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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Gas Pump

PM Bellingham 5/30/14

An expert says Canada’s carbon tax is causing BC drivers to fill up in Washington, an alcohol watchdog group says Bellingham’s beer industry is not all positive, and the Bellingham Seahawkers booster club is holding a fundraiser for victims of the Oso Mudslide.

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PM Bellingham 5/29/14

Bellingham\Whatcom County Tourism honors local businesses for bringing tourists to our area, the chairman of Bellingham Beer Week talks about the impact of beer on local tourism, and Woods Coffee begins roasting all of its coffee in Whatcom County.

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PM Bellingham 5/28/14

Bellingham Police describe a SWAT operation that results in the safe recovery of two children, State Rep. Vincent Buys talks about a May 29th meeting on “Water Solutions for Whatcom County,” and ConsumerMan Herb Weisbaum explains how to avoid getting scammed on a vacation home.

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PM Bellingham 5/27/14

Bellingham Police describe the deadly suspected drunk-driving crash that happened downtown early Monday, Drayton Harbor Oyster Company talks about shellfish health in the bay, and President Barack Obama says the U.S. will conclude its combat mission in Afghanistan this year.

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PM Bellingham 5/23/14

Ski to Sea Race Director Pete Coy talks about the improved timing system that’ll be used in this year’s race, an organizer describes what’ll be at the Historic Fairhaven Festival after the race, and Dillon Honcoop explains how KGMI is able to provide complete coverage of the big race.

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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.

KGMI's Bob Carter in the waist gunner postion--photo by Tim Maffia(web)

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.

Recent Headlines

in Local

Local life-size model of orca whale gets national attention

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Island Mariner Cruises will take fiberglass orca down to Astoria to see if it will scare away the seals there

in Local

Longtime Lynden Christian superintendent retires

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Don Kok had been with Lynden Christian Schools for 22 years

in Sports

NBA: Curry ‘ready to go’ for Game 5 of WCF after frightening fall

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You can hear game 5 between the Warrior and Rockets on KPUG 1170AM NOW.

in Sports

Soccer’s governing body raided; FIFA leaders face racketeering charges

U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch announces an indictment against nine FIFA officials and five corporate executives for racketeering, conspiracy and corruption at a news conference, Wednesday, May 27, 2015, in the Brooklyn borough of New York. Nine of the 14 that were indicted by the Justice Department are soccer officials, while four are sports marketing executives and another works in broadcasting.

Scandals and rumors of corruption have dogged FIFA throughout the 17-year reign of its President Sepp Blatter, although he was not named in either investigation.

in Local

Mexican sculptor named honorary citizen of Bellingham

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Sebastian honored for his art contributions to the city