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.

orca

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.

increase graph

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.

refuse service

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.

helicoptor

PM Bellingham 6/24/14

A helicopter crew member talks about rescuing one lucky hiker in the North Cascades, an expert breaks down Whatcom County’s unemployment numbers for May, and local libraries are offering free Microsoft computer courses online.

bellingham fire

PM Bellingham 6/23/14

Bellingham police explain a bizarre fire investigation at a local apartment complex, a couple of former NFL players rescue a man and two kids from the Nooksack River, and the American Cancer Society says the 2014 North Whatcom Relay For Life was a big success.

relay luminaries

PM Bellingham 6/20/14

KGMI’s Tracy Ellis and Dillon Honcoop are at the NW Wash. Fairgrounds for the North Whatcom Relay for Life, a local company defends itself against a controversial environmental report, ABC looks into a wedding scam that cost couples thousands of dollars.

dirty water

PM Bellingham 6/19/14

A controversial environmental group is accusing polluters of using state waterways as dumping grounds, KGMI’s Tracy Ellis talks with a cancer survivor ahead of the North Whatcom Relay for Life this weekend, and KAFE’s Scotty VanDryver tells us how Relay for Life works.

female doctor

PM Bellingham 6/18/14

A local doctor plans to tell the FDA to ban a surgical tool used for a common gynecological procedure, the Washington Redskins lose the rights to their trademark, and ABC reports on a doctor suspected of killing his fifth wife.

impaired driver

PM Bellingham 6/17/14

The Wash. Traffic Safety Commission tells us about a roadside marijuana survey in Whatcom County this weekend, the State Health Dept. is testing mosquitoes for West Nile Virus, and two celebrity mixologists are training bartenders in Bellingham.

Relay for life logo

PM Bellingham 6/16/14

A local cancer survivor talks about the Relay for Life of North Whatcom County happening this weekend to raise money for cancer research, and an emcee describes what you can expect at the 68th Lummi Stommish Water Festival now underway.

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WWU’s Steen second in women’s 3,000 steeplechase national final

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Macdonald 10th in men’s discus, Milbrandt fails to advance in men’s 110 hurdles

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Hernandez gets 7th win, Mariners beat Blue Jays 4-3 

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Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Felix Hernandez throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the Tampa Bay Rays Sunday, June 8, 2014, in St. Petersburg, Fla. The Mariners won 5-0.

Felix Hernandez became the first seven-game winner in the majors.

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Cavs’ Irving held out of Game 2 with sore left knee; Hawks’ Carroll starting

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Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving celebrates after making a 3-point basket against the Golden State Warriors during the second half of an NBA basketball game Friday, March 14, 2014, in Oakland, Calif. Cleveland won 103-94.

Irving had been listed as questionable after scoring only 10 points and sitting out the final 8 minutes of the Cavaliers' victory in Game 1.

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Prep Baseball: 4 local teams open regionals Saturday

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Squalicum will play at "home" at Joe Martin Field versus Sequim in the 2A ranks.

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Seahawks punter Jon Ryan to compete in “American Ninja”

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Seattle Seahawks punter Jon Ryan watches a kick during warmups before an NFL football game against the Arizona Cardinals, Sunday, Dec. 22, 2013, in Seattle.

The show airs Monday, May 25 at 8 p.m. on NBC.