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Prophet River elects new chief and council

Valerie Askoty was elected Chief, and Beverly Stager and Deshanna Tsakoza were elected councillors
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Prophet River Councillor Beverly Stager, Chief Valerie Askoty, and Councillor Deshanna Tsakoza. (Supplied)

Prophet River First Nation elected a new chief and council on Aug. 13.

Valerie Askoty was elected Chief, and Beverly Stager and Deshanna Tsakoza were elected as councillors.

Urban and community members voted through mail-in, electronic & in-person ballots, and the community saw over 70% of members vote this year.

"I am very excited about the opportunity our members have given me, by electing me as their new Chief,"  Askoty said in a statement.

"I am looking forward to working with our Councillors and PRFN staff to further develop programs and services that will serve all urban and community members."


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