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.
A helicopter crew chief talks about rescuing a 4-year-old boy from the Oso Mudslide, Whatcom County does well in a health rankings report, new rules for boaters at Lake Whatcom and Lake Samish, the dangers of payday loans, and more.
New autopsy results are released on a deadly New Years Eve crash in Whatcom County, ABC talks about an effort to ban the using the word “bossy” to describe girls, and the local Red Cross director talks about events planned for Red Cross Month.
A new report shows nearly half of the cigarettes in Washington are illegally smuggled, more scams are popping up as the NCAA tournament begins, and a co-creator of the hit TV show Scandal talks about how realistic the show really is.
A KOMO News helicopter crashes in Seattle, killing two KOMO employees and injuring a Bellingham man on the ground. We talk with KOMO employees and a local helicopter pilot about today’s tragic crash.
Whatcom County Health Officer Greg Stern talks about an outbreak of measles north of the border, a terrorism suspect is arrested in Blaine, and downtown Bellingham is named one of the top 10 downtown areas.
The organizer of Bellingham’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade talks about you can participate, ABC takes a look an effort to ban the word “bossy” for girls, and BTC has details about free dental cleanings.
The Whatcom County Health Dept. talks about the importance of flu shots and the myth of the “stomach flu,” new numbers show Whatcom County didn’t create as many jobs last month as originally thought, and the new president of the Bellingham/Whatcom Chamber of Commerce drops by to talk about the local business climate.
Western Washington University is banning the sale of plastic water bottles, the Northwest Clean Air Agency has new information on pollution from trains, and host Tracy Ellis talks with an expert about his weight-loss program.
A former Bellingham woman sues DHSH for not protecting her as a child, a WWU professor talks about the growing problem of cyber-bullying, and ABC takes a look at the real-life trial of a reality TV star.
The Northwest Washington Fair is bringing in some big music acts this year, ABC takes a look at a radical treatment for a toddler born unable to hear, and a new show is coming to the Mount Baker Theatre.