Speaking power to truth: current law enforcement public relations in Bellingham and Whatcom County / Noisy Waters Northwest

Click the graphic of a black police car with white and blue lettering and white and blue striping to access a June 24, 2020 KGMI radio news extra on Bellingham Police Department’s “Police Perspective” video series

July 30, 2020  Dena Jensen

Since the body count of victims of unjust killings by police officers culminated with the slaying of George Floyd by Minneapolis police officers in late May this year, community members in various areas of Whatcom County have been calling more intensely for numerous types of law enforcement and justice changes aimed at eliminating racist, discriminatory, biased, violent, militaristic, unjust, or unnecessary law enforcement actions. Increasingly, voices of local law enforcement officials are resounding in response.

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9/12/17 Whatcom County Council meeting: Please come speak at open session RE the need to send the CAO back for more review / Facebook post, Whatcom Hawk, Wendy Harris

council agenda 091217

3 hrs  September 11, 2017  Wendy Harris

I have been informed that “Liberty Road” has invited private property rights advocates to swarm the County Council Public Hearings and Open Session tomorrow night. Among the purported offenses are public hearings for an Ordinance amending Whatcom County Code 8.13, Solid Waste Disposal District, regarding the Solid Waste Excise Privilege Tax (AB2017-244) and an Ordinance amending Whatcom County Code Title 20 Zoning and the Whatcom County Comprehensive Plan relating to cumulative impervious surface coverage standards (AB2017-195). Continue reading

Who’s the threat: Stand.earth or LIberty Road and Common Threads Northwest? / Noisy Waters Northwest

stand letter to wba members

First page of Stand.earth letter that was linked to on the KGMI Saturday Morning Live show webpage for the May 27, 2017 show, [update 1/12/20: this link is no longer viable, however here is a link to another copy of the Stand.earth letter: https://gallery.mailchimp.com/5a71f88fdb9d4d3551330c913/files/c061068d-e7a3-46fd-b3c1-8cd922f1fba4/Stand.Earth_letter_to_Tradewinds.pdf]

June 1, 2017  Dena Jensen

Time to talk to your friendly local businesses who are members of the Whatcom Business Alliance, but are unlikely to want to be part of a strongly pro-fossil-fuel-dependancy organization, and back up Stand.earth’s wise appeal to them. LIberty Road’s Kris Halterman is calling the request send out by Stand as (pretty sure caps are in order) a “THREAT LETTER!”  Continue reading

Furthering the Koch corporate agenda in our schools?: Whatcom Business Alliance, Liberty Road, and SAVE / Facebook Post, Noisy Waters Northwest

wba-newsletter

Highlighted excerpt from the January 2017 Whatcom Business Alliance Newsletter.  Click the graphic to access the full newsletter.

7:26pm  January 19, 2017  Dena Jensen

Tidbits have been surfacing about educational programs in our region that are being boostered by GPT and Cherry Point fossil fuel industry enthusiasts, The Whatcom Business Alliance (Tony Larson, President) and Liberty Road (affiliated with Kris Halterman of the Whatcom Tea Party, the board of Social Alliance for a Vibrant Economy and host of KGMI’s Saturday Morning Live radio show). In the pics are screen shots of a recent Liberty Road post about the “Growing the Economy with Raspberry Pi,” program in the Burlington-Edison school district and an excerpt from the Jan. 2017 WBA newsletter. Continue reading

Never let the truth get in the way of a good story / Facebook post, Whatcom Hawk, Wendy Harris

liberty road on re sources13 hrs  January 9, 2016  Wendy Harris

Never let the truth get in the way of a good story.. like the fact that Intalco is cutting jobs all on its own, or that the coal industry is going bust, or that the Lummis have treaty rights, or that is the site of a marine reserve with several species that have been designated as biologically significant. Continue reading