The deadline to file for candidacy in the November 2 general election is swiftly approaching. Candidates have until Friday, August 6 to file for several positions on various councils and boards around Siskiyou County. If the incumbents fail to file, the deadline will be extended until Wednesday, August 11.

The deadline to file for candidacy in the November 2 general election is swiftly approaching. Candidates have until Friday, August 6 to file for several positions on various councils and boards around Siskiyou County. If the incumbents fail to file, the deadline will be extended until Wednesday, August 11.

The following have filed paperwork with Siskiyou County Clerk Colleen Setzer as of Friday, July 16:

Dunsmuir Joint Union High
(Three positions available)
• Kathleen Shirley, teacher’s aide, parent
Siskiyou County Board of Education, Area 2
(One position available)
• William Enos, incumbent
Siskiyou County Sheriff
(One position available)
• John Lopey, retired assistant chief, CHP
• Jim Betts, captain/operation commander
Siskiyou Joint Community College, Area 2
(One position available)
• James Hardy, incumbent
Siskiyou Union High School District, Area 2
(Two positions available)
• Lori Harch, incumbent
• John Hines, incumbent
Weed Union Elementary School District  
(One short term position available)
• Michael Carpine, incumbent

So far, there nobody has filed for the following available positions in the south county:

City of Dunsmuir
(Three full term positions and possibly two short term positions available if recalls are successful)
City of Mount Shasta
(Two positions available)
City of Weed
(Three positions available)
Lake Shastina Community Services District
(Three positions available)
McCloud Community Services District
(Three positions available)
Mount Shasta Fire Protection District
(Two positions available)
Weed Recreation and Parks District
(Three positions available)
Butteville Elementary
 (Three full term positions and one short term position available)
Dunsmuir Elementary
 (Two positions available)
McCloud Elementary
(Two positions available)
Mount Shasta Union Elementary
(Three positions available)
Weed Union Elementary
(Two full term positions available)

This list is also available online at the county clerk’s website: http://www.co.siskiyou.ca.us/Clerk/clerk.aspx. It is updated every Friday. For more information about the election, contact Setzer at 842-8084.