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Coombs leads Sprague mayoral race

Four candidates in hot contest for second-place finish

SPRAGUE — The mayoral primary race has one candidate holding a solid position to advance to the Nov. 2 general election, while the second spot is hotly contested between three candidates.

M. Shawn Coombs has 48 votes upon early returns and is in first place. Sunnie Fortin is barely in second place with 19 votes, but Sprague business owner Dorothy Giddings is right behind with 17 votes. Timothy Wilkens isn’t far behind Giddings with 14 votes, while fifth candidate Trace De Garmo has just five votes. Write-in candidates have received six votes just far.

The top two vote-getters will advance to N...


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