Letters to the Editor
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Art Frank is running for sheriff because your family deserves to be safer. Under the current sheriff, 911 answers the phone, but too often Jefferson County deputies fail to help. Consider these … more
When I was moving here in 1980, I asked the Chamber of Commerce to send me info about the town.  One article said, even though Port Townsend was a small town, there was something fun to do … more
My friends and neighbors ask why I display two Art Frank for Sheriff yard signs. One word is the answer: CHARACTER.  I know Art only because he and I served a few years ago on the citizens … more
The Leader has repeatedly referred to the Press Conference held in support of Julie Jaman as an “anti-trans rally.” This characterization is grossly misleading at best and highly … more
Anti-trans activists are trotting out old, discredited arguments, but using them against trans people instead of gays. They say they’re protecting women, but it doesn’t take much … more
There are many things distressing about Julie Jaman’s outburst at the Port Townsend YMCA swimming pool and her follow-up statements, widely disseminated through conservative outlets, expressing … more
I greatly appreciate the Leader’s fact-based reporting of what’s come down since Port Townsend resident Julie Jaman went ballistic over the presence of a trans employee of the Y in the … more
So let me get this straight: An employee of the YMCA was accosted by a customer because that employee was transgender? That’s the sole infraction in the mind of the customer?  The … more
In a recent newsletter, Heather Cox Richardson details the genesis of women’s right to vote in this country. The suffragettes’ manifesto was structured like the Declaration of … more
I watched with horror the assault on the LetJulieSwim supporters at Pope Marine Park on Monday afternoon, evidently by supporters of transgender people. Their behavior proved the LetJulieSwim … more
Under the current sheriff, county residents in remote areas like Coyle, Quilcene, and Brinnon often lack basic police protection. Here’s a personal story that illustrates the problem. On … more
I would like to thank The Leader for its clear and objective reporting on what took place at Pope Marine Park on Monday, Aug. 15th, and for accurately describing it as an anti-trans protest organized … more
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