BRANDON HANSEN/CHEWELAH INDEPENDENT
7th District Rep. Shelly Short speaks Monday in Colville.
As of Tuesday, January 31, 2017
COLVILLE - Rep. Shelly Short, R-Addy, was selected unanimously by 15 county commissioners on Monday afternoon to fill the 7th District Senate seat vacated last week by Brian Dansel.
Commis-sioners from five counties in the 7th Legislative District met in Colville for more than three hours Monday, Jan. 30, to interview and select from three candidates.
Short was presented to the commissioners as the top pick from the Republican Party after precinct committee officers met and selected three candidates the night before in Chewelah.
The complete story is available in the Wednesday, Feb. 1 edition of The Omak-Okanogan County Chronicle.