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 4, 2021: Local News – Primary results; Protection Island fire; new COVID cases. (TRANSCRIPT)
  • August 3, 2021: Local News – COVID-19 strikes back; It’s Primary Day! (TRANSCRIPT)
  • July 29, 2021: Local News – Sheriff’s letter deceives; COVID-19 peaks. (TRANSCRIPT)
  • July 28, 2021: Local News – City tax for parks, trails improvements; telescopes at PT Library. (TRANSCRIPT)
  • July 22, 2021: Local News – PUD to provide residential internet; Recovery funds discussed. (TRANSCRIPT)
  • July 21, 2021: Local News – New PDA board; Rose Theatre plans reopening. (TRANSCRIPT)
  • July 20, 2021: Local News – Film Festival opens up; Changing of the health officer guard. (TRANSCRIPT)

  • July 15, 2021: Local News – Wooden Boat Fest is on; Ms. Dean goes to Washington. (TRANSCRIPT)
  • July 14, 2021: Local News – Bicycle fatality; City learning opportunities. (TRANSCRIPT)
  • July 13, 2021: Local News – Fire danger continues; COVID-19 close behind. (TRANSCRIPT)