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 12/3/13

The Washington State Patrol changes its hiring practices to find more troopers, Salvation Army bell ringers are facing challenges, and the North Cascades Highway is closing for the winter.

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PM Bellingham 12/2/13 – Cold weather plumbing problems

Art Favinger of Favinger Plumbing offers some tips to keep your pipes from freezing during the cold winter weather.

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PM Bellingham 11/27/13 – City focusing resources downtown

Mayor Kelli Linville says the city is planning more police and a safety workgroup after a string of burglaries downtown.

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PM Bellingham 11/27/13 – Tips to keep pets safe in cold

Whatcom Humane Society Executive Director Laura Clark tells KGMI freezing weather can put pets and livestock at risk.

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PM Bellingham 11/25/13 – Witness describes hit-and-run

Austin Santiago, a talent buyer at the Wild Buffalo on Holly Street, says he heard the crash and saw the car speed away early Sunday, Nov. 24.

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PM Bellingham 11/21/13 – Fire-safe cooking over holidays

Deputy Fire Marshal Ken Dellsite tells KGMI why fire fatalities increase over the holidays and how turkey fryers are responsible for many fires on Thanksgiving.

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PM Bellingham 11/20/13 – Nighttime bike safety campaign

Kim Brown with Bellingham’s Public Works Department talks about their annual ‘See and be Seen’ campaign to encourage bicyclists and drivers to do their part to keep everyone safe on the roads at night.

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PM Bellingham 11/20/13

The Superintendent of the Meridian School District comments on an investigation into safety at Meridian High and the airport, and Bellingham Public Works is launching their annual ‘See and be Seen’ campaign.

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PM Bellingham 11/19/13

Bellingham is picked to be part of the C-Span Cities Tour, a new roundabout may be coming to the Mount Baker Highway at Kendall, and the Ferndale School Board is named a “Board of Distinction.”

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PM Bellingham 11/18/13 – Mount Baker Ski Area opens

Mount Baker Ski Area Operations Manager Gwyn Howat tells KGMI the mountain will open for the season starting Nov. 21.

Recent Headlines

in National, Sports

Ohio State University fires marching band director

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OSU has fired the director of its celebrated marching band amid allegations he knew about "serious cultural issues" including sexual harassment.

in Sports

Ravens’ Rice suspended 2 games

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Pro Bowl running back Ray Rice has been suspended without pay for the first two games of the season for violating the league's personal conduct policy.

in Entertainment

Shia LaBeouf has September court date

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The actor's disorderly conduct case is adjourned until the fall.

in Local Sports

Cyler Miles suspended for Huskies season opener

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Washington quarterback Cyler Miles keeps the ball and pushes off Idaho State's Cody Sorensen on a keeper in the second half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013, in Seattle. Washington won 56-0.

With Miles, the expected starter and replacement for Keith Price out, the Dawgs will start either sophomore Jeff Lindquist or redshirt freshman Troy Williams.

in National

Unemployment claims at lowest level since ’06

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The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell to the lowest level in more than eight years last week.