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Saturday, July 25, 2015

Saturday Morning Live for July 25, 2015

  It has been reported to me today by Council Member Gene Knutson, that the Bellingham City Council has removed the “Mandatory Sick Pay” proposal for public comment from their July 27th, 2015 regular evening Council meeting. It has been pulled back into committee for discussion at this time. SML will keep you informed of ...

Saturday, July 18, 2015

Saturday Morning Live for July 18, 2015

Host Kris Halterman will interview Joe Elenbaas about the Charter Review Commission’s work over the past six months, what’s the history of the Charter Review, who are the Freeholders and why is that important, and what or why is the Whatcom County Council trying to circumvent the duly elected Charter Review Commission’s work and final ...

Saturday, July 11, 2015

Saturday Morning Live for July 11, 2015

Host Kris Halterman interviews Kristi Coy and Cindy Berry, co-founders of Privacy First – Keep Out of My Home, on the 4th Amendment violations that will occur due to the current draft of the Bellingham’s, Rental Registration (Landlord Licensing and Inspection) ordinance. The 4th Amendment says: The right of the people to be secure in their ...

Saturday, July 4, 2015

Saturday Morning Live for July 4, 2015

Host Kris Halterman will be off for the July 4th Holiday. Show sponsor, Dick Donahue has put together a special called, “David and Goliath.” Dick Donahue, Glen Morgan, Karl Uppiano (DOVE Whatcom) and Buzz Kats (Whatcom County Cattleman) on SML. The show will continue at 11:00 AM, on “Wealth Wakeup,” with Richard Fox (Skagit County ...

Friday, July 3, 2015

City of Bellingham to Mandate Sick Pay for Bellingham Businesses?

On Monday, July 6th, 2015 the Bellingham City Council will bring forward and discuss their proposal to mandate paid sick leave. They are giving this a warm and fuzzy name (when don’t they) as “Sick and Safe,” but the end result will be to drive new business away from Bellingham, higher costs to the customers ...

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Saturday Morning Live for June 27, 2015

American Rivers aka: Wild & Scenic Rivers Federal Program: SML Podcast full version: Host Kris Halterman is off. Ed Kilduff fills in for Kris to talk about the “Upper Nooksack Recreation Plan,” aka. American Rivers Plan, aka. National Wild and Scenic Rivers System, planning that is happening in regards to the Nooksack River. Upper Nooksack ...

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Charter Review Commissioner Questions Council’s Ethical Accountability to the People

To continue our coverage on the Whatcom County Council’s attempt to muddy and confuse the voters, keep their urban-command and control of all Whatcom County by district wide voting, KGMI’s host for “The Morning Show,” Dillon Honcoop interviewed Charter Review Commissioner, Farmer Ben Elenbaas on his program today. One comment made by Farmer Ben Elenbaas towards ...

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Whatcom County Council Plans to Protect their Majority by Denying Voters Theirs

The Whatcom County Council in an unprecedented move have added four items at the last minute to their Tuesday, June 23rd agenda. At this writing the ordinances may already have been approved by a “consent agenda,” whereby the members would not have to publicly discuss and vote on each individual ordinance. The Council’s actions show that ...

Saturday, June 20, 2015

Saturday Morning Live for June 20, 2015

Host Kris Halterman will speak to three Whatcom County residents who are concerned about the encroachment and conscious publication of a Whatcom County Parks map that includes private property, but does not identify it as such…and much more.       

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Landlords Consider Lawsuit from Intrusive Bellingham Licensing Program

Saturday Morning Live received notice of a meeting for Landlords to discuss their legal options and protections from the recent Landlord Licensing ordinance that was imposed and becomes effective on July 1st, 2015. The email notice for this meeting is posted below. We met last week and discussed a potential lawsuit against the city for ...

Podcasts

city council

Saturday Morning Live – 7/25/15

Host Kris Halterman interviews Chris Cargill from the Washington Policy Center on the movement to mandate “sick-pay” throughout Washington State…

2015countycouncil

Saturday Morning Live – 7/18/15

Host Kris Halterman interviews Joe Elenbaas about the Charter Review Commission’s work over the past six months, what’s the history…

House Real Estate

Saturday Morning Live – 7/11/15

Host Kris Halterman interviews Kristi Coy and Cindy Berry, co-founders of Privacy First – Keep Out of My Home, on…

American flag

Saturday Morning Live – 7/4/15

Host Kris Halterman will be off for the July 4th Holiday. Show sponsor, Dick Donahue has put together a special…

supremecourt

Saturday Morning Live – 6/27/15

Guest host Ed Kilduff chats with Dr. Roger Stark of the Washington Policy Center about recent SCOTUS decisions.. He also…