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.

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Wash. Gov. Jay Inslee announces Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, that he is suspending the use of the death penalty in Washington state. Inslee's moratorium, which will be in place for as long as he is governor, means that if a death penalty case comes to his desk, he will issue a reprieve, which isn't a pardon and doesn't commute the sentences of those condemned to death.

PM Bellingham 7/31/14

The Governor comes to Bellingham… communities get the chance to stand with police against crime… the Toilet Paper Party is “cleaning up the political mess in Washington, DC”… and the latest wine of the week.

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PM Bellingham 7/29/14

Two candidates’ respond to a hit piece… the president talks sanctions against Russia… and the Bellingham School District gets a new board member.

In this graphic provided by the Washington State Liquor Control Board, a logo that will be used for labeling legal marijuana produced in Washington state is shown. Officials released a preliminary draft of regulations for growing and selling legalized marijuana Thursday, May 16, 2013. Voters last November made Washington and Colorado the first states to legalize the sale of taxed marijuana to adults over 21 at state-licensed stores.

PM Bellingham 7/28/14

The connection between Colorado’s homeless problem and Washington… rising water/sewer rates for Lake Whatcom residents… a bet that you can’t lose weight to encourage you to… and where Bellingham ranks on a list of Washington’s most kid friendly cities.

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PM Bellingham 7/25/14

Police say another Friday afternoon bank robbery has happened in Bellingham, the local beer-tasting event Brewers by the Bay is happening this weekend, and local beer-expert Jack Lamb features one of the beers at Aslan Brewing in Bellingham.

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PM Bellingham 7/24/14

A new study shows the benefits and costs of coal trains on the central Puget Sound region, a conservative commentator says the Bellingham City Council is criticizing Israel without considering the bigger picture, and a meteorologist says the rain this week broke several records.

Smoke from an Israeli strike rises over Gaza City, Thursday, July 24, 2014. Israeli tanks and warplanes bombarded the Gaza Strip on Thursday, as Hamas militants stuck to their demand for the lifting of an Israeli and Egyptian blockade in the face of U.S. efforts to reach a cease-fire.

PM Bellingham 7/23/14

The Bellingham City Council is weighing in on the conflict between Israel and Gaza, Project Homeless Connect is happening Friday to help connect homeless people with service providers, and a local magazine and shuttle company are teaming up to provide tours.

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PM Bellingham 7/21/14

We talk with a man who lost his home in the Carlton Complex wildfire in Central Washington, the BBB warns of scams as Seahawks tickets to on sale, and Sports Director Doug Lange tells us about Michael Koenen and Jake Locker’s Charity Youth Football Camp in Ferndale.

Joe Martin Field. Bellingham, WA.  Photo Credit: Doug Lange

PM Bellingham 7/18/14

KGMI’s Tracy Ellis broadcasts live from Joe Martin Field for the Bellingham Bells Back to School Night with Charter College.

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PM Bellingham 7/17/14

A passenger plane is shot down over Ukraine and Israel begins a ground invasion of Gaza, NFL player Michael Koenen talks about the “Humor for Hunger” event this Saturday, and ConsumerMan Herb Weisbaum tells us about the latest phone scam.

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PM Bellingham 7/16/14

SSA Marine announces a new lower-impact site plan for the Gateway Pacific Terminal, opponents of the proposed coal-shipping terminal say the new site plan has the same old problems, and ABC tells the story of a former Army major who went being considered a hero to a disgrace.

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U.S. runs hundreds of counter-terrorism investigations

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Police tape cordons off the site of a car bomb attack in Sanaa, Yemen, Tuesday, June 30, 2015. The explosion occurred near a military hospital in the Yemeni capital on Monday, causing dozens of casualties including civilians, security officials said. The Islamic State's Sanaa Division claimed responsibility on Twitter for detonating the parked car bomb, according to the SITE Intelligence Group monitoring service. (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed)

U.S. authorities are pursuing hundreds of active counter-terrorism investigations embracing all 50 American states.

in Sports

Federer and Kvitova feast on Wimbledon starters

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The King of Cool began his quest for an eighth title.

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Chicago ships Saad to Columbus

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The Blackhawks have traded forward Brandon Saad as part of a seven-player deal.

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After ‘gratifying’ week, Obama has long to-do list for his time left in office

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The President, who has about 18 months left in his second term, hopes to work with Congress on infrastructure funding and reforming the criminal justice system.

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Ballerina Misty Copeland dances into history

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The prima ballerina is the first black woman to be promoted to principal dancer at the American Ballet Theatre.