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PM Bellingham

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Tracy Ellis and Alex Gray bring you compelling local news, talk and interviews.

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Marijuana

PM Bellingham 4/10/14

Wash. State can now do national FBI background checks on pot business applicants, the chair of the Whatcom Democrats tells us about their county convention on April 11, and Obama speaks at a summit marking the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act.

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PM Bellingham 4/9/14

The number of missing goes down in Oso, KGMI and NBC consumer expert Herb Weisbaum says big data companies are tracking your personal information, and an exhibit at the Whatcom Museum explores the life of the man who put Fairhaven on the map.

bikes

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.

gun

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.

sheriff car

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.

water bottle

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.

chaplan mudslide

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.

Recent Headlines

in Local Sports

WWU falls 6-1 to Humboldt State in Gold Bracket final

Western Washington University's softball team beat Saint Martins University 1-0, then lost 7-3 on Saturday, March 15, 2013, at Viking Field in Bellingham, Wash.

The WWU softball team fell 6-1 to Humboldt State University in the Gold Bracket championship game of the Cal State Stanislaus Tournament of Champions

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Report: Seahawks resign DL Demarcus Dobbs

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According to his agent, the Seattle Seahawks have resigned defensive lineman Demarcus Dobbs to a one-year deal.

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Report: St. John’s offers Chris Mullin head coaching gig

Chris Mullin at the New Liberty Theatre in New York. 
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According to an ESPN.com report, St. John's University has offered their men's basketball head coach position to former NBA star and St. John's alumni Chris Mullin.

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Mariners make more roster moves

Seattle Mariners Executive Vice President & General Manager of Baseball Operations Jack Zduriencik, left, talks with manager Lloyd McClendon, right, as players throw in the bullpen during spring training baseball practice, Friday, Feb. 14, 2014, in Peoria, Ariz.

The Seattle Mariners announced multiple roster changes on Sunday.

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Kemp homers as Padres beat Mariners 8-5

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San Diego right-hander Andrew Cashner allowed one run and four hits in 6 1-3 innings.