KPTZ Programs

Arrivederci, Ellen Bonjorno!

Now that Ellen Bonjorno has relocated to New York City, we're grateful she recorded all of her Sing It Sister! shows featuring all kinds of music with women’s voices. KPTZ is reprising the entire series, every Friday evening from 7 to 8pm.

Ellen’s farewell note to the station sent just before her last Sing It, Sister! show aired on Labor Day says, “It’s been lovely to be part of KPTZ! I hope to do some kind of broadcasting work in NYC. Wish me luck! Peace N Love, Ellen”

CLICK HERE to listen to Ellen's Under the Rainbow exit interview.  All of us at KPTZ miss Ellen and wish her the very best success in all her new endeavors.

#99 Lawrence Johnson

(First airdate: November 21, 2017) THE JOHNSON ROOTS RUN DEEP ON MARROWSTONE ISLAND. Our Town Host Maryanne McNellis interviews Lawrence Johnson, the owner of Carl’s Building Supply in Port Hadlock. The Johnson family pioneered the Olympic Peninsula, settling here back in the 1880s. Lawrence is the fourth generation Johnson on Marrowstone Island. His great-great grandfather (Karl with a “K”) started what would ultimately become Carl’s (Carl with a “C”) under Lawrence’s father. Lawrence has turned Carl’s into a thriving company that serves both contractors and home improvement mavens. It’s a company that stands for quality products.

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Compass for the Week of November 20, 2017

What to do for the Holidays? Whether you are wondering where you are going to find your Thanksgiving dinner, or where to celebrate New Years, this week’s Compass has the inside skinny on where to go and what to do.

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Kippi Waters

(First airdate: November 16, 2017) Pleasures and Treasurers host Marcia Perlstein interviews Kippi Waters, founding member and administrator of Peninsula Homecare Cooperative, in Port Townsend. Kippi describes the services, mentoring and training as well as the spirit of compassionate and professional care.

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Compass for the Week of November 13, 2017

This week on the Compass we bring you two more presentations from the Economics of Happiness Conference held at Fort Worden Oct. 27-29, a weekend-long event that brought together some of the world’s most prominent thinkers, writers, and activists in the sustainability and localization movements to “discuss, discover, and devise better systems for now and the future,” as the event’s website puts it. We will hear from Community Sourced Capital co-founder Rachel Maxwell, and organic farming and urban agriculture pioneer Michael Ableman, who were both on hand to lead workshops at the conference.

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You can view other talks from the conference HERE.

Economics of Happiness Conference

(October 27-29, 2017) Some of the most prominent thinkers, writers, and activists in the sustainability and localization movements came together at Fort Worden’s Lifelong Learning Center on the weekend of October 27-29, 2017 to “discuss, discover, and devise better systems for now and the future”, as the conference's website puts it.
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