KPTZ Local News

KPTZ provides news coverage at high noon, six days a week. KPTZ Local News airs Tuesdays thru Thursdays at noon and repeats at 5pm. Currently, reporter Charlie Bermant is on leave, replaced by temporary special reporters. Lily Haight reports on Wednesdays. Archived Local News reports are available here soon after initial broadcast. On first and third Fridays, Community Tides airs; second Fridays is Our Working Waterfront; and fourth Fridays is Through Science to Health. The weekly Compass news magazine debuts at noon Saturdays and repeats on Mondays at noon and 5pm.

  • October 7, 2021: Simon Jaynes – COVID cases leveling off too high; PT Schools rapidly contact trace and test. (TRANSCRIPT)
  • October 6, 2021: Lily Haight – Sewage leak repaired at North Beach; booster clinics filling up. (TRANSCRIPT)
  • October 5, 2021: Lily Haight – COVID-19 outbreaks amongst kids in Brinnon; hospitalizations down, but vaccines necessary. (TRANSCRIPT)
  • September 30, 2021: Simon Jaynes – Correctional facilities COVID cases continue high; time running out on eviction moratorium. (TRANSCRIPT)
  • September 29, 2021: Lily Haight – Fort Worden PDA update; Jeff Co awarded salmon recovery grants. (TRANSCRIPT)
  • September 28, 2021: Carmen Jaramillo – Deer is back on the menu; Fairgrounds saga comes to a close. (TRANSCRIPT)
  • September 23, 2021: Simon Jaynes – Hoping early Fall rains ease drought conditions; surging hospital needs await federal healthcare resources. (TRANSCRIPT)
  • September 22, 2021: Lily Haight – Jefferson Healthcare asks for support; city to take out iconic poplar trees on Sims Way. (TRANSCRIPT)
  • September 21, 2021: Carmen Jaramillo – Missing hiker found safe; Community grieves death of local police officer. (TRANSCRIPT)
  • September 16, 2021: Steve Evans – Vaccine clinics; PUD fiber optics survey for Discovery Bay area; Farm Tour this weekend. (TRANSCRIPT)