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.

gun

PM Bellingham 4/2/14

A local lawyer and military expert talks about today’s shooting at Fort Hood, the death toll from the Oso Mudslide continues to climb, a local pipeline safety expert talks about a new federal case, and a local creperie gets mentioned in USA Today.

sheriff car

PM Bellingham 4/1/14

The death toll continues to climb as more victims of the Oso Mudslide are identified, the Whatcom County Sheriff’s Office settles a lawsuit by a former deputy, and radio host Glenn Beck talks about losing his father.

water bottle

PM Bellingham 3/31/14

The official death toll from the Oso Mudslide rises, fundraisers are set up all around Whatcom County to help mudslide victims and rescue crews, the baseball season begins, and a group says Western’s water bottle ban wont do anything.

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.

Recent Headlines

44 minutes ago in Sports

Jets sign former Titans RB Chris Johnson 

Fresh
Tennessee Titans running back Chris Johnson (28) walks off the field before an NFL football game against the Houston Texans Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013, in Nashville, Tenn.

In a text message to The Associated Press, Johnson confirmed it was a two-year deal.

yesterday in Sports

Bucks owner Herb Kohl reaches deal to sell team

Milwaukee Bucks owner Herb Kohl, center, shakes hands with investment firm executives Wesley Edens, right, and Marc Lasry, at a news conference after reaching a deal to sell the franchise Wednesday, April 16, 2014, in Milwaukee. The deal is subject to approval by the NBA and its Board of Governors.

Bucks owner Herb Kohl has reached a deal to sell the franchise to New York investment firm executives Marc Lasry and Wesley Edens.

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Patrols increase near Marathon finish line

With his attorney, Shannon Lopez, left, beside him Kevin Edson is arraigned in Boston Municipal Court, Wednesday, April 16 2014, in Boston. Edson was arrested Tuesday near the Boston Marathon finish line carrying a backpack containing a rice cooker on the anniversary of the bombings. Edson was sent to a state psychiatric facility for an evaluation Wednesday following his initial court appearance and ordered held on $100,000 bail. He is due back in court on May 7.

Police have stepped up patrols near the Boston Marathon finish line, a day after a masked man walked in the street with a rice cooker in his backpack.

yesterday in Local Sports

Mariners’ Beavan, Morrison placed on 15-day DL

Seattle Mariners' Nick Franklin follows through on a two-run single off Cleveland Indians relief pitcher Nick Hagadone in the first inning of a spring training baseball game, Wednesday, March 5, 2014, in Peoria, Ariz. The hit scored Robinson Cano and Justin Smoak in the 8-5 Indians win.

Outfielder James Jones and infielder Nick Franklin recalled from AAA Tacoma

yesterday in Local Sports

M’s and Rangers send aces to the mound

Texas Rangers pitcher Yu Darvish, right, and Seattle Mariners pitcher Hisashi Iwakuma, both of Japan, smile as they chat during batting practice before their baseball game Tuesday, April 15, 2014, in Arlington, Texas.

It's a big pitching match-up tonight at Globe Life Park in Arlington on KPUG The Sports Leader.