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Saturday Morning Live for Aug. 8, 2015

Host Kris Halterman will be interviewing Chris Mellick, of RRAD (Ride Run and Dig), a program to teach kids how to ride trails and to care for them too. Chris will share how he has turned his passion into a reality.  

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Saturday Morning Live for Aug. 1, 2015

Host Kris Halterman will be interviewing Rep. Elizabeth Scott (R) 39th District, Position 2, on the recent petition to investigate Planned Parenthood for unlawful sale and profiteering from the sale of Human Fetal Tissue. Rep. Scott will give us an update on many things of interest that are happening in Olympia, as well as her preparation to run for the District 1, Congressional seat for the State of Washington.     

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Saturday Morning Live for July 25, 2015

Direct Play SML Show 7/25/2015: It has been reported to me today by Council Member Gene Knutson, that the Bellingham City Council has removed the “Mandatory Sick Pay” proposal for public comment from their July 27th, 2015 regular evening Council meeting. It has been pulled back into committee for discussion at this time. SML will keep you informed of their discussion and if it is brought forward for consideration by the Council in the future. ~ Kris Halterman Host Kris Halterman will interview Chris Cargill, from the Washington Policy Center on the movement to mandate “sick-pay” throughout Washington State and the Nation, on private-small businesses. Links to statistics on mandatory sick pay and their effects to small businesses: Mandatory Sick Leave Pay Not the Cure All City Promised Seattle Mandatory Sick Pay Study by EPIonline.org Connecticut Mandatory Sick Pay / PTO Study by EPIonline.org     

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Saturday Morning Live for July 18, 2015

Host Kris Halterman will interview Joe Elenbaas about the Charter Review Commission’s work over the past six months, what’s the history of the Charter Review, who are the Freeholders and why is that important, and what or why is the Whatcom County Council trying to circumvent the duly elected Charter Review Commission’s work and final approved items for the General Election ballot in November?      

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Saturday Morning Live for July 4, 2015

Host Kris Halterman will be off for the July 4th Holiday. Show sponsor, Dick Donahue has put together a special called, “David and Goliath.” Dick Donahue, Glen Morgan, Karl Uppiano (DOVE Whatcom) and Buzz Kats (Whatcom County Cattleman) on SML. The show will continue at 11:00 AM, on “Wealth Wakeup,” with Richard Fox (Skagit County Property Owner & Water/Well Rights) and Roger Almskaar (Land Use Specialist & CAPR), will share their personal experiences about how Goliath (Government agencies) are the biggest bullies on the block.

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Saturday Morning Live for June 27, 2015

American Rivers aka: Wild & Scenic Rivers Federal Program: SML Podcast full version: Host Kris Halterman is off. Ed Kilduff fills in for Kris to talk about the “Upper Nooksack Recreation Plan,” aka. American Rivers Plan, aka. National Wild and Scenic Rivers System, planning that is happening in regards to the Nooksack River. Upper Nooksack Recreation Plan & Letter from Wendy McDermott of Americanrivers.org Link to Skagit County meeting about reintroduction of the Grizzly Bear (Whatcom County is also considering this) Article link from the Olympian about reintroduction of the Grizzly Bear to Washington Link to AmericanRivers.org about Upper Nooksack River – Recreation Plan     

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Charter Review Commissioner Questions Council’s Ethical Accountability to the People

To continue our coverage on the Whatcom County Council’s attempt to muddy and confuse the voters, keep their urban-command and control of all Whatcom County by district wide voting, KGMI’s host for “The Morning Show,” Dillon Honcoop interviewed Charter Review Commissioner, Farmer Ben Elenbaas on his program today. One comment made by Farmer Ben Elenbaas towards the end of the show was: When the people of Whatcom County ask the Whatcom County Council to support and pass actions that the people of the community want, the Council says; “Well we can’t do that!” And when you ask them why?, they say, “Because we’ll get sued.” Who, or what entity is it that keeps the Whatcom County Council tied-up in lawsuits? Is it the people to whom they are to represent? Or, is it these same organizations to which they give hundreds of thousands of your tax dollars to? When Futurewise and Re Sources for a Sustainable Community are using your tax dollars to control your personal property and business properties, it’s time to start asking the Council why? June 24, 2015 KGMI Morning Show Podcast

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Saturday Morning Live for June 20, 2015

Host Kris Halterman will speak to three Whatcom County residents who are concerned about the encroachment and conscious publication of a Whatcom County Parks map that includes private property, but does not identify it as such…and much more.       

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Saturday Morning Live for June 13, 2015

Host Kris Halterman discusses the need for the proposed new WC Jail, why it’s needed, how the County is proposing to pay for it, and the activity going on behind the scenes to delay its approval for construction.      

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Saturday Morning Live for June 6, 2015

“The American’s are Coming.” Host Kris Halterman interviews Allen Brown and others, about the Washington State Chapter of Liberty Watch.  

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