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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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chaplan mudslide

PM Bellingham 3/28/14

The American Red Cross describes how they’re helping victims of the Oso Mudslide, the IRS has some tips to make filing your taxes as easy as possible, and the WSDOT is reminding drivers to remove studded tires this weekend.

A flag, put up by volunteers helping search the area, stands in the ruins of a home left at the end of a deadly mudslide from the now-barren hillside seen about a mile behind, Tuesday, March 25, 2014, in Oso, Wash.

PM Bellingham 3/27/14

The number of deaths from the Oso Mudslide is expected to climb substantially in the next few days, autism rates are quickly rising, and host Tracy Ellis broadcasts live from the 2014 Spring Business Showcase.

Searchers on water and land look through debris following a deadly mudslide, Tuesday, March 25, 2014, in Oso, Wash. At least 14 people were killed in the 1-square-mile slide that hit in a rural area about 55 miles northeast of Seattle on Saturday. Several people also were critically injured, and homes were destroyed.

PM Bellingham 3/26/14

A helicopter crew chief talks about rescuing a 4-year-old boy from the Oso Mudslide, Whatcom County does well in a health rankings report, new rules for boaters at Lake Whatcom and Lake Samish, the dangers of payday loans, and more.

red cross

PM Bellingham 3/20/14

New autopsy results are released on a deadly New Years Eve crash in Whatcom County, ABC talks about an effort to ban the using the word “bossy” to describe girls, and the local Red Cross director talks about events planned for Red Cross Month.

cigarette

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.

generic st patrick graphic

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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Tanev lifts Canucks over skidding Flames

Vancouver Canucks' goalie Ryan Miller (30) is congratulated by Kevin Bieksa (3) after the Canucks' victory 4-1 victory over the St. Louis Blues in an NHL hockey game, Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, in St. Louis.

The Vancouver Canucks defeated the skidding Calgary Flames 3-2 Saturday night to snap a five-game losing streak.

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No. 8 Gonzaga struggles past Cal Poly

Gonzaga’s mascot

No. 8 Gonzaga struggled to shake pesky Cal Poly before pulling away for a 63-50 win on Saturday night.

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No. 16 Washington edges No. 15 Oklahoma

Washington head coach Lorenzo Romar, left, hugs guard Andrew Andrews (12) after an NCAA college basketball game, Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014, in Seattle, Wash. Washington beat San Diego State 49-36.

The Huskies (10-0) led by as many as 20 in the first half.

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No. 1 Kentucky scores first 24 points, beats UCLA

From left, Kentucky's Aaron Harrison, Tyler Ulis, and head coach John Calipari pause for a moment during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014. Kentucky won 84-70.

Devin Booker had 19 points, and No. 1 Kentucky scored the game's first 24 points in an 83-44 victory over UCLA on Saturday.

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Lynden beats King’s & prep hoops scoreboard

Lynden vs. King's bball

Lynden, ranked No. 2 in 2A, improves to 3-0 on the season.