It's official. Chris Hoffman is no longer Ravalli County Sheriff and becomes the newest Ravalli County Commissioner.

He took the oath of office Friday, December 30, at the County Administration Building, along with re-elected commissioner Greg Chilcott. Both are Republicans.Hoffman's oath was administeredby Clerk and Recorder Regina Plettenberg and Chilcott's swearing-in was handled by Commission Chairman Ray Hawk.

Following those ceremonies, Hoffman then administered the oath of office to his replacement as Ravalli County Sheriff, Steve Holton.

Thursday, Justice of the Peace Jennifer Ray administered the oath of office to re-elected District Judge Jeff Langton and re-elected Public Service Commissioner Bob Lake.