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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Marijuana

PM Bellingham 1/16/14

KGMI’s Legal Analyst Jeffery Lustick explains the recent comments about banning pot from Washington’s Attorney General, and President Barack Obama makes a speech about problems with higher education.

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PM Bellingham 1/15/14

The Conservative Washington Policy Center offers its view on what raising the minimum wage would do to the economy, the Bakerview Fred Meyer is undergoing changes, and details on a chance to show your 12th Man pride.

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PM Bellingham 1/14/14

State Rep. Kristine Lytton talks about education goals in the legislature, Gov. Jay Inslee delivers his State of the State Address, and Bellingham Police discuss how they help prevent liquor theft.

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PM Bellingham 1/13/14

Bellingham Police say a 16-year-old boy brutally beat a woman as she tried to protect her child, state senator Doug Ericksen introduces a bill to draw state workers away from pension plans, and the Washington Federation of State Employees explains why that’s a bad idea.

Seattle Seahawks mascot "Blitz" motions on the field before an NFL football game against the New Orleans Saints, Monday, Dec. 2, 2013, in Seattle.

PM Bellingham 1/10/14

The Mount Baker Ski Area makes a special exception for this weekend’s Seahawks game, and a water supply specialist explains how the dry start to winter is affecting mountain snow levels.

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PM Bellingham 1/9/14

A contaminated site in Blaine Harbor gets cleaned up, a local representative sponsors a bill to prevent the government from watching you in your own home, and why lawmakers might have to raise gas taxes.

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PM Bellingham 1/8/14

Bob Waters with SSA Marine spells out how a change in ownership could affect the proposed coal-shipping terminal project in Whatcom County, and a new Ecology report shows declining health of marine life at the bottom of Bellingham Bay.

A woman walks past cars swept away by Typhoon Hayan in Tacloban, Philippines, Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013. Typhoon Haiyan, one of the strongest storms on record, slammed into six central Philippine islands on Friday leaving a wide swath of destruction.

PM Bellingham 1/7/14

A WWU professor researches how to cope to natural disasters, the Tea Party holds its Knowledge Bowl at the same time as this weekend’s Seahawks game, and an adoption advocate in Ferndale donates her kidney to a young boy.

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PM Bellingham 1/6/14 – Hannah Dashiell memorial

A popular senior at Squalicum High School died in a car accident Sunday morning. KGMI’s Dillon Honcoop talks with students gathered at a roadside memorial for Hannah Dashiell.

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PM Bellingham 1/3/14 – B’ham Library opening Sundays

Pam Keisner, executive director of the Bellingham Public Library, says the library will be open again on Sundays starting in February.

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‘Girls’ star Allison Williams to play Peter Pan on live TV

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The star of the HBO comedy will play Peter Pan opposite Christopher Walken as Captain Hook in the TV musical special "Peter Pan Live! on NBC."

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Hyundai recalls 883K Sonatas

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Hyundai is recalling its popular Sonata midsize sedan to fix problems with the gear shift levers.

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Cowboys sign OT Tyron Smith to 8-year extension

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Dallas Cowboys offensive tackle Tyron Smith during Dallas Cowboy's training camp, Friday, July 25, 2014, in Oxnard, Calif.

The extension signed Wednesday is worth $98 million, pushing the total value of his deal to 10 years and $110 million. Smith gets a $10 million signing bonus and $40 million in guaranteed money.

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Source: Indians ship Masterson to Cards

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Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Justin Masterson (63) delivers to the Boston Red Sox during the first inning of a baseball game at Fenway Park in Boston, Friday, June 13, 2014.

Masterson, who has struggled with a knee injury, is 4-6 with a 5.51 ERA this year for Cleveland.

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Pauley Pavilion court is buckling

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Water covers the playing floor of Pauley Pavilion, home of UCLA basketball, after a 30-inch water main burst on nearby Sunset Boulevard on the campus in the Westwood district of Los Angeles Tuesday, July 29, 2014.

CLA's storied Pauley Pavilion is drying out after its court was deluged by 10 inches of water when a 93-year-old pipe burst near the campus in Westwood Tuesday.