SML Podcasts

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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Saturday Morning Live for March 9, 2013

Host Kris Halterman talks with Glenn Morgan, Jami Lund and Jeff Rhodes of the Freedom Foundation about the Lake Whatcom Reconveyance and proposed bills in the state legislature. SML Podcast 030913

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Saturday Morning Live for March 2, 2013

Host Kris Halterman interviews Ben and Jessica Elenbaas on the proposal to allow Agricultural Packing Facilities (livestock slaughtering) on rural ag land, for the purposes of promoting agricultural diversity, sustainability and marketplace development of USDA compliant facilities.

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Saturday Morning Live for Feb 23, 2013

Hosts Kris Halterman & Lorraine Newman interview Denise Costanton (owner) of Brigadoon Service Dogs and Jason Haack (volunteer veteran).

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Saturday Morning Live for Feb 16, 2013

Host Kris Halterman talks to Planning Commissioner, Dave Onkels. Commissioner Onkels gives an update with the current status and results of the Whatcom County Hearing Examiner’s decision on the “Fenton property rights appeal.” The second half of the program, Host Kris Halterman, talks to Larry Helm and Wes Kentch, Whatcom County Cattlemen and Jack Fields, Executive Vice-President of the Washington State Cattleman’s Assoc., with an update on the status of wolves in Whatcom County and Washington State.

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Saturday Morning Live for Feb 9, 2013

Host Kris Halterman talks with Bob Williams, president of State Budget Solutions, about the federal government being on a fiscally unsustainable path.  

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Saturday Morning Live for Feb 2, 2013

Host Kris Halterman interviews Whatcom County residents Bill Geyer and Delaine Clizbe on Prop 1, the Metropolitan Park District, slated to be voted up or down on Feb. 12, 2013.

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Saturday Morning Live for Jan 26, 2013

Host Kris Halterman interviews John Evans and Ed Kilduff of San Juan County. John is a resident of Orcas Island and Ed is a resident of Lopez Island. Discussion for today’s show will focus on property rights violations. How the middle class is being shut down, squeezed out and nudged into complacency.  

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Saturday Morning Live Jan 19, 2013

Hosts Kris Halterman and Jacob Deschenes interview “Benji Backer,” of Turning Points USA to discuss the youth groups goal(s) on growing awareness of the national debt. On the second half of the show, Kris and Jacob interview Whatcom Count Council President, Kathy Kershner. The discussion centers on the results of an order of invalidity given by the Growth Management Hearings Board (GMHB), with regards to the Limited Areas of More Intense Rural Development (LAMIRD’s) and rural elements.

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Saturday Morning Live for Jan 12, 2013

Host Kris Halterman interviews; Tom Westergreen (local forester and tree farmer), Dick Whitmore (retired forest engineer) and Lorraine Newman (accountant/farmer), about the County Council’s actions to reconvey the 9000 acres of trust lands, in Whatcom County, back to Whatcom County for a forest preserve or park.

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