KPTZ’s Through Science to Health ~ 7/10

Lynn Sorensen, RN, and Chris Bricker shared commentary regarding continued issues around masking to help prevent the spread of COVID-19,
the future of international travel, what a Quaran-team is, and the government’s Operation Warp Speed program financing vaccine development.


Compass for 7/11/20

Downtown and uptown, Port Townsend comprises small businesses, the most vulnerable of all enterprises to the economic ravages of our 2020 pandemic. Will they survive? This week on the Compass, the owner of Abracadabra, a landmark gift store for more than 30 years in Port Townsend, gives us the inside story what’s happening on Water Street, and how she and her husband Dave managed to keep their business alive just long enough to get their green light to re-open.

Local News for 7/10

July 10, 2020: What’s Out There – Gallery opens to actual people; new source for chocolate.

Brewocracy Now with John Mauro ~ 7/09

Port Townsend City Manager John Mauro is on KPTZ with a web-based format, in a weekly time slot Thursdays, from 12:10 to 12:40pm. Discovery Road DJ host Tim Quackenbush hosts John’s virtual online meeting as a live broadcast, with updates on the fast-changing local world in and around Port Townsend.

On July 9, topics covered were: the status of city meetings, air B&Bs, open streets, the no mask – no service requirement, and downtown parking.

Stay tuned for the weekly chance to learn more about developments for the City of Port Townsend. John will take questions and encourage productive dialogue (and exemplary virtual meeting etiquette) to steer through a range of topics. 

Brewocracy Now Call-In Line
(call in your question during the 12:10 to 12:40pm broadcast):

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Meeting ID: 872 1438 1087
Password: 816197

Nature Now #470
Biology of Sea Otters, part 2

(Airdate: July 8, 2020) Nan Evans encores an interview from 2016 when she talked with retired biologist Jim Bodkin about the challenges faced by sea otters as a result of human actions from the historic fur trading industry to massive modern oil spills…and on the hopeful side, about the success of sea otter reintroductions along the west coast of North America in recent decades.

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