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 7/10/14

Retired NYPD detective Bill Williams talks about why he’s opposed to legalized marijuana in Washington, the Whatcom County Fire Marshal’s office tells us why they’re enacting a burn ban, and the Ferndale Food Bank talks about their “Humor For Hunger” event July 19th at the NW Wash. Fairgrounds.

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PM Bellingham 7/9/14

Congresswoman Suzan DelBene wants to reduce wait times at the border in Whatcom County, Tampa Bay Buccaneers punter Michael Koenen talks about a possible solution to the slaughterhouse controversy in Whatcom County, and restaurant Homeskillet tops Zagat’s reasons to drive to Bellingham.

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PM Bellingham 7/8/14

Top Shelf Cannabis in Bellingham talks about making the first legal sale of marijuana in Washington State, Tracy Ellis broadcasts live from Joe Martin Stadium for Cascade Radio Group night with the Bellingham Bells, and Scott Less from KISM talks about the Downtown Sounds free concert series in downtown Bellingham.

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PM Bellingham 7/7/14

Recreational pot shops open Tuesday in Washington, we talk with 2020 Solutions as they get ready for this historic moment in marijuana history, the State Liquor Control Board tells us some rules about pot in Washington, and Bellingham Public Works explains why they’re shutting down James Street near Sunset Pond for the next 6 months.

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PM Bellingham 7/3/14

Whatcom County law enforcement hope to get to zero alcohol-related crashes by 2030, local Chamber of Commerce president Guy Occhiogrosso talks about the annual Haggen Family 4th of July celebration, and a Ferndale woman tells us why she transformed her home into a Seahawks 12th Man house.

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PM Bellingham 7/2/14

Bellingham Police say paving scammers are targeting local businesses, we talk with the organizers of a golf tournament who want to bring back WWU football, and Whatcom County photographer Mark Turner talks about his new field guide: Trees and Shrubs of the Pacific Northwest.

Marijuana

PM Bellingham 6/30/14

Whatcom County Fire District 7 Chief Gary Russell talks about the new county-wide Emergency Medical Service plan, two prospective owners of a recreational marijuana shop in Bellingham say they’re prepared to open on July 8th, and a local restaurant is selling a special beer to help find a cure for lung cancer.

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PM Bellingham 6/27/14

KGMI’s Joe Teehan talks with the author of a book on the fight to end Orca hunting, KGMI’s Crystal King talks with the author of a book about human trafficking in the U.S., and ABC warns us about an online summer vacation scam.

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PM Bellingham 6/26/14

Local economist Hart Hodges offers his modest outlook for Whatcom County’s economy, the State Employment Security Dept. says wages in Washington grew last year, and the owner of 12th Street Shoes tells us about Girls Night Out Fairhaven benefiting the St. Joseph’s Cancer Research Center.

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PM Bellingham 6/25/14

A local family is doing something charitable every month to memorialize their daughter, the WA Health Dept. explains why our state has high rates of skin cancer, and Consumer Expert Herb Weisbaum talks about the surprising results of a customer service survey.

Recent Headlines

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Israel warns of long Gaza war as Palestinian fighters cross border

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Israeli soldiers patrol outside the northern Gaza Strip on July 28, 2014.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu dashes any hopes of a swift end to the three-week conflict as Palestinian fighters launched an audacious cross-border raid.

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Byron Scott to lead Lakers…or will he?

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FILE - In this April 17, 2013, file photo, then-Cleveland Cavaliers coach Byron Scott watches an NBA basketball game in Charlotte, N.C. Scott said this weekend that he has been hired by the Los Angeles Lakers, but the club insisted Sunday, July 27, 2014, that no deal has been reached. Scott, who won three NBA titles as a shooting guard for the Lakers, told KCBS-TV he will take over the club, which hasn't had a coach since Mike D'Antoni resigned April 30.

The club continues to insist that no deal has been reached.

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Only arguing remains in Sterling trail

FILE - In this Nov. 12, 2010, file photo, Shelly Sterling sits with her husband, Donald Sterling, right, during the Los Angeles Clippers' NBA basketball game against the Detroit Pistons in Los Angeles. With a $2 billion sale of the Clippers hanging in the balance, a judge is set to determine Monday, June 30, 2014, if the terms of a family trust alone are enough to confirm Donald Sterling was properly removed as trustee and allow his estranged wife to sell the team without his consent.

Only final arguments and a ruling remain in the trial to determine whether Donald Sterling's estranged wife can sell the Los Angeles Clippers for $2 billion.

in Entertainment

Fans support campaign to keep Sean Bean alive in new show

British actor Sean Bean arrives for a special UK screening of Cleanskin, at the Mayfair Hotel in central London, Monday, March 5, 2012.

The "Game of Thrones" actor has died more than 20 times in his career, and fans want it to stop.

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‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ sequel set for 2017

Guardians Of The Galaxy

Marvel unveils plans to press ahead with a sequel to "Guardians of the Galaxy," days before the superhero movie even hits theaters.