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.

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PM Bellingham 12/5/13 – First anniversary of same-sex marriage in Wash.

Tim Church with the state Department of Health says same-sex weddings made up 17 percent of marriages this past year.

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PM Bellingham 12/4/13 – Pro-coal group fires spokesperson over controversial comment

Brian Rosenthal with the Seattle Times tells KGMI why the Alliance for Northwest Jobs and Exports fired spokesperson Lauri Hennessy.

PM Bellingham 12/4/13 – The BBB’s 12 Scams of Christmas

David Quinlan with the BBB describes the top 12 scams that they continue to hear about every holiday season.

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PM Bellingham 12/4/13 – House fire kills local teen

Fire Marshal Jason Napier tells KGMI what caused the fire on Utter St. in Bellingham that killed a 19-year-old man early Dec. 4.

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PM Bellingham 12/3/13 – North Cascades Hwy closes for winter

WSDOT spokesperson Jeff Adams explains the 37-mile stretch of Highway 20 closes every winter because of heavy snow and avalanches.

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PM Bellingham 12/3/13 – Salvation Army begins holiday fundraiser

Major James Lloyd with the Salvation Army talks about their fundraising goal this year and some of the challenges for bell ringers.

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PM Bellingham 12/3/13 – State Patrol changes screening process for new hires

WSP spokesperson Bob Calkins tells KGMI their formerly-rigid list of disqualifiers scared away a lot of good candidates.

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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.

Recent Headlines

in Entertainment

Daughter reveals Joan Rivers is still on life support

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Comedian Joan Rivers arrives for the premiere of the documentary "Joan Rivers - A Piece Of Work" during the 2010 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah January 25, 2010.

Comedian Joan Rivers remains on life support after being hospitalized in serious condition due to cardiac arrest.

in National

Manufacturing, construction data point to sturdy U.S. growth

An overall view of the assembly line where the BMW X4 is made at the BMW manufacturing plant in Spartanburg, South Carolina March 28, 2014.

U.S. manufacturing activity hit a nearly 3-1/2-year high last month, a sign the economy entered the third quarter on strong footing.

in Lifestyle

Pistachios may help reduce diabetes risk

Pistachios are seen after sorting at a processing factory in Rafsanjan, 1,000 kilometers southeast of Tehran September 23, 2008.

For people who may be headed for type 2 diabetes, regularly eating pistachios might help turn the tide.

in Lifestyle

Triathlons popular with middle-aged athletes

Runners and bikers compete in the 34th annual Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon in San Francisco, California June 1, 2014.

Triathlons, the swim-bike-run races of varying lengths, are scaling the bucket lists of many middle-aged athletes.

in Sports

Indianapolis Colts owner pleads guilty to intoxicated driving

James Irsay, owner of the NFL's Indianapolis Colts, is pictured in this undated handout photo obtained by Reuters March 17, 2014.

Billionaire James Irsay, owner of the Indianapolis Colts, was arrested in March after failing roadside field-sobriety tests.