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Incumbents retain fire board seats

Incumbents, one newcomer running for 2 open seats

Two incumbents sealed another term on the Craig Rural Fire Protection District Board during an election Tuesday. Byron Willems, the board’s president, received 73 votes in the fire board election, and board member Alan Webber garnered 77 votes. Talia Johnson, who moved to Craig with her family in August, also put in a bid for one of the two four-year seats open on the board. She received 19 votes.

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Candidates announced for Craig fire district board

March 2 marked the deadline for residents and landowners to self nominate for the May 8 Craig Rural Fire Protection District Board special election. This year, two of the board’s five seats, which are currently occupied by Byron Willems, board president, and Alan Webber, board member, are up for election. Willems, who has served as president since 2002, is seeking another four-year term. Webber is also seeking reelection. He has served the board since 2005.

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