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.


Recent Headlines

6 hours ago in Local

Man arrested for beating elderly grandmother

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Used a "stick" in attack

9 hours ago in Local

The Northwest Soccer Park gets a renovation and a new name: Phillips 66

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The Northwest Soccer Park is getting two artificial turf fields with lights and scoreboardsā€¦ and a new nameā€¦ thanks to a large donation. The Whatcom County Council voted to allow Whatcom Sports & Recreation to rename the complex after Phillips 66.

9 hours ago in Local

Whatcom County taxpayers to spend 34 million on crumbling courthouse

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Shoddy construction back in the 90s, means Whatcom County needs to spend up to 34 million dollars now to fix the County Courthouse.

10 hours ago in Local

Information released regarding fatal Mount Vernon shooting

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We now know the name of a Mount Vernon man who was shot and killed on Sunday. The Skagit County Coroner identified him as 22-year-old Faustino Morales.

10 hours ago in Local

Lawmakers consider different approach to state funding of schools

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The republican-controlled state senate is considering a different approach to the way the state pays for schools.