Wood, Soha elected to Forks council

FORKS — Forks voters overwhelmingly chose Clinton Wood and Joe Soha for their respective positions on the Forks City Council.

Clinton Wood, director of facilities for Forks Community Hospital, faced off against Josef Echeita a counselor at Clallam Bay Corrections for position 2 on the council.

Wood came away with 260 out of 390 votes equaling 67 percent of the vote to Echeita’s 33 percent.

“I am disappointed in the results, but I would like to congratulate Clint on the win, and I wish him the best of luck in his new position,” Echeita said.

The incumbent Joe Soha vied with Sarah Holmes, a children’s author, for position 3 on the council.

Soha came away with 254 votes equaling 67 percent of the vote and Holmes with 125 votes and 33 percent.

Wood, Holmes and Soha did not respond Wednesday to requests for comment.

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