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Where are the locals?  I’ve been a member of the Port Townsend community for 18 years, not only living here but also watching my parents grow their business. And for the first time in … more
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Why wear one of those masks covering your nose and face? Heck, they are inconvenient and until recently were not readily available. They hide the mouth so well you can’t really see whether … more
We became acquainted with Heidi Eisenhour years ago with our introduction to the Jefferson Land Trust.  Her vision for the land and for the people who benefit from a sustainable working … more
I recently completed a Johns Hopkins course on coronavirus contact tracing, and would like to pass on some of what I’ve learned, in order to clarify some issues on how best to deal with the … more
In my opinion, the city is wrong to allow Black Lives Matter to be chalked on to our streets. How can you now say no to any other political group from doing the same?  This is not Seattle. To … more
I have known Lorna Smith for 45 years and strongly endorse her candidacy for County Commissioner, District 2.   My initial work with Lorna was through Seattle Audubon, but Lorna soon focused … more
Speaking for the elder population, I am thrilled to see the younger generation of leaders continue to step up and run for office. The District 2 County Commissioner’s seat will hopefully be … more
What, no U.S. Postal Service mail? When I first heard this, I could not believe it. Now there are more announcements about this.   I have contacted my U.S. Congressman and our two U.S. … more
I am a white person who had the privilege to play “Hide and Seek” on summer nights with only the fear of being caught and secure in the knowledge I could come out of hiding hearing the … more
Shopping today, an old friend stopped me to talk; the weather, masks, Covid, protests. I stood there waiting, looking deep into his eyes, his heart. Waiting.  Finally he took a step closer … more
On June 12, the organization Black Lives Matter called for a national day of strike and solidarity. Protests were organized all over the nation, and here on the East Olympic Peninsula, the solidarity … more
People across the country are talking about race, and we should be. Individuals, organizations, and governments are being called on to better understand and overcome the forces that make racism a … more
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