Hear From Your Commissioner Candidates!

Election day approaches… KPTZ news reporter Lily Haight talks with commissioner candidates Heidi Eisenhour and Lorna Smith, who are both running for the District 2 seat on the Board of County Commissioners. They discuss everything from COVID-19 recovery, to affordable housing, and the future of law enforcement in Jefferson County.

Tossed Salad for 11/16/2018

Phil Andrus gets Tossed Salad off to an early start with Can’t Wait for Salad at 12:40, featuring Krista Mudge and Brian Edminston, basketball referees. Thereafter you have:

1:00Jeanie Murphy, “Banjo Tunes, Tunings, and Lore”
1:30Sue Thompson and Bobbi Nikles, vocals with guitar and fiddle
2:00Tom Jay, “A Word and a Poem”
2:15Ellen Falconer, guest DJ
3:15 – The Roadstead Project, with Laticia Huber, Laura Alisanne, Kelly Matlock, and Sharon Carter
3:45Donn Ring, spiritual basis for earth care
4:30 – Storyteller Alice Squire, of the Story People of Clallam County

Over the Top!

Big thanks to all who pitched in to help KPTZ reach our goal so that we can continue broadcasting!

With results still trickling in, we’ve achieved a greater number of donations than usual – over $31,000 from our Fall Pledge Drive. Sustaining KPTZ and our services takes a lot of work from many people, and a fair bit of money too. The more the community gives, the more we can do. Job well done!

Our Fall Drive Goal –
We’re Almost There!

KPTZ is less than $1,500 from of reaching our $30,000 goal for this year’s Fall Fund Drive.
A big thanks to everyone who pitched in!
If you haven’t already made your donation, stop by the KPTZ studios during daytime hours this week, and help put us over the top. Or Donate Now online.

Tossed Salad for 11/09/2018

Join Phil Andrus at noon Friday when he serves up another tasty salad.  You won’t want to miss it!

1:00Trevor Hansen, guitar
1:45Al Bergstein, Olympic Peninsula Environmental News
2:15Peter Newland, Tarboo Ridge Coalition
2:45Andy Geiger, college athletics and jazz tunes
3:45Jay Bakst, Lean Thinking
4:00Russ West, bottle collector
4:30Deborah Kate Hammond, reading

Compass for the Week of 11/05/2018

You may recall the Compass interview a few months ago with the cartoonist, writer and adventurer Tessa Hulls about her work for the Atlas Obscura Kick-Ass Women’s Series. This week the tables are turned, with Tessa in the interviewer’s seat as she talks with the intrepid Mary Ann Thomas, who has cycled across two continents and who was in Port Townsend recently to give readings from her recent chapbook about one of those journeys, Asking for Elephants.