Weekday afternoons from 5 – 6pm
Tracy Ellis and Peter Wagner bring you the latest news and the most compelling interviews of the day with the people behind the stories.
A young boy is in critical condition after slipping into the falls at Whatcom Falls Park, former Whatcom County Council member Bill Knutzen says he wants to serve on the state legislature, and State Senator Kevin Ranker gives an update on what’s happening in Olympia.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.