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Congresswoman Suzan DelBene wants to reduce wait times at the border in Whatcom County, Tampa Bay Buccaneers punter Michael Koenen talks about a possible solution to the slaughterhouse controversy in Whatcom County, and restaurant Homeskillet tops Zagat’s reasons to drive to Bellingham.
Top Shelf Cannabis in Bellingham talks about making the first legal sale of marijuana in Washington State, Tracy Ellis broadcasts live from Joe Martin Stadium for Cascade Radio Group night with the Bellingham Bells, and Scott Less from KISM talks about the Downtown Sounds free concert series in downtown Bellingham.
Recreational pot shops open Tuesday in Washington, we talk with 2020 Solutions as they get ready for this historic moment in marijuana history, the State Liquor Control Board tells us some rules about pot in Washington, and Bellingham Public Works explains why they’re shutting down James Street near Sunset Pond for the next 6 months.
Whatcom County law enforcement hope to get to zero alcohol-related crashes by 2030, local Chamber of Commerce president Guy Occhiogrosso talks about the annual Haggen Family 4th of July celebration, and a Ferndale woman tells us why she transformed her home into a Seahawks 12th Man house.
Bellingham Police say paving scammers are targeting local businesses, we talk with the organizers of a golf tournament who want to bring back WWU football, and Whatcom County photographer Mark Turner talks about his new field guide: Trees and Shrubs of the Pacific Northwest.
Whatcom County Fire District 7 Chief Gary Russell talks about the new county-wide Emergency Medical Service plan, two prospective owners of a recreational marijuana shop in Bellingham say they’re prepared to open on July 8th, and a local restaurant is selling a special beer to help find a cure for lung cancer.
KGMI’s Joe Teehan talks with the author of a book on the fight to end Orca hunting, KGMI’s Crystal King talks with the author of a book about human trafficking in the U.S., and ABC warns us about an online summer vacation scam.
Local economist Hart Hodges offers his modest outlook for Whatcom County’s economy, the State Employment Security Dept. says wages in Washington grew last year, and the owner of 12th Street Shoes tells us about Girls Night Out Fairhaven benefiting the St. Joseph’s Cancer Research Center.
A local family is doing something charitable every month to memorialize their daughter, the WA Health Dept. explains why our state has high rates of skin cancer, and Consumer Expert Herb Weisbaum talks about the surprising results of a customer service survey.
A helicopter crew member talks about rescuing one lucky hiker in the North Cascades, an expert breaks down Whatcom County’s unemployment numbers for May, and local libraries are offering free Microsoft computer courses online.