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Mark Scholten’s death leaves void in local sports radio scene

Cascade Radio Group is 'in the process' of hiring a new host

Mark Scholten, right, and Dick Stark, left, smiles for the camera with his arm around him.
Mark Scholten, right, and Dick Stark, left, were two of the pillars in the Whatcom County sports radio scene. Stark, who worked at KPUG for 54 years, died at 88 on July 19, 2022. Scholten, 54, died on Aug. 14 after a 31-year career at KPUG. (Photo courtesy of Cascade Radio Group)
By Connor J. Benintendi Staff Reporter
Before Mark Scholten grew into the role of “the voice of Whatcom County sports” at KPUG 1170 AM,
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