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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 12/3/13 – 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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PM Bellingham 11/27/13 – City focusing resources downtown

Mayor Kelli Linville says the city is planning more police and a safety workgroup after a string of burglaries downtown.

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PM Bellingham 11/27/13 – Tips to keep pets safe in cold

Whatcom Humane Society Executive Director Laura Clark tells KGMI freezing weather can put pets and livestock at risk.

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PM Bellingham 11/25/13 – Witness describes hit-and-run

Austin Santiago, a talent buyer at the Wild Buffalo on Holly Street, says he heard the crash and saw the car speed away early Sunday, Nov. 24.

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PM Bellingham 11/21/13 – Fire-safe cooking over holidays

Deputy Fire Marshal Ken Dellsite tells KGMI why fire fatalities increase over the holidays and how turkey fryers are responsible for many fires on Thanksgiving.

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PM Bellingham 11/20/13 – Nighttime bike safety campaign

Kim Brown with Bellingham’s Public Works Department talks about their annual ‘See and be Seen’ campaign to encourage bicyclists and drivers to do their part to keep everyone safe on the roads at night.

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PM Bellingham 11/20/13

The Superintendent of the Meridian School District comments on an investigation into safety at Meridian High and the airport, and Bellingham Public Works is launching their annual ‘See and be Seen’ campaign.

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PM Bellingham 11/19/13

Bellingham is picked to be part of the C-Span Cities Tour, a new roundabout may be coming to the Mount Baker Highway at Kendall, and the Ferndale School Board is named a “Board of Distinction.”

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Recent Squalicum grad arrested in Bellingham home invasion

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Police are still looking for two other suspects

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Report: Seahawks offer Marshawn Lynch contract extension

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Seattle Seahawks' Marshawn Lynch stretches during a team practice for NFL Super Bowl XLIX football game, Friday, Jan. 30, 2015, in Tempe, Ariz. The Seahawks play the New England Patriots in Super Bowl XLIX on Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015.

Report claims Seattle is offering a big contract extension that would keep Beast Mode with the team for "years to come".

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Jimmy Fallon set for Super Bowl Sunday show in Phoenix

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File Photo: Jimmy Fallon at the Serpentine Gallery Summer Party held at Kensington Gardens - Arrivals. June, 2013.  Credit: WENN.com

The host of NBC's "The Tonight Show" is set to wage a lip sync contest with actors Will Ferrell and Kevin Hart during a special post-game episode at the Orpheum Theater in Phoenix.

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Djokovic wins 5th Australian Open title, denies Murray a 1st

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Novak Djokovic, of Serbia, celebrates after defeating Andy Murray, of Britain, 7-6 (1), 6-7 (1), 6-2, 6-4 in the quarterfinals of the U.S. Open tennis tournament Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014, in New York.

DENNIS PASSA, AP Sports Writer MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Novak Djokovic won his fifth Australian Open title and extended Andy…

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Doug Baldwin headlines group of unheralded receivers

Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Jermaine Kearse (15) celebrates after scoring on a 63-yard touchdown reception next to wide receiver Doug Baldwin (89) during the first half of an NFL divisional playoff football game against the Carolina Panthers in Seattle, Saturday, Jan. 10, 2015.

Criticism of Seattle's receivers comes from ex-players-turned-broadcasters, other reporters and plenty of fans on social media.