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Voters decide Walla Walla, Dixie school board races

WALLA WALLA — With just more than 80 percent of the vote, Sam Wells was elected Tuesday to the Walla Walla School Board.

College Place mayor swamps challenger

City Council positions also were decided Tuesday.

COLLEGE PLACE — College Place voters returned incumbent Mayor Rick Newby to office by a decisive margin, according to Tuesday’s General Election ballot count.

Incumbent ousted as votes counted in three Walla Walla Council races

WALLA WALLA — Two City Council candidates took commanding leads Tuesday in the General Election vote count, while incumbent Jim Barrow held a 5 percentage point lead over his opponent.

Garfield County voters decide school, city races and hospital levy

Garfield County voters have unseated a 10-year school board veteran and upended plans for a more financially sound hospital district.

Prescott pool levy passes

Fans of Prescott’s pool will be pleased with Tuesday’s election results.

Fearing wins handily in judicial race

Washington state Court of Appeals Judge George Fearing easily retained his seat in Tuesday’s General Election.

Local election results tallied

With the first round of vote-counting complete in the region, here is a look at where local races stand:

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Election 2013: Meet the Candidates

Your guide to local elections in Walla Walla, Columbia and Garfield counties.

Election ’13: Two vie for state Court of Appeals post

The court’s Division 3, District 2 covers several Southeast Washington counties

Walla Walla, Columbia and Garfield county voters will be among other Southeast Washington counties to elect a Postion 1 judge for the Washington State Court of Appeals, Division 3, District 2. Here is a look at the two candidates, George Fearing and John Gary Metro, based on information gleaned from the State of Washington Voter’s Pamphlet for the Nov. 5 General Election.

Pressed during a forum to cite city inefficiencies, Lonnie Croft takes a pass

COLLEGE PLACE — Accusations of waste produced heat, but little light, during a forum for College Place City Council candidates Wednesday.