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.

plastic bottle

PM Bellingham 3/12/14

Western Washington University is banning the sale of plastic water bottles, the Northwest Clean Air Agency has new information on pollution from trains, and host Tracy Ellis talks with an expert about his weight-loss program.

dshs

PM Bellingham 3/11/14

A former Bellingham woman sues DHSH for not protecting her as a child, a WWU professor talks about the growing problem of cyber-bullying, and ABC takes a look at the real-life trial of a reality TV star.

fairgrounds

PM Bellingham 3/10/14

The Northwest Washington Fair is bringing in some big music acts this year, ABC takes a look at a radical treatment for a toddler born unable to hear, and a new show is coming to the Mount Baker Theatre.

Scam Money Pocket

PM Bellingham 3/5/14

Bellingham Police talk about some scams they are hearing about and how to avoid them, NBC’s Herb Weisbaum talks about why some people fall for scams, and Western Washington University wants to help businesses export to Latin American markets.

coal train

PM Bellingham 3/4/14

A new study shows the real dangers coal trains would pose for Whatcom County, Radio Real Estate host Mike Kent explains why local home prices are up, and ABC talks about a new drug sweeping the nation that’s legal in some states.

olympia

PM Bellingham 3/3/14

The Washington Tourism Alliance explains a new bill that would study new ways for the state to spend on tourism, ABC explains why Jennifer Lawrence is so popular, and two local women are working to keep the Whatcom County Women’s division of the Ski To Sea Race alive.

snow on plant

PM Bellingham 2/28/14

Meteorologist Larry Rice talks about the possibility of more snow coming to Whatcom County, it’s time for high school basketball playoffs, and a former DEA chief talks about Washington’s legalization of pot.

homeless man

PM Bellingham 2/27/14

The director of the Whatcom Homeless Service Center talks about local and statewide efforts to combat homelessness, Bellingham Police are looking for tips about a shooting in the Sunnyland neighborhood, and an organizer tells us what to expect at this weekend’s Whatcom County Home and Garden Show.

food bank

PM Bellingham 2/26/14

Local food banks see a rise in demand after Congress cut Food Stamps, the ConsumerMan Herb Weisbaum says more banks are willing to refinance your student loans, and “Son of God” comes to a theater near you.

blood donation

PM Bellingham 2/25/14

Whatcom County Sheriff’s deputies find a collection of stolen antique guns, BioLife Plasma Services is opening a new blood donation center in Bellingham, and ABC talks with Best Director-nominee Martin Scorsese about “Wolf of Wall Street.”

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MNF: Texans visit Pittsburgh on KPUG

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Rookie linebacker Jadeveon Clowney will miss his sixth straight game on Monday night when the Houston Texans play the Pittsburgh Steelers. Coverage at 5:30pm on KPUG 1170AM.

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Leagues file to stop New Jersey sports betting

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie speaks during a rally for Pennsylvania Republican Gov. Tom Corbett who is seeking a second term, Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014, at Valley Forge Military Academy in Wayne, Pa.

The nation's 4 major pro sports leagues and the NCAA want to stop New Jersey's plans to allow legal sports betting, just days before it's due to start.

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Barkley to tip off NBA season in Times Square

Former Philadelphia 76er Charles Barkley talks to fans before the 76ers' NBA basketball game against the San Antonio Spurs on Monday Jan. 21, 2013, in Philadelphia.

Charles Barkley, Kenny Smith, Shaquille O'Neal and Ernie Johnson will host live shows from the New York landmark Oct. 28 on opening night.