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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
This moment reminds me of one I faced 19 years ago. My community was under attack. My staff of 24 had made it home safely, but we were on lockdown. I sat in my office alone thinking of the tidal wave … more
Fifty-two years ago today I did not go into the U.S. Navy leaving my bride of nine days in front of the federal building in Cleveland, Ohio. I knew exactly where I was going and for how long. BJ knew … more
I have an appointment on Monday for a blood pressure medicine refill. The medicine I have used for 10 years suddenly wasn’t available anymore, so a new one was prescribed, and it is working … more
I am appreciating saying “Hello” to everyone I pass on the street and waving to folks in passing cars, even if I don’t have time to recognize them. Thank you very much to those … more
The “eyesore” on the Port Townsend High School campus is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Boarded up and unused for years, it has the potential of being a shining … more
Dear Honorable BoCC; We thank you so much for adding to the on-going investigation into Fort Discovery’s compliance with county code. The “Full-Auto Extravaganza” is a not-so subtle … more
In a matter of weeks – days for some – lives have changed in a way that was previously unfathomable.  To help flatten the curve and slow the spread of the virus, those of us who … more
Jefferson County Public Health, Jefferson Healthcare and several other municipalities and community organizations have been working on a plan aimed at keeping our community informed, safe and well … more
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