After two years, former mayor Pete Sprague will be given back the gavel at Soldotna City Council meetings. He won the special election yesterday (12/17) to fill out the remainder of the late Dr. Nels Anderson's term.
According to city of Soldotna unofficial results Sprague received 155 votes, or almost 70 percent of the total ballots cast. Candidate Charlene Tautfest received 66 votes for almost 30 percent of the vote. One write-in vote was cast.
The results will be certified, and Sprague, if his victory holds up, will be sworn in at a special meeting on Monday, Dec. 30.