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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Your Afternoon Show for 8/3/15

If you commit a crime in Washington, you may have to pay a fine that could leave you in perpetual debt. Also, Joint Base Lewis McChord will become a noisy neighbor


A local big game hunting guide says Cecil was killed, not hunted

Mike Jenkins talked with Your Afternoon Show about why he thinks Walter Palmer, the dentist who killed Cecil the lion, was killed, not hunted

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LISTEN: Why Whatcom County should host the 2024 Summer Olympics

With Boston out of the picture for the 2024 Summer Olympic Games, we thought now would be the moment to pitch Whatcom County


PM Bellingham for 7/27/15

We had a bit of rain over the weekend, but it wasn’t enough to wash away fire fears, a Bellingham man is airlifted out of the North Cascades, and we have a bunch of reasons Bellingham should host the 2024 Summer Olympics (now that Boston bowed out)

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PM Bellingham for 7/17/15

A truck carrying hay bursts into flames just south of Bellingham, and Customs and Border Protection responds to claims they’ve used dubious methods to question an attorney at the border.

Leland and Sharon Bowman of Marion, MT, stand next to their small plane in this undated photo.

PM Bellingham for 7/16/15

TOP STORIES: The coroner says the step-grandparents of the 16-year-old who survived a small plane crash in the Cascades didn’t suffer long, there’s a major ruling for workers at Sakuma Brothers Farms, and a prison inmate who hid a murder victim may have stomped another inmate to death

Leland and Sharon Bowman of Marion, MT, stand next to their small plane in this undated photo.

PM Bellingham for 7/13/15

The 16-year-old Sehome High Student on a plane that never made it to Lynden emerges from the woods alive, we talk with the Civil Air Patrol about the search efforts and how they’re working to locate the plane and the two other occupants.

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PM Bellingham for 7/7/15

Most of the fires burning in Whatcom County over the weekend are out, a beanbag and a taser stopped a man throwing a knife at a Bellingham fast food restaurant, and the end of ownership is foretold by an International Business Times reporter

Stewart Mountain Fire is now 50% contained

PM Bellingham for 7/6/15

A wildfire burns near Lake Whatcom, we have an update. And smokey skies are expected to stick around through the week.

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Army to test rockets at Joint Base Lewis-McChord

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The Army is looking to conduct a test to determine whether soldiers can fire rockets at a Joint Base Lewis-McChord training area.

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Central Washington wildfire grows to 25 square miles

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A lightning-caused fire in Central Washington has burned 25 square miles near Lake Chelan, and officials are concerned more thunderstorms could be on the way.