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 4/8/14

Congresswoman Suzan DelBene says the president plans to visit the site of the Oso Mudslide, Sports Director Doug Lange talks about the Mariners home opener at Safeco Field, and the owner of Fairhaven Bike & Ski talks about Bellingham’s abundance of bike mechanics.

Lt. Gen. Mark Milley, commanding general of III Corps and Fort Hood, speaks with the media outside of an entrance to the Fort Hood military base following a shooting that occurred inside, Wednesday, April 2, 2014, in Fort Hood, Texas. Four people were killed, including the gunman, and 16 were wounded in the attack, authorities said.

PM Bellingham 4/4/14

More details are emerging on the recent shooting rampage at Fort Hood, and a Northwest geologist addresses allegations that a timber harvest may have been responsible for the Oso Mudslide.

House Real Estate

PM Bellingham 4/3/14

Whatcom County home sales are up in the first quarter of 2014, Ferndale is seeking state funding for a new playground inside Pioneer Park, and ABC interviews a group that is making “purity promises” against kissing or dating before marriage.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

Recent Headlines

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Today in entertainment: March 4

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A look at the Hollywood headlines of years past.

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Environmental groups sue over plan to kill wolves

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Five environmental groups have filed a lawsuit against the federal government challenging its authority to kill endangered wolves in Washington state.

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Washington House readies its version of pot market overhaul

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.

With the state Senate passing a bill to regulate medical marijuana, Washington's House of Representatives is preparing its version of a pot-market overhaul.

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Washington House votes to raise hourly minimum wage to $12

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The Washington state House has voted to raise the state's minimum wage to $12 an hour.

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Washington House passes bill to require paid sick leave

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The Washington state House has passed a bill requiring many of the state's employers to offer employees paid sick leave.