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PM Bellingham

PM Bellingham

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Tracy Ellis and Alex Gray bring you compelling local news, talk and interviews.

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People photograph a banner reading "Boston Strong" as it hangs at Rowes Wharf on the first anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings, Tuesday, April 15, 2014, in Boston.

PM Bellingham 4/15/14

A Bellingham resident describes being at the Boston Marathon during last year’s bombing, former Bellingham mayor Dan Pike speaks out against the new Whatcom County jail, and ABC interviews the owner of a coal mine where 29 workers died.

tax couple

PM Bellingham 4/14/14

The IRS outlines some common tax mistakes as the filing deadline looms, a WWU astronomy professor says a total lunar eclipse may be visible tonight, and a new octopus tank is coming to the Port of Bellingham’s Marine Life Center.

wta bus

PM Bellingham 4/11/14

A local activist with Represent.Us tells us about Saturday’s Representation Day demonstration in Bellingham, WTA is giving out free bus rides, and ABC interviews a Washington family that sends their children out to confront sinners with gospel.

Marijuana

PM Bellingham 4/10/14

Wash. State can now do national FBI background checks on pot business applicants, the chair of the Whatcom Democrats tells us about their county convention on April 11, and Obama speaks at a summit marking the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act.

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PM Bellingham 4/9/14

The number of missing goes down in Oso, KGMI and NBC consumer expert Herb Weisbaum says big data companies are tracking your personal information, and an exhibit at the Whatcom Museum explores the life of the man who put Fairhaven on the map.

bikes

PM Bellingham 4/8/14

Congresswoman Suzan DelBene says the president plans to visit the site of the Oso Mudslide, Sports Director Doug Lange talks about the Mariners home opener at Safeco Field, and the owner of Fairhaven Bike & Ski talks about Bellingham’s abundance of bike mechanics.

Lt. Gen. Mark Milley, commanding general of III Corps and Fort Hood, speaks with the media outside of an entrance to the Fort Hood military base following a shooting that occurred inside, Wednesday, April 2, 2014, in Fort Hood, Texas. Four people were killed, including the gunman, and 16 were wounded in the attack, authorities said.

PM Bellingham 4/4/14

More details are emerging on the recent shooting rampage at Fort Hood, and a Northwest geologist addresses allegations that a timber harvest may have been responsible for the Oso Mudslide.

House Real Estate

PM Bellingham 4/3/14

Whatcom County home sales are up in the first quarter of 2014, Ferndale is seeking state funding for a new playground inside Pioneer Park, and ABC interviews a group that is making “purity promises” against kissing or dating before marriage.

gun

PM Bellingham 4/2/14

A local lawyer and military expert talks about today’s shooting at Fort Hood, the death toll from the Oso Mudslide continues to climb, a local pipeline safety expert talks about a new federal case, and a local creperie gets mentioned in USA Today.

sheriff car

PM Bellingham 4/1/14

The death toll continues to climb as more victims of the Oso Mudslide are identified, the Whatcom County Sheriff’s Office settles a lawsuit by a former deputy, and radio host Glenn Beck talks about losing his father.

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SNF on KPUG: Manning breaks Favre’s TD mark in 42-17

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Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning (18) warms up prior to an NFL preseason football game against the Houston Texans, Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014, in Denver.

He surpassed Favre's mark with an 8-yard strike to Demaryius Thomas late in the second quarter. As he went to retrieve the football, his teammates decided to have some fun.

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Sounders rally for 2-2 tie with LA Galaxy

Seattle Sounders head coach Sigi Schmid applauds as he leaves the field after the first game of the Western Conference semifinals in the MLS Cup soccer playoffs against the Portland Timbers, Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013, in Seattle. The Timbers won 2-1 in the first of the two-game aggregate playoff series.

Clint Dempsey and Lamar Neagle scored in the second half, rallying the Seattle Sounders to a 2-2 tie with the LA Galaxy on Sunday night.

in Local Sports

Bellingham beats Orcas Island

football helmet

The Red Raiders have won four straight games for the first time since 2008.

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NFL week 7 scoreboard

A football before the first half of an NFL preseason football game between the Green Bay Packers and the Seattle Seahawks Friday, Aug. 23, 2013, in Green Bay, Wis.

All the scores from around the National Football League

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Canucks assign center Bo Horvat to AHL Utica

Canucks fans

The 6-foot-1, 216-pound center was selected by Vancouver with the ninth overall pick in the 2013 draft.