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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dirty water

PM Bellingham 6/19/14

A controversial environmental group is accusing polluters of using state waterways as dumping grounds, KGMI’s Tracy Ellis talks with a cancer survivor ahead of the North Whatcom Relay for Life this weekend, and KAFE’s Scotty VanDryver tells us how Relay for Life works.

female doctor

PM Bellingham 6/18/14

A local doctor plans to tell the FDA to ban a surgical tool used for a common gynecological procedure, the Washington Redskins lose the rights to their trademark, and ABC reports on a doctor suspected of killing his fifth wife.

impaired driver

PM Bellingham 6/17/14

The Wash. Traffic Safety Commission tells us about a roadside marijuana survey in Whatcom County this weekend, the State Health Dept. is testing mosquitoes for West Nile Virus, and two celebrity mixologists are training bartenders in Bellingham.

Relay for life logo

PM Bellingham 6/16/14

A local cancer survivor talks about the Relay for Life of North Whatcom County happening this weekend to raise money for cancer research, and an emcee describes what you can expect at the 68th Lummi Stommish Water Festival now underway.

bellingham schools

PM Bellingham 6/13/14

Bellingham Police now say a man in a Sunset Drive standoff died from a pipe bomb blast, Bellingham Schools reach a 4-year contract with the teacher’s union, and KGMI’s Dillon Honcoop describes the Battle on Badger Road truck and tractor pull.

Brazil's Neymar (10) and Croatia's Darijo Srna, left, chase after a loose ball as Croatia's Luka Modric, right, watches during their group A World Cup soccer match, the opening game of the tournament, at Itaquerao Stadium in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Thursday, June 12, 2014.

PM Bellingham 6/12/14

Bellingham Herald reporter John Stark is retiring after more than 20 years, a local college student has been named a finalist in the PETA Cutest Vegan Alive contest, and Sports Director Doug Lange gives an update on the World Cup.

On June 10, 1999 an Olympic Pipe Line Company pipeline ruptured and spilled over 236,000 gallons of gasoline into Hanna and Whatcom Creeks.  Photo courtesy of City of Bellingham

PM Bellingham 6/9/14

The Lynden School District is looking into how 3 quotes from Adolf Hitler made into the yearbook, local churches are marking 15 years since the Bellingham’s tragic pipeline explosion, and young adults can get their heart checked Tuesday at Ferndale High School.

seattlepacific

PM Bellingham 6/6/14

Seattle Mayor Ed Murray talks about gun violence after the shooting at Seattle Pacific University, KGMI’s Joe Teehan talks with a participant of the Bellingham World Naked Bike Ride, and Shawn Statham talks about the 2014 Charity Youth Football Camp and Humor For Hunger event.

shotgun

PM Bellingham 6/5/14

A gunman opens fire at Seattle Pacific University, NFL quarterback Jake Locker talks about some charity causes he’s supporting in Whatcom County, and an organizer tells us about the Farmer’s Day Parade happening in Lynden Saturday, June 7.

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PM Bellingham 6/4/14

KGMI Legal Analyst Jeffery Lustick talks about what Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl could face if the Army finds that he deserted, a disabled veteran and Ski to Sea racer talks about an incident on an Alaska Air flight, and the owner of Billy McHale’s in Bellingham says the restaurant is closing at the end of the month.

Recent Headlines

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USC coach confirms Josh Shaw will play vs UCLA

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Cornerback Josh Shaw will play for Southern California in its rivalry showdown against UCLA, although his role hasn't been determined.

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WWU falls to Azusa Pacific at WRCC

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Western Washington University fell to Azusa Pacific University 79-74 on Friday night.

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Prep Football State Playoff Scoreboard

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All the scores from the prep football playoff action.

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Eastern Washington races past Portland St.

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Eastern Washington scored six TDs after halftime, defeating Portland State 56-34 Friday night and winning its third-straight Big Sky Conference championship.

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Blazers rout short-handed Bulls

Portland Trail Blazers' LaMarcus Aldridge talks with Robin Lopez and Damian Lillard

Damian Lillard had 21 points and nine assists before sitting out the fourth quarter as the Portland Trail Blazers built a big lead and beat the Chicago Bulls 105-87 on Friday night.