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I know which side of history I want to be on and it is that of family-owned newspapers and local businesses, not the Silicon Baronies. When our history is told, the fecklessness and greed of … more
In 2018, the Navy spilled over 300,000 gallons of raw sewage into Puget Sound. Now they want to save $30 million by not upgrading their antiquated wastewater treatment system on Indian Island, a … more
I found Gene Farr's recent letter concerning the evils of Socialism and student brainwashing to be one of the most condescending in recent memory.  You are certainly entitled to your own … more
On May 3-5, 2019, the Global Earth Repair Conference will bring the world together in Port Townsend.  Six hundred people engaged in ecosystem restoration at local, regional, national and … more
For the past seven years, I have had the honor of being a member of the Olympic Area Agency on Aging’s (O3A) Advisory Council (AC). Currently, we are recruiting two more individuals from … more
In the 3-20-2019 issue of The Leader, there was a letter to the editor from a writer in Olympia about Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund. That letter characterizes CELDF as an organization … more
I am appalled that our school kids are being manipulated into becoming activists for socialist political causes.  To get them to participate in the students climate protest, they were clearly … more
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If you drink city water or water from a well in the county, you should be concerned.  Pope resources clearcut more than 2000 acres in Jefferson County in 2018 and are scheduled to clearcut even … more
“Can you believe that, with all of the problems and difficulties facing the U.S., President Obama spent the day playing golf. Worse than Carter.” So tweeted citizen Donald Trump in 2014. … more
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This reader just realized that the most interesting part of this presidency was the Mueller investigation. Now that it’s complete, the days seem longer. Is it just another climate change … more
A few weeks ago I had the pleasure of sitting down with new County Commissioner Greg Brotherton. The word was out that he was actually interested in doing something about affordable housing and not … more
Following World War I, Fort Worden, like the rest of the nation’s military installations, experienced a rapid and extensive draw down of troops. By 1926, the fort was officially placed in … more
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