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Driving the foggy crossing from Indian Island the other morning, I thought of the 1969 death of Mary Jo Kopechne on a similar bridge and the example it set for nobodies like me when deciding who to … more
In this week’s edition of The Leader you’ll notice a photo essay in our section C. The Rhody Keepsake, as we call it. It is a compilation of our team’s hard work, bouncing from … more
You can see part of a wonderfully peculiar future for Port Townsend in the 27 huge shipping crates recently delivered to Pete and Cathy Langley’s foundry. The sturdy boxes protect hundreds … more
Ah, spring. The flowers have proliferated, and local golfers have, too. A new restaurant at the PT golf course, The Dusty Green, has even sprouted. Golf brings us to this week’s book report. … more
I am proud to be a boomer – the largest, richest, best-educated generation in history. We brought the world rock stars and Barack Obama, personal computers and GPS, social and environmental … more
Last week the weather was great for almost anything. There were two performances of the Wearable Art Show, another Wednesday afternoon meeting of vintage cars at the Port Ludlow Village Center, a … more
The good people of Port Townsend and Jefferson County are witnessing the first salvos of what used to be called a newspaper war. That’s still at the heart of it, although it now includes news … more
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This year, Jefferson Land Trust is celebrating its 30th anniversary. Our work is guided by a five-year strategic plan, a 100-year conservation plan, and a commitment to “forever” stated … more
I’m sitting in a hockey arena in Montreal, in The Eagles’ dressing room.  It’s the group’s first tour. I have my reporter’s notebook, getting ready to interview … more
I haven’t had the courage to swing by my great-great-grandfather’s grave on the west side of Port Townsend lately. I fear I’ll discover him spinning in his grave to learn his … more
There are several interrelated topics to cover this week, so stay awake! It starts with the “Mad Hatter Gala” put on by the Port Townsend Rotary Club and the peer pressure exerted by … more
It is slanderous to claim my husband “thinks climate change is a hoax” when the real hoax is claiming that government can stop climate change.  The earth’s climate has changed … more
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