BEND, OR -- Bend City Councilors have narrowed down the list of possible appointees to fill the seat vacated when Sally Russell was elected Mayor. Council received 36 applications, including several former candidates.
Tuesday evening, they named Kerani Mitchell, Kori Sparks, Andrew Davis and James Dorofi as the top nominees. Charles Allen, Katherine Austin and Christopher Piper were also chosen to take part in interviews.
Mayor Russell and Mayor Pro Tem Bruce Abernethy are developing three to five questions. Interviews with each of the seven nominees are scheduled to take place Monday.