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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"ICE" Methamphetamine crystals with pipe

PM Bellingham 12/6/13 – WWU students displaced by meth residue in rental home

Jeff Hegedus with the Whatcom County Health Dept. describes how the women discovered their home was contaminated with meth after experiencing health problems.

Boundary Bay Brewery

PM Bellingham 12/5/13 – 80th anniversary of alcohol prohibition repeal

Beer Institute president Joe McClain says the foamy beverage now generates a large amount of economic activity and creates many jobs.

homeless man

PM Bellingham 12/5/13 – Lighthouse Mission extends hours at drop-in center

Ron Buchinski with the Lighthouse Mission tells KGMI how winter can be especially hard for the homeless.

lesbian couple

PM Bellingham 12/5/13 – First anniversary of same-sex marriage in Wash.

Tim Church with the state Department of Health says same-sex weddings made up 17 percent of marriages this past year.

coal pile

PM Bellingham 12/4/13 – Pro-coal group fires spokesperson over controversial comment

Brian Rosenthal with the Seattle Times tells KGMI why the Alliance for Northwest Jobs and Exports fired spokesperson Lauri Hennessy.

PM Bellingham 12/4/13 – The BBB’s 12 Scams of Christmas

David Quinlan with the BBB describes the top 12 scams that they continue to hear about every holiday season.

Utter St. House Fire 010

PM Bellingham 12/4/13 – House fire kills local teen

Fire Marshal Jason Napier tells KGMI what caused the fire on Utter St. in Bellingham that killed a 19-year-old man early Dec. 4.

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PM Bellingham 12/3/13 – North Cascades Hwy closes for winter

WSDOT spokesperson Jeff Adams explains the 37-mile stretch of Highway 20 closes every winter because of heavy snow and avalanches.

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PM Bellingham 12/3/13 – Salvation Army begins holiday fundraiser

Major James Lloyd with the Salvation Army talks about their fundraising goal this year and some of the challenges for bell ringers.

highway patrol

PM Bellingham 12/3/13 – State Patrol changes screening process for new hires

WSP spokesperson Bob Calkins tells KGMI their formerly-rigid list of disqualifiers scared away a lot of good candidates.

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Big plays help Huskies race past Beavers

Washington's John Ross returns a punt against Arizona State in the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014, in Seattle.

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WWU men wins exhibition at American University-Puerto Rico

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Western Washington University concluded its trip to Puerto Rico on Saturday by defeating American University, 85-68, in a men's basketball exhibition game at Complejo Deportive.

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WWU women defeats UCSD

Viking at Carver

The Western Washington University women's basketball team rallied from a seven-point deficit and went on to claim an 80-77 overtime win over UC-San Diego to conclude final-day action at the West Region Crossover Classic on Saturday at Sam Carver Gymnasium on the WWU campus.