With BOOFEST and Halloween coming up soon, you can enter The Independent’s first Facebook Costume Contest! Just post a picture of yourself or your kids on your own Facebook profile, make sure to hashtag #ChewelahCostumes in the description and you’ll be entered to win! Our staff will pick our favorite youth and adult costumes to be published in the Nov. 3 issue of The Independent. Make sure to post your pictures by 9 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2016. For more information, contact The Independent at 935-8422. Good luck!