KPTZ Local News

November 18, 2019: KPTZ’s Charlie Bermant interviews new P.T. city manager John Mauro.

KPTZ Local News reports air Tuesday and Thursdays at 12 noon, immediately preceding the KPTZ Community and Entertainment Calendars. Repeat broadcasts air on the same days at 5pm. These live broadcasts emphasize original reporting by KPTZ News staff. Archived reports are available here:

February 20, 2020: Current job openings – PT Police Chief and JeffCo Commissioner.

February 18, 2020: Jefferson County gets involved in the presidential primary; property tax increase.

February 13, 2020: Presidential primary news; Port Townsend port of call.

February 11, 2020: Public Works Director selection; Washington presidential primary.

February 5, 2020: Leader editor resigns; Kilmer reacts to Trump.

February 4, 2020: Community Read selected; County Commissioner’s Bob Dylan tribute.

January 30, 2020: Jefferson Mass Transit Plan.

January 28, 2020: New trash collection process; mail delivery delays.

January 23, 2020: Census preparation: first Friday lectures.

January 21, 2020: Public art vandalism; cheese merchant closes.

January 16, 2020: Weather followup; ferry ridership numbers.

January 14, 2020: Winter weather; census preparation.

January 9, 2020: Utility service updates.

January 7, 2020: New leaders on Port Townsend City Council;
Jefferson County Board of Commissioners.

January 2, 2020: Looking forward to the new decade.

December 31, 2019: Cellar Door reopens; Polar Bear Plunge.

December 26, 2019: Pool renovations planned; Fire board expands.

December 24, 2019: Recovery Cafe construction begins; No white Christmas here.

December 19, 2019: Port Townsend Mayor selection.

December 21, 2019: Operation Grinch thwarts mail theft; New grant supports KPTZ.

December 17, 2019: Recovery Cafe delay; Psychedelic decriminalization proposed.

December 10, 2019: Shooting range moratorium enacted;
Wild Olympics passes out of committee.

December 5, 2019: Warming shelter opens; county submits budget.

December 3, 2019: Derek Kilmer visits; city government transitions.

November 26, 2019: Food Bank prepares for Thanksgiving;
Congressman Derek Kilmer compared to Teddy Roosevelt.

November 21, 2019: New city manager welcomed; ‘No Vaping’ signed posted.

November 19, 2019: Rose Theater wins KING5 poll; County confronts homelessness.

November 14, 2019: Online battle continues; Medicare advice available.

November 12, 2019: Jefferson County WA Facebook page under fire.

November 7, 2019: Election update; septic system repair.

November 6, 2019: Local election results.

November 5, 2019: Election wrap up; more money for Fort Worden.

October 31, 2019: Community portrait; the final daylight savings time switch.

October 24, 2019: Write-in campaign for hospital commissioner;
More about Pete Townshend and Port Townsend.

October 22, 2019: Pete Townshend plugs Port Townshend;
Hospital Commissioner candidate write in.

October 17, 2019: Shellfish permits called into question; Cellar Door to reopen,

October 15, 2019: JeffCo Commissioner declines White House invite;
Murray supports permanent Daylight Savings Time.

October 10, 2019: Halloween community portrait scheduled; KPTZ to broadcast football.

October 8, 2019: Daylight Savings Time update; new government Facebook page.

October 3, 2019: Eleanor Stopps award recipient; a tool to battle vaping.

October 1, 2019: U.S. Representative Derek Kilmer discusses impeachment.

September 26, 2019: Port gains environmental compliance; PT police to get body cams.

September 24, 2019: Jefferson County ban on vaping; PTFF Jury Awards.

September 19, 2019: Dog sculpture leads parade; Vega confirms he’s suspended campaign.

September 17, 2019: Council candidate apparently quits race; new Pane d’Amore location.

September 12, 2019: Faber ethics complaint dismissed; Kilmer calls for gun legislation.

September 10, 2019: Cellar Door update; Film Festival preview.

September 5, 2019: Glamping comes to Fort Worden; Cellar Door to close.

September 3, 2019: Maritime Academy expands; Beach cleanup scheduled.

August 29, 2019: City water test; New DHSS building.

August 27, 2019: THING! followup; Jeff Tweedy’s melon.

August 22, 2019: Dog park opens; THING! arrives.

August 20, 2019: Protesters claim spraying was out of bounds; roundabout news.

August 15, 2019: Vacant elected positions; dog park almost ready.

August 13, 2019: Abortion rights event; election update.

August 8, 2019: New software at the county; ferry fender bender; T-shirt souvenirs.

August 6, 2019: Evicted have few options; Kilmer gets optimistic.

August 1, 2019: Earthquake drills; Shellfish closure.

July 30, 2019: Kilmer supports impeachment inquiry;
Veteran’s Stand Down provides needed support.

July 25, 2019: Ballot measure seeks to expand East Jefferson Fire Rescue Board of Commissioners.

July 23, 2019: PT Film Festival meets fundraising goal; Group advocates decriminalization of psychedelic drugs.

July 18, 2019: New City Manager Starts November 1.

July 16, 2019: PT City Council Anti-Nuclear Resolution.

July 11, 2019: Recovery Cafe Open House.