KPTZ Local News

KPTZ provides news coverage at high noon, six days a week. KPTZ Local News airs Tuesdays thru Thursdays at noon and repeats at 5pm. Currently, reporter Charlie Bermant is on leave, replaced by temporary special reporters. Lily Haight reports on Wednesdays. Archived Local News reports are available here soon after initial broadcast. On first and third Fridays, Community Tides airs; second Fridays is Our Working Waterfront; and fourth Fridays is Through Science to Health. The weekly Compass news magazine debuts at noon Saturdays and repeats on Mondays at noon and 5pm.

  • December 2, 2021: Simon Jaynes – Suspect Charged in Quilcene murder; Vaccine Clinic for Children to combat possible Covid surge. (TRANSCRIPT)
  • December 1, 2021: Lily Haight – City budget focuses on police force; Finnriver to host COP26 attendees. (TRANSCRIPT)
  • November 30 2021: Carmen Jaramillo – Alchemy restaurant sold; new COVID-19 variant. (TRANSCRIPT)
  • November 24, 2021: Lily Haight – One new COVID death; city approves new tasers for police department. (TRANSCRIPT)
  • November 23, 2021: Carmen Jaramillo – Grant agreement for Olympic Discovery Trail; boosters approved by CDC for general population. (TRANSCRIPT)
  • November 18, 2021: Simon Jaynes – Covid breakouts and vaccines for kids; storm-caused road closures on west end. (TRANSCRIPT)
  • November 17, 2021: Lily Haights – PUD works continuously to restore power after storm; city to consider entheogen decriminalization. (TRANSCRIPT)
  • November 16, 2021: Carmen Jaramillo – Huge power outage affects entire county; pediatric vaccinations begin locally. (TRANSCRIPT)
  • November 11, 2021: Simon Jaynes – Extreme weather this weeks effects travel; more tree poachers sentenced. (TRANSCRIPT)
  • November 10, 2021: Lily Haight – Washington hits 10,000 dose mark; city plans for increase in water rates. (TRANSCRIPT)