Letters to the Editor
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Books don’t die when the battery runs out. Our public library is awesome. I stopped by during the power outage earlier this month, thinking I would just drop my books off. To my delight, they … more
I was surprised the see in the lead story of B section of the Nov. 7 issue of the Leader, “Badass Cheeses.” The use of “badass” is less than professional, and I found it offensive to see it … more
Our media are failing us. After every mass killing in the United States, there is much hand-wringing, somber discussions with next of kin, and then we go on until the next mass killing. We repeat the … more
To the men and women who have been called to duty by the Lord. A mother’s worst nightmare is not being able to be there for her child when they need her. A fear that is so real that you think of … more
With the tragic wildfires in California in the news, it is a good time to look at our situation here in Port Townsend. A dry summer fire in the woods of the North Beach area, or Morgan Hill, or our … more
I attended the heartfelt Veterans Day ceremony at the American Legion and came away thinking a lot about sacrifice. We honor the sacrifices made by military men and women and their families because … more
On the day before the mid-term election, a big brown smoke-cloud was visible somewhere south of Port Hadlock — a “slash-fire” from one of the many land-clearing projects on this peninsula. … more
As new residents of Port Townsend, we were delighted to happen upon the Port Townsend High School production of a charming play, “Almost, Maine.” Although we are somewhat jaded regular … more
Making a personal decision under duress is not wise. Making a business decision under duress is a recipe for failure. And making a governmental decision under duress inevitably leads to … more
When I was little, my father told me stories of his childhood. We village people were banned from moving to the city. If one traveled to the city without a pass, she/he would be sent to jail. When … more
It’s a pleasure to have the Students of the Week feature in The Leader. These young people are contributing to their schools and to their communities in their daily lives and probably think nothing … more
When a group of people embark on a misbegotten enterprise, other people should be wary. So it is with both the ill-conceived tax cut ripoff and the circus-like Kavanaugh appointment. Now we have … more
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