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 12/19/13 – Border crossing steady as Canadian dollar drops

Bellingham/Whatcom Chamber of Commerce Interim Director Bill Gorman tells KGMI that Canadians will keep coming south to shop even as the Loonie fell to 93 cents this week.

In this graphic provided by the Washington State Liquor Control Board, a logo that will be used for labeling legal marijuana produced in Washington state is shown. Officials released a preliminary draft of regulations for growing and selling legalized marijuana Thursday, May 16, 2013. Voters last November made Washington and Colorado the first states to legalize the sale of taxed marijuana to adults over 21 at state-licensed stores.

PM Bellingham 12/17/13 – Pot business applications

Mikhail Carpenter with the Wash. State Liquor Control Board describes how people are rushing to enter the marijuana business in Whatcom County and statewide as the application deadline approaches.

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PM Bellingham 12/10/13 – Human Rights Day

Helen Morgan Parmett from WWU’s Communications Dept. talks about her speech for the Dec. 10th International Human Rights Day Celebration in Bellingham.

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PM Bellingham 12/10/13 – Study says organic milk is healthier

WSU science writer Eric Sorenson talks about their recent study which found that organic milk may be better for people than conventional milk.

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PM Bellingham 12/10/13 – How to handle panhandlers

Bellingham Police Officer Mark Young explains what people can do about panhandlers as Arlington and Marysville launch efforts to stem panhandling.

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PM Bellingham 12/9/13 – Red Cross Real Heroes Event

Executive Director Stacy Rice from the Mount Baker Chapter of the American Red Cross says describes their 16th annual Real Heroes Celebration fundraiser held on Dec. 5.

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PM Bellingham 12/6/13 – Birch Bay Cafe battles king tides

Birch Bay Cafe and Bistro General Manager Steve Hendricks describes the changes they’ve made to withstand king tides one year after a storm devastated the business.

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PM Bellingham 12/6/13 – WWU students displaced by meth residue in rental home

Jeff Hegedus with the Whatcom County Health Dept. describes how the women discovered their home was contaminated with meth after experiencing health problems.

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PM Bellingham 12/5/13 – 80th anniversary of alcohol prohibition repeal

Beer Institute president Joe McClain says the foamy beverage now generates a large amount of economic activity and creates many jobs.

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PM Bellingham 12/5/13 – Lighthouse Mission extends hours at drop-in center

Ron Buchinski with the Lighthouse Mission tells KGMI how winter can be especially hard for the homeless.

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Today’s celebrity birthdays

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See which celebrities will be blowing out candles today.

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NCAA Football on KPUG: Louisville defeats Miami 31-13 in ACC debut  

New Louisville coach Bobby Petrino, center, waits for his squad to huddle during a break in the annual Red-White NCAA college spring football game in Louisville, Ky., Friday, April 11, 2014. At left is quarterback Brett Nelson (12).

The victory provided a successful Atlantic Coast Conference debut for the Cardinals and to Bobby Petrino's second coaching stint at the school.

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Lauren Jackson pulls out of worlds due to injury

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Basketball Australia says Seattle Storm star Lauren Jackson has withdrawn from the world championships later this month to undertake further rehabilitation for her knee injury

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Seahawks finalize practice squad roster

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The Seattle Seahawks finalized their 10-man practice squad roster earlier Monday.

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Right guard Boone passes physical, rejoins 49ers

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The 27-year-old Boone reached agreement on a restructured $6 million, two-year contract Sunday. The 49ers requested a roster exemption and Boone must be added to the 53-man roster before he can play.