Walde winning over Baker for Cape Flattery seat

SEKIU — Challenger Cathy Walde was leading against incumbent Donald Baker for a contested Cape Flattery School Board seat after a second count of ballots on Wednesday.

Walde won 131 votes, or 55.04 percent to Baker’s 105 votes, or 44.12 percent for Position 4.

Two other races on the ballot were uncontested: Michael John Lawrence, who took 92.49 percent, and Leanne Ellis, who won 96.53 percent.

The next ballot count will be by 5 p.m. today.