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.

  • August 31, 2021: Local News – Wooden Boat Fest cancelled; Third dose available soon to immunocompromised. (TRANSCRIPT)
  • August 26, 2021: Local News – Continued water shortage; Asian giant hornet info. (TRANSCRIPT)
  • August 25, 2021: Local News – City approves financial task force members; utility fees suspended again. (TRANSCRIPT)
  • August 24, 2021: Local News – Virus rates hit all-time high in Jeff Co; Wooden Boat Fest. announces vaccine policy. (TRANSCRIPT)
  • August 19, 2021: Local News – Will O’Donnell: PUD Financial Assistance. (TRANSCRIPT)
  • August 18, 2021: Local News – 28 new COVID cases; council moves on affordable housing project. (TRANSCRIPT)
  • August 17, 2021: Local News – Will O’Donnell: PUD Report #1. (TRANSCRIPT)
  • August 12, 2021: Local News – Eron Berg: Port of Port Townsend report. (TRANSCRIPT)
  • August 11, 2021: Local News – 20 new cases this week; city approves new property tax. (TRANSCRIPT)
  • August 10, 2021: Local News – Jeannie McMacken: Heidi Eisenhour on the job. (TRANSCRIPT)