Race for mayor in Kaslo

Village of Kaslo: Councillor Suzan Hewat is challenging incumbent Greg Lay for the mayor's seat.

Kaslo mayor Greg Lay is seen at centre in blue while councillor Suzan Hewat is seen to the right of him during a council meeting in August.

Kaslo village councillor Suzan Hewat is challenging incumbent Greg Lay for the mayor’s seat in this fall’s civic elections.

Lay has served two terms as mayor and was a councillor before that, while Hewat has served several terms as a councillor. She topped the polls in both 2011 and 2008.

A third candidate is also expected to declare for mayor.

Meanwhile, there are now four candidates for council: incumbent Rob Lang as well as John Addison of WREN Consulting, Louise De Pape of Kaslo Florists, and massage therapist Kellie Knoll.

The nomination deadline is Friday at 4 p.m.

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