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 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.

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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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PM Bellingham 12/3/13

The Washington State Patrol changes its hiring practices to find more troopers, Salvation Army bell ringers are facing challenges, and the North Cascades Highway is closing for the winter.

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PM Bellingham 12/2/13 – Cold weather plumbing problems

Art Favinger of Favinger Plumbing offers some tips to keep your pipes from freezing during the cold winter weather.

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Tanev lifts Canucks over skidding Flames

Vancouver Canucks' goalie Ryan Miller (30) is congratulated by Kevin Bieksa (3) after the Canucks' victory 4-1 victory over the St. Louis Blues in an NHL hockey game, Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, in St. Louis.

The Vancouver Canucks defeated the skidding Calgary Flames 3-2 Saturday night to snap a five-game losing streak.

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No. 8 Gonzaga struggles past Cal Poly

Gonzaga’s mascot

No. 8 Gonzaga struggled to shake pesky Cal Poly before pulling away for a 63-50 win on Saturday night.

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No. 16 Washington edges No. 15 Oklahoma

Washington head coach Lorenzo Romar, left, hugs guard Andrew Andrews (12) after an NCAA college basketball game, Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014, in Seattle, Wash. Washington beat San Diego State 49-36.

The Huskies (10-0) led by as many as 20 in the first half.

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No. 1 Kentucky scores first 24 points, beats UCLA

From left, Kentucky's Aaron Harrison, Tyler Ulis, and head coach John Calipari pause for a moment during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014. Kentucky won 84-70.

Devin Booker had 19 points, and No. 1 Kentucky scored the game's first 24 points in an 83-44 victory over UCLA on Saturday.

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Lynden beats King’s & prep hoops scoreboard

Lynden vs. King's bball

Lynden, ranked No. 2 in 2A, improves to 3-0 on the season.