Podcasts: PM Bellingham

PM Bellingham

PM Bellingham

Weekday afternoons from 5 – 6pm
Tracy Ellis and Peter Wagner bring you the latest news and the most compelling interviews of the day with the people behind the stories.

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PM Bellingham for 6/29/15

A massive wildfire continues to burn in Wenatchee, and we hear from a friend of the show on the ground near the fires, hospital employees have access to plenty of drugs, but what happens when they start to sneak them? A Newsweek reporter breaks it down, plus: CNN mistakes an…adult themed flag for an ISIS flag.

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PM Bellingham for 6/24/15

A shooting in Everson sends one man to the hospital, we hear from Bellingham’s mayor and a county councilman after a vote to move forward on the jail without the city, and we talk “sustainable travel” with IBT writer Ismat Mangla.


PM Bellingham for 6/23/15

The County Executive has three options for what to do about the jail, the possible removal of the Confederate flag from some southern statehouses causes a stir (and you let us know how you felt), and Donald Trump may be more than a punchline, says Newsweek Politics Editor Matthew Cooper.

Jason Day plays his shot on the 15th tee during a practice round for the 2015 U.S. Open at Chambers Bay in University Place, Wash. on Monday, June 15, 2015.

PM Bellingham for 6/22/15

A woman injured on the Arctic Challenger is now suing the Shell Oil company, summer road construction heats up, Tracy goes off on the U.S. Open (and manages to get a few blocks on Twitter out of it), and Peter laments the death of his favorite TV show.

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PM Bellingham for 6/18/15

Several jail workers are out in Island County after a death that could have been preventable, a man in Lakewood is accused of burning a child with a lighter, and a gas line explosion in Bellevue sends two people to the hospital


PM Bellingham for 6/17/15

Bellingham’s mayor speaks out about the Whatcom County jail controversy, the back and forth over the GPT project continues unabated, a Newsweek writer declares “The Bro” dead, and Consumerman Herb Weisbaum warns us about the latest phone scams.

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“Kimball on Craigslist” 6/16/15

This week, Kimball tells us about the accidental-airplane-back scratcher, a father who was none too pleased about buried spiders, and a broken heart needs to offload a specialty anime painting


PM Bellingham for 6/16/15

A prostitution sting in Bellingham catches a half dozen men, Kimball goes on Craigslist, and when you think of asteroid defense, think “Armageddon” and you’re not too far off.

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PM Bellingham for 6/15/15

The head of the Spokane branch of the NAACP resigns in the heat of a major scandal, and a man hides out in a home after running away from Ferndale police.


LISTEN: Ferndale School District Superintendent talks with KGMI

Through tears and a voice worn down by grief, Dr. Linda Quinn spoke with us on PM Bellingahm tonight.

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‘Mind blowing’ flames destroy homes in Washington state


Officials are now saying between 24 and 28 homes were burned in a fast-moving wildfire in central Washington.

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Drone flying over Seattle parade crashes, strikes woman

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Seattle police say a 25-year-old woman was knocked unconscious when a small drone aircraft crashed into a building and fell, striking the woman in the head.

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Seattle teacher pepper-sprayed after MLK march files lawsuit


Seattle high school teacher was pepper-sprayed by a police officer after giving a speech at the city's Martin Luther King Jr. Day march.

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Sheriff: Man dies after Washington music festival


The Grant County sheriff's office says it has assigned a detective to investigate a 22-year-old Portland, Oregon, man's death.

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Washington Legislature passes state operating budget

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The Washington Legislature has approved a $38.2 billion two-year state operating budget, taking swift action to avoid a government shutdown.