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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PM Bellingham 12/10/14

Crazy weather continues to pelt western Washington with wind and rain, the U-S says it’ll be a year before Syrian fighters are ready to take on ISIS, and the Consumerman has some things to consider when thinking about getting that store credit card.

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PM Bellingham 12/5/14

Tracy broadcasts live from the Cigar Lounge at the Silver Reef Casino, we hear about the top football games this weekend, and Rolling Stone is apologizing for its University of Virginia rape story.

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PM Bellingham 12/04/14

Economists don’t seem worried about a drop in hiring this holiday season, more investigations into the NYPD chokehold death, and our Wine of the Week focuses on wine tasting parties.

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PM Bellingham 12/02/14

A report says more needs to be done to boost oil train safety, we talk with the Ferndale Food Bank about Giving Tuesday, and Congress pushes the NFL for more action on domestic violence.

Tennessee Titans quarterback Jake Locker (10) stands with teammates during the playing of the national anthem before a preseason NFL football game between the Titans and the Washington Redskins on Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Wade Payne)

PM Bellingham 12/01/14

Health club Thrive makes some changes and local NFL boys Jake Locker and Michael Koenen are involved, the president in favor of more body cameras after the Ferguson shooting, and the Mariners have a new superstar.

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PM Bellingham 11/26/14

An audit finds trouble at DSHS, we take a look at the big football games this long Thanksgiving weekend, and Ferguson, Missouri may have another death on its hands.

Police arrest a man as they disperse a protest in Ferguson, Mo., early Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014. On Saturday, Aug. 9, a white police officer fatally shot unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown, who was black, in the St. Louis suburb.

PM Bellingham 11/25/14

Some Washingtonians protest the Ferguson, Missouri decision, our KGMI legal analyst breaks down the grand jury in that case, and Missouri’s Governor steps up the police presence in Ferguson.

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PM Bellingham 11/24/14

A Bellingham mother is unhappy with the school district, time to get your travel plans in order for the Thanksgiving weekend if you don’t already, and we talk with a believer who was at the Sasquatch Summit over the weekend.

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PM Bellingham 11/21/14

ID theft can be emotionally damaging to victims, a report finds the Obama Administration did nothing wrong in responding to the Benghazi attack, and our Whatcom Beer of the Week.

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PM Bellingham 11/20/14

An opinion piece by a group of tribal members including Lummi, the president unveils his executive actions on immigration, and our Wine of the Week focuses on Thanksgiving.

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Local life-size model of orca whale gets national attention

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Island Mariner Cruises will take fiberglass orca down to Astoria to see if it will scare away the seals there

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Longtime Lynden Christian superintendent retires

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Don Kok had been with Lynden Christian Schools for 22 years

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NBA: Curry ‘ready to go’ for Game 5 of WCF after frightening fall

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You can hear game 5 between the Warrior and Rockets on KPUG 1170AM NOW.

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Soccer’s governing body raided; FIFA leaders face racketeering charges

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U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch announces an indictment against nine FIFA officials and five corporate executives for racketeering, conspiracy and corruption at a news conference, Wednesday, May 27, 2015, in the Brooklyn borough of New York. Nine of the 14 that were indicted by the Justice Department are soccer officials, while four are sports marketing executives and another works in broadcasting.

Scandals and rumors of corruption have dogged FIFA throughout the 17-year reign of its President Sepp Blatter, although he was not named in either investigation.

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Mexican sculptor named honorary citizen of Bellingham

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Sebastian honored for his art contributions to the city