Interest in filings for the seven Colville Business Council openings has been brisk, election officials stated Monday.
As of Monday, 23 interested parties had picked up applications at the election office at the Colville Indian Agency campus.
The seven positions and those who occupy them are: Luana Boyd Rawley, Inchelium Position 1; Richard A. Swan, Jr., Inchelium Position 2; Darlene Zacherle, Keller Position 1; Brian Nissen, Nespelem District Position 1; Andy Joseph, Jr., Nespelem Position 2; Ernestina Brook, Omak Position 1 and Ben E. Marchand, Jr., Omak District Position 2.
Seven of the 14 council members are up each year for two-year terms.
Election officials stated that filing ends Friday and will be certified next Monday.
Those filing for the seven positions will be reported in next week’s Star.