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Former Jefferson County GOP party chair Steve Crosby is correct when he points out, in his Dec. 14 perspective, that the Democratic campaign strategy put Donald Trump’s character front and center. … more
The election of the Jefferson Democratic Party board was an ugly sham. Unknown to most of the members was the fact that the top four positions were to be elected by the precinct committee officers … more
In l996, I became an elected City Council member in a small, liberal town in the Northwest.  I ran for a nonpartisan office and campaigned for environmental legislation and for strong enforcement … more
In this season of giving, Backpacks for Kids Weekend Nutrition is extremely grateful for the support of the following organizations in 2016: Lutheran Church of the Redeemer, United Methodist Women, … more
Thanks to New Old Time Chautauqua for bringing their joyous fundraising shows to Port Townsend and The Palindrome. Everyone had a great time, lots of happy faces. And thanks to all the … more
The New Old Time Chautauqua holiday shows on Dec. 10 and 11 were dedicated to our dear Sam Williams (aka Smerdykov Karamazov, aka Samwise), who exited this reality on Nov.17, 2016. He was a member of … more
The City of Port Townsend newsletter with notes from the mayor, included in the monthly water bill say that there are a number of projects up ahead, so many that Mayor Stinson says, “Whew!” This … more
As a new resident to Port Ludlow, I am surprised by the intensity of the protests aimed at Port Ludlow Associates over the harvesting of their timber. It is unclear what these poorly focused events … more
Jefferson County Democrats split their primary presidential votes with 54.78 percent for Bernie and 45.22 percent for Hillary. Port Townsend Democrat precincts splits gave 65 percent to Bernie and 3 … more
It’s been a few years since I’ve had one of my great epiphanies. The last one was to introduce wolves into Port Townsend as a means of controlling the deer population, but there was resistance … more
I went to the Navy’s open house at the Fort Worden USO on Dec. 5. Past the glossy photos, the dozens of Navy staff and consultants glad handing everyone who walked through the police-guarded … more
In November, I wrote to our PUD requesting that it not assess $2 from customers for charity purposes to benefit customers who do not budget for winter heating costs. Since PUD knows who most needy … more
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