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Meet the candidates in Gypsum

GYPSUM, Colorado – The Gypsum Chamber is hosting a meet the candidates event Tuesday at Columbine Market beginning at 5:30 p.m. Each candidate will share a three-minute introduction highlighting his own campaign and vision. Then the Gypsum Chamber will ask three questions of each candidate. This event is open to the public.

The election is April 3.

The incumbents are Tom Edwards, Gary Lebo and Kyle Hall. Edwards and Lebo are both in their third consecutive terms as council members, and Hall is in his first term. Edwards is a retired architect. Lebo owns Alpenglow Property Management Inc. and is also a real estate broker. Hall is a detective with the Eagle County Sheriff’s Department.

The challengers are:

• Beric Christiansen, a former CFO of Eddie Bauer and VP of Payless Shoes.

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• Ross Graves, a self-employed real estate developer and land planner.

• Jim Kinser, who is self-employed in insurance management as a recruiter, trainer and supervisor working under contract with Farmers Insurance Group.

• Stanley McElderry, works for the town of Eagle as the lead wastewater treatment operator.

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