Letters to the Editor
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As we grit our teeth watching the drama unfold nationally, let’s not forget local issues before us. One that has the capacity to affect our quality of life in Port Townsend and surrounding areas … more
I am so proud to be a science teacher at Chimacum High School and to send my two children to school at Chimacum. I know firsthand that students in Chimacum receive a high-quality education with … more
The Jefferson County Public Utility District recently stated in The Leader that its electric meters may not be calculating power consumption accurately. I have evidence that their water meters are … more
Thank you to all the concerned people who saw that we had a birch tree removed on the corner of F Street and Tyler Street in Port Townsend. We were upset that it had to be removed. Unfortunately, … more
There is a gospel song, “Leave that Liar Alone,” that warns us about liars. We learn to deal with liars by ignoring what they say: “The Boy Who Cried ‘Wolf.’” A book was written in the … more
I was entering my favorite bread shop this afternoon when an older gentleman beat me to the door. He entered and oh so slowly closed the door behind himself. I waited until he latched it closed … more
As the state Legislature continues to look for ways to properly fund our schools, it is still necessary for districts to secure funding through levy requests. As a longtime teacher at Chimacum … more
I was saddened to learn that Gabe Ornelas has lost his final battle. Gage was a true patriot. As sheriff of Jefferson County, I lost a mentor and influential member of my Jefferson County … more
Many didn’t rejoice in Donald Trump’s election. They’re quick to point out the majority choice. But we live under a constitution designed to protect the rights of people in individual states, … more
I am a liberal, but not a “snowflake.” I attended the march in Seattle out of genuine concern that many minorities, people of color and women will all face serious setbacks in basic rights under … more
Raise your hand if you got a flu shot this season. Raise your hand if you proceeded to get the flu or “flu-like symptoms.” If your hand is up and you were required by terms of employment to get … more
I am a subscriber to The Leader for several reasons. The paper is an entertaining source of local news and progressive ideology. The Jan. 18 edition alerted me to the Women’s March on Jan. 25 and … more
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