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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Prep footballs

PM Bellingham 11/26/14

An audit finds trouble at DSHS, we take a look at the big football games this long Thanksgiving weekend, and Ferguson, Missouri may have another death on its hands.

Police arrest a man as they disperse a protest in Ferguson, Mo., early Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014. On Saturday, Aug. 9, a white police officer fatally shot unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown, who was black, in the St. Louis suburb.

PM Bellingham 11/25/14

Some Washingtonians protest the Ferguson, Missouri decision, our KGMI legal analyst breaks down the grand jury in that case, and Missouri’s Governor steps up the police presence in Ferguson.

turkey in snow

PM Bellingham 11/24/14

A Bellingham mother is unhappy with the school district, time to get your travel plans in order for the Thanksgiving weekend if you don’t already, and we talk with a believer who was at the Sasquatch Summit over the weekend.

beer in glass

PM Bellingham 11/21/14

ID theft can be emotionally damaging to victims, a report finds the Obama Administration did nothing wrong in responding to the Benghazi attack, and our Whatcom Beer of the Week.

pouring wine

PM Bellingham 11/20/14

An opinion piece by a group of tribal members including Lummi, the president unveils his executive actions on immigration, and our Wine of the Week focuses on Thanksgiving.

beer glass

PM Bellingham 11/14/14

A place in Ferndale is accused of selling medical marijuana illegally, it’s Football Friday – we run down the big games, and our Whatcom Beer of the Week focuses on a winter beer.

President Barack Obama in Brooklyn

PM Bellingham 11/13/14

Several bad accidents on Northbound I-5, a business with a long history in Bellingham gets a renovation, and the House Speaker says he’ll fight the president on immigration.

SCHOOL SHOOTING: Flowers are pictured outside Marysville-Pilchuck High School the day after a shooting at the school in Marysville, Washington Oct. 25. Photo: Reuters/Jason Redmond

PM Bellingham 11/12/14

Funeral services are held for the last student to die from the Marysville Pilchuck High School shooting, the initial craze is wearing off and sales are going down for pot stores, and the Consumerman clears up some confusion over credit scores.

American flag

PM Bellingham 11/11/14

An oil Pipeline was leaking near Mount Vernon, some good news for the country’s one Ebola patient and his fiancee, and the Defense Secretary calls on the U-S to show veterans their support.

frosty leaves

PM Bellingham 11/10/14

North Korea lets two Americans free – including one from Lynnwood, it’s starting to get very chilly outside, and Veterans Day is a day to celebrate the men and women who protect our country.

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Travis Kvapil’s NASCAR car stolen from hotel before race

NASCAR driver Travis Kvapil uses a cell phone in the garage at Atlanta Motor Speedway Friday, Feb. 27, 2015, in Hampton, Ga. Kvapil's NASCAR Sprint Cup car was stolen early Friday, forcing him to withdraw from a race this weekend at Atlanta Motor Speedway.

Police say Travis Kvapil's NASCAR Sprint Cup car has been stolen ahead of a race this weekend near Atlanta.

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Former Mariner Bret Boone is writing a memoir

**FILE** Seattle Mariners' Bret Boone throws his bat after hitting a double against the Oakland Athletics in the first inning on Monday, April 14, 2003. It was announced Sunday, July 3, 2005, that Boone was cut by the Mariners after a half-season of struggles at the plate.

Former Mariners Bret Boone figures the best way to tell a baseball story is through his own family.

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Earl Lloyd, first black player in NBA, dies at 86

FILE - In this April 1955 file photo, Fort Wayne's Mel Hutchins (9) and Syracuse's Earl Lloyd (11) reach for the ball during an NBA basketball game in Indianapolis. Lloyd, the first black player in NBA history, died Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015. He was 86. Lloyd's alma mater, West Virginia State, confirmed the death. It did not provide details. Lloyd made his NBA debut in 1950 for the Washington Capitals, just before fellow black players Sweetwater Clifton and Chuck Cooper played their first games.

The Associated Press Earl Lloyd, the first black player in NBA history, died Thursday. He was 86. Lloyd’s alma mater,…

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Vanderbilt AD says Stallings’ outburst handled internally

Vanderbilt head coach Kevin Stallings yells to his team in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Missouri Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015, in Nashville, Tenn.

Vanderbilt athletic director David Williams says coach Kevin Stallings' outburst after the Commodores' win at Tennessee was "unfortunate" and he will handle the issue internally.