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The other day at the Jefferson County Transfer Station (dump), I noticed a lady setting two stereo receivers carefully off to the side on another sack of garbage. I grabbed them and now have them … more
Strange, sick, pathetic and funny at the same time. Seattle makes it hard and very expensive to develop and build. Literally tens of thousands (and I'm being kind) in impact fees, inspections, … more
The Port of Port Townsend has been against the wall with financial troubles while trying to balance fixing a failing jetty and answering to the public about how the port is going to proceed.During … more
Our teachers study for years and pass many exams before applying for a position as an educator. Non of us would want to be treated for a medical problem by someone who didn’t spend the required … more
I endorse the candidacy of Greg Brotherton, of Tarboo Lake, for the position of Jefferson County Commissioner from the Third District.As the operator of three small businesses, he understands and … more
I come from a city wellknown for an overabundance of wonderful writers - Mike Royko and Studs Terkel, my favorites amongst them. Terkel wasa dear friend of mine.From time to time, I wrote for … more
I’m saddened but not surprised by the Port Townsend City Council dismissal of Scott Walker from the Non-Motorized Transportation Advisory Board.Scott has been a visonary, tirless advocate and … more
I bet your momma’s so proud of you; bringing her a beautiful Mother’s Day pot of begonias. The fourth pot stolen from my front stoop in four months. You have a great future ahead of you.How … more
In the May 16, 2018 edition of the Leader, Detective Joe Nole was given 3/4 of a page to state why he was running for the office of Jefferson County Sheriff. This was accompanied by a great … more
I was happily reading the articles in the Getaway magazine and especially enjoying the highlights about the cities and towns until I got to Port Townsend and the alphabetical listing of locations … more
In response to Ron Gregory’s letter from the May 16th leader:We are constantly seeing the consequences of endless economic and population growth i.e. deforestation/habitat loss, ocean … more
The news report, “PUD, weed board clear out transmission corridor” May 16 is gratifying to see. It follows a two-year effort to map the corridor vegetation by a committee of four, locating … more
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