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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Bells lose series to the Kelowna Falcons with a 3-1 loss.

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The Bells are 30-17 on the season, their magic number is 3.

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Morrison’s RBI double in 11th pushes Mariners past Twins

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Logan Morrison's RBI double in the 11th inning broke the tie and Austin Jackson added a two-run double as the Seattle Mariners outlasted the Minnesota Twins on Sunday.

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Seattle finalize contract extension with LB Bobby Wagner

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The Seattle Seahawks and Bobby Wagner have finalized a four-year contract extension that keeps the All-Pro middle linebacker with the club after this season.

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Tina Charles scores 29 points, Liberty beat Storm 78-62

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Tina Charles scored 29 points and the New York Liberty pulled away in the third quarter and beat the Seattle Storm Sunday for their fourth straight home victory.

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Seahawks releases DT Tony McDaniel in salary cap move

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The Seattle Seahawks have released veteran defensive tackle Tony McDaniel to save salary cap.