Saturday Morning Live


Saturday, July 19, 2014

The Village is Mediocrity

An Evening with Bill Whittle is coming to Bellingham. On August 29th, 2014 at 8:00 PM, Bill Whittle will entertain and inform us in his own unique way. This program is coming to Bellingham due to the efforts and sponsorship of the Northwest Business Club. Tickets can be purchased for $10 (plus fees) by clicking ...

Saturday, July 19, 2014

Saturday Morning Live for July 19, 2014

Host Kris Halterman discusses Common Core and the Glenn Beck, Fathom event: “We Will Not Conform,” with local educator Todd Hausman.  

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Wrapping Up the Local Grange Water Forums

Over the past four months, Larry Helm facilitated through the sponsorship of the Rome Grange to pull together four water forums, featuring a wide sector of people connected to water usage, planning and protection.  The Thursday, July 10th Water Woes IV forum was moderated by, Whatcom County Executive Jack Louws. The forum panel featured: Ed ...

Sunday, July 13, 2014

Why I love America

Some quotes I jotted down as I watched Dinesh D’Souza’s film, “America: Imagine the World without Her.” America allows you to write the script of your own life. ~ Dinesh D’Souza America is not the problem. America is the answer. America is an ideal. Make the Have’s feel guilty and the Have not’s feel resentful. ...

Saturday, July 12, 2014

Saturday Morning Live for July 12, 2014

Part 1: Interview with 1st Congressional Dist Candidates: Ed Moats and Pedro Celis. Part 2: Candidates / Leadership: What’s Right and What’s Wrong with political leadership in Whatcom County and Washington State? Guest scheduled are:Ed Moats (R), Candidate for Congress District 1, Pedro Celis (R), Candidate for Congress District 1,  Larry Farr, Exec Officer of the Whatcom ...

Saturday, July 5, 2014

Saturday Morning Live for July 5, 2014

With the July 4th holiday on Friday, the SML will run a repeat show and be back live on July 12th, 2014. Host Kris Halterman discusses the Growth Management Act with experts Ed Kilduff from Lopez Island (hydro geologist) and Glen Morgan of the Freedom Foundation (property rights specialist).  What are the 13 principles of the Act? ...

Sunday, June 29, 2014

View from the Bottom

Hillsdale College is a private University that offers their publication “Imprimus” free to anyone who wishes to take the time to read the words of professional people from the perspective of independent, responsible citizens who understand that the values of a moral society raise people up. This elevation is not due to government, but from ...

Saturday, June 28, 2014

Saturday Morning Live for June 28, 2014

Showcasing the 4th of July, Independence Day holiday, host Kris Halterman has invited Cassie Aguilar to sing a patriotic song, Maddie Baines to talk about the “Constitutional” Knowledge Bowl and Scholarship program, and the Bellingham / Whatcom County officials to talk about local fireworks ordinances and fireworks safety.   

Sunday, June 22, 2014

Saturday Morning Live for June 21, 2014

Can Government be Accountable? Host Kris Halterman interviews former (five term )Washington State Auditor and Senior Fellow for the Freedom Foundation, Brian Sonntag about Government Accountability. Accountable to whom?     

Monday, June 16, 2014

Water Woes III – in search of Answers

As promised SML is providing a brief outline, commentary and links to the third in a series of four water forums, and sponsored by the Rome Grange. I want to personally thank the Kirk Family and Whatcom Works, for providing the high quality Whatcom Works – YouTube video(s) of the past water forums. Your dedication to the process ...


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Saturday Morning Live 7/19/14

Host Kris Halterman talks with Todd Hausman about Common Core, the McCleary decision and other education issues in Washington state.…

fireworks over water

Saturday Morning Live 6/28/14

Host Kris Halterman has a star-spangled show for you with Cassie Aguilar singing God Bless America, then Bellingham Police Lieutenant…

A sidewalk outside the Legislative building is bustling with people on the first day of the 2014 session of the Washington state Legislature, Monday, Jan. 13, 2014, at the Capitol in Olympia, Wash.

Saturday Morning Live 6/21/14

Host Kris Halterman talks with former Washington State Auditor Brian Sonntag about government accountability. Podcast: Play in new window |…


Saturday Morning Live 6/14/14

Host Kris Halterman talks with Glenn Morgan of the Freedom Foundation about the upcoming Whatcom County Charter Review. Podcast: Play in…


Saturday Morning Live 6/7/14

Host Kris Halterman talks with Senior Education Analyst Jami Lund of the Freedom Foundation about the successful “local-only” teacher’s union…