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.

Send Tracy your topics and sound-off on an issue.

A fan holds a sign honoring Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch, who is known as "Beast Mode," for his aggressive running style, during an NFL football game between the Seahawks and the St. Louis Rams, Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014, in Seattle.

PM Bellingham 1/8/15

Two men are charged with smuggling people across the border near Lynden, outdoorsy stuff brings in a lot of money for Washington and Whatcom County, and a Seahawks uber fan from Ferndale makes it onto The Price is Right.

FILE -- In this March 26, 2013 file photo, Republican state Sen. Doug Ericksen, left, and Democratic state Sen. Kevin Ranker listen to testimony from a climate change skeptic at a hearing in Olympia, Wash. Flush with cash from California billionaire Tom Steyer, a Washington state environmental group is backing candidates this November who they think can help Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee pass ambitious climate change legislation. The Washington Conservation Voters Action Fund has given about $345,000 to a newly formed group that has started running negative ads to unseat Ericksen, who has been a vocal critic of some Inslee ideas to curb carbon pollution.

PM Bellingham 1/7/15

State senator Doug Ericksen of Ferndale wants to change some rules on raising taxes, the President pledges U-S support to France after a mass shooting, and you can turn your old electronics in for cash online – but not all sites follow through and consumers are angry.

education

PM Bellingham 1/6/15

Education is at the forefront of most people’s minds heading into the new legislative session, Washington is aiming to get the medical and recreational pot industries working in harmony, and the city of Fairhaven wants to know what you think of its parking.

prison

PM Bellingham 1/5/15

A Bellingham man gets prison time for stealing from elderly clients, we talk with a meteorologist about what mother nature has in store for our area, and jury selection begins for the Boston Marathon bombing trial.

canada and us graphic

PM Bellingham 1/2/15

Tracy broadcasts live from The Cigar Lounge at Silver Reef Hotel Casino Spa, Washington has a bad year for workplace deaths, and for people wanting to visit Canada – it may be cheaper to do so.

orca

PM Bellingham 12/31/14

The pod of Puget Sound Orcas ring in the new year with a new baby, Chick-Fil-A may be the latest in a series of data breaches this year, and we talk New Year’s football.

credit card

PM Bellingham 12/30/14

The Seahawks playoff game is coming up which means it’s time to watch out for scammers, crews begin pulling debris and bodies from the water after the Air Asia crash, and we talk with Bellingham Police Lieutenant Bob Vanderyacht about the death of former chief Terry Mangan.

Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll, center, throws his arms around Richard Sherman (25) and Doug Baldwin before an NFL football game against the Arizona Cardinals, Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014, in Seattle.

PM Bellingham 12/29/14

Crews test wild birds for bird flu in Whatcom and other Washington counties, the National Weather Service talks about the very cold weather we’re having, and we talk the Seahawks with KPUG’s Mark Scholten.

santa

PM Bellingham 12/23/14

Don’t forget about local businesses when doing your last minute shopping, “the Interview” will play in some theaters, and we talk with Santa before he makes his big trip around the world.

birds over water

PM Bellingham 12/22/14

New rules in place for bringing poultry from Canada, calls for calm in New York after two officers were killed, and we hear about the beloved film Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer from a historian for its creators.

Recent Headlines

in Entertainment

You can be on ‘House of Cards’

Fresh
houseofcards

It's your chance to be part of a Washington scandal, and you don't even have to bribe a member of Congress.

in Sports

Pressure mounts as FIFA scandal widens

Fresh
fifaarrest

The corruption scandal engulfing world soccer's governing body is deepening, with warnings from big sponsors and growing criticism from politicians.

in National

FCC takes aim at annoying telemarketing calls

Fresh
robocalls

Those automated phone calls during the dinner hour, late at night or to your wireless phone can be so frustrating — and the government is taking note.

in Lifestyle

Amazon launching free, same-day delivery

Fresh
amazon

The online retailer wants to make your impulse buys even more impulsive.

in National

Thousands of homes destroyed in deadly Houston floods

Fresh
houston

Hundreds of people were ordered to evacuate flood-threatened areas of Texas as torrential rains battered the state.