There is a newly elected councillor in the Northern Village of Pinehouse.

Pam Woods was elected in a by-election on Wednesday to replace outgoing councillor Walter Smith.

The two other people in the race were Gary Tinker and Trevor Natomagan.

Woods was elected by 26 votes and a total of 250 ballots were cast.

She will now join Mayor Mike Natomagan and councillors Conrad Misponas, Betty Durocher and Leona Lariviere.

The community of about 1,000 people is located roughly 350 kilometres northwest of Saskatoon.

(PHOTO: Pinehouse Lake. Photo courtesy Tommy Sanderson Facebook page.)