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Many Democrats in leadership positions have spoken out against the violence and the intentions of Bolsonaro’s supporters storming Brazil’s key federal buildings yesterday. However, the … more
This letter is to ask for your support in the upcoming levy lift for East Jefferson Fire Rescue. EJFR has not had a rate increase since 2011. Their budget, as it now stands, can only be increased … more
Some people in need (and their families) are not aware of help that is readily available. Low-income folks who need assistance paying their bills can contact St. Vincent de Paul-East Jefferson … more
Everybody knows that Jefferson County is in the middle of a housing crisis. We all know good people who have been negatively impacted by this crisis.  Like anything, we can’t manage … more
Forty-five and more years ago, Port Townsend was like Cannery Row. Decently-paid, productive jobs were available. There were more fishing boats and fewer puke-er boats in the harbor. There were … more
Those of us who have been here a long time (I served on the city council from 1981-83 and as mayor from 1983-93) do not only see the beauty of this place, we fought to protect it.  Citizens, … more
An octopus has nine brains. An octopus has three hearts. An octopus has both short and long term memory. An octopus can solve unique puzzles using contemplative thought. An octopus receives no … more
The U.N. has declared that “Housing is a human right.” But for far too many working individuals, families, people with disabilities, and seniors living on a fixed income, the lack of … more
Many Democrats in leadership positions have spoken out against the violence and the intentions of Bolsonaro’s supporters storming Brazil’s key federal buildings yesterday. However, the … more
I strongly support East Jefferson Fire Rescue’s ballot measures to increase funding for fire and emergency services. I was in my first term on city council when we last voted to increase the … more
Port Townsend, Brinnon, Quilcene, and Chimacum school districts are pleased to recognize the service of our elected school board members. These 20 dedicated volunteers work diligently to oversee our … more
Recently The Leader had an outstanding article about the shelters which are built by Community Build. The reporter identified these shelters as tiny houses. I would like to clarify that there are … more
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