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 8/6/14

A death in Fairhaven is ruled a murder, more roundabouts on their way to north Whatcom, the secret to success with online dating, and Consumerman talks about the rise of robots in the workforce.

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PM Bellingham 8/5/14

It’s election day, Bellingham police to start wearing cameras, instead of a shark tank… it’s a Wal-Mart tank, and the Bellingham City Council decides not to vote on the Gaza resolution.

Vote Election

PM Bellingham 8/4/14

A death in Fairhaven, primary elections are tomorrow, a new app for football season, and the Seahawks are at training camp.

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PM Bellingham 8/1/14

One expert sees a connection between legalized pot and the homeless problem in Maritime Heritage Park… comments from the president on the economy and House Republicans… the Plane Whisperer is here to help you through your fear of flying… and the Whatcom beer of the week.

Wash. Gov. Jay Inslee announces Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, that he is suspending the use of the death penalty in Washington state. Inslee's moratorium, which will be in place for as long as he is governor, means that if a death penalty case comes to his desk, he will issue a reprieve, which isn't a pardon and doesn't commute the sentences of those condemned to death.

PM Bellingham 7/31/14

The Governor comes to Bellingham… communities get the chance to stand with police against crime… the Toilet Paper Party is “cleaning up the political mess in Washington, DC”… and the latest wine of the week.

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PM Bellingham 7/29/14

Two candidates’ respond to a hit piece… the president talks sanctions against Russia… and the Bellingham School District gets a new board member.

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 7/28/14

The connection between Colorado’s homeless problem and Washington… rising water/sewer rates for Lake Whatcom residents… a bet that you can’t lose weight to encourage you to… and where Bellingham ranks on a list of Washington’s most kid friendly cities.

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PM Bellingham 7/25/14

Police say another Friday afternoon bank robbery has happened in Bellingham, the local beer-tasting event Brewers by the Bay is happening this weekend, and local beer-expert Jack Lamb features one of the beers at Aslan Brewing in Bellingham.

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PM Bellingham 7/24/14

A new study shows the benefits and costs of coal trains on the central Puget Sound region, a conservative commentator says the Bellingham City Council is criticizing Israel without considering the bigger picture, and a meteorologist says the rain this week broke several records.

Smoke from an Israeli strike rises over Gaza City, Thursday, July 24, 2014. Israeli tanks and warplanes bombarded the Gaza Strip on Thursday, as Hamas militants stuck to their demand for the lifting of an Israeli and Egyptian blockade in the face of U.S. efforts to reach a cease-fire.

PM Bellingham 7/23/14

The Bellingham City Council is weighing in on the conflict between Israel and Gaza, Project Homeless Connect is happening Friday to help connect homeless people with service providers, and a local magazine and shuttle company are teaming up to provide tours.

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Big plays help Huskies race past Beavers

Washington's John Ross returns a punt against Arizona State in the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014, in Seattle.

The Huskies became bowl eligible with a 37-13 win over Oregon State on Saturday night.

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WWU men wins exhibition at American University-Puerto Rico

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Western Washington University concluded its trip to Puerto Rico on Saturday by defeating American University, 85-68, in a men's basketball exhibition game at Complejo Deportive.

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WWU women defeats UCSD

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The Western Washington University women's basketball team rallied from a seven-point deficit and went on to claim an 80-77 overtime win over UC-San Diego to conclude final-day action at the West Region Crossover Classic on Saturday at Sam Carver Gymnasium on the WWU campus.

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Squalicum girls capture 2A state soccer title

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The Squalicum Storm girls soccer team won the 2A state soccer championship, defeating the Shorecrest Scots, Saturday at Shoreline Stadium.

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Viking men place fourth, women sixth at West Regional Championships

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Katelyn Steen takes women's title, both squads qualify for nationals