The Whatcom County Courthouse in downtown Bellingham on Feb. 10, 2016. The large field for a vacant seat on the Whatcom County Council has been narrowed to eight hopefuls, and members are expected to appoint a replacement on Jan. 16, 2018.
The Whatcom County Courthouse in downtown Bellingham on Feb. 10, 2016. The large field for a vacant seat on the Whatcom County Council has been narrowed to eight hopefuls, and members are expected to appoint a replacement on Jan. 16, 2018. Philip A. Dwyer pdwyer@bellinghamherald.com
The Whatcom County Courthouse in downtown Bellingham on Feb. 10, 2016. The large field for a vacant seat on the Whatcom County Council has been narrowed to eight hopefuls, and members are expected to appoint a replacement on Jan. 16, 2018. Philip A. Dwyer pdwyer@bellinghamherald.com

29 people applied for a vacant seat on Whatcom County Council. Here are the finalists.

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