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We're always interested in hearing about news in our community. Let us know what's going on!

Go here to review the Leader Letters Policy and submit your Letter to the Editor.

Do have information about local arts and events? Let us know!

Business Briefs cover news such as change in management or ownership, opening of a new business, new buildings, relocations, substantial remodeling and expansion, milestone anniversaries (10, 20, 30 years, etc.) and other news that marks a significant change.

Announcements

Engagement announcements are published with a 2-column photo and 250 words.

Congratulations on your recent nuptials! Let us help announce the happy news.

The Leader will publish an anniversary announcement for Jefferson County residents or former residents along with along with then and now pictures of the couple if provided.

The Leader will publish birth announcements for Jefferson County residents or former residents.

Saying goodbye to a loved one...

The Leader offers several ways to mark the passage of a loved one. For more information or to submit, use the online forms below, visit the obituary page, email memorials@ptleader.com, call 360-385-2900, or visit or send mail to The Leader: 226 Adams St., Port Townsend, WA 98368.

A more highly designed notice with borders, photos, text and color if desired. The terminology and style is entirely up to the family rather than shaped by news style. Text and photos provided by responsible party, layout and design done by Leader staff. Deadline for submission is noon on Fridays. Early deadline of noon on Thursday applies for weeks with major holidays. Email to memorials@ptleader.com.

A more extensive narrative about the life, accomplishments, interests and family of the departed. Written by the responsible party or prepared by Leader staff in a news article style. Includes a 1-column black and white photo. Deadline for submission is Fridays at 5pm. Early deadline of Thursday at 5pm applies for weeks with major holidays. Email to memorials@ptleader.com.

Includes brief details on the departed, including occupation, some survivors and dates for any services. There is a 50-word limits, no photo. This option is free of charge. Memorials are subject to editing by Leader staff. Deadline for submission is Monday, 12 noon. Early deadline of noon on Friday applies for weeks with major holidays. Email to news@ptleader.com.