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I am writing in support of Heidi Eisenhour for District 2 Jefferson County commissioner. The time is right to get Heidi into a decision-making role to address the needs of our citizens as we … more
I believe that the governor and state and local health departments have done an excellent job in bringing the pandemic under control. The coronavirus is capable of doubling the number of infected … more
What will Jefferson County be like in 2120? Now more than ever, we need our public officials to exemplify a proactive approach to creating a better place for the future residents of our community. … more
I have been thinking about the importance of writing letters and planting seeds. Sometimes it seems that all I can do is write a letter to thank one of my friends for leaving a bowl of soup at my … more
You know that feeling you get after going to the store and realizing you might have been a little too close to someone or forgot safety protocols? Then you remember that Jefferson County hasn’t … more
I found Donna Etchey’s May 6th editorial quite concerning. It is clear that visitors will flock here if we reopen restaurants and other tourism-encouraging activities. We’re not even … more
Imagine that in five years “affordable housing” is no longer a hot topic in Jefferson County. Some indicators we had fixed the problem would be: businesses and nonprofits are thriving and … more
The “lockdown” or “self-quarantining” or “plain common sense” affects almost all of what we see, think or do these days. Nonetheless, this week I can offer up a … more
With the closure of school buildings in March, it has been made very clear the essential role schools play for families and our community. Public schools do so much more than just educate our … more
In these trying times, I want to say thank you to our first responders and utility employees for a quick response to an unexpected, non-pandemic problem. On April 30, at 10:36 p.m., we heard an odd … more
During the last years of our late County Commissioner Phil Johnson’s life, he appeared in Olympia before our legislature making the case for a ban against fish net pens. Also attending those … more
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