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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NewYear

PM Bellingham 12/30/13 – New Year’s in Bellingham

Lance Romo, events coordinator for Bellingham’s Parks and Recreation Dept., describes some of the fun events happening in Bellingham on New Year’s Eve and New Years Day.

Marijuana

PM Bellingham 12/27/13 – Medical Pot Rally Planned in Olympia

Steve Sarich with the Cannabis Action Coalition tells KGMI about the rally planned in Olympia for January 14-15 to protest changes to Washington’s medical marijuana laws.

border check

PM Bellingham 12/23/13 – Border crossing tips

U.S. Customs and Border Patrol Chief Tom Schreiber offers advice so holiday travelers can avoid headaches at the U.S.-Canada border.

job search

PM Bellingham 12/23/13 – More local jobs created

Anneliese Vance-Sherman, state labor economist for the northwest Washington region, says jobs were added and fewer people were unemployed in November.

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PM Bellingham 12/19/13 – DOT prepares for snow

Harmony Weinberg with the Wash. Dept. of Transportation talks about the preparations they are taking ahead of the snow storm expected early Friday, Dec. 20.

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PM Bellingham 12/19/13 – Deputies roundup wanted felons

Whatcom County Undersheriff Jeff Parks says deputies hit the streets Dec. 18 in search of wanted criminals, including gang members.

loonie

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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Today in entertainment history: April 23

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A look at the Hollywood headlines of years past.

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McHugh strikes out 12 as Astros beat Seattle

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Collin McHugh struck out a career-high 12 in his season debut, and Jason Castro, Chris Carter and Matt Dominguez homered to lift the Houston Astros to a 5-2 win over the Seattle .

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Report: Seahawks, Sherman close to contract extension?

Seattle Seahawks' Richard Sherman answers a question during media day for the NFL Super Bowl XLVIII football game Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014, in Newark, N.J.

"No timetable" says Seahawks GM John Schneider in response to CBSSports.com's Jason La Confora's report.

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Pujols’ 500th HR helps Angels beat Nationals 7-2

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Pujols is the first player to collect Nos. 499 and 500 in the same game, according to STATS. About three months past his 34th birthday, he's also the third-youngest to get to 500.

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GNAC Golf Tourney: WWU women wins by 24 strokes; Men finish in 4th

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Viking women have top three in medalist play, Bourland, Branigan and Hansen. Western men still expected to earn a berth in the NCAA Division II West/South Central Regional on May 5-7.