As of Tuesday morning, Aug. 19, the filing period has closed for Skagway local office. An official candidate list will be released later today, but candidates who have filed to run are:

Assembly (2 seats, 3-year term ending 2017)
Daniel J. Henry
Roger W. Griffin
Angela Grieser

School Board (2 seats, 3-year term ending 2017)
Cara L. Cosgrove
Mark J. Smith
Mary A. Tidlow

In Haines, the filing period ends at 5 p.m. Wednesday. Candidates who have filed are:

Stephanie Scott
Jan Hill

Assembly (two seats)
Mike Case
Jerry Erny
Mario Benassi

School Board (two seats)
No candidates have yet filed

Local elections for both communities will be held Oct. 7.