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 3/19/14

A new report shows nearly half of the cigarettes in Washington are illegally smuggled, more scams are popping up as the NCAA tournament begins, and a co-creator of the hit TV show Scandal talks about how realistic the show really is.

The wreckage of a news helicopter sits on a city street after crashing Tuesday, March 18, 2014, in Seattle. A news helicopter crashed into a city street near Seattle's Space Needle on Tuesday, killing two people, critically injuring a person in a car on the ground and sending plumes of black smoke over the city during the morning rush hour.

PM Bellingham 3/18/14

A KOMO News helicopter crashes in Seattle, killing two KOMO employees and injuring a Bellingham man on the ground. We talk with KOMO employees and a local helicopter pilot about today’s tragic crash.

down town

PM Bellingham 3/17/14

Whatcom County Health Officer Greg Stern talks about an outbreak of measles north of the border, a terrorism suspect is arrested in Blaine, and downtown Bellingham is named one of the top 10 downtown areas.

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PM Bellingham 3/14/14

The organizer of Bellingham’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade talks about you can participate, ABC takes a look an effort to ban the word “bossy” for girls, and BTC has details about free dental cleanings.

vaccination

PM Bellingham 3/13/14

The Whatcom County Health Dept. talks about the importance of flu shots and the myth of the “stomach flu,” new numbers show Whatcom County didn’t create as many jobs last month as originally thought, and the new president of the Bellingham/Whatcom Chamber of Commerce drops by to talk about the local business climate.

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.

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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.

Recent Headlines

in National

Police seek motive in fatal Washington state school shooting

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Authorities are seeking a motive as to why a high school student shot dead a female classmate and wounded four others.

in Entertainment

This weekend in entertainment history

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A look back on some of Hollywood's most memorable moments.

in Local Sports

Cougar & Husky doubleheader on KPUG

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The Washington State Cougars welcome the Arizona Wildcats and the Washington Huskies host the Arizona State Sun Devils on Saturday. You can hear both games on KPUG 1170.

in Local Sports

Jenn Paul named GNAC Golfer of the Week

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Western Washington University's Jenn Paul has been named Great Northwest Athletic Conference Women's Golfer of the Week for Oct. 19-25.

in Local Sports

Bellingham routs Wenatchee

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The Bellingham Blazers beat the Wenatchee Wolves on Friday night at the Bellingham Sportsplex.