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Summer is upon us with foggy mornings and sunny afternoons. The season prompts us to attend the weekly Port Ludlow “Car Cruise In” on Wednesday afternoons and watching sports, maybe. In … more
When my grandfather’s uncle Charlie married in 1908, the local paper reported: “The groom, who is well-known in Port Townsend, is one of Blyn’s popular and prosperous young … more
Starting this month, and extending through summer and fall, cities and towns worldwide are holding Stonewall 50 Pride Celebrations. At a time when the President of the United States and his … more
Don’t know what to think about climate change? President Trump says, “Something’s changing and it’ll change back again.” The UN says that Earth has 10 years to avert … more
When I graduated from Ilwaco High School, in a class of 69 students, the resounding message, pounded into me since kindergarten from community members and teachers was, “Do well in school. Do … more
I would like to make the rural residents of Jefferson County aware of the movement to expand the marijuana growing and processing businesses to rural residential zones. I am fully aware of the … more
On May 22nd the Leader ran a cartoon directly ridiculing local women and girls. The cartoon depicted two white males, obviously middle-aged and obviously slobs, looking at a stereotypical … more
Hats off to Dean Miller for his historic memory of Mary Jo Kopechne. If you think the Kennedys were above reproach, Miller’s historic account says different. Even the President, John … more
(Editor’s note: Rumors of Ned Luce’s demise, as a columnist, are exaggerated. Last week’s absence was due to human error, not over-use of the editorial spike.) There we all were, … more
The Slow Food Movement arrives in PT? Well, kinda. There’s an eye-catching sign on the back of a Jefferson Healthcare van reading, “Sorry So Slow. Food on Board.” I suspect hospital … more
The more we study the problem of Anderson Lake’s poisoned water, the less clear it is what should be done. After all, tourists plummet from the rim of the Grand Canyon and are stomped by … more
As a writer, I’m always humbled by how restrained Lincoln was. He had all the biggest issues on his plate, yet he distilled when you’d expect the opposite. The top-billed talker at … more
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