KPTZ Programs

#118 Kim Rafferty, Jeffco Public Health Nurse

(First airdate: August 28, 2018) KIM RAFFERTY: FROM HIPPIE TO PUBLIC HEALTH NURSE. Our Town host Maryanne McNellis interviews Kim Rafferty, a nurse with Jefferson County Public Health. Once upon a time Kim lived in the proverbial hippie commune in California. But reason prevailed. She ended up becoming a nurse. She’s run group homes for mentally challenged seniors and run clinics on Orcas Island. Today she’s the public health nurse who provides foot care to seniors and disabled all around the county.


Compass for the Week of 8/27/2018

This week on the Compass, the man who talks to the animals talks to you. And the Women in Black, who usually refuse to say anything, also talk. And we hear the story of a train leading to a horseracing track that few people know existed in Port Townsend over 100 years ago.


Tossed Salad for 8/24/2018

Phil Andrus is back with another full bowl of Tossed Salad, including Can't Wait for Salad: Amanda Milholland of the Farmers Market to talk about the Tomato Taste-Off.

Thereafter, we have:
1:00 - Daring Greatly, family band from BC
1:45 - Tom Jay, “A Word and a Poem”
2:00 - Ellen Falconer, Forest Bathing
2:30 - Dan Weber, Northwind Songwriter Showcase
3:15 - Corinne Adams, Shamisen
4:00 - Tessa Lark and Michael Thurber, Olympic Music Festival’s “Bach to Bluegrass”
4:30 - Don White, reading

Compass for the Week of 8/20/2018

This week on the Compass, we speak with Nathan and Tara Lee, the husband-and-wife team behind Friday Feature Productions, a Southern California film, television, and commercial production company. They came to visit family in Port Townsend, won a special prize at the Jefferson County Fair, and are about to release their next major motion picture.


Tossed Salad for 8/17/2018

Chris Bricker hosts Tossed Salad this Friday as we all recover from last week's extravaganza at the Jefferson County Fair.  This week's guests will talk about exciting activities coming up, as well as share some of the generosity and talents that grace our community.

1:00 - Olympic Neighbors, creating home and community for people with developmental disabilities
1:30 - Sister Speak, folk duo with punch
2:30 - Al Bergstein, Olympic Peninsula Environmental News
3:30 - Danny Milholland, All County Picnic
3:45 - The Debaucherauntes, klezmer folk on the road
4:30 - Deborah Kate Hammond, reading ...

#117 Ariel Speser, Northwest Justice Project

(First airdate: August 14, 2018) ARIEL SPESER: TRYING TO SOLVE THE UNSOLVABLE. Our Town Host Maryanne McNellis interviews Ariel Speser of the Northwest Justice Project. The non-profit law firm handles cases ranging from eviction or foreclosure, to domestic disputes or sexual assault. The common thread is that their clients cannot afford to pay the going rate for a lawyer. Ariel always knew she wanted to help those in need - particularly children. She wins more often than she loses. But each case is a unique challenge for her. She brings endless enthusiasm to her 90 hour work week and still finds time to be on the Port Townsend City Council.


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