Q-and-A with Benton County commissioner candidates: Question 1 of 5

This is the first of a five-part series of questions and answers to be published this week at PhilomathNews.com. Two candidates are running for Benton County commissioner — incumbent Pat Malone and challenger William Kughn. Today’s question: How would you define the responsibilities of a county commissioner and what do you believe constitutes appropriate and effective citizen representation? KEEP READING

Q-and-A with Benton County commissioner candidates: Question 2 of 5

This is the second of a five-part series of questions and answers to be published this week at PhilomathNews.com. Two candidates are running for Benton County commissioner — incumbent Pat Malone and challenger William Kughn. Today’s question: What do you see as the three biggest issues facing Benton County, and how would you propose these issues be addressed? KEEP READING

Q-and-A with Benton County commissioner candidates: Question 3 of 5

This is the third of a five-part series of questions and answers to be published this week at PhilomathNews.com. Two candidates are running for Benton County commissioner — incumbent Pat Malone and challenger William Kughn. Today’s question: What is your experience with preparing or authorizing budgets and what do you see as the biggest budget challenges? KEEP READING

Q-and-A with Benton County commissioner candidates: Question 4 of 5

This is the fourth of a five-part series of questions and answers to be published this week at PhilomathNews.com. Two candidates are running for Benton County commissioner — incumbent Pat Malone and challenger William Kughn. Today’s question: What is your approach to evaluating land use applications and what, in your view, are the factors that are most important to consider when doing so? KEEP READING

Q-and-A with Benton County commissioner candidates: Question 5 of 5

This is the fifth of a five-part series of questions and answers to be published this week at PhilomathNews.com. Two candidates are running for Benton County commissioner — incumbent Pat Malone and challenger William Kughn. Today’s question: Is there anything else you would like voters to know about you personally?

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Brad Fuqua, Philomath News

Brad Fuqua has covered the Philomath area since 2014 as the editor of the now-closed Philomath Express and currently as publisher/editor of the Philomath News. He has worked as a professional journalist since 1988 at daily and weekly newspapers in Nebraska, Kansas, North Dakota, Arizona, Montana and Oregon.