Hillery wins in city primary
Democrat Pam Hillery on Tuesday won the primary election in Ward 1 and will face Republican Russ Luke in the general election for a seat on the Havre City Council.
The unofficial count shows Hillery beat her opponent, Gerry Veis, 105-88, with a 20 percent turnout in the ward. It was the only contested race in Havre's primary. The votes will be canvassed on Thursday.
Luke, who was unopposed in the Republican primary, received 23 votes. The candidates in Ward 1 are running for the seat held by Democrat Doug Larson, who did not seek re-election.
Hillery could not be reached for comment today....