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.

Send Tracy your topics and sound-off on an issue.

snow on plant

PM Bellingham 2/28/14

Meteorologist Larry Rice talks about the possibility of more snow coming to Whatcom County, it’s time for high school basketball playoffs, and a former DEA chief talks about Washington’s legalization of pot.

homeless man

PM Bellingham 2/27/14

The director of the Whatcom Homeless Service Center talks about local and statewide efforts to combat homelessness, Bellingham Police are looking for tips about a shooting in the Sunnyland neighborhood, and an organizer tells us what to expect at this weekend’s Whatcom County Home and Garden Show.

food bank

PM Bellingham 2/26/14

Local food banks see a rise in demand after Congress cut Food Stamps, the ConsumerMan Herb Weisbaum says more banks are willing to refinance your student loans, and “Son of God” comes to a theater near you.

blood donation

PM Bellingham 2/25/14

Whatcom County Sheriff’s deputies find a collection of stolen antique guns, BioLife Plasma Services is opening a new blood donation center in Bellingham, and ABC talks with Best Director-nominee Martin Scorsese about “Wolf of Wall Street.”

Photo from Duane DeWaard. Nooksack Sat. a.m. pushing 9 inches of snow

PM Bellingham 2/24/14

KGMI’s Dillon Honcoop describes the snow affecting North Whatcom County, the Port of Bellingham gives an update as work on the airport ends and work on the waterfront begins, and a Western Washington University professor tells us about her new book.

helicopter-spraying

PM Bellingham 2/21/14

The Bellingham City Council will vote on a resolution fighting for veterans affected by Agent Orange, a famous author is coming to the Bellingham Public Library, and there’s still spots available for the 10th annual Free Dental Exam and Sealant Day.

olympic ski

PM Bellingham 2/20/14

Bellingham Police are looking for the man involved in a string of voyeurism at Western Washington University Police, and Sports Director Doug Lange tells us how a Bellingham native and skier placed in the Winter Olympics.

Sunrise sortie

PM Bellingham 2/19/14

KGMI Legal Analyst and former soldier Jeffery Lustick explains why some members of the Air Force are in hot water, Washington state decreases space for marijuana growers, and satisfaction with online shopping is down.

generic traffic light

PM Bellingham 2/18/14

A Seattle Firefighter living in Ferndale is charged with raping a teenage girl, Bellingham Police are stepping up traffic enforcement at some local intersections, and “beer pong” is boosting business at a local bar.

credit card

PM Bellingham 2/14/14

The ConsumerMan Herb Weisbaum talks about new fraud-resistant smart cards, and the Whatcom County Health Dept. reopens the Bellingham Applebee’s restaurant after an “extremely virulent” illness.

Recent Headlines

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Israel warns of long Gaza war as Palestinian fighters cross border

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Israeli soldiers patrol outside the northern Gaza Strip on July 28, 2014.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu dashes any hopes of a swift end to the three-week conflict as Palestinian fighters launched an audacious cross-border raid.

in Sports

Byron Scott to lead Lakers…or is he?

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FILE - In this April 17, 2013, file photo, then-Cleveland Cavaliers coach Byron Scott watches an NBA basketball game in Charlotte, N.C. Scott said this weekend that he has been hired by the Los Angeles Lakers, but the club insisted Sunday, July 27, 2014, that no deal has been reached. Scott, who won three NBA titles as a shooting guard for the Lakers, told KCBS-TV he will take over the club, which hasn't had a coach since Mike D'Antoni resigned April 30.

The club continues to insist that no deal has been reached.

in Sports

Only arguing remains in Sterling trail

FILE - In this Nov. 12, 2010, file photo, Shelly Sterling sits with her husband, Donald Sterling, right, during the Los Angeles Clippers' NBA basketball game against the Detroit Pistons in Los Angeles. With a $2 billion sale of the Clippers hanging in the balance, a judge is set to determine Monday, June 30, 2014, if the terms of a family trust alone are enough to confirm Donald Sterling was properly removed as trustee and allow his estranged wife to sell the team without his consent.

Only final arguments and a ruling remain in the trial to determine whether Donald Sterling's estranged wife can sell the Los Angeles Clippers for $2 billion.

in Entertainment

Fans support campaign to keep Sean Bean alive in new show

British actor Sean Bean arrives for a special UK screening of Cleanskin, at the Mayfair Hotel in central London, Monday, March 5, 2012.

The "Game of Thrones" actor has died more than 20 times in his career, and fans want it to stop.

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‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ sequel set for 2017

Guardians Of The Galaxy

Marvel unveils plans to press ahead with a sequel to "Guardians of the Galaxy," days before the superhero movie even hits theaters.