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The family connection between the Fort and town has had a long term lasting impact on the community’s development. Married senior enlisted personnel at Fort Worden had their own separate … more
When I want to really get away, I visit the Duckabush Oxbow and Wetlands Preserve, which the Land Trust protected in 2015. I have a favorite sit spot, where I remain quietly for 20 or 30 minutes and … more
After two months of making changes and adding sections at The Leader, we have decided to do away with listing the names of those who have been arrested in Jefferson County. We asked the readers … more
GET A NEW DRUMMER! Isn’t it time for Pacific Eyecare to find a new poster for its front window? That huge poster of Ringo Starr is, like that lovable timekeeper — he’s 78 — getting a bit old. … more
The Port Townsend School District has found itself in a bit of a fender bender. A recent “poor communication” led to a misunderstanding that could cost the school district more than just … more
While I understand and support the sentiment expressed in the editorial about the need for, and editorial support for, ‘transparency’ in the public interest, I strongly disagree with the approach … more
I attended the Jefferson County Democrats Candidate Forum Tuesday July 12 and came away depressed, disgusted and disappointed. The candidates did not get to speak as the rental time of the room … more
You say you can’t find something to do around here? How about sailing to Alaska? With 8 women? Two of them just started sailing 3 months ago. They started, they sailed, and they won the R2AK, also … more
Like many North-Westerners on Saturday this past week, I arose early to drop my crab traps in the water on opening day.  I drove out to Ft. Worden at 6 a.m. and dropped them off the pier then drove … more
Dave Stanko is a type A personality, who likes to get things done and has little tolerance for procrastination or obfuscation on the job. He runs a department of 46 full-time employees and 20 … more
We need to maintain a professional law enforcement presence in Jefferson County and avoid any potential missteps by, first off, making the sheriff’s department a place law enforcement personal look … more
Greg Brotherton is a man of integrity and honesty.When Greg shares a handshake and a smile with you, he is giving you his trusted word.I have known Greg both personally and professionally since he … more
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