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.

Scam Money Pocket

PM Bellingham 3/5/14

Bellingham Police talk about some scams they are hearing about and how to avoid them, NBC’s Herb Weisbaum talks about why some people fall for scams, and Western Washington University wants to help businesses export to Latin American markets.

coal train

PM Bellingham 3/4/14

A new study shows the real dangers coal trains would pose for Whatcom County, Radio Real Estate host Mike Kent explains why local home prices are up, and ABC talks about a new drug sweeping the nation that’s legal in some states.

olympia

PM Bellingham 3/3/14

The Washington Tourism Alliance explains a new bill that would study new ways for the state to spend on tourism, ABC explains why Jennifer Lawrence is so popular, and two local women are working to keep the Whatcom County Women’s division of the Ski To Sea Race alive.

snow on plant

PM Bellingham 2/28/14

Meteorologist Larry Rice talks about the possibility of more snow coming to Whatcom County, it’s time for high school basketball playoffs, and a former DEA chief talks about Washington’s legalization of pot.

homeless man

PM Bellingham 2/27/14

The director of the Whatcom Homeless Service Center talks about local and statewide efforts to combat homelessness, Bellingham Police are looking for tips about a shooting in the Sunnyland neighborhood, and an organizer tells us what to expect at this weekend’s Whatcom County Home and Garden Show.

food bank

PM Bellingham 2/26/14

Local food banks see a rise in demand after Congress cut Food Stamps, the ConsumerMan Herb Weisbaum says more banks are willing to refinance your student loans, and “Son of God” comes to a theater near you.

blood donation

PM Bellingham 2/25/14

Whatcom County Sheriff’s deputies find a collection of stolen antique guns, BioLife Plasma Services is opening a new blood donation center in Bellingham, and ABC talks with Best Director-nominee Martin Scorsese about “Wolf of Wall Street.”

Photo from Duane DeWaard. Nooksack Sat. a.m. pushing 9 inches of snow

PM Bellingham 2/24/14

KGMI’s Dillon Honcoop describes the snow affecting North Whatcom County, the Port of Bellingham gives an update as work on the airport ends and work on the waterfront begins, and a Western Washington University professor tells us about her new book.

helicopter-spraying

PM Bellingham 2/21/14

The Bellingham City Council will vote on a resolution fighting for veterans affected by Agent Orange, a famous author is coming to the Bellingham Public Library, and there’s still spots available for the 10th annual Free Dental Exam and Sealant Day.

olympic ski

PM Bellingham 2/20/14

Bellingham Police are looking for the man involved in a string of voyeurism at Western Washington University Police, and Sports Director Doug Lange tells us how a Bellingham native and skier placed in the Winter Olympics.

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Fire in Mount Vernon, Wash., building damages 3 businesses

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Authorities say a stubborn fire has caused significant damage to three businesses that share a downtown Mount Vernon, Washington, building.

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Oso store near mud slide in danger of closing

Tayler Drayton, 16, finishes painting words of support on a bus stop for those affected by a deadly mudslide nearly two weeks earlier nearby, Thursday, April 3, 2014, in Oso, Wash. More than a dozen people are listed as missing and 30 bodies have been found in debris from the March 22 landslide that broke off a steep hill, roared across the North Fork of the Stillaguamish River and buried a community at Oso, about 55 miles north of Seattle.

The owner of the Oso General Store is struggling to keep her business afloat just three months after opening.

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Senate policy may reduce partisan squabbling on social media

A sidewalk outside the Legislative building is bustling with people on the first day of the 2014 session of the Washington state Legislature, Monday, Jan. 13, 2014, at the Capitol in Olympia, Wash.

A new Senate policy is attempting to reduce lawmakers' partisan squabbling on social media sites such as Twitter.

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WSU researcher says drought could get worse

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Drought conditions in Washington that prompted Gov. Jay Inslee last week to declare an emergency are likely to grow worse.