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 5/22/14

Washington lawmakers join the call to get the NFL to change the name of the Redskins, two Ski to Sea teams honor a local man who died in an avalanche, and a Ski to Sea team organizer talks about a change in sponsorship.

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PM Bellingham 5/21/14

The Red Cross responds to 5 house fires in 4 days in Whatcom and Skagit County, Consumer Expert Herb Weisbaum talks about how the rising cost of health care is causing financial hardship, and the Seattle Seahawks visit the White House.

PM Bellingham 5/20/14

The Freedom Foundation is hosting a debate on carbon emissions cap and trade, a woman tells the story of how she moved to Bellingham to escape climate change, and an expert shares tips for stay-at-home moms who are returning to work.

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PM Bellingham 5/19/14

LifeCenter Northwest says the boy who died at Whatcom Falls will help save others through organ donation, a group of Lynden church members is opening a home for former prisoners, an expert shares several car insurance myths, and Estately has an odd list of the top search queries for our state.

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PM Bellingham 5/16/14

An analyst talks about some good and some bad reports on the U.S. economy that came out today, a production assistant talks about the locally-made documentary “Out Of Nothing,” and KGMI’s Bob Carter takes a flight on one of the last remaining B-17s from WWII.

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PM Bellingham 5/15/14

A WWU professor talks about a study showing a link between earthquakes and humans pulling water out of the ground, another brewery is opening soon in Whatcom County, Seifert & Jones Wine Merchants is turning 1 year old, and a film produced in Bellingham is making its world premiere.

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PM Bellingham 5/13/14

A young boy is in critical condition after slipping into the falls at Whatcom Falls Park, former Whatcom County Council member Bill Knutzen says he wants to serve on the state legislature, and State Senator Kevin Ranker gives an update on what’s happening in Olympia.

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PM Bellingham 5/12/14

Andy Sparhawk with the American Brewer’s Association talks about the craft beer boom, a new report that shows the U.S. is losing more businesses than it’s creating, and Seth Fleetwood says he’s running against Doug Ericksen for the 42nd district state senate seat.

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PM Bellingham 5/8/14

Dave and Mandy from KAFE-FM 104.1 talk about Friday’s Drive-By Giving event to raise money for Royal Family Kids Camp, we learn more about Washington’s Guaranteed Education Tuition program, and the Whatcom County Commercial Fisherman’s Association gives a preview of Friday’s Blessing of the Fleet.

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PM Bellingham 5/7/14

The founder of Jesus’ Economy describes how his organization helps people in the developing world, KGMI and NBC Consumer Expert Herb Weisbaum explains the problem with calling 911 on a cell phone, and Jimmy from KAFE has organized A Night of Improv for Oso starring Ryan Stiles.

Recent Headlines

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Yakima Basin drought forces early use of stored water

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The federal Bureau of Reclamation has had to start using stored reservoir water to supplement natural flows early because of a worsening drought in central Washington's Yakima Basin.

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Sheriff fined for refusing judge’s order on sex offender

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A judge has fined the Franklin County sheriff $100 for refusing to follow an order to allow a sex offender out on work release.

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18 indicted on federal drug trafficking charges

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A two-year investigation by federal, state and local law enforcement partners has led to 18 arrests.

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Man gets 90 years for shooting that killed teen girl

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A Snohomish County Superior Court judge has sentenced the man who shot and killed a 15-year-old girl as she walked down the street with her friends

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Increased screening planned for airline, airport employees

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In this photo taken Tuesday, March 24, 2015, an Alaska Airlines jet moves past others already parked at a terminal at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in SeaTac, Wash.

Officials are tightening security for airline and airport employees at Sea-Tac Airport