The Star - News, views and advertising of the Grand Coulee Dam Area

Coulee Medical Center ER and Walk-In Care

Election brings changes for Colville Tribes


There will be some changes on the Colville Business Council as a result of the general election tally over the past week.

During the tally, it was announced that Chairman Jim Boyd had died.

Boyd was running against Georgia Simpson in the Inchelium District Position 1 race, and lost the count 268-184.

In other races, William “Billy” Nicholson II, lost his Nespelem Position 1 council seat to Willie Womer 409-346. Sheilah Cleveland captured the Nespelem Position 2 seat over former councilman Brian Nissen 416-333.

In the Inchelium Position 2 race, Larry K. Allen won in a tight contest over Marvin Joseph Kheel 227-225.

In Keller Position 1, incumbent Joseph L. Somday fended off Billie Jo Bray, 116-46.

In the Omak District, Edwin L. Marchand won Position 1 over Darlene “Dar” Burke 309-167. For Position 2, Michael E. Marchand won over Karen Condon 246-224.

You might be interested in:

Reader Comments