New Birch Bay deputy will take over for Langley July 31

Published on Sun, Jul 24, 2011 by Jeremy Schwartz

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Whatcom County sheriff Bill Elfo has announced Zac Reimer will take over as Birch Bay's neighborhood deputy after Cliff Langley retires at the end of July. Langley went on an extended leave of absence in the beginning of June, citing undisclosed health issues.

About a month and a half later, Elfo reports Langley is in better health but still wants to retire come July 31. Reimer, a resident of Birch Bay, put in his application along with two other sheriff's deputies interested in the Birch Bay post. Along with the various sheriff’s department sergeants involved in such a selection process, Elfo enlisted the help of Birch Bay steering committee co-chairs Kathy Berg and Doralee Booth to interview the three candidates. The interviews revealed Reimer as the deputy best suited fro the job, Elfo explained.

The public can say farewell to Langley at goodbye event from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Friday, July 28, July 29, on the fifth floor of the county courthouse at 311 Grand Avenue in Bellingham.

Reimer can be reached at 360/676-6650 or I'm going to try to get in touch with Reimer and get some brief biographical information from him for an article for Thursday's issue of The Northern Light.


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