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 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.

dshs

PM Bellingham 3/11/14

A former Bellingham woman sues DHSH for not protecting her as a child, a WWU professor talks about the growing problem of cyber-bullying, and ABC takes a look at the real-life trial of a reality TV star.

fairgrounds

PM Bellingham 3/10/14

The Northwest Washington Fair is bringing in some big music acts this year, ABC takes a look at a radical treatment for a toddler born unable to hear, and a new show is coming to the Mount Baker Theatre.

Scam Money Pocket

PM Bellingham 3/5/14

Bellingham Police talk about some scams they are hearing about and how to avoid them, NBC’s Herb Weisbaum talks about why some people fall for scams, and Western Washington University wants to help businesses export to Latin American markets.

coal train

PM Bellingham 3/4/14

A new study shows the real dangers coal trains would pose for Whatcom County, Radio Real Estate host Mike Kent explains why local home prices are up, and ABC talks about a new drug sweeping the nation that’s legal in some states.

olympia

PM Bellingham 3/3/14

The Washington Tourism Alliance explains a new bill that would study new ways for the state to spend on tourism, ABC explains why Jennifer Lawrence is so popular, and two local women are working to keep the Whatcom County Women’s division of the Ski To Sea Race alive.

snow on plant

PM Bellingham 2/28/14

Meteorologist Larry Rice talks about the possibility of more snow coming to Whatcom County, it’s time for high school basketball playoffs, and a former DEA chief talks about Washington’s legalization of pot.

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PM Bellingham 2/27/14

The director of the Whatcom Homeless Service Center talks about local and statewide efforts to combat homelessness, Bellingham Police are looking for tips about a shooting in the Sunnyland neighborhood, and an organizer tells us what to expect at this weekend’s Whatcom County Home and Garden Show.

Recent Headlines

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Feds seize $19.5M in counterfeit items ahead of Super Bowl

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More than 325,000 counterfeit jerseys and Super Bowl-related merchandise were seized by the NFL and law enforcement.

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Lenny Kravitz will be rooting for Seahawks on Sunday

The Lombardi Trophy sits behind two helmets before a joint coaches news conference for NFL Super Bowl XLIX football game Friday, Jan. 30, 2015, in Phoenix.

Pitbull is picking the New England Patriots, while Lenny Kravitz likes the Seahawks

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This weekend’s sports schedule

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A complete look at this weekend's sports schedule.

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Carroll: Decision to play is Sherman’s if baby arrives early

Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman is shown on the sideline before an NFL preseason football game against the Oakland Raiders, Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013, in Seattle.

Richard Sherman is expecting a child, not certain if he will miss Super Bowl

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Pot charge dropped against Patriots’ Blount near Pittsburgh

New England Patriots running back LeGarrette Blount celebrates after scoring on a 13-yard touchdown run during the second half of the NFL football AFC Championship game against the Indianapolis Colts Sunday, Jan. 18, 2015, in Foxborough, Mass.

Coast is clear for Patriots running back LeGarrette Blount