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.

  • September 5, 2023: Jim Burke – Bainbridge ferry terminal closed; Hōkūleʻa arrives today.(TRANSCRIPT)
  • September 1, 2023: Jim Burke – Temporary PDA director selected; ferry schedules for holiday weekend. (TRANSCRIPT)
  • August 31, 2023: Derek Firenze – Papa Murphy’s front-ended; Jefferson Landtrust reaches goal. (TRANSCRIPT)
  • August 30, 2023: Derek Firenze – Burn ban contunues; local fentanyl deaths increase. (TRANSCRIPT)
  • August 29, 2023: Jim Burke – Port Angeles water is again safe to drink; new covid variant. (TRANSCRIPT)
  • August 25, 2023: Diane Urbani de la Paz – THING opens today; Seventh Street Clinic opens. (TRANSCRIPT)
  • August 24, 2023: Derek Firenze – OPNET to be defunded; Tourism Master Plan being created. (TRANSCRIPT)
  • August 23, 2023: Jim Burke – Wildfire northwest of Quilcene; LTAC solicits funding proposals. (TRANSCRIPT)
  • August 22, 2023: Jim Burke – Smoke gets in your eyes. (TRANSCRIPT)
  • August 18, 2023: Diane Urbani de la Paz – Uptown Street Fair Saturday; chocolate sales benefit Maui. (TRANSCRIPT)