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Saturday Morning Live for May 18, 2013

Host Kris Halterman brings back Katherine Williams and Todd Hausman to discuss Common Core and Intenational Baccalaureate curriculum.  How will these two cousins potentially change education in Whatcom County, Washington State and around the Nation?

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Saturday Morning Live for May 11, 2013

Host Kris Halterman has invited Keith Neher and other members of “Team Gotta,” in studio to talk about the teams recent accomplishment at the National Collegiate competion of; 1st Place.  In addition, the young members of this group will discuss youth gun safety programs.  How gun club participation in this sport develops respect, confidence and responsibility for gun use

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Saturday Morning Live for May 4, 2013

Host Kris Halterman will talk to the 42nd Legislative District; Senator Doug Ericksen, Representative’s Vincent Buys and Jason Overstreet, about the wrap-up of the last session, and what the outcome will likely be for the citizens and tax payers of Washington State. This is essentially what my email invitation to each of our political representatives fro the 40th and 42nd Districts said: “Time for a legislative wrap-up for my program “Saturday Morning Live,” for May 4th, 2013.  It is my intent to invite everyone from the 40th and 42nd Dist.’ s to comment on any particular piece of new legislation that passed or failed and why it should have.  There will be an opportunity for one or two quick rebuttal’s from the others, but I will require that everyone is concise and not waste air-time.  It is my desire that everyone have a chance to really weigh-in on what’s happened/happening in Olympia, WA.” So, I’ve invited them all…but, will they show up and talk to the people?   (At this time I received decline’s from the 40th Legislative District; Rep.’s Morris and Lytton.  There was no response from Senator Ranker.)

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Saturday Morning Live for April 27, 2013

“The Solution to Pollution is Dilution;” Water Issues in Whatcom County and Jack Petree’s petition to GMHB on the Lk Whatcom Reconveyance Host Kris Halterman hosts a round table discussion of water issues in Whatcom County and Washington State, with Planning Commissioner Dave Onkels and Lorraine Newman. Jack Petree will discuss his petition to deny the WC Council’s request of reconveyance on the Lake Whatcom Trust Land. YouTube video; “Ocean Circulation and Sedimentation in the San Juans”: A compilation of mainstream scientific literature.  Dr. David Hyde

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Saturday Morning Live for April 20, 2013

Host Kris Halterman discusses; who-how-why, a pond that improves a wetland is not okay?  Is Joe Remenar, the property owner, being treated badly by the Whatcom County Planning Department?  Glenn Morgan, the property rights specialist at the Freedom Foundation, joins Joe and Kris to talk about it.

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Saturday Morning Live for April 13, 2013

Host Kris Halterman discusses the Catholic Community Services (CCS) project with Emily Weaver and Council Member, Barbara Brenner; to build a 42 unit facility for the homeless, mentally ill and drug addicted. The project is slated to cost $9M over two phases.  Phase 1 is to build the 42 units; 22 units for the chronically homeless and 20 units for the mentally ill and drug addicted.  Phase 2 is for the development and construction of the CCS social service offices. (Click link here for COB resolution 2012-2 for the CCS project)  

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Saturday Morning Live for April 6, 2013

From 8:00am to 9:00am; Host Kris Halterman discusses this weekend’s CERA/CERF Northwest Educational Conference at the Best Western Lakeway Inn, Saturday, April 6th 2013, from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.  Discussion will cover who, what and why CERA/CERF was formed and how their mission relates to local issues like the current request for to give trust status to property located by Interestate 5, to the Lummi Tribe and current water resource planning in Whatcom County for all water purveyors. From 11:00am to Noon; SML Host Kris Halterman joins Dick Donahue’s show, “Wealth Wake-up Live,” to interview the featured speakers of the CERA/CERF conference. Listen to Saturday Morning Live (4/6/2013) Listen to Wealth Wake-up Live (4/6/2013)  

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Saturday Morning Live for March 30, 2013

Host Kris Halterman discusses the Automotive United Trades v. State of Washington, with the Automotive United Trades Organization, Executive Director, Tim Hamilton.  Joining Kris in studio is former County Councilman Marlene Dawson and by phone, Elaine Willman, author of “Going to Pieces, the dismantiling of the United States of America.” Related Item: Host Richard Donahue discusses the upcoming: CERA/CERF – Northwest Educational Conference, April 6th, 2013; from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm, with CERA conference co-ordinator Tom Williams.  The focus of this confernce will be Federal Indian Policy as it relates to public land and water rights.

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Saturday Morning Live for March 23, 2013

Jacob Deschenes and Karl Uppiono host the 42nd district Senator Ericksen and Representatives Overstreet and Buys to discuss Legislative updates.  

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Saturday Morning Live for March 16, 2013

Host Kris Halterman talks with John Evans and Ed Kilduff of San Juan County about Community Land Trusts and the new Green Economy.  

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