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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Marijuana

PM Bellingham 1/16/14

KGMI’s Legal Analyst Jeffery Lustick explains the recent comments about banning pot from Washington’s Attorney General, and President Barack Obama makes a speech about problems with higher education.

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PM Bellingham 1/15/14

The Conservative Washington Policy Center offers its view on what raising the minimum wage would do to the economy, the Bakerview Fred Meyer is undergoing changes, and details on a chance to show your 12th Man pride.

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PM Bellingham 1/14/14

State Rep. Kristine Lytton talks about education goals in the legislature, Gov. Jay Inslee delivers his State of the State Address, and Bellingham Police discuss how they help prevent liquor theft.

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PM Bellingham 1/13/14

Bellingham Police say a 16-year-old boy brutally beat a woman as she tried to protect her child, state senator Doug Ericksen introduces a bill to draw state workers away from pension plans, and the Washington Federation of State Employees explains why that’s a bad idea.

Seattle Seahawks mascot "Blitz" motions on the field before an NFL football game against the New Orleans Saints, Monday, Dec. 2, 2013, in Seattle.

PM Bellingham 1/10/14

The Mount Baker Ski Area makes a special exception for this weekend’s Seahawks game, and a water supply specialist explains how the dry start to winter is affecting mountain snow levels.

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PM Bellingham 1/9/14

A contaminated site in Blaine Harbor gets cleaned up, a local representative sponsors a bill to prevent the government from watching you in your own home, and why lawmakers might have to raise gas taxes.

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PM Bellingham 1/8/14

Bob Waters with SSA Marine spells out how a change in ownership could affect the proposed coal-shipping terminal project in Whatcom County, and a new Ecology report shows declining health of marine life at the bottom of Bellingham Bay.

A woman walks past cars swept away by Typhoon Hayan in Tacloban, Philippines, Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013. Typhoon Haiyan, one of the strongest storms on record, slammed into six central Philippine islands on Friday leaving a wide swath of destruction.

PM Bellingham 1/7/14

A WWU professor researches how to cope to natural disasters, the Tea Party holds its Knowledge Bowl at the same time as this weekend’s Seahawks game, and an adoption advocate in Ferndale donates her kidney to a young boy.

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PM Bellingham 1/6/14 – Hannah Dashiell memorial

A popular senior at Squalicum High School died in a car accident Sunday morning. KGMI’s Dillon Honcoop talks with students gathered at a roadside memorial for Hannah Dashiell.

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PM Bellingham 1/3/14 – B’ham Library opening Sundays

Pam Keisner, executive director of the Bellingham Public Library, says the library will be open again on Sundays starting in February.

Recent Headlines

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US women rout Angola to finish pool play 3-0

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USA's Sue Bird shares a light moment with teammate Maya Moore before a women's exhibition basketball game against Canada, Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, in Bridgeport, Conn.

U.S. women's national team routed of Angola on Tuesday night and close out preliminary play at the women's world championship.

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Mariners to be aggressive adding bats in offseason

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New Seattle Mariners manager Lloyd McClendon, right, answers a question as general manager Jack Zduriencik looks on at a news conference introducing McClendon Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013, in Seattle. McClendon spent eight patient seasons as a coach waiting for another opportunity to be a major league manager after his stint in Pittsburgh. The Mariners are giving McClendon that chance and formally introduced him on Thursday as their new manager.

After narrowly missing the postseason, the Mariners say they will raise payroll in 2015 and aggressively pursue offense during the offseason.

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Middle school team runs ‘Ugly Kardashian’ trick play

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Lewis and Clark Middle School's football team gets tricky with a special play called the "Ugly Kardashian."

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Michigan AD apologizes for mistakes with QB injury

University of Michigan Athletic Director Dave Brandon, left, stands with new head football coach Brady Hoke at a news conference in Ann Arbor, Mich., Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2011. Hoke becomes the 19th coach in the 131-year history of Michigan football and arrives in Ann Arbor after spending the past eight seasons as a head coach at Ball State and San Diego State.

Michigan A.D. Dave Brandon says a "serious lack of communication" led to ailing quarterback Shane Morris playing when he should not have.

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Raiders make Tony Sparano interim coach

Oakland Raiders assistant head coach Tony Sparano looks on before an NFL football game against the New York Jets, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013, in East Rutherford, N.J.

The Oakland Raiders have promoted offensive line coach Tony Sparano to interim coach to replace the fired Dennis Allen.