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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Top-seeded Wisconsin hangs to beat North Carolina

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Wisconsin forward Sam Dekker, left, laughs as forward Frank Kaminsky answers a question during a news conference Wednesday, March 25, 2015, in Los Angeles. Wisconsin is scheduled to play North Carolina on Thursday in an NCAA men's college basketball tournament regional semifinal.

Top-seeded Wisconsin rallied in the final 10 minutes to hold off North Carolina 79-72 Thursday night and advance to the final eight of the NCAA Tournament.

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WWU softball loses 14-2 to No.21 Sonoma State

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Seawolves score eight runs in second, five in third and two in fifth.

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Notre Dame advances to Elite 8 with win over Wichita State

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A basketball with the NCAA logo goes in on a shot by Northeastern during practice at the NCAA college basketball tournament in Pittsburgh, Wednesday, March 18, 2015. Northeastern plays Notre Dame in a second round game on Thursday.

Demetrius Jackson scored 20 points and the third-seeded Irish dominated Wichita State 81-70 in the Midwest regional semifinals on Thursday night to advance to the Elite Eight for the first time in 36 years.

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Seahawks’ RB Lynch will have a cameo in Ludacris music video

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Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch will have a cameo in upcoming music video for song 'Beast Mode' by hip-hop artist Ludacris.

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Mariners in rare position as favorites in AL West

Robinson Cano, Felix Hernandez, and Nelson Cruz head to the Seattle Mariners spring training facility in Peoria, Arizona.

Robinson Cano: "On paper we look like world champions. But hopefully, God help us, we stay healthy and it's not how we look on paper, we have to go out and prove it every day."