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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76ers top Lakers in Kobe’s final game in Philly, also win 1st game of season

Los Angeles Lakers' Kobe Bryant, left, talks with head coach Byron Scott, right, during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Friday, Dec. 12, 2014, in San Antonio. Los Angeles won 112-110.

Lakers star Kobe Bryant scored 20 points on 7-of-26 shooting in the final game of his career in his hometown. He walked off to a standing ovation and chants of "Kobe! Kobe!"

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College Football Playoff: No. 4 Iowa vs. No. 5 MSU will likely serve as playoff elimination


Iowa plays Michigan State for the Big Ten title Saturday in what effectively is an elimination game for the playoffs.

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Mariners, Orioles try to complete trade for Trumbo

Seattle Mariners Mark Trumbo is greeted after hitting a home run against the Houston Astros in the second inning of a baseball game Monday, Aug. 31, 2015, in Houston. (AP Photo/Richard Carson)

The Mariners would get catcher/first baseman Steve Clevenger. The teams were reviewing medical records before finalizing the deal.

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Bail set at $10K for WWU student arrested for racial threats

Reporters view the bail hearing of Tysen Campbell at the Whatcom County Jail. December 1st, 2015. 
(Alex Ashley - KGMI)

University officials say Tysen Campbell, who was a pole vaulter on the WWU track team, has been suspended and banned from campus pending the outcome of legal proceedings and the university's student conduct process.

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AP source: Red Sox agree to $217M, 7-year deal with Price


The person spoke on condition of anonymity Tuesday night because the deal has not yet been signed and is pending a physical.