The Irony Report from Small Town America-Episode 3 / Now it’s a waiting game, Toni Lyons

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The current state of the Clock Tower Project

August 2, 2016  Toni Lyons

We return to the ongoing story of the Ferndale Clock Tower.

In early July, I accompanied Art and Margaret, the owners and builders of this nearly-completed landmark, to a courtroom on the second floor of the Whatcom County Court House. The City of Ferndale vs. The Rojszas, Superior Court–Take Three.

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BP Refinery’s controlled information and ‘controlled shutdown’: My phone call to BP refinery last night / Facebook post, Sandy Robson

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33 mins  June 1, 2016  Sandy Robson

I called BP’s environmental hotline last evening, telling the woman who answered the phone call that I was hearing a rumbling noise that I have never heard before coming seemingly from BP Refinery, and the flares were going off and on, and it looked like it was some operation or something that is not normally going on at BP. 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