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.

  • July 14, 2023: Diane Urbani de la Paz – Concerts on the Dock begin; new hotel planned for downtown. (TRANSCRIPT)
  • July 13, 2023: Derek Firenze – Whale skeleton display at Union Wharf; Waterfront Pizza to reopen. (TRANSCRIPT)
  • July 12, 2023: Casey Dolan – Mastadon bone found on North Beach; fireworks ban protected Jefferson County. (TRANSCRIPT)
  • July 11, 2023: Casey Dolan – Local travel delays; 2022 crime statics published. (TRANSCRIPT)
  • July 7, 2023: Diane Urbani de la Paz – Stranded ferry passengers aided; Housing Solutions survey is open till July 10. (TRANSCRIPT)
  • July 6, 2023: Derek Firenze – Protection Island fire; July 4th fireworks calls keep sheriff’s office busy. (TRANSCRIPT)
  • July 5, 2023: Casey Dolan – Legal challenge to “Power Plant” timber sale; limited local crabbing season. (TRANSCRIPT)
  • July 4, 2023: Casey Dolan – RAISE grant to Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe; new Indian Island commander. (TRANSCRIPT)
  • June 30, 2023: Diane Urbani de la Paz – Hurricane Ridge reopens; BMI index scrapped by AMA. (TRANSCRIPT)
  • June 29, 2023: Derek Firenze – Solving Missing or Murdered Indigenous cases; analyzing local birdsongs. (TRANSCRIPT)