Podcasts: PM Bellingham

PM Bellingham

PM Bellingham

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Tracy Ellis and Alex Gray bring you compelling local news, talk and interviews.

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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.

driving in snow

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.

police lights

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.

liberty image

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.

milk

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.

homeless man

PM Bellingham 12/10/13 – How to handle panhandlers

Bellingham Police Officer Mark Young explains what people can do about panhandlers as Arlington and Marysville launch efforts to stem panhandling.

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Mount Vernon native T.J. Oshie returns to the ice for St. Louis after missing the last three games due to an upper-body injury.

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A logo for the NBA playoffs and official basketballs are seen on the court prior to Game 1 of an NBA basketball playoffs basketball game between the Los Angeles Lakers and San Antonio Spurs, Sunday, April 21, 2013, in San Antonio, Texas.

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Defense leads the way in spring scrimmage for EWU

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With three interceptions, seven sacks and nine passes broken up, defense holds offense scoreless in 12 of 18 possessions