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Merilee Nyland Evans and her husband, Daniel Evans, were indeed fortunate to escape incarceration in Guatemala. U.S. citizens traveling internationally are often unaware that our State Department … more
Regarding the couple from Port Townsend who found themselves in potential danger in Guatemala: It seems very odd to me that someone would go to a predominantly Catholic country where abortion is … more
Washingtonians understandably take pride in our state’s tradition of transparency in public affairs. However, this transparency is becoming increasingly murky. An example is the recent action in … more
I am a retired naval officer and fully support the Growlers’ electronic warfare mission. That means I also support the need to have Growler pilots and flight crews trained to use the aircraft … more
The first day our Realtor handed us the keys to our home here in 2011, a driver passing a semi on Beaver Valley Road forced me to the shoulder. I thought to myself, “How lucky this portion has a … more
Sen. Bob Hasegawa introduced a bill into the Washington State Senate on Feb. 21 that would create a publicly owned state bank. “The Washington Investment Trust will keep taxpayer dollars in our … more
Regarding the immigration issues facing us, I think that nations have the right and responsibility to define who their citizens are and are not, and who will receive the benefits of citizenship or … more
A letter in last week’s Leader edition referenced the high price of goods and service in Port Townsend. While I, too, have experienced such sticker shocks, I have also been pleasantly surprised the … more
Sport Townsend has become a casualty of Quimper Mercantile. After almost 27 years since it opened, I was forced to close this iconic outdoor retail store Feb. 11. I managed this thriving business … more
On Feb. 20, I attended the meeting held at Quimper Unitarian Universalist Fellowship to understand what becoming a sanctuary community would entail. The meeting, promoted as a forum to define … more
A healthcare wall to keep us safe while Congress debates changing our healthcare system and building a monstrous wall? Here is a simple proposal: Unite the two subjects and work on making … more
Port Townsend is my hometown. I was born here at Jefferson Hospital. I have lived here all my life, except for the six years I served in the Army. I served in Vietnam from July 1968 until December … more
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