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Yesterday (Saturday 3/28) the access road off Jacob Miller was half-blocked and an attendant was stopping vehicles and checking ID on drivers to confirm they are Jeff Co residents. Anyone not a … more
We are deeply grieved and offended by your unwise decision to contract Jefferson County business to the Peninsula Daily News—the newspaper of Clallam County (Port Angeles and Sequim) as opposed … more
Our Little Library on 19th Street, just east of the Sheridan four-way stop, was vandalized two times in the last five days. A pack of teenage boys roaming the streets at 2 a.m. broke the plexiglass … more
My friend, who has dementia, called Peninsula Floors last week and ordered an area rug to be made for her. This was a purchase she really could not afford. I manage her finances because she is not … more
Do I understand it correctly (Scott Wilson’s April 1st letter to Leader, “Keep legal ad dollars local”) that our Jefferson County Commissioners recently voted to take a $30,000 … more
It was highly disappointing to learn that our own Jefferson County Commissioners have chosen to contract with the PDN, rather than the Leader, to print weekly County public notice advertising. The … more
Nope, I am not 11, but one of my grandsons in Seattle is. I asked him recently if he would like to help me with a column describing how he spends his time during this period of dealing with … more
Are you adjusting to our new stay-at-home lifestyle? Need a few laughs? As an erstwhile professional humorist, I feel constrained to give it a shot. Short items from a shortchanged mind: … more
Hatch Schneider is the new editor of the Port Townsend and Jefferson County Leader, and he has the newsroom on a tight leash. He has worked as a reporter and editor across the U.S. for more than … more
At a time when hundreds of local people are being laid off and dozens of local businesses are closed, on March 16 the Jefferson County Commissioners voted 2-1 to shift public-notice advertising away … more
Peninsula Homecare Cooperative is looking for 15 N95 masks for our homecare aides. We work with one of the most vulnerable populations and want to protect them and care for our health so we can … more
Last year the Asian giant hornet was seen in Blaine and Bellingham. It is a newly introduced pest, and if established it will have serious negative impacts on the environment and the honeybee … more
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