Larson’s WBA claim that “school districts” are members of their Cherry Point coalition / Facebook post, Sj Robson

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23 hrs February 5, 2017

I sent an email letter today to the Whatcom County Planning Commission and the County Council, regarding Tony Larson’s Whatcom Business Alliance’s (WBA) claim that “school districts” are members of the WBA Cherry Point coalition/stakeholder group. I looked into this matter and sent my findings to the Commission and Council. Continue reading

Additional Ferndale Schools donkey basketball records info: Junk Mail / Noisy Waters Northwest

April 24, 2016  Dena Jensen

Here’s a little additional information gained from Ferndale School District records regarding the controversial February 13 Donkey Basketball event that was held at Ferndale High School this year.  This info did not make it into Sandy Robson’s recent report that is also posted here on Noisy Waters NW, “Was more diligence due for students and donkeys? Following up on the February 13, 2016 Ferndale Donkey Basketball Event.”   Continue reading

Was more diligence due for students and donkeys? Following up on the February 13, 2016 Ferndale Donkey Basketball Event / Sandy Robson

 

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2016 Ferndale donkey basketball event poster and screen shots of video taken at the 2012 Ferndale event.

April 22, 2016  Sandy Robson

Author’s Note:  I sent an email letter to the Ferndale School District on February 8, 2016, voicing my opposition to the February 13, 2016 donkey basketball fundraiser. After receiving Ferndale School District Superintendent Linda Quinn’s reply that afternoon to my email, and reading her statements in various news articles, I was curious about a number of things. Continue reading

The Power of your Voice: Ferndale Donkey Basketball Controversy is Delivered across the Nation / Noisy Waters Northwest

 

February 19, 2016  Dena Jensen

When some Whatcom County citizens discovered it toward the end of the first week in February, people began to speak up in protest about the donkey basketball event scheduled at Ferndale High School in Washington on February 13, 2016 to benefit the local chapter of the Future Farmers of America.  By the ending of the second week, news of Ferndale school officials moving forward with the event despite opposition from animal advocates who were concerned for the welfare of the donkeys, spread from way up north in Washington state, across the continent, and all the way down south to Florida. Continue reading