Podcasts: PM Bellingham

PM Bellingham

PM Bellingham

Weekday afternoons from 5 – 6pm
Tracy Ellis and Peter Wagner bring you the latest news and the most compelling interviews of the day with the people behind the stories.

Have an idea for a story we should tell? Email Peter or Tracy or follow them on Twitter!

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LISTEN: Ferndale School District Superintendent talks with KGMI

Through tears and a voice worn down by grief, Dr. Linda Quinn spoke with us on PM Bellingahm tonight.

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PM Bellingham for 6/11/15

A fire decimates homes near Lake Samish, bail is set for the man accused of hitting 4 Winward High School students (killing 2 and injuring 2), and WWU President Bruce Shepard says he’s throwing in the towel in 2016.


PM Bellingham for 6/9/15

It looked like a low speed chase involving a State Patrol trooper, but it’s not what it seems (we explain, of course), an outbreak of a deadly disease is spreading to South Korea, but there’s no will to find a cure, and one author argues pharmaceutical companies are a godsend for humanity (and not a blight, as some argue).


PM Bellingham for 6/8/15

A Bellingham bank is under investigation by the Office of Civil Rights in Seattle, some action could be forthcoming on a county jail plan, plus the mayor and police chief of Bellingham say a ‘holistic’ approach is needed to help the mentally ill and troubled in the community.

CORRECTS FROM CHIARA ROSE TO CHIARA D’ANGELO-In this Friday, May 22, 2015 photo provided by Reese Semanko, a woman identified as Chiara D’Angelo has suspended herself in a climbing harness from the anchor chain of the Royal Dutch Shell support ship Arctic Challenger in the harbor at Bellingham, Wash. Rob Lewis, spokesman for protest organizers Rising Tide Bellingham, said she was protesting Shell's plan for Arctic drilling. The Coast Guard said it has no plans to remove her but has impounded the activists' support vessels. The ship isn't scheduled to leave the port for several days.

PM Bellingham for 6/4/15

Citations are handed down to 4 protesters, two of whom chained themselves to the ‘Arctic Challenger,’ chocolate apparently tastes so bad because we want it so much (a Newsweek reporter explains), and it’s Washington Wine of the Week time! Dan Radil showcases a summer-friendly offering from Dynasty Cellars.


PM Bellingham for 6/3/15

The investigation into the E. coli outbreak continues, and a new link has been found, millennials are flooding out of college and (very unsuccessfully) looking for jobs, and Consumerman Herb Weisbaum warns of “cash advances.”

house for sale

PM Bellingham for 6/2/15

[News tease block], the cost of TV sports is going up and up (and showing no signs of stopping), and Kimball Gainor is back for another, even more salacious installment of “Kimball on Craigslist”

police lights

PM Bellingham for 6/1/15

Deputies are searching for a drive-by shooter in the county, a 23-year fight over used tires continues between two Custer residents, and we find out what it would take to get Tracy, Peter, and Kimball to strip down for the Naked Bike Ride.

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PM Bellingham for 5/28/15

Scientists think the answer to the global food shortage is GMO’s, Kimball Gainor digs up the best of Craigslist with our “Kimball on Craigslist” segment, and Dan Radil has our Washington wine of the week.


PM Bellingham for 5/27/15

The local activist who chained herself to the Arctic Challenger talks about her motivation for protesting, Tracy sounds off on world-famous slow drivers in Bellingham, and more.

Recent Headlines

in Entertainment

Cosby said he got drugs to give women for sex


The AP reports that during a 2005 deposition "The Cosby Show" star admitted to giving sedatives to at least one woman.

in Sports

Nationals slugger Harper to skip All-Star Home Run Derby

Washington Nationals right fielder Bryce Harper (34) watches the ball after hitting a home run as Miami Marlins catcher J.T. Realmuto, left, watches during the second inning of their baseball game at Nationals Park in Washington, Wednesday, May 6, 2015.

Nationals star Bryce Harper won't participate in the All-Star Home Run Derby because his father isn't available to pitch to him.

in Sports

Wimbledon: Williams defeats Williams, Djokovic & Anderson match suspended due to darkness


Manic Monday at Wimbledon, the craziest day of the two-week tournament at the All England Club had all 16 fourth-round matches on the schedule.

in Local Sports

Iwakuma back after two months on DL, to start for M’s tonight vs. Detroit


You can hear tonight's game on KPUG 1170AM. The pre-game show begins at 6:00pm with a 7:10pm first pitch.

in Sports

Rodriguez beats Froome to win crash-marred 3rd stage of Tour


Spanish veteran Joaquim Rodriguez won the crash-marred third stage of the Tour de France on Monday, with British rider Chris Froome finishing second.