commission seat, which Reiber has held for 24 years.
Ballots are in the mail in for Nov. 3 general election

Ballots are in the mail in for Nov. 3 general election

Ballots for the Nov. 3 general election went into the mail on Friday (Oct. 16). If you have not received your ballot by Friday (Oct. 23), contact the Okanogan County auditor’s office at (509) 422-7240. The office, at 149 Third Ave. N., Okanogan, is open Monday – Friday from 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., and on Election Day from...
General election mail-in voting about to begin

General election mail-in voting about to begin

Ballots will be in the mail soon to Okanogan County residents for the Nov. 3 general election. The voting period begins Friday (Oct. 16). Friday is also the final day to file as a write-in candidate for the November election. Oct. 26 is the last day for in-person registration. The deadline has passed for online...
News briefs: Sept. 30, 2015

News briefs: Sept. 30, 2015

New group formed to promote strong leaders for county commissioner Although three dozen candidates are vying to be the next U.S. president, there are only a handful of contested races in this November’s local elections. Okanogan County Commissioner Jim DeTro ran unopposed for his second term in 2014. A new organization — called Represent Okanogan County, or...
Elected office filings produce only one contested local race

Elected office filings produce only one contested local race

Only one local elected office will be contested — a seat on the board of commissioners for Okanogan County Fire District 6 — in general election voting this year. With few exceptions, familiar names will dominate the ballot. Filing ended Friday (May 15). In District 6, incumbent Commissioner Roy Reiber will be challenged by Les V. Stokes of Twisp...
Friday is the filing deadline for local elected offices

Friday is the filing deadline for local elected offices

Filing for elected offices that will be on Okanogan County’s November general election ballot must be completed by Friday (May 15). Candidates can file two ways: • By submitting a Declaration of Candidacy by mail. Candidates can also come in to the auditor’s office from 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m. weekdays. • Online at vote.wa.gov/okanogan. Filing will close...