The all the local general election candidates have been invited to the two voter forums this week, sponsored by the Bitterroot Chamber of Commerce.

The forum on Tuesday, October 2, will be at the Hamilton Middle School for all state House of Representative races - Districts 87, 88, 89 and 90.

The forum on Thursday, October 4, will be at the Florence-Carlton old gym for all Ravalli County commissioner candidates and for the state Senate District 45.

A feature of the Tuesday forum will be a "Speed Date" period from 5 to 6 p.m., where the candidates will be in specific locations and you can talk one-to-one with each for 5 minutes only, then you can move on to another candidate. This is the second time the Chamber has tried the Instant Meet and Greet. They had positive comments about it in the last election forum.

Steve Fullerton of KLYQ will moderating the forum with questions from local media.