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Whatcom sheriff’s early retirement to create brief leadership void

Council may appoint Donnell Tanksley to fill the 8-day gap

Sheriff Bill Elfo posing for a photo with his hands on his belt in front of Whatcom County Sheriff's Office.
Sheriff Bill Elfo announced his last day on the job would be Dec. 31, eight days before Donnell Tanksley takes over. (Trenton Almgren-Davis/Cascadia Daily News)
By Ralph Schwartz Staff Reporter
After more than 20 years as Whatcom County’s sheriff, Bill Elfo has decided to leave the job eight
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