Podcasts: PM Bellingham

PM Bellingham

PM Bellingham

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.

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Boston Police officer John Quinn walks with, Miller, his bomb detection canine, over the finish line while sweeping the area in preparation for the Boston Marathon, Wednesday, April 16, 2014, in Boston.

PM Bellingham 4/21/14

A Whatcom County man talks about running in the Boston Marathon one year after the bombing, the CEO of the YMCA of Whatcom County says a new ‘Y’ facility is coming to Sudden Valley, and host of “This American Life” Ira Glass says he’s coming to Bellingham May 3rd.

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PM Bellingham 4/18/14

Pastor Bob Marvel from Cornwall Church in Bellingham talks about the true meaning of Easter, WWU President Bruce Sheppard explains his recent comments about race and enrollment, and Bellingham lawmakers will once again talk about landlord licensing on Monday.

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PM Bellingham 4/17/14

A local doctor reacts to the latest Obamacare enrollment numbers, Western Washington University’s Small Business Center marks its 30th anniversary, and mytrafficman.net explains how police can tell if you’re driving on your cell phone.

college

PM Bellingham 4/16/14

WWU president Bruce Sheppard says the university needs to shrink its percentage of white students, talk show host Lars Larson reacts to Sheppard’s comments, and an apartment building for homeless people is going up in downtown Bellingham.

People photograph a banner reading "Boston Strong" as it hangs at Rowes Wharf on the first anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings, Tuesday, April 15, 2014, in Boston.

PM Bellingham 4/15/14

A Bellingham resident describes being at the Boston Marathon during last year’s bombing, former Bellingham mayor Dan Pike speaks out against the new Whatcom County jail, and ABC interviews the owner of a coal mine where 29 workers died.

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PM Bellingham 4/14/14

The IRS outlines some common tax mistakes as the filing deadline looms, a WWU astronomy professor says a total lunar eclipse may be visible tonight, and a new octopus tank is coming to the Port of Bellingham’s Marine Life Center.

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PM Bellingham 4/11/14

A local activist with Represent.Us tells us about Saturday’s Representation Day demonstration in Bellingham, WTA is giving out free bus rides, and ABC interviews a Washington family that sends their children out to confront sinners with gospel.

Marijuana

PM Bellingham 4/10/14

Wash. State can now do national FBI background checks on pot business applicants, the chair of the Whatcom Democrats tells us about their county convention on April 11, and Obama speaks at a summit marking the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act.

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PM Bellingham 4/9/14

The number of missing goes down in Oso, KGMI and NBC consumer expert Herb Weisbaum says big data companies are tracking your personal information, and an exhibit at the Whatcom Museum explores the life of the man who put Fairhaven on the map.

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PM Bellingham 4/8/14

Congresswoman Suzan DelBene says the president plans to visit the site of the Oso Mudslide, Sports Director Doug Lange talks about the Mariners home opener at Safeco Field, and the owner of Fairhaven Bike & Ski talks about Bellingham’s abundance of bike mechanics.

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Goldschmidt homers, scores winning run in Arizona’s 4-3 win

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Paul Goldschmidt hit his 22nd homer of the season in the first inning and scored the go-ahead run in the 10th on Jake Lamb's sacrifice fly as the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Seattle Mariners 4-3 on Monday night.

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Body found in suitcase at SeaTac apartment complex

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A body has been found inside a suitcase at a SeaTac apartment complex.

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True-crime author Ann Rule dies at age 83

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True-crime writer Ann Rule, who wrote more than 30 books, including a profile of her former co-worker, serial killer Ted Bundy, has died at age 83.

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Attorney general gives glowing report to court on education

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The Washington attorney general's office says the state has made so much progress toward fully paying the cost of basic education that the state Supreme Court should dissolve its contempt order.