County Public Health Report ~ 8/03

At today’s meeting, County Health Officer Dr. Tom Locke said Jefferson County added two new cases over the weekend, bringing the total to 53, after having gone two weeks without a new case. Locke said the leading cause of transmission in Jefferson is visitors who come who come here from out-of-state who found out they were infected when they went home. DEM Director Willie Bence reported on the shipment of masks received and slated for distribution to county residents 

KPTZ Grows in Worldwide Radio Garden

Like magic! KPTZ is a sprout in the worldwide Radio Garden! Tune in from any place on the globe: Zoom in to Listen Live to stations all over the world. Another fun way to stream KPTZ ~ help grow our dot by making KPTZ a Favorite.

Radio Garden works like any other digital radio but, in this case, the world is your tuning dial. As you turn it with your mouse, gliding between borders, over cities and towns, it crackles and tunes into every station available in the area. The project was designed by Amsterdam’s Studio Puckey. Close your eyes, and listen to the world!

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Compass for the Week of 2/04/2019

This week on the Compass we talk with award-winning journalist Dahr Jamail about his new book titled The End of Ice, for which he circled the globe to document in devastating detail the heartbreaking realities of runaway climate disruption.

Nature Now #397
Ocean Circulation

(First airdate: January 30, 2019) Nan Evans interviews UW oceanographer Dr. Charlie Eriksen about new ways to observe the movement of ocean currents and what that means for the advancement of our understanding of global phenomena. Charlie has literally restructured how we look at the ocean. This is part 2 of an interview aired October 17, 2018.

Tossed Salad for 2/01/2019

Can you believe it’s February already? Well, Phil Andrus will warm us up at 12:40pm with Can’t Wait for Salad, featuring David Hillman and cast members of One Time Players’ The Cripple of Inishmaan. Thereafter, our warm Tossed Salad gives us:

1:00 – Kristin and Otto, tunes from shoreside
1:45 – Finn Wilcox, Clem Starck, and Red Pine, poets on the loose
2:30 – Jeanie Murphy “Banjo Tunes, Tunings, and Lore”
3:15 – Al Bergstein “Olympic Peninsula Environmental News”
3:45 – Richard and Suzanne Friedrichs, music of West Asia
4:30 – Deborah Kate Hammond reading

#128 Bill Kraut, Hadlock Building Supply

(First airdate: January 29, 2019) HARDWARE HEAVEN IN HADLOCK. Our Town Host Maryanne McNellis interviews Bill Kraut, the owner of Hadlock Building Supply. As a young sailor on a submarine, Bill had no clue that he’d one day be running a thriving hardware business on the Olympic Peninsula. But love showed him the way. This Indiana boy met his now wife Elena Lovato online. The rest, as they say, is history. The couple now have two teenage sons and are quite active in all sorts of charity events around the peninsula.

Compass for the Week of 1/28/2018

This week on the Compass, our reporter Chris Bricker attends a training in which elders at San Juan Villa learn songwriting from six professionals as part of the Bringing the Music Home Project, an evidence-based program aimed at promoting cognitive, physical, and emotional well-being.