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.

BtbTbx0CcAARVBJ

PM Bellingham 7/25/14

Police say another Friday afternoon bank robbery has happened in Bellingham, the local beer-tasting event Brewers by the Bay is happening this weekend, and local beer-expert Jack Lamb features one of the beers at Aslan Brewing in Bellingham.

coal train

PM Bellingham 7/24/14

A new study shows the benefits and costs of coal trains on the central Puget Sound region, a conservative commentator says the Bellingham City Council is criticizing Israel without considering the bigger picture, and a meteorologist says the rain this week broke several records.

Smoke from an Israeli strike rises over Gaza City, Thursday, July 24, 2014. Israeli tanks and warplanes bombarded the Gaza Strip on Thursday, as Hamas militants stuck to their demand for the lifting of an Israeli and Egyptian blockade in the face of U.S. efforts to reach a cease-fire.

PM Bellingham 7/23/14

The Bellingham City Council is weighing in on the conflict between Israel and Gaza, Project Homeless Connect is happening Friday to help connect homeless people with service providers, and a local magazine and shuttle company are teaming up to provide tours.

wildfire

PM Bellingham 7/21/14

We talk with a man who lost his home in the Carlton Complex wildfire in Central Washington, the BBB warns of scams as Seahawks tickets to on sale, and Sports Director Doug Lange tells us about Michael Koenen and Jake Locker’s Charity Youth Football Camp in Ferndale.

Joe Martin Field. Bellingham, WA.  Photo Credit: Doug Lange

PM Bellingham 7/18/14

KGMI’s Tracy Ellis broadcasts live from Joe Martin Field for the Bellingham Bells Back to School Night with Charter College.

mike koenen

PM Bellingham 7/17/14

A passenger plane is shot down over Ukraine and Israel begins a ground invasion of Gaza, NFL player Michael Koenen talks about the “Humor for Hunger” event this Saturday, and ConsumerMan Herb Weisbaum tells us about the latest phone scam.

coal train

PM Bellingham 7/16/14

SSA Marine announces a new lower-impact site plan for the Gateway Pacific Terminal, opponents of the proposed coal-shipping terminal say the new site plan has the same old problems, and ABC tells the story of a former Army major who went being considered a hero to a disgrace.

sun

PM Bellingham 7/15/14

Hosts Tracy Ellis and Alex Gray broadcast live at the Cascade Radio Group summer party from an undisclosed location on Lake Samish.

Mount Baker Hwy fire

PM Bellingham 7/14/14

The Whatcom County Fire Marshal’s Office describes a fire off the Mount Baker Highway that left one man dead, the NW Clean Air Agency is launching a mold prevention campaign, and KGMI’s Tracy Ellis and Dillon Honcoop talk with their health coaches about ways to avoid snacking.

Relay for life logo

PM Bellingham 7/11/14

Scotty VanDryver from KAFE-FM talks about the Relay For Life of Whatcom County taking place tonight, the Mayor of Lynden says the city wants to buy some property for use as a future park, and the co-chair of Bellingham Pride 2014 talks about some of the gay pride events taking place this weekend.

Recent Headlines

in Local

Feds spot third baby orca born recently to imperiled pods

Fresh
orca

Biologist: baby whale looks healthy

in Sports

Travis Kvapil’s NASCAR car stolen from hotel before race

Fresh
NASCAR driver Travis Kvapil uses a cell phone in the garage at Atlanta Motor Speedway Friday, Feb. 27, 2015, in Hampton, Ga. Kvapil's NASCAR Sprint Cup car was stolen early Friday, forcing him to withdraw from a race this weekend at Atlanta Motor Speedway.

Police say Travis Kvapil's NASCAR Sprint Cup car has been stolen ahead of a race this weekend near Atlanta.

in Local Sports

Former Mariner Bret Boone is writing a memoir

Fresh
**FILE** Seattle Mariners' Bret Boone throws his bat after hitting a double against the Oakland Athletics in the first inning on Monday, April 14, 2003. It was announced Sunday, July 3, 2005, that Boone was cut by the Mariners after a half-season of struggles at the plate.

Former Mariners Bret Boone figures the best way to tell a baseball story is through his own family.

in Sports

Earl Lloyd, first black player in NBA, dies at 86

Fresh
FILE - In this April 1955 file photo, Fort Wayne's Mel Hutchins (9) and Syracuse's Earl Lloyd (11) reach for the ball during an NBA basketball game in Indianapolis. Lloyd, the first black player in NBA history, died Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015. He was 86. Lloyd's alma mater, West Virginia State, confirmed the death. It did not provide details. Lloyd made his NBA debut in 1950 for the Washington Capitals, just before fellow black players Sweetwater Clifton and Chuck Cooper played their first games.

The Associated Press Earl Lloyd, the first black player in NBA history, died Thursday. He was 86. Lloyd’s alma mater,…

in Local Sports

Vanderbilt AD says Stallings’ outburst handled internally

Fresh
Vanderbilt head coach Kevin Stallings yells to his team in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Missouri Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015, in Nashville, Tenn.

Vanderbilt athletic director David Williams says coach Kevin Stallings' outburst after the Commodores' win at Tennessee was "unfortunate" and he will handle the issue internally.