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A reference to Lynn Gressley in the March 1 issue of Leader on page A4 incorrectly referred to Gressley as a “she.” Mr. Gressley was a man who dedicated himself to working to improve the lives of … more
For the past century, governments have been required to tell the public when important actions are going to be taken – such as when budgets are going to be approved, taxes raised and land-use … more
If there is one thing good coming out of Washington, D.C., it is a resurgence of interest in the political process and how laws and government can impact our daily lives – and how citizens need to … more
Progress. It’s a great word. It means “to move forward or onward in space or time.” There are some interesting quotes about progress. “Progress is impossible without change, and … more
If ever there was a time to think local – and not just local shopping, but local self-reliance – it’s now. But let’s start with the basics of shopping, since it is still winter and some … more
Jefferson County’s elected officials took a bold step Monday by approving a “human rights proclamation.” It’s a proclamation that could cost the county federal dollars should President Donald … more
The world is watching the United States right now, waiting to see what President Donald Trump does and wondering how citizens will react. In Washington state and in Jefferson County, the reactions … more
If the U.S presidential election had been held in Jefferson County only, Democrat Bernie Sanders or Hillary Clinton would most likely be in office today, not Donald Trump. Less than a year ago, a … more
Of all school districts in the state that should be passing a maintenance and operations (M&O) levy, it’s Chimacum School District No. 49. It’s not because the district relies on M&O … more
Of all school districts in the state that should be passing a maintenance and operations (M&O) levy, it's Chimacum School District No. 49. It's not because the district relies on M&O money … more
Jefferson County leaders would be wise to take a hard and long look at the current Jefferson County Comprehensive Land-Use Plan in light of the most recent settlement agreement with Port Ludlow … more
Who makes the news in Jefferson County? You do. We all do. So as we head into a new year, it’s important to remember that Jefferson County sets the priorities in Jefferson County. While there … more
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