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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Boundary Bay Brewery

PM Bellingham 5/12/14

Andy Sparhawk with the American Brewer’s Association talks about the craft beer boom, a new report that shows the U.S. is losing more businesses than it’s creating, and Seth Fleetwood says he’s running against Doug Ericksen for the 42nd district state senate seat.

camping

PM Bellingham 5/8/14

Dave and Mandy from KAFE-FM 104.1 talk about Friday’s Drive-By Giving event to raise money for Royal Family Kids Camp, we learn more about Washington’s Guaranteed Education Tuition program, and the Whatcom County Commercial Fisherman’s Association gives a preview of Friday’s Blessing of the Fleet.

prepay 911

PM Bellingham 5/7/14

The founder of Jesus’ Economy describes how his organization helps people in the developing world, KGMI and NBC Consumer Expert Herb Weisbaum explains the problem with calling 911 on a cell phone, and Jimmy from KAFE has organized A Night of Improv for Oso starring Ryan Stiles.

DineOutDL-2014

PM Bellingham 5/6/14

Tracy Ellis broadcasts live from Cascade Pizza – one of the local restaurants participating in today’s “Dine Out for Maple Alley Inn,” a fundraiser for the Opportunity Council program that provides hot nutritious meals for anyone who is hungry.

Slaughterhouse

PM Bellingham 5/5/14

Whatcom County Council member Ken Mann talks about Tuesday’s public hearing on new rules for slaughterhouses, the 14th annual Dine Out for Maple Alley Inn is happening Tuesday, and “The Vagina Monologues” is coming to Bellingham to benefit the YWCA.

siren

PM Bellingham 5/2/14

KGMI’s Dillon Honcoop reports from the scene of a stabbing, suicide and school lockdown in Ferndale, the Ferndale School Superintendent talks about today’s lockdown, and a witness describes what he saw.

college

PM Bellingham 5/1/14

DVSAS of Whatcom County says 1 in 5 college women are affected by sexual assault, Community 2 Community Development says Bellingham’s “Tortilla Bomber” could be spreading hate, and a fundraiser for Red Cross Oso Mudslide relief is being held Friday at the Chuckanut Brewery.

Ferndale home fire 2

PM Bellingham 4/30/14

Ferndale Police arrest a suspect in a New Years Day fire that left one woman dead, KGMI Legal Expert Jeffery Lustick gives his opinion on the death penalty after the botched execution in Oklahoma, KGMI and NBC Consumer Expert Herb Weisbaum has tips to protect your smart phone in case it gets stolen, and deputies will be cracking down on Nooksack tubers who break the law.

Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, center, and V. Stiviano, left, watch the Clippers play the Los Angeles Lakers during an NBA preseason basketball game in Los Angeles on Monday, Dec. 19, 2011. NBA spokesman Mike Bass said in a statement Saturday, April 26, 2014, that the league is in the process of authenticating the validity of the recording posted on TMZ's website. Bass called the comments "disturbing and offensive."

PM Bellingham 4/29/14

The NBA Commissioner says Clippers owner Donald Sterling is banned for life for making racist remarks, Sports Director Doug Lange gives us his take on the ban, and Gov. Jay Inslee signs an executive order to investigate reducing carbon pollution.

beer

PM Bellingham 4/25/14

Investor Warren Buffet talks about the shrinking middle class in the U.S., a longtime Lynden Police Officer is accused of possessing child pornography, and Hallie Hennigen with the Max Higbee Center offers a preview of April Brews Day.

Recent Headlines

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Grand jury to weigh case against Stewart in fatal crash

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The case of a fatal dirt-track accident involving the three-time NASCAR champion will be heard by a grand jury.

in Entertainment

Eva Mendes and Ryan Gosling are parents

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The pair reportedly welcomed a baby girl last week.

in National

UPS hiring 95K temp workers for holiday season

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UPS is almost doubling the number of seasonal employees for this year's holiday shopping season.

in Local Sports

Sounders FC to play for US Open Cup title today in Philly

Seattle Sounders players pose for the traditional team photo before an MLS soccer match against the Los Angeles Galaxy, Monday, July 28, 2014, in Seattle.

Seattle is looking to win their forth U.S. Open Cup title. In the last meeting between the Sounders and the Union back in May, Seattle came out on top 2-to-1.

in Sports

Minnesota Governor: Vikings’ Peterson should be suspended

FILE - In this Sept. 7, 2014, file photo, Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson warms up for an NFL football game against the St. Louis Rams in St. Louis. The Vikings benched Peterson for Sunday's game after his attorney said he had been indicted by a Texas grand jury on a charge of child abuse. Attorney Rusty Hardin says the charge accuses Peterson of using a branch, or switch, to spank his son. He says Peterson has cooperated with authorities and "used his judgment as a parent to discipline his son." Hardin says Peterson regrets the incident but never intended to harm the boy.

Gov. Mark Dayton called Peterson's actions "a public embarrassment" to the Vikings and the state of Minnesota. Vikings Sponsorship suspended & Petersen's court date moved.