Voters in Williams Lake will have choices on the ballot when they go to the polls on Oct. 20 to vote for mayor and council. Monica Lamb-Yorski photo

Two running for Williams Lake mayor, 10 for councillor

Four councillors are seeking re-election

Voters in Williams Lake will go to the polls with two names on the ballot for mayor in Williams Lake and 10 for six city councillor spots.

City chief election officer Cindy Bouchard released the results Friday after the 4 p.m. deadline.

Incumbent mayor Walt Cobb is running again, as is long-time former city councillor Surinderpal Rathor who ran for mayor in 2014.

Read more: Mayor and two councillors confirm 2018 election intentions

Present councillors Ivan Bonnell, Scott Nelson, Jason Ryll and Craig Smith are running as well as Sheila Boehm, who is a school trustee, Marnie Brenner who ran in 2014 election, Jodie Capling, Tom Hoffman, Dave Moore and Natasha Wiebe.

Councillors Laurie Walters and Sue Zacharias confirmed earlier in the year they did not plan to seek re-election.

The name of candidates nominated for Zone 6 school trustee, of which one will be elected, are Katie Blaxland, Chris Ford and Alexis Forseille.

Zone 6 covers Marie Sharpe, Nesika, Cataline, LCSS, Skyline, GROW and Continuing Education.

Voters will go to the polls on Saturday, Oct. 20.

Read more: Five of 12 CRD director positions up for election so far, seven by acclamation



news@wltribune.com

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter

Just Posted

QRRC open house this Saturday

Researchers from various universities will share their findings on investigations into the impacts of the 2014 Mount Polley Mine spill into Quesnel Lake.

UPDATE: Father and 9-year-old son killed in crash north of Williams Lake

RCMP confirm family of five hit by southbound pickup truck that crossed the centre line

New Year’s Day robbery and stabbing suspect to stand trial this week

Prolific offender Blake Johnny in Williams Lake Supreme Court

COLUMNS: All for a good cause

Didn’t get to see the chicken herders in action at the Stampede Grounds recently

West Fraser works with BC Wildfire Service, harvests 2017 burned timber

National Forest Week is a time to celebrate our forestry heritage and highlight our stewardship of the forests that supports our communities

VIDEO: Sandhill Cranes in abundance along Highway 97 south of Quesnel

Fall migration for Sandhill Cranes is underway

B.C. couple who went missing on flight from Edmonton named by family

Family released a statement Wednesday saying they’re still intent on finding the two-seater plane

VIDEO: a close-up look at what you were breathing during the wildfire season

Electron microscope images show soot and tar particles generated by worst B.C. fire season

B.C. woman donates $250,000 to ovarian cancer research for friends

Two of Patty Pitts’s friends passed away from the disease within a year

B.C. could provide clues as to how New Brunswick electoral results shake out

Premier Christy Clark faced a strikingly similar scenario following the province’s 2017 election

Ottawa working to iron out kinks in public alert system

The alerts are being credit with saving lives during last week’s tornadoes

Premier John Horgan ponders debate on voting system changes

B.C. Liberal leader Andrew Wilkinson wants one-on-one, no Green

Saganash drops F-bomb in Commons over federal approach to Trans Mountain

NDP’s reconciliation critic accused federal government of ‘wilfully’ violating constitutional duties

VIDEO: B.C. dairy farmer says Trump doesn’t understand the industry

‘They need supply management just as bad as we need to keep it’: sixth generation farmer Devan Toop

Most Read