Letters to the Editor
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Can we in Jefferson County agree that the minimum wage is insufficient and that our county commissioners and our City Council should vote to increase minimum wage to $15 per hour effective by this … more
If you drive north on Cherry Street you’ve probably noticed that no work is being done on our government-financed, low-income apartment building. Here’s the saga of the Carmel … more
By proclamation of the governor, January is School Board Recognition Month. It’s a great time to recognize our elected community members who, as public servants, selflessly give their time and … more
Take the time if you can for consideration and if your resolutions for the new decade include a reality check, here’s a helpful self-diagnostic tool to measure your ecopsychological mental … more
Your Dec. 31 coverage of Warren Shelley-Rose’s unexpected death, only a few days earlier, is horribly insensitive and inappropriate. Yes, authorities searched for and found him: that can be … more
There are public servants in our community who often go unrecognized until the moment their help is needed. I would like to publicly thank the Port Townsend Police Department and all those who … more
Over the years, the public’s access to the meetings of the Jefferson PUD’s Board of Commissioners (BOC) has greatly improved. Before January, 2015 people had to attend meetings of the … more
I looked over the Dec. 18th article on the front page titled “Hundreds Rally For Impeachment” and had a good laugh as these people have no clue. The count was likely inflated. This … more
The no term limit City Council will soon appoint a new mayor from within. The public has no input. The outgoing status quo appointed mayor and council member was defeated by a blue collar … more
This is my final letter of the decade! The art of writing a letter is to find a way to share positive and meaningful thoughts to others. I am so grateful for having lived here since 1991 and … more
WSDOT continues to tell us several things that are either misleading or just plain lies: “Studies have shown that roundabouts are safer than a traditional stop sign or signal-controlled … more
JCIRA (Jefferson County Immigrant Rights Advocates) would like to express its gratitude and appreciation for two recent Leader articles detailing the immigration issues of Father Peter Adoko-Enchill, … more
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