Podcasts: PM Bellingham

PM Bellingham

PM Bellingham

Monday – Friday from 5 – 6pm
Tracy Ellis and Alex Gray bring you compelling local news, talk and interviews.

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college

PM Bellingham 4/16/14

WWU president Bruce Sheppard says the university needs to shrink its percentage of white students, talk show host Lars Larson reacts to Sheppard’s comments, and an apartment building for homeless people is going up in downtown Bellingham.

Bellingham Run for Boston, 2013. By Peggy Herman

Morning News and Sports 4/16/14

With Joe Teehan, Crystal King and Mark Scholten

People photograph a banner reading "Boston Strong" as it hangs at Rowes Wharf on the first anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings, Tuesday, April 15, 2014, in Boston.

PM Bellingham 4/15/14

A Bellingham resident describes being at the Boston Marathon during last year’s bombing, former Bellingham mayor Dan Pike speaks out against the new Whatcom County jail, and ABC interviews the owner of a coal mine where 29 workers died.

tax couple

PM Bellingham 4/14/14

The IRS outlines some common tax mistakes as the filing deadline looms, a WWU astronomy professor says a total lunar eclipse may be visible tonight, and a new octopus tank is coming to the Port of Bellingham’s Marine Life Center.

wta bus

PM Bellingham 4/11/14

A local activist with Represent.Us tells us about Saturday’s Representation Day demonstration in Bellingham, WTA is giving out free bus rides, and ABC interviews a Washington family that sends their children out to confront sinners with gospel.

Marijuana

PM Bellingham 4/10/14

Wash. State can now do national FBI background checks on pot business applicants, the chair of the Whatcom Democrats tells us about their county convention on April 11, and Obama speaks at a summit marking the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act.

NSA1

PM Bellingham 4/9/14

The number of missing goes down in Oso, KGMI and NBC consumer expert Herb Weisbaum says big data companies are tracking your personal information, and an exhibit at the Whatcom Museum explores the life of the man who put Fairhaven on the map.

bikes

PM Bellingham 4/8/14

Congresswoman Suzan DelBene says the president plans to visit the site of the Oso Mudslide, Sports Director Doug Lange talks about the Mariners home opener at Safeco Field, and the owner of Fairhaven Bike & Ski talks about Bellingham’s abundance of bike mechanics.

Lt. Gen. Mark Milley, commanding general of III Corps and Fort Hood, speaks with the media outside of an entrance to the Fort Hood military base following a shooting that occurred inside, Wednesday, April 2, 2014, in Fort Hood, Texas. Four people were killed, including the gunman, and 16 were wounded in the attack, authorities said.

PM Bellingham 4/4/14

More details are emerging on the recent shooting rampage at Fort Hood, and a Northwest geologist addresses allegations that a timber harvest may have been responsible for the Oso Mudslide.

House Real Estate

PM Bellingham 4/3/14

Whatcom County home sales are up in the first quarter of 2014, Ferndale is seeking state funding for a new playground inside Pioneer Park, and ABC interviews a group that is making “purity promises” against kissing or dating before marriage.

Recent Headlines

1 hour ago in Local Sports

Rangers rally for 2 in 9th to beat Mariners 3-2 

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Flags of some of the teams of the American League west division fly at Safeco Field during a baseball game between the Seattle Mariners and the Oakland Athletics, Saturday, April 12, 2014, in Seattle. Flags for the Seattle Mariners, the Oakland Athletics, the Los Angeles Angels, the Texas Rangers, and the Houston Astros, are shown.

The Texas Rangers scored two unearned runs in a two-out rally against Fernando Rodney, beating the Seattle Mariners 3-2

yesterday in Local Sports

Sidney Rice agrees to terms with Seahawks 

Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Sidney Rice looks for the call against the Arizona Cardinals during the first half of an NFL football game, Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013, in Glendale, Ariz.

The Seattle Seahawks and wide receiver Sidney Rice have agreed to terms on a deal.

yesterday in Sports

Jets sign former Titans RB Chris Johnson 

Tennessee Titans running back Chris Johnson (28) walks off the field before an NFL football game against the Houston Texans Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013, in Nashville, Tenn.

In a text message to The Associated Press, Johnson confirmed it was a two-year deal.

yesterday in Local Sports

Date set for Koenen/Locker football camp

Photo Credit: KPUG Staff

There will be no "Friday Night Lights" game prior to the camp like last year. Koenen writes on Facebook, "We have a great event coming for everyone to be excited about to replace it."

yesterday in Local Sports

Guard Jaamon Echols enrolled spring quarter at WWU

Courtesy of WWU Athletics

Played in 20 games as freshman at NCAA D-1 Texas A&M Corpus Christi.