A familiar face is attempting a return.
 
Wayne Olechow is one of  two candidates running in the Bruderheim byelection.
 
The educational assistant has called Bruderheim home for 35 years. In his last stint on council (2010-2017), Olechow helped bring some major projects to town including the fire hall and the Studio 6 Hotel.
 
"I didn't run in the last election for personal reasons. The time came up and the byelection came and I've seen what was going on. I'm energetic and want to get back into it," said Olechow.
 
Olechow is looking to bring a few innovative ideas to the table including adding more street lights by walking paths and working with groups in town to lower the cost of activities.
 
When asked about what he can bring to council, Olechow said "My openness and my honesty. I talk to residents on a regular basis, I bring all of their concerns to the table and respond to all of them."
 
Byelection advanced voting will be held at the Bruderheim administration building on July 5 from 4:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. The official election at the Bruderheim Community Hall is on July 9 from 9 a.m. and 8 p.m.

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