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 12/19/13 – Border crossing steady as Canadian dollar drops

Bellingham/Whatcom Chamber of Commerce Interim Director Bill Gorman tells KGMI that Canadians will keep coming south to shop even as the Loonie fell to 93 cents this week.

In this graphic provided by the Washington State Liquor Control Board, a logo that will be used for labeling legal marijuana produced in Washington state is shown. Officials released a preliminary draft of regulations for growing and selling legalized marijuana Thursday, May 16, 2013. Voters last November made Washington and Colorado the first states to legalize the sale of taxed marijuana to adults over 21 at state-licensed stores.

PM Bellingham 12/17/13 – Pot business applications

Mikhail Carpenter with the Wash. State Liquor Control Board describes how people are rushing to enter the marijuana business in Whatcom County and statewide as the application deadline approaches.

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PM Bellingham 12/10/13 – Human Rights Day

Helen Morgan Parmett from WWU’s Communications Dept. talks about her speech for the Dec. 10th International Human Rights Day Celebration in Bellingham.

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PM Bellingham 12/10/13 – Study says organic milk is healthier

WSU science writer Eric Sorenson talks about their recent study which found that organic milk may be better for people than conventional milk.

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PM Bellingham 12/10/13 – How to handle panhandlers

Bellingham Police Officer Mark Young explains what people can do about panhandlers as Arlington and Marysville launch efforts to stem panhandling.

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PM Bellingham 12/9/13 – Red Cross Real Heroes Event

Executive Director Stacy Rice from the Mount Baker Chapter of the American Red Cross says describes their 16th annual Real Heroes Celebration fundraiser held on Dec. 5.

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PM Bellingham 12/6/13 – Birch Bay Cafe battles king tides

Birch Bay Cafe and Bistro General Manager Steve Hendricks describes the changes they’ve made to withstand king tides one year after a storm devastated the business.

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PM Bellingham 12/6/13 – WWU students displaced by meth residue in rental home

Jeff Hegedus with the Whatcom County Health Dept. describes how the women discovered their home was contaminated with meth after experiencing health problems.

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PM Bellingham 12/5/13 – 80th anniversary of alcohol prohibition repeal

Beer Institute president Joe McClain says the foamy beverage now generates a large amount of economic activity and creates many jobs.

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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.

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Colts announce they won’t bring back Reggie Wayne

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Indianapolis Colts wide receiver Reggie Wayne takes up his position during the first half of an NFL wildcard playoff football game against the Cincinnati Bengals Sunday, Jan. 4, 2015, in Indianapolis.

The Colts have announced they will not re-sign veteran wide receiver Reggie Wayne.

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AP source: Jets agree to acquire Brandon Marshall from Bears

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Chicago Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall (15) celebrates after catching a 5-yard touchdown during the fourth quarter of an NFL football game against the San Francisco 49ers in Santa Clara, Calif., Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014.

A person familiar with the deal says the New York Jets have agreed to acquire star wide receiver Brandon Marshall from the Chicago Bears, pending a physical exam.

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A look at some of this week's biggest plays and best photos in sports.

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A look at some of the biggest stories this week and the headlines you may have missed.

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Spring ahead! Daylight-saving time starts Sunday

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Don't forget to spring forward this weekend.