Letters to the Editor
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Hi my name is Samantha Stromberg, I’m 16 and I live in Port Townsend. I want to get lights installed at our local skatepark. During COVID the skatepark has been an amazing place for kids to … more
The Port Townsend City Council is considering an Inclusionary Housing Ordinance.  This type of ordinance requires any new housing development to include a specified percentage of affordable … more
As the last of the “greatest generation” die off, it is hard not to be pessimistic about the future.  I will not only mourn the loss of my parents, aunts and uncles, but will also … more
Every month, I find a small plastic bag with a small stone and a lawncare business card inside.  On our street, most residents travel at least once a year and they are gone for a week or two. … more
In last week’s issue of the Leader, regular writer Douglas Milholland wrote in to cast blame on the United States for its “major” role in Russia’s invasion of … more
I disagree with many of the points raised in the recent “NATO, U.S. must make compromises” letter to the Leader.  Managing the Ukraine crisis is not well served by proceeding from … more
I want to share my appreciation for our 24th Legislative District’s three state representatives — Senator Kevin Van de Wege and Representatives Steve Tharinger and Mike Chapman — … more
A reply to “NATO must make compromises.” Let’s look at history. Hitler moved to extend German power in Central Europe, annexing Austria and destroying Czechoslovakia in … more
Olympic Neighbors’ Community Inclusion Program is up and going again and is sponsoring “SHOOT SOME HOOPS” for all folks who want to gather at the courthouse basketball court to play … more
While the U.S. and the world condemn Putin’s invasion of Ukraine, the shelling of civilians, the destruction of homes and hospitals, and threats of nuclear attacks, the major role the U.S. has … more
I’ve just sent the following letter to the Port Townsend School Board and Superintendent Linda Rosenbury. I encourage others who want to maintain music education in our schools to write … more
Congratulations to the Leader for the hiring of Audrey Rogers, your new reporter.  Port Townsend is very fortunate that she wandered into Washington state and Port Townsend on a whim. Her bio … more
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