Letters to the Editor
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The “pothole” crew did its annual maintenance on my street this week. It reminds me that President Biden’s $1 trillion infrastructure bill, ostensibly for roads and bridges, passed … more
This is in response to the letter by Sandra Stowell in the November 16th paper. It’s unfortunate that she does not understand the game and business of golf. She suggests that golf could be … more
Have you spent time at the Port Townsend Golf Course, a viable local business?  Did you ever invite friends to laugh and holler as you hit a bucket of balls, or golf solo for the pleasure of … more
As reported in last week’s Leader, the sheriff’s candidates’ post-election statements reflected the character they demonstrated during the race. Art Frank congratulated Joe Nole … more
The following is my personal opinion and not that of the Envisioning PT Golf Course and Mountain View Commons stakeholder’s committee, of which I am a member.  For nearly 30 years, … more
I am in awe of businesses that can somehow rise above the goal of just making money and make closely held values the core inspiration for business choices. Friends have suggested I check out … more
This is regarding the city’s proposed action to remove an art installation, Kevin Mason’s “Raccoon Lodge,” in the 1300 block of Clay Street.  Rather than work with … more
In a Nov. 2 opinion piece, “Housing for Whom? Why PT Needs to Get Density Right,” Jaisri Lingappa argues against the city adopting zoning changes allowing for greater density … more
Although a completely electrified transit system would be ideal, the technology is not yet available to serve all of our county’s topography and rural travel distances. The new Jefferson … more
I am sad to see that local fans of the Port Townsend golf course choose to promote the idea that only a golf course = green space.  They imply that those of us who want access to the property … more
It is a business. Imagine city going to the port saying Boat Haven would make a great park with beach, trails, picnic tables, play area, and public bathrooms. They would say no.  The golf … more
I urge the city to keep the Port Townsend golf course open for the long-term.  Having played the course over the last 42 years, including my years on the high school golf team, I remember how … more
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