SML Podcasts

Saturday Morning Live for Nov. 21, 2015

Host Kris Halterman will interview Paul Driessen, of CFACT.org about his most recent article, “Terrorism and a cold winter refugee crisis.” Who or What is really responsible for the unrest and refugee nightmare occurring around the world?   

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Saturday Morning Live for Nov. 14, 2015

Host Kris Halterman will interview Gene Goldsmith. Gene Goldsmith (former WA State Representative) is actively involved with a number of Veterans groups in Whatcom County and around the State. Gene will share all of the different groups and activities happening in Whatcom County for Veterans of the United States.

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Saturday Morning Live for Nov. 7, 2015

Host Kris Halterman will interview Glen Morgan and Ed Kilduff on the results of the November 2015 elections from a local and statewide perspective.      

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Saturday Morning Live for Oct. 31, 2015

Host Kris Halterman interviews Krystal Garmon, Mike Hudson, of Compass Health and Ron Buchinski, of the Lighthouse Mission Ministries, about the needs of the mentally ill in Bellingham/Whatcom County and a new service available to all Whatcom County residents; Compass Health – Crisis Prevention and Intervention Team.  

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Saturday Morning Live for Oct. 24, 2015

Host Kris Halterman will interview Councilmember Gene Knutson on the City of Bellingham’s decision not to increase the Urban Growth Area delineation for their mandated June 30, 2016 Comprehensive Update Plan; a 20 Year Plan for Growth in Bellingham. City of Bellingham (COB) June 30, 2016 Twenty Year Comprehensive Plan update: Process Milestones Proposed Key Changes to Bellingham Comprehensive Plan; October 2015 Scope of Work and Schedule; June 2014 Public Participation Plan; June 2014   Petree June 2015 White Paper on WC Draft EIS Scoping Whatcom County Urban Growth Area Review – BERK 2013 Whatcom County Population & Employment Projections and Urban Growth Area Allocations – 2013 BERK   City of Bellingham Comp 2016 Comp Plan Update; written Public Comments Whatcom County Draft EIS Public Comment; May 2015 (audio) Whatcom County Planning & Development Services EIS Statement – March 2015 Whatcom County Multi-Jurisdictional Resolution to Population and Employment Growth Allocations – Feb 18, 2014 Engage Bellingham Results Summary (Mar – Jul 2015) North Bellingham & Urban Growth Boundary Wetland, Stream, Habitat Conservation Area & Buffer Assessment     Comparative Costs and Fees for New Single Family Home – 2015  

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Saturday Morning Live for Oct. 17, 2015

Host Kris Halterman will moderate a series of debates with candidates and interested citizens on a variety of races and issues on this November’s 2015 General Election ballot. Part 1: Ferndale Mayoral Candidates; Jon Mutchler vs. Cathy Watson will debate for the first 15 minutes of the show and spend the last 5 minutes sharing their reasons for why we should vote for them.   Part 2: Whatcom County Jail sales tax proposal will be debated by local citizens; Ray Baribeau and Joy Gilfilen for the first 15 minutes of the 2nd half of the show and spend the last 5 minutes sharing their reason for why we should “vote for” or “vote against” the Jail Tax.  

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Saturday Morning Live for Oct. 10, 2015

Host Kris Halterman will moderate a series of debates with candidates and interested citizens on a variety of races and issues on this November’s 2015 General Election ballot. Part 1: Whatcom County Council District 2 Candidates; Kathy Kershner vs. Satpal Sidhu will debate for the first 15 minutes of the show and spend the last 5 minutes sharing their reasons for why we should vote for them.   Part 2: Whatcom County Council District 1 Candidates; Bruce Ayers vs. Todd Donovan will debate for the first 15 minutes of the 2nd half of the show and spend the last 5 minutes sharing their reason for why we should vote for them.  

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Saturday Morning Live for Oct. 3, 2015 – Candidate Debates (Cnty Exec & Port of Bham)

Host Kris Halterman will moderate a series of debates with candidates and interested citizens on a variety of races and issues on this November’s 2015 General Election ballot. Part 1: Whatcom County Executive Candidates; Jack Louws vs. Joy Gilfilen will debate for the first 15 minutes of the show and spend the last 5 minutes sharing their reasons for why we should vote for them.   Part 2: Port of Bellingham Candidates; Gary Jensen vs. Bob Briscoe will debate for the first 15 minutes of the 2nd half of the show and spend the last 5 minutes sharing their reason for why we should vote for them.  

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Saturday Morning Live for Sept. 19, 2015

What will the recent State Supreme Court ruling against Charter Schools really mean, and what reality does it bring to all “non-common school expenditures?” Whether it’s the Nooksack Rule or the Skagit Rule, what’s the reality for each of these counties? How are the 2016 elections stacking up in the run for the office of POTUS?  How does the current makeup of the Washington State House of Representatives work to help, or hurt the State? All of this and more will be discussed with Rep. Elizabeth Scott (R) of the 39th District. Rep. Scott is currently seeking the office of Washington Congressional Rep. District 1, for 2016.

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Saturday Morning Live for Sept. 12, 2015

Attorney Peter Ojala will give the listeners an update on the Fox vs. Skagit County, Dept. of Ecology, and Swinomish Indians; regarding the County’s denial to issue the Fox’s a building permit without ‘reliable’ and ‘continuous’ access to potable water for their retirement dream home.   Also on today’s show, Host Kris Halterman will interview Brad Owens of NW Jobs Alliance about a 2012 letter received by the Lummi Indian Business Council from Salishcommunity.org, asking them to “Just Say No,” to the Gateway Pacific Terminal project ‘and’ their alternative idea to change Cherry Point forever.      

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