KPTZ Local News

KPTZ provides news coverage at high noon, six days a week. KPTZ Local News airs Tuesday thru Friday at noon. Currently, reporters are Jim Burke on Tuesday, Casey Dolan on Wednesday, Derek Firenze on Thursdays, and rotating reporters on Fridays. These daily reports are repeated at 5pm the same day. Archived Local News reports are available here soon after initial broadcast. Attention, Please! magazine features debut at noon every Monday and repeat at 5pm, as well as on Saturday at 12noon and 5pm.

  • May 17, 2024: Jim Burke – Fire onboard MV Coho ferry; other area fire mobilization responses. (TRANSCRIPT)
  • May 16, 2024: Diane Walker – Beckett Point arrest; PUD to receive infrastructure support money. (TRANSCRIPT)
  • May 15, 2024: Derek Firenze – Giant cat puppet in Rhody Parade; from grain to bread to beer. (TRANSCRIPT)
  • May 14, 2024: Jim Burke – 3 Bob Fergusons on ballot; PT comprehensive plan update. (TRANSCRIPT)
  • May 10, 2024: Diane Walker – Garbage truck-SUV collision; Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program. (TRANSCRIPT)
  • May 9, 2024: Casey Dolan – Bank robber shot in P.A.; more roundabouts coming to our highways. (TRANSCRIPT)
  • May 8, 2024: Charlie Bermant – Aislinn Palmer resigns from city council; Ben Thomas to run for commissioner. (TRANSCRIPT)
  • May 7, 2024: Jim Burke – Last Public Health Report until Sept; Fred Kalish has died. (TRANSCRIPT)
  • May 3, 2024: Diane Walker – Roundabout construction starts on SR 104; PT golf course is 120 years old. (TRANSCRIPT)
  • May 2, 2024: Casey Dolan – Organic walnuts have e coli; Lake Anderson closed w/neurotoxin. (TRANSCRIPT)