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

10 hours ago in Local

A rental scam to watch out for in Whatcom County

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The scammer was obviously hoping to get money before the renters learned it was a scam.

10 hours ago in Local

Tests show 6 more Tacoma schools with lead in water

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Findings come from tests conducted months or years ago.

10 hours ago in Local

A new Ferndale Street will be named after two World War 2 veterans

Photo Courtesy of City of Ferndale, WA

The full council will officially approve the street name at its Monday meeting.

10 hours ago in Local

UPDATE: William Klein trial

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The defense moved to dismiss the case, but the judge denied the motion and the defense called its first witness.

17 hours ago in Local

American Airlines flight forced to turn around in Seattle after striking bird

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The flight with 150 passengers landed safely yesterday (Wednesday) afternoon, but it did have a big dent on its nose.