Joe Teehan

Joe Teehan

Broadcasting has always been my second love – right behind music. I earned a Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Northern Colorado and spent a number of years working (starving, really) as a freelance trombone player in Chicago and Denver. I soon realized I would need another profession to fall back on, so I chose the very stable (ha!) radio industry.

My first job was at a newstalk station in Denver. After a few years there I was hired to be news director at a station in Summit County, Colorado. Skiing and radio were my life. I returned to Denver after about a year in the mountains and became a long-haired rock jock. I worked at stations in Denver and Phoenix during the 1990’s, then suddenly found myself unemployed and playing Mr. Mom following the birth of our son. I was teaching beginning instrumental music to 5th graders when I was lucky enough to land a job at the mighty KGMI early in 2003.

My wife, Laurie, is a radio star in her own right and has been half of the morning show at Classic Rock KISM since then. Our son, Tommy, is 9 years old and loves Bellingham. Our new daughter Ella Ray was born last December. Laurie’s been through a very rough year following brain surgery to repair an aneurysm and we’ve truly found out how loving and giving our adopted community is. Thank you for being our neighbors.


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Seattle takes on Cleveland tonight on KPUG

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Safeco Field

You can hear all the action from Seattle beginning at 6:00 p.m. with the pregame show and a 7:10 p.m. first pitch on KPUG 1170, The Sports Leader.

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Seattle LHP Paxton placed on DL with strained finger

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Seattle Mariners starting pitcher James Paxton in action against the Minnesota Twins a baseball game Saturday, April 25, 2015, in Seattle.

Left-hander James Paxton became a second key member of the Seattle Mariners' rotation to be placed on the disabled list, joining righty Hisashi Iwakuma.

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Report: Hawks’ Bennett wants new contract, will skip OTAs

Seattle Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett

According to Bob Condotta of the Seattle Times, Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett will not participate in Seattle's organized team activities because he wants a new contract.

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No. 1 Williams edges Azarenka in French Open’s 3rd round

Serena Williams of the U.S. volleys the ball to Germany's Anna-Lena Friedsam during their second round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, Thursday, May 28, 2015 in Paris. Williams won 5-7, 6-3, -6-3.

Serena Williams won the final six games and 10 of the last 12, coming back to beat Victoria Azarenka 3-6, 6-4, 6-2 Saturday in a third-round French Open match.

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WWU’s Slater Hirst voted GNAC Male Athlete of the Year

WWU Slater Hirst throw

Western Washington University's Slater Hirst has been voted the 2015 Great Northwest Athletic Conference Outdoor Track and Field Male Athlete of the Year.