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The May 4th Leader article pegs the total cost for the PDA Fort Worden Glamping nonsense at $1.9 million ($1.3 million already spent plus $600,000 or more for completion), and then ongoing … more
It is time for Democratic leadership to go on the offensive with Republicans. About abortion rights, healthcare, the environment, everything!  One way to do this is to start telling the … more
Several friends of mine seem more than glad to share quotes, sayings, advice, and observation with me on a regular basis. I do collect those I find of interest in a file named “Leader” … more
Last week the Leader published two angry letters speaking out against the county’s proposed Temporary Housing Facilities Ordinance. Both made some pretty wild claims, such as the ordinance … more
Seventy percent of the Earth is covered in water. Billions of microscopic plants and animals floating at the ocean’s surface provide the majority of the oxygen we breathe while sustaining all … more
We are in a housing crisis. There simply is not enough affordable housing for individuals or families.  The proposed modifications of the current county ordinance for “Temporary Housing … more
The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission (WSPRC) is on the brink of implementing  irreversible plans for the major development of Miller Peninsula State Park.  This existing, … more
Over the past two years the Jefferson County Department of Community Development planning staff has drafted revisions to the ordinance governing temporary housing facilities in the county. The … more
I wish to stand for the life forms below the surface of the sea, what we call “plankton,” and for the art of Rebecca Welti, a local artist who proposes bringing depictions of these … more
I read a Page 1 New York Times profile last week about much-missed comic George Carlin. There’s also a new HBO special premiering this weekend about the feisty, often brilliant comedian and … more
Resilient gardens work in concert with nature. They take advantage of their surroundings and support native wildlife. They also embrace the ways plants actually want to grow. Sarah Fairbank, WSU … more
Throwing good money after bad is seldom a responsible move.  After reading the article in the May 4 edition of the Leader, I am dismayed that the PDA wants to continue construction on what … more
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