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.

Have an idea for a story we should tell? Email Peter or Tracy or follow them on Twitter!

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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.

Lt. Gen. Mark Milley, commanding general of III Corps and Fort Hood, speaks with the media outside of an entrance to the Fort Hood military base following a shooting that occurred inside, Wednesday, April 2, 2014, in Fort Hood, Texas. Four people were killed, including the gunman, and 16 were wounded in the attack, authorities said.

PM Bellingham 4/4/14

More details are emerging on the recent shooting rampage at Fort Hood, and a Northwest geologist addresses allegations that a timber harvest may have been responsible for the Oso Mudslide.

House Real Estate

PM Bellingham 4/3/14

Whatcom County home sales are up in the first quarter of 2014, Ferndale is seeking state funding for a new playground inside Pioneer Park, and ABC interviews a group that is making “purity promises” against kissing or dating before marriage.

gun

PM Bellingham 4/2/14

A local lawyer and military expert talks about today’s shooting at Fort Hood, the death toll from the Oso Mudslide continues to climb, a local pipeline safety expert talks about a new federal case, and a local creperie gets mentioned in USA Today.

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PM Bellingham 4/1/14

The death toll continues to climb as more victims of the Oso Mudslide are identified, the Whatcom County Sheriff’s Office settles a lawsuit by a former deputy, and radio host Glenn Beck talks about losing his father.

water bottle

PM Bellingham 3/31/14

The official death toll from the Oso Mudslide rises, fundraisers are set up all around Whatcom County to help mudslide victims and rescue crews, the baseball season begins, and a group says Western’s water bottle ban wont do anything.

chaplan mudslide

PM Bellingham 3/28/14

The American Red Cross describes how they’re helping victims of the Oso Mudslide, the IRS has some tips to make filing your taxes as easy as possible, and the WSDOT is reminding drivers to remove studded tires this weekend.

A flag, put up by volunteers helping search the area, stands in the ruins of a home left at the end of a deadly mudslide from the now-barren hillside seen about a mile behind, Tuesday, March 25, 2014, in Oso, Wash.

PM Bellingham 3/27/14

The number of deaths from the Oso Mudslide is expected to climb substantially in the next few days, autism rates are quickly rising, and host Tracy Ellis broadcasts live from the 2014 Spring Business Showcase.

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Bell beat Kelowna Falcons 6-1 and break records along the way.

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Center fielder Arron Stroosma breaks the West Coast League all time stolen base record with his 30th, and Dustin Breshears broke a Bells hitting record, with a least 1 hit in 12 straight games.

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Stricklen hits go-ahead with 8.2 left, Sun beat Storm 67-66

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Shekinna Stricklen scored off a rebound with 8.2 seconds left to give Connecticut the lead and finished with 15 points in the Sun's victory over the Seattle Storm on Friday night.

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Walker, Cruz lead Mariners to 6-1 win over Twins

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Taijuan Walker pitched a one-hitter for his first career complete game in 29 major league starts, and Nelson Cruz and Jesus Montero homered to lift the Seattle Mariners over the Minnesota Twins.

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Earl Thomas on PUP list to start Seahawks camp

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Thomas had surgery to repair a torn labrum in his left shoulder during the offseason and was in uniform but just a spectator when the Seahawks opened training camp Friday.

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Friends mourning Lynden teen killed in I-90 crash have special request

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Sofia Milstead was traveling to see country superstar Thomas Rhett at the Watershed Festival