Basin irrigation district candidates can file now

Anyone interested in serving as a director of Division 5 in the East Columbia Basin Irrigation District must file a declaration of candidacy petition with the district office in Othello by 5 p.m. Nov. 1.

Orman Johnson of Othello holds the position, which expires at the end of the year. The new three-year term starts in January, and Dec. 14 is election day.

The Division 5 seat includes part of Adams and Franklin counties. For more information contact the district office at 509-488-9671.