Lance Niles filed May 16 to run for a seat on the USD 470 Board of Education.

So far, he is the only person who has filed to run for any of the three available school board seats.

Former Cowley County commissioner Gary Wilson and incumbent Brian Sanderholm remain the only two people who have filed to run for the four open seats on the Cowley College Board of Trustees.

Resident Kanyon Gingher also filed this week to run for a seat on the City Commission of Arkansas City.

Incumbents Karen Welch and Jay Warren, and citizen Tim Perry, all have filed for seats, as well.