Saturday Morning Live
Saturdays from 8 – 9am
Hosted by Kris Halterman and sponsored by Asset Advisors.
Host Kris Haltermann discusses property tax apportionment with Whatcom County Assessor Keith Willnauer.
Guest host Lorraine Newman interviews Elizabeth Scott, State Representative, 39th district, who is running for the seat of U.S. Congressional District US 1.
Host Kris Halterman talks with Glen Morgan of, We the Governed on today’s show.
Did you know that it is illegal to wash your car in Bellingham and Whatcom County? Hear the story of a local businessman’s recent run-in with the Dept. of Ecology and the City of Bellingham for washing his vehicles on a Bellingham Street.
Douglas-CourthouseAlso, are our local government offices keeping track of the personal assets that have been bought and paid for with your tax dollars? Maybe not. Hear how Douglas County (and others) have not been following state law.
Host Kris Halterman is discusses the proposed addition of Aquatic Lands, as a new element to Chapter 8, Resource Lands, to the 2016 update to the, Whatcom County Comprehensive Plan.
Also included in today’s discussion is the public declaration of disenfranchisement towards residents of Whatcom County by Whatcom County Councilperson, Ken Mann, on his public Facebook page.
It’s tax time for everyone. High on that list is every property owner’s 1st Half Property Taxes due April 30th, 2016. Hosts Kris Halterman and Glen Morgan interview Whatcom County’s Assessor, Keith Willnauer to talk about what makes up your property tax bill, how and how often every property in Whatcom County is assessed, and how the assessment is spread out to every property owner in Whatcom County.
Glen Morgan is the guest-host for the program, bringing an interview with Audrey Myers, Volunteer Coordinator and Staffer at the Lighthouse Mission. Audrey discusses the upcoming “Mission-Delicious,” on April 2, 2016 at the Mt. Baker Rotary Building in Lynden.
Then Glen talks with Kirk Angler (Angler Automotive) and Bellingham Police Lieutenant Bob Vander Yacht about the increased crime rates in Kirk’s, Columbia neighborhood. The focus of this segment is on what occurred and is occurring statistically in neighborhoods, how it’s affected the people living in their neighborhoods, how to set up a preventative program (Block Watch or Neighborhood Police Officer, programs), and be pro-active about keeping your community safer.
Host Kris Halterman interviews Larry Reed, president of the Foundation For Economic Education, on common progressive economic myths perpetrated on students by college professors.
Bill Bryant lays out his Washington gubernatorial campaign.
Host Kris Halterman and guest Sibyl Bogardus of Hub International discuss the impacts of the Affordable Care Act on small business compliance, and on individual tax payers.
Host Kris Halterman interviews Ray Baribeau on what’s happening in Whatcom County to help provide real help to those with mental health issues. Then, Karen Marion tells about SOLD, the human trafficking experience and Hope For Justice.