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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PM Bellingham 1/9/14

A contaminated site in Blaine Harbor gets cleaned up, a local representative sponsors a bill to prevent the government from watching you in your own home, and why lawmakers might have to raise gas taxes.

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PM Bellingham 1/8/14

Bob Waters with SSA Marine spells out how a change in ownership could affect the proposed coal-shipping terminal project in Whatcom County, and a new Ecology report shows declining health of marine life at the bottom of Bellingham Bay.

A woman walks past cars swept away by Typhoon Hayan in Tacloban, Philippines, Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013. Typhoon Haiyan, one of the strongest storms on record, slammed into six central Philippine islands on Friday leaving a wide swath of destruction.

PM Bellingham 1/7/14

A WWU professor researches how to cope to natural disasters, the Tea Party holds its Knowledge Bowl at the same time as this weekend’s Seahawks game, and an adoption advocate in Ferndale donates her kidney to a young boy.

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PM Bellingham 1/6/14 – Hannah Dashiell memorial

A popular senior at Squalicum High School died in a car accident Sunday morning. KGMI’s Dillon Honcoop talks with students gathered at a roadside memorial for Hannah Dashiell.

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PM Bellingham 1/3/14 – B’ham Library opening Sundays

Pam Keisner, executive director of the Bellingham Public Library, says the library will be open again on Sundays starting in February.

Naval Air Station Patuxent River (Aug. 2, 2006) - A new era in Naval aviation have began for the first EA-18G Growler aircraft, the next-generation electronic attack aircraft for the U.S. Navy that combines the combat-proven F/A-18 Super Hornet with state-of-the-art electronic warfare avionics suite.The EA-18G will feature an airborne electronic attack suite based on Northrop Grumman's Improved Capability III system, a radically new jamming and information warfare system. The EA-18G is expected to enter initial operational capability in 2009. U.S. Navy photo (RELEASED)

PM Bellingham 1/2/14 – Navy resumes Coupeville flights

Mike Welding with Naval Air Station Whidbey Island says the practice flights will continue at an airfield near Coupeville even after locals complained about the noise in a lawsuit.

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PM Bellingham 12/30/13 – New Year’s in Birch Bay

Whatcom County Realtor Mike Kent talks about the Ring of Fire and Hope, the Polar Bear Plunge, and other New Year’s events happening at Birch Bay.

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PM Bellingham 12/30/13 – New Year’s in Bellingham

Lance Romo, events coordinator for Bellingham’s Parks and Recreation Dept., describes some of the fun events happening in Bellingham on New Year’s Eve and New Years Day.

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PM Bellingham 12/27/13 – Medical Pot Rally Planned in Olympia

Steve Sarich with the Cannabis Action Coalition tells KGMI about the rally planned in Olympia for January 14-15 to protest changes to Washington’s medical marijuana laws.

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PM Bellingham 12/23/13 – Border crossing tips

U.S. Customs and Border Patrol Chief Tom Schreiber offers advice so holiday travelers can avoid headaches at the U.S.-Canada border.

Recent Headlines

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Feds seize $19.5M in counterfeit items ahead of Super Bowl

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More than 325,000 counterfeit jerseys and Super Bowl-related merchandise were seized by the NFL and law enforcement.

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Lenny Kravitz will be rooting for Seahawks on Sunday

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The Lombardi Trophy sits behind two helmets before a joint coaches news conference for NFL Super Bowl XLIX football game Friday, Jan. 30, 2015, in Phoenix.

Pitbull is picking the New England Patriots, while Lenny Kravitz likes the Seahawks

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This weekend’s sports schedule

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A complete look at this weekend's sports schedule.

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Carroll: Decision to play is Sherman’s if baby arrives early

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Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman is shown on the sideline before an NFL preseason football game against the Oakland Raiders, Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013, in Seattle.

Richard Sherman is expecting a child, not certain if he will miss Super Bowl

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Pot charge dropped against Patriots’ Blount near Pittsburgh

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New England Patriots running back LeGarrette Blount celebrates after scoring on a 13-yard touchdown run during the second half of the NFL football AFC Championship game against the Indianapolis Colts Sunday, Jan. 18, 2015, in Foxborough, Mass.

Coast is clear for Patriots running back LeGarrette Blount