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Silverton candidate forum set for Oct. 18

A second election forum for Silverton candidates will be held Tuesday, Oct. 18, at the Palace Theatre.

Doors open at 5:30 p.m., with the audience-question driven forum organized by the Silverton Discourse Project getting underway at 6 p.m. Concessions will be for sale.

On hand will be mayoral candidates Jason Freilinger and Morry Jones.

Six of the seven City Council candidates will be on hand: Makai Brusa, Eric Hammond, Gregg Harris, April Newton, Jenny Ohren and Marie Traeger. The seventh candidate, Chuck Hawley, will be away on a previously scheduled commitment.

Each candidate will give a two-minute opening statement, with a question-and-answer session to follow. Audience questions may be submitted in advance to ourtown@mtangelpub. com, or in person that evening. The event is scheduled to conclude at 8 p.m.

The candidates also participated in a Sept. 28 forum sponsored by the Silverton Chamber of Commerce.

–James Day

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