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.

Boundary Bay Brewery

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.

camping

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.

prepay 911

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.

PM Bellingham 5/6/14

Tracy Ellis broadcasts live from Cascade Pizza – one of the local restaurants participating in today’s “Dine Out for Maple Alley Inn,” a fundraiser for the Opportunity Council program that provides hot nutritious meals for anyone who is hungry.

Slaughterhouse

PM Bellingham 5/5/14

Whatcom County Council member Ken Mann talks about Tuesday’s public hearing on new rules for slaughterhouses, the 14th annual Dine Out for Maple Alley Inn is happening Tuesday, and “The Vagina Monologues” is coming to Bellingham to benefit the YWCA.

siren

PM Bellingham 5/2/14

KGMI’s Dillon Honcoop reports from the scene of a stabbing, suicide and school lockdown in Ferndale, the Ferndale School Superintendent talks about today’s lockdown, and a witness describes what he saw.

college

PM Bellingham 5/1/14

DVSAS of Whatcom County says 1 in 5 college women are affected by sexual assault, Community 2 Community Development says Bellingham’s “Tortilla Bomber” could be spreading hate, and a fundraiser for Red Cross Oso Mudslide relief is being held Friday at the Chuckanut Brewery.

Ferndale home fire 2

PM Bellingham 4/30/14

Ferndale Police arrest a suspect in a New Years Day fire that left one woman dead, KGMI Legal Expert Jeffery Lustick gives his opinion on the death penalty after the botched execution in Oklahoma, KGMI and NBC Consumer Expert Herb Weisbaum has tips to protect your smart phone in case it gets stolen, and deputies will be cracking down on Nooksack tubers who break the law.

Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, center, and V. Stiviano, left, watch the Clippers play the Los Angeles Lakers during an NBA preseason basketball game in Los Angeles on Monday, Dec. 19, 2011. NBA spokesman Mike Bass said in a statement Saturday, April 26, 2014, that the league is in the process of authenticating the validity of the recording posted on TMZ's website. Bass called the comments "disturbing and offensive."

PM Bellingham 4/29/14

The NBA Commissioner says Clippers owner Donald Sterling is banned for life for making racist remarks, Sports Director Doug Lange gives us his take on the ban, and Gov. Jay Inslee signs an executive order to investigate reducing carbon pollution.

beer

PM Bellingham 4/25/14

Investor Warren Buffet talks about the shrinking middle class in the U.S., a longtime Lynden Police Officer is accused of possessing child pornography, and Hallie Hennigen with the Max Higbee Center offers a preview of April Brews Day.

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Beleskey scores in OT, Ducks beat Chicago 5-4 in wild Game 5

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Chicago Blackhawks center Brad Richards (91) waits for linesman Jean Morin, left, to release the puck in a face-off against Anaheim Ducks center Nate Thompson during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Anaheim, Calif., Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015.

Game 6 is Wednesday in Chicago.

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Harden helps Rockets stay alive, beat Warriors

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Houston Rockets' James Harden (13) celebrates with teammate Pablo Prigioni (9) during the first half of Game 1 in a second-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Los Angeles Clippers, Monday, May 4, 2015, in Houston.

James Harden scored a playoff career-high 45 points and the Houston Rockets led from start to finish to avoid elimination in the Western Conference finals with a 128-115 victory over the Golden State Warriors in Game 4 on Monday night.

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Cano drives in 2, Mariners beat Rays

Seattle Mariners' Robinson Cano, left, and Abraham Almonte, right, are congratulated by teammate Kyle Seager (15) after Cano hit a three-run home run scoring during the third inning of a baseball game against the Texas Rangers, Thursday, April 17, 2014, in Arlington, Texas.

Robinson Cano drove in two runs, Roenis Elias threw six solid innings and the Seattle Mariners beat the Tampa Bay Rays 4-1 on Monday night.

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Police: Men threatened to stab Bellingham Macy’s employee with syringe during shoplifting attempt

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The two were confronted by store security just after noon on Monday after trying to take some jewelry and a watch

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Denver beats Maryland for 1st NCAA men’s lacrosse title

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Denver won its first NCAA men's lacrosse championship, beating Maryland 10-5 on Monday behind five goals from senior Wesley Berg.