Candidates forum scheduled for Thursday



The Battle Ground Chamber of Commerce and the League of Women Voters will hold a free candidates forum 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursday at The Cedars on Salmon Creek, 15001 N.E. 181st St, Brush Prairie.

Candidates who will take part in the forum include incumbent council members Michael Ciraulo, Alex Reinhold and Bill Ganley, along with Mayor Lisa Walters. Challengers Lyle Lamb, Chris Regan, Mike Dalesandro and Steven Douglas Phelps will also speak. They will be joined by Battle Ground Public Schools candidates Jim Pegoraro and Mitchell Taylor.

Each candidate will have time to provide opening and closing remarks. They will also answer questions prepared by the Battle Ground chamber membership and the League of Women Voters.

The forum is free but lunch costs $15 for members and $17 for nonmembers.