KPTZ Local News

KPTZ provides news coverage at high noon, six days a week. The Compass weekly news magazine airs Mondays and Saturdays. KPTZ Local News compiled by Charlie Bermant airs Tuesdays and Thursdays, with Lily Haight reporting on Wednesdays. On Fridays, Community Tides alternates with Through Science to Health at 12noon. Local News is repeated Tuesday through Thursday at 5pm. The weekly Compass newsmagazine debuts at noon Saturday and repeats on Monday at noon and 5pm. Archived reports are available here, soon after initial broadcast.


April 15, 2021: Local News (EXCLUSIVE) – City Council reboot; Vaccine pause. (TRANSCRIPT)

April 14, 2021: Local News – Aislinn Diamanti announces bid for council; Ariel Speser not seeking another term. (TRANSCRIPT)

April 13, 2021: Local News – Vaccine pause; anatomy of a royal gaffe. (TRANSCRIPT)

April 8, 2021: Local News – More cases; more about mask arrest. (TRANSCRIPT)

April 7, 2021: Local News – City dodges requests for public entheogen discussion; council wants oversight of PDA finances. (TRANSCRIPT)

April 6, 2021: Local News – Mask protester arrested; vaccinations continue. (TRANSCRIPT)

April 1, 2021: Local News – Vaccines continue rapidly, no joke. (TRANSCRIPT)

March 31, 2021: Local News – City hosts virtual open house for Discovery Road project; Habitat for Humanity gains funding for home repair. (TRANSCRIPT)

March 30, 2021: Local News – Port Election News; Wooden Boat Festival is on. (TRANSCRIPT)

March 25, 2021: Local News – Schools reopening; vaccinations continue. (TRANSCRIPT)

March 24, 2021: Local News – Eviction moratorium extended; farmers market to open April 3. (TRANSCRIPT)

March 23, 2021: Local News – Regular dose of pandemic news. (TRANSCRIPT)

March 18, 2021: Local News – Vaccine news, Rhody fest postponed. (TRANSCRIPT)

March 17, 2021: Local News – Bill would ban police chases; city pool to reopen. (TRANSCRIPT)

March 16, 2021: Local News – Mass vaccination clinic scheduled. (TRANSCRIPT)

March 11, 2021: Local News – No new case numbers; Port adds social networking. (TRANSCRIPT)

March 10, 2021: Local News – WSDOT plans two new roundabouts for Port Townsend; vacancies on city boards. (TRANSCRIPT)

March 9, 2021: Local News – All COVID, all the time. (TRANSCRIPT)

March 4, 2021: Local News – New police chief; PTFF leader to retire. (TRANSCRIPT)

March 3, 2021: Local News – Three city council positions up for election in 2021; teachers to be vaccinated in WA. (TRANSCRIPT)

March 2, 2021: Local News – Lawsuit settled, vaccination news. (TRANSCRIPT)

February 25, 2021: Local News – New superintendents; vaccinations continue. (TRANSCRIPT)

February 24, 2021: Local News – PT activists hold vigil for man killed by police; public works plans for Adams St. park. (TRANSCRIPT)

February 23, 2021: Local News – More vaccine; superintendent search winds up. (TRANSCRIPT)

February 18, 2021: Local News – Incremental COVID case increase, forest thinning in progress. (TRANSCRIPT)

February 17, 2021: Local News – Support for entheogen legalization; banning city employees from white nationalistic groups. (TRANSCRIPT)

February 16, 2021: Local News – Vaccines arrive, restaurants reopen (sort of). (TRANSCRIPT)

February 11, 2021: Local News – Weather, Vaccine and Taxes. (TRANSCRIPT)

February 10, 2021: Local News – Ferry cuts summer sailing hours; city launches streets improvement program. (TRANSCRIPT)

February 9, 2021: Local News – Case spike; open air dining explained. (TRANSCRIPT)

February 4, 2021: Local News – Water bill glitch; no new cases. (TRANSCRIPT)

February 3, 2021: Local News – City pool to reopen under contracted management; PDA works to reorganize. (TRANSCRIPT)

February 2, 2021: Local News – Same COVID-19 news; different day. (TRANSCRIPT)

January 28, 2021: Local News – Superintendent search; Cloris Leachman’s local connection. (TRANSCRIPT)

January 27, 2021: Local News – City’s law enforcement committee finishes its work; three new COVID cases. (TRANSCRIPT)

January 26, 2021: Local News – Vaccination pause; Naval exercise planned. (TRANSCRIPT)

January 21, 2021: Local News – Vaccination news, regionalization opposed. (TRANSCRIPT)

January 20, 2021: Local News – City tables Uber discussion; vaccinations begin in JeffCo. (TRANSCRIPT)

January 19, 2021: Local News – Vaccination news: Taming Bigfoot. (TRANSCRIPT)
January 14, 2021: Local News – More about Don’s; long-term care facility pen pals needed. (TRANSCRIPT)

January 13, 2021: Local News – Citizens meet police chief candidates; law enforcement committee considers work plan. (TRANSCRIPT)

January 12, 2021: Local News – Don’s Pharmacy sold, no visible changes expected. (TRANSCRIPT)

January 7, 2021: Local News – Vaccination phases; Parks boss resigns. (TRANSCRIPT)

January 6, 2021: Local News – Search narrows for new police chief; Local 20/20 launches “Taming Bigfoot” (TRANSCRIPT)

January 5, 2021: Local News – COVID-19 surge; utility rate increase. (TRANSCRIPT)

January 1, 2021: What’s Out There: Northwind gallery show, The Loving Story, and Joy Harjo. (TRANSCRIPT)

December 31, 2020: Local News – Race to Alaska canceled, fireworks guidelines. (TRANSCRIPT)

December 30, 2020: Local News – Creative District calls for artists; new Mukilteo ferry terminal opens. (TRANSCRIPT)

December 29, 2020: Local News – Fort Worden reorganization; local virtual culture. (TRANSCRIPT)

December 25, 2020: What’s Out There – What’s Out There: What’s Out There: Local children’s book author; Khu Larb Thai dining. (TRANSCRIPT)

December 24, 2020: Local News – Social distancing adjustments; salary news. (TRANSCRIPT)

December 23, 2020: Local News – Governor restricts travel amid new COVID-19 strain; Hurricane Ridge open for holidays. (TRANSCRIPT)

December 22, 2020: Local News – Jefferson escapes Thanksgiving “bump”; sales tax to support low income housing. (TRANSCRIPT)

December 18, 2020: What’s Out There – What’s Out There: Gingerbread houses, music, and movies. (TRANSCRIPT)

December 17, 2020: Local News – Vaccine arrives; PT’s dirty sock goes around the world. (TRANSCRIPT)

December 16, 2020: Local News – City to renegotiate water deal with paper mill. (TRANSCRIPT)

December 15, 2020: Local News – Vaccine almost here; Finn River makes the list. (TRANSCRIPT)

December 11, 2020: What’s Out There – Jazz concert; historical drama both shown online. (TRANSCRIPT)

December 10, 2020: Local News – Vaccine will arrive soon; Jail is virus free. (TRANSCRIPT)

December 9, 2020: Local News – Roundabouts bring criticism; more COVID-19. (TRANSCRIPT)

December 8, 2020: Local News – More COVID. What did you expect? (TRANSCRIPT)

December 4, 2020: What’s Out There – Nutcracker’ at the Drive-in; auction roundup, edible housing initiative. (TRANSCRIPT)

December 3, 2020: Local News – COVID will get worse before it gets better; new tracking app. (TRANSCRIPT)

December 2, 2020: Local News – Law enforcement committee wraps up meetings; water main break repaired. (TRANSCRIPT)

December 1, 2020: Local News – Pharmacy changes hands, latest COVID news. (TRANSCRIPT)

November 25, 2020: Local News – Food Bank provides Thanksgiving meals; schools go back to remote learning. (TRANSCRIPT)

November 24, 2020: Local News – More COVID-19; county and hospital install new protocols; Kilmer gets angry. (TRANSCRIPT)

November 19, 2020: Local News – COVID creeps up; water main break. (TRANSCRIPT)

November 18, 2020: Local News – Two new COVID cases; city closer to budget decision. (TRANSCRIPT)

November 17, 2020: Local News – Water main break; drastic COVID-19 increase. (TRANSCRIPT)

November 13, 2020: What’s Out There – Library reopening; online symphony concert. (TRANSCRIPT)

November 11, 2020: Local News – Celebrate Veteran’s Day outdoors; city leases golf course. (TRANSCRIPT)

November 10, 2020: Local News – COVID-19 uptick; holiday celebration plans. (TRANSCRIPT)

November 6, 2020: What’s Out There – Culinary and Art opportunities. (TRANSCRIPT)

November 5, 2020: Local News – Elections and COVID. What else? (TRANSCRIPT)

November 4, 2020: Local News – Eisenhour wins District 2 commissioner race. (TRANSCRIPT)

November 3, 2020: Local News – Election wrap-up, COVID latest. (TRANSCRIPT)

October 30, 2020: What’s Out There – Halloween substitutes, online book club. (TRANSCRIPT)

October 29, 2020: Local News – Election windup; Creating a creative district. (TRANSCRIPT)

October 28, 2020: Local News – City debates using controversial police policy writing company Lexipol. (TRANSCRIPT)

October 27, 2020: Local News – Voter turnout; new fire chief. (TRANSCRIPT

October 23, 2020: What’s Out There – Mushroom event; Fort Worden Words. (TRANSCRIPT

October 22, 2020: Local News – Ballot avalanche, census wrap up. (TRANSCRIPT

October 21, 2020: Local News – Take the city’s property tax survey; new roundabouts coming to PT. (TRANSCRIPT)

October 20 2020: Local News – Ballots collected, roundabouts proposed. (TRANSCRIPT)

October 16, 2020: What’s Out There – Aldrich’s Opening, Centrum Gala, Modern Dance Class. (TRANSCRIPT

October 15, 2020: Local News – Census ends; Taxes due. (TRANSCRIPT)

October 14, 2020: Local News – Golf course news; Indigenous People’s Day ideas; city budgets for 2021. (TRANSCRIPT)

October 13, 2020: Local News – Recovery effort in progress; Great Shakeout coming up. (TRANSCRIPT)

October 9, 2020: What’s Out There – Engage PT project, new local anthology. (TRANSCRIPT)

October 8, 2020: Local News – Great Shake Out; Election details. (TRANSCRIPT)

October 7, 2020: Local News – City looks at alternatives to policing; candidate forum on Oct. 8. (TRANSCRIPT)

October 6, 2020: Local News – Aldrich’s reopens, Census continues. (TRANSCRIPT)

October 2, 2020: What’s Out There – Animal fundraiser; PT Film Fest winds up. (TRANSCRIPT)

October 1, 2020: Local News – Kilmer seeks to streamline government; burn ban rescinded. (TRANSCRIPT)

September 30, 2020: Local News – Bayside takes over Cherry St. project; city approves new downtown signs. (TRANSCRIPT)

September 29, 2020: Local News – Census in turmoil; Jail phone service enhanced. (TRANSCRIPT)

September 25, 2020: What’s Out There – RBG, Thai takeout, Undersea Gardens. (TRANSCRIPT)

September 24, 2020: Local News – Census update; Former Port Townsend mayor joins fire commission. (TRANSCRIPT)

September 23, 2020: Local News – Baby orca sighted; city starts 2021 budget process. (TRANSCRIPT)

September 22, 2020: Local News – Gifts declined; hospital gets grant. (TRANSCRIPT)

September 18, 2020: What’s Out There – Coastal clean-up; Del Rey online. (TRANSCRIPT)

September 17, 2020: Local News – Updates about our fractured world. (TRANSCRIPT)

September 16, 2020: Local News – Air quality news; wild bird rescue, streateries (TRANSCRIPT)

September 15, 2020: Local News – Air quality news; Political battles. (TRANSCRIPT)

September 11, 2020: What’s Out There – Virtual Wooden Boat and Film Festivals. (TRANSCRIPT)

September 10, 2020: Local News – Ferry stabbing, COVID updates (TRANSCRIPT)

September 9, 2020: Local News – Smokey skies in PT; Blue Lives Matter mural sparks controversy (TRANSCRIPT)

September 8, 2020: Local News – Air advisory, downtown fundraisers. (TRANSCRIPT)

September 4, 2020: What’s Out There – Museum opening; more about the Port Townsend Film Festival. (TRANSCRIPT)

September 3, 2020: Local News – County commissioner attends freedom march; Solid waste milestone. (TRANSCRIPT)

September 2, 2020: Local News – City considers Uber; hiker rescued. (TRANSCRIPT)

September 1, 2020: Local News – Rally brings out both sides. (TRANSCRIPT)

August 28, 2020: What’s Out There – Virtual Film Festival; Independent Bookstore Day. (TRANSCRIPT)

August 27, 2020: Local News – Census continues, Shellfish harvest moratorium. (TRANSCRIPT)

August 26, 2020: Local News – City briefed on police budget; Lake Cushman closed for public health. (TRANSCRIPT)

August 25, 2020: Local News – COVID-19 case increase, “other” vaccinations available. (TRANSCRIPT)

August 21, 2020: What’s Out There – Come Sew studio; Cafe Tenby; “Miss Juneteenth”. (TRANSCRIPT)

August 20, 2020: Local News – OlyCap rental assistance; fighting noxious weeds. (TRANSCRIPT)

August 19, 2020: Local News – Golf course update; BLM street mural. (TRANSCRIPT)

August 18, 2020: Local News – County mask survey causes retailer panic. (TRANSCRIPT)

August 14, 2020: What’s Out There – Story slam; library service.

August 13, 2020: Local News – Mask enforcement; trail extension. (TRANSCRIPT)

August 12, 2020: Local News – Engage PT; CARES Act funding; PT schools. (TRANSCRIPT)

August 11, 2020: Local News – Census rushes toward deadline; County picnic goes virtual. (TRANSCRIPT)

August 7, 2020: What’s Out There – What’s Out There: New play; restaurant review.

August 6, 2020: Local News – School reopening; COVID-19 guidelines clarified. (TRANSCRIPT)

August 5, 2020: Local News – Initial primary results; Crescent Lake fire. (TRANSCRIPT)

August 4, 2020: Local News – Three new COVID cases; Primary today. (TRANSCRIPT)

July 31, 2020: What’s Out There – Popcorn festivities; dining options.

July 30, 2020: Local News – Reopening postponed; help needed to spot invasive species. (TRANSCRIPT)

July 29, 2020: Local News – City council on policing in PT; pregnant killer whales. (TRANSCRIPT)

July 28, 2020: Local News – Mask message received; Fort Worden seeks deferment. (TRANSCRIPT)

July 24, 2020: What’s Out There – Gallery action; pop-up book sale.

July 23, 2020: Local News – Fort Worden reopening; Courthouse facilitator resumes. (TRANSCRIPT)

July 22, 2020: Local News – Land Trust to expand Quimper Wildlife Corridor; Wilke drops out of race. (TRANSCRIPT)

July 21, 2020: Local News – COVID-19 testing issues; Kilmer honors John Lewis. (TRANSCRIPT)

July 17, 2020: What’s Out There – Lavender love; forest bathing, socially distant fundraiser.

July 16, 2020: Local News – More COVID-19 cases; mask clarification (TRANSCRIPT)

July 15, 2020: Local News – Unknown future of PT Golf Course; no injuries in plane crash. (TRANSCRIPT)

July 14, 2020: Local News – More about masks; roundabouts. (TRANSCRIPT)

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

July 9, 2020: Local News – Courts reopen; primary ballots. (TRANSCRIPT)

July 8, 2020: Local News – PT bans plastic straws; Adam Kelly pleads guilty in Bramson death. (TRANSCRIPT)

July 7, 2020: Local News – Aldrich’s reborn; mask requirement goes to next phase. (TRANSCRIPT)

July 3, 2020: What’s Out There – Art galleries reopened; Yoga options.

July 2, 2020: Local News – Jefferson Community Foundation relocation controversy. (TRANSCRIPT)

July 1, 2020: Local News – City creates committee on policing; 8 coronavirus cases in June. (TRANSCRIPT)

June 30, 2020: Local News – Congressman Derek Kilmer explains the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act.

June 26, 2020: What’s Out There – Leroi Bell virtual concert; online book club.

June 25, 2020: Local News – COVID case increase, masking directive. (TRANSCRIPT)

June 24, 2020: Local News – New farming fund; renaming PT streets. (TRANSCRIPT)

June 23, 2020: Local News – Jefferson Community School transitions; Phase 3 upgrade. (TRANSCRIPT)

June 19, 2020: What’s Out There – Libraries offer services; Drive-In movies.

June 18, 2020: Local News – Joint governmental COVID-19 committee formed; Sheltering at the Fairgrounds. (TRANSCRIPT)

June 17, 2020: Local News – City Council approves Black Lives Matter mural. (TRANSCRIPT)

June 16, 2020: Local News – Mask directive could last a year; Dog Park reopens. (TRANSCRIPT)

June 12, 2020: What’s Out There – Online theaters; forest bathing.

June 11, 2020: Local News – Demonstration safety; mask directive. (TRANSCRIPT)

June 10, 2020: Local News – Remembering Brion Toss; library to reopen. (TRANSCRIPT)

June 9, 2020: Local News – Commemoration of the life of George Floyd. (TRANSCRIPT)

June 5, 2020: What’s Out There : Hotdogs in the sun; audiobook option.

June 4, 2020: Local News – Kilmer: New resolutions will effect systemic changes. (TRANSCRIPT)

June 3, 2020: Local News – Black Lives Matter protest; Fort Worden faces financial threat. (TRANSCRIPT)

June 2, 2020: Local News – Mask protocol; cops pledge respect. (TRANSCRIPT)

May 29, 2020: What’s Out There: Online movies; restaurant recommendations.

May 28, 2020: Local News – Fort Worden plans; Drive-In theater reopening. (TRANSCRIPT)

May 27, 2020: Local News – Masks required; OCEAN program update. (TRANSCRIPT)

May 26, 2020: Local News – Phase 2 reopening; graduation scheduled. (TRANSCRIPT)

May 22, 2020: What’s Out There – Take-out restaurant options.

May 21, 2020: Local News – Reopening meetings held; street plan implemented. (TRANSCRIPT)

May 20, 2020: Local News – Meat prices skyrocket; 50 attend reopening rally. (TRANSCRIPT)

May 19, 2020: Local News – Reopening guidelines; protest rally scheduled. (TRANSCRIPT)

May 15, 2020: What’s Out There – Virtual cake picnic; online trivia nights.

May 14, 2020: Local News – Reopening the county; parks host crowds.

May 13, 2020: Local News – Tom Locke’s recommendation; OCEAN program in trouble. (TRANSCRIPT)

May 12, 2020: Local News – One new COVID-19 case reported; reopening rally scheduled.

May 8, 2020: What’s Out There – Birdwatching; home movies.

May 7, 2020: Local News – City and County conduct planning meeting; Drive In movie news.

May 6, 2020: Local News – Board of Health to meet; Victory Garden movement grows.

May 5, 2020: Local News – Three county commissioner candidates; hornet warning; parks reopen.

May 1, 2020: What’s Out There – Three new reflective books.

April 30, 2020: Local News – Farmer’s Market update; Sheriff supports stay at home.

April 29, 2020: Local News – County sewer project; planting Gary oaks. (TRANSCRIPT)

April 28, 2020: Local News – Hygiene station for the homeless; chamber provides resources.

April 24, 2020: What’s Out There – Virtual gallery visit; video art instruction.

April 23, 2020: Local News – Schools are still in session; Chamber publishes directory.

April 22, 2020: Local News – Unemployment highs; native wildflowers bloom. (TRANSCRIPT)

April 21, 2020: Local News – Cases count stabilizes; Tattletales discouraged.

April 16, 2020: Local News – Farmer’s Market update; Census marches on.

April 15, 2020: Local News – Emissions study; one-boat ferry service. (TRANSCRIPT)

April 14, 2020: Local News – Cases leveling off; Help for the uninsured.

April 10, 2020 – What’s Out There: Virtual dating advice.

April 9, 2020 – Local News: Aldrich’s to close; Covid 19 cases stabilized.

April 8, 2020 – Local News: Blood banks need donors; locals make field shields. (TRANSCRIPT)

April 7, 2020 – Local News: Increase in county cases; Rhody and THING Festivals cancelled.

April 3, 2020 – What’s Out There: Wearable Art substitute; Port Townsend School for the Arts postcard project.

April 2, 2020 – Local News: Centrum events postponed; Transfer station requires ID.

April 1, 2020 – Local News: Hospital needs ventilators; Rhododendron Festival update. (TRANSCRIPT)

March 31, 2020 – Local News: Farmers Market opening postponed; Community masks available.

March 27, 2020 – What’s Out There: The lost art of phone conversation; hand washing songs; free eBooks.

March 27, 2020 – Special Report: US Rep. Derek Kilmer discusses the federal role in the COVID-19 battle.

March 26, 2020 – Local News: Local testing gets closer; Face masks explained.

March 25, 2020 – Local News: Testing supplies inadequate; landlords suspend rent. (TRANSCRIPT)

March 24, 2020 – Local News: Farmers Market plans to open; Cannabis stores will not close.

March 23, 2020 – Special Report: P.T. Mayor Michelle Sandoval advocates compassion and volunteerism.

March 21, 2020 – Local News: Shortage of COVID-19 supplies at Jefferson Healthcare; hospital institutes temperature screening.

March 20, 2020 – What’s Out There: Nature, podcasts and poetry.

March 19, 2020 – Local News: Joint City Council/County Commissioners meeting; no utility shut offs; latest COVID-19 testing.

March 18, 2020 – Local News: New case confirmed; students say goodbye. (TRANSCRIPT)

March 17, 2020 – Local News: City emergency declaration; drive-up testing begins.

March 14, 2020 – Special Report: Second Jefferson County Case reported; COVID-19 updates.

March 13, 2020 – What’s Out There: Key City Public Theatre PlayFest.

March 12, 2020 – Local News: Derek Kilmer addresses COVID 19’s ramifications.

March 11, 2020 – Local News: Coronavirus update; airport news; WAVE message mystery. (TRANSCRIPT)

March 10, 2020 – Local News: COVID-19 update; County provides alternate contacts.

March 6, 2020 – What’s Out There: Taylor Swift documentary; PT Community Read.

March 5, 2020 – Local News: Automatic weapons shooting event; COVID-19 update; presidential primary. (TRANSCRIPT)

March 4, 2020 – Local News: Coronovirus update; cannabis business; Admiralty Apartments renovation.

March 3, 2020 – Local News: Coronavirus update.

February 28, 2010 – What’s Out There: Carlene Carter, Hounds of Townsend, Savannah Fuentes.

February 27, 2020 – Local News: Coronavirus update; Republican caucus; Census still needs workers.

February 25, 2020: Local Coronavirus prep; Shooting moratorium passed.

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.