KPTZ’s Through Science to Health ~ 7/10

Lynn Sorensen, RN, and Chris Bricker shared commentary regarding continued issues around masking to help prevent the spread of COVID-19,
the future of international travel, what a Quaran-team is, and the government’s Operation Warp Speed program financing vaccine development.


#109 Matt Wallace, Hope Roofing

(First airdate: April 24, 2018) MATT WALLACE: A VIEW FROM THE ROOF TOPS. Our Town Host Maryanne McNellis interviews Matt Wallace, the new owner of Hope Roofing. Matt’s a long-time roofer but new at running a business the size of Hope Roofing. He has backing from a group of private investors known as LION (Local Investing Opportunities Network). Matt wants to continue and expand this local institution – a company that’s been roofing the peninsula since 1977.

Compass for the Week of 4/23/18

This week on the Compass we talk with a Federal Emergency Management Agency representative about her recent visit to hurricane-devastated Puerto Rico – and the relevance that experience has to the Olympic Peninsula when we are faced with disaster.


Tossed Salad for 4/20/18

This Friday, Tossed Salad host Phil Andrus will be on air 20 minutes early (that’s 12:40pm for you digital sorts) for Can’t Wait for Salad, featuring Sarah Zale and “Call for Poems on the Death Penalty”.

And here’s the rest of the Tossed Salad lineup:
1:00 – Dave McGraw and Mandy Fer, with Thom Lord on bass
1:30 – Rebecca Rottsolk, Rainshadow Chorale
2:00 – Bob Rosen, South County Report
2:30 – Tigran Arakelyan, PT Community Orchestra, with Larissa Freier, violin
3:00 – The Winter Wrens: Heather Lovetree, Gretchen Sleicher, Caitlin Battersby
3:30 – Judith-Kate Friedman, “Songs From the Sound”
4:30 – Don White, reading …

Compass for the Week of 4/16/18

In a painful and ironic twist of fate, Marcus Henthorne, a member of Port Townsend’s Non-motorized Vehicle Advisory Board and a prominent Port Townsend advocate for bicycle safety, died of injuries sustained in a collision with an automobile while riding his beloved bicycle down 19th Street in Port Townsend a couple of weeks ago. This week on the Compass we reprise a special memorial program produced by Tossed Salad host Phil Andrus remembering Henthorne.


Creative Blue Herons at KPTZ

Friday, April 13th’s Tossed Salad featured 4th and 5th graders from Blue Heron School.

Host Phil Andrus welcomed 18 talented students, beginning with fiction from Elly Dam and literary opinions by Ava Cecil, Tilly Norton, and Kai Ryan.

They were followed by music from six 4th graders who sang songs from The Drum, a musical directed by Kim Clarke.

Finally the seven pictured 5th graders rounded out the segment with a presentation on Ocean Acidification.

Tossed Salad for 4/13/18

This Friday the 13th will be your lucky day! Join host Phil Andrus and special guests from 1-5pm on 91.9FM ~ or stream live by clicking the Listen Live arrow at the top left of this window.

1:00 – Doug MacLeod, blues artist from Austin TX
2:00 – Panel discussion on bicycle safety, with Samantha Thomas, Richard Dandridge, & Nhatt Nichols
3:00 – Romi Trower, director of “What If It Works”, with Janette Force of the Women’s Film Festival
3:45 – Brett Navin brings students from Blue Heron Middle School
4:30 – Catherine McNabb, reading “The Eye”, by Alice Munro