KPTZ Programs

Tossed Salad for 4/26/2019

Spring is rapidly pushing us out of April toward May. And Phil Andrus is back from vacation to bring us a Tossed Salad to help us move forward:
1:00 - Northwind Arts: Beth Wood/Ara Lee
1:45 - Nhatt Nichols
2:00 - Bob Bindschadler, NASA
2:30 - Brian Douglas, guitar
3:15 - Tigran Arakeylan, Port Townsend Community Orchestra, with Shaya Lyon, founder and director of Live Music Project
3:45 - Nightingale
4:30 - Catherine McNabb, reading …

#134 Pete Sexton, Owner of Broken Spoke

(First airdate: April 23, 2019) PETE SEXTON: PEDAL POWER FOR PORT TOWNSEND. Our Town Host Maryanne McNellis interviews Pete Sexton, the owner of bike shop The Broken Spoke. Pete says Port Townsend is an ideal biking town - it’s small, compact and has many hills. Even the aging demographic works for a bike shop - the popularity of “e-bikes” (electric bikes) is soaring. Today’s e-bikes are half the weight of their predecessors and the battery lasts significantly longer. The Water Street shop sells, rents and even repairs bikes. And, by the way, the mechanics there can also repair walkers, wheelchairs and even golf carts. Pete notes that the shop definitely caters to the youth market. It sells Trek bikes - aerodynamic road bikes, from carbon race machines to refined aluminum models. You’ll see them flying like the wind around Jefferson County.

Where Are We?
Moving Up!

The Sage Match is more than two-thirds complete! And now, time for a Big Ask to anyone who hasn't yet donated to Help Build a New Home for KPTZ. Your welcome contributions will be tripled in advance of our May 10 goal! Simply Donate Online or mail your check to KPTZ, P O Box 2091, Port Townsend 98368. Or, call us at 360-379-6886 to donate or ask questions about Our Plans to move to Building 305 at Fort Worden. 

Big Thanks to all who've already stepped up!

Ghost Fishing

(First airdate: April 18, 2019) Coastal Café delves into the world of derelict fishing gear while talking with Jason Morgan of the Northwest Straits Foundation.  Jason reveals how derelict and lost fishing gear keep on fishing.  Also known as “ghost fishing,” old or lost gear causes unnecessary deaths of birds, seals, crabs and other marine life.  Jason provides helpful ideas and information on how to reduce impacts.

Tossed Salad for 4/19/2019

Here's hoping your Tossed Salad isn't a bit wilted after surviving the Ides of April (aka Tax Day). While Phil Andrus is away on vacation, Al Bergstein will sit in and bring us a refreshing selection:
1:00 - Roger Dunsmore - poet                        
2:00 - Bob Rosen, “South County Report”       
2:30 - Dave Thielk/Jonathan Arp - Recyclery update
3:00 - Update on Brazilian Choro week in Port Townsend
3:30 - Judith-Kate Friedman, “Songs from the Sound”
4:00 - Interview with singer/songwriter Beth Wood
4:30 - Reed Everette, reading Copper Canyon poetry  

Blue Heron Middle School

(First airdate: March 19, 2019) Preparing kids for Emergencies. Missy Nielsen of Everybody Can unpacks the needs and activities of the Blue Heron Middle School Parent Teacher Association with Frank De Palma and Debbie Sonandre.  Find out how you can help education in our community and no child is needed to step up!

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