Castlegar mayor Lawrence Chernoff is running for re-election.Chernoff – who has held the position for nine years now – told us deciding to go for a fourth term wasn’t easy.

The length of terms for municipal politicians across the province is moving from three years to four and Chernoff admits that was something he had to give significant consideration.

However, he says he still has the passion to do the job.Chernoff says a major goal of his is to attract business to the airport lands.