Letters to the Editor
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The addition of Audrey Rogers as a news reporter for The Leader is most welcome to this subscriber. Judging by her first two articles, on the second circumnavigation by the Niemanns and the new … more
There is an extremely dangerous situation that repeatedly occurs on Highway 20 south of Port Townsend. On a regular basis there are motorists heading northbound who take a left turn into the exit of … more
Seventy-five percent of the human heart is filled with salt water, close to the percentage of our planet covered by oceans. Salt water holds a kind of familial stability for me as I’ve attached … more
I am sorry that Laura Jean Schneider has left the Leader and our community. She is an excellent reporter and she represents the hard work of a small dedicated staff at the Leader. We are fortunate to … more
An open letter to Laura Jean Schneider: When I first read your Guest Viewpoint in the Feb. 16 issue (“Knowing when it’s time to walk away”), I dismissed it as wine from sour grapes. … more
The Valentine caper, what became the purloined poplar heart petitions, had, in just a few hours, garnered numerous names and comments, to retain the architectural and historic 150-plus poplars along … more
First from the perspective of a tourist, and subsequently from that of a local resident, Port Townsend’s charm attracts people because of its history, art, and beauty. Beauty of its Sound … more
As the setting sun on Washington Street shines directly into my eyes, temporarily hindering my sight, I search for my sunglasses before my car reaches the concrete-rimmed potholes recently created, … more
I just finished reading the Guest Viewpoint column written by Laura Jean Schneider in the Feb. 16, 2022 issue of The Leader. It is a lovely and evocative piece of writing that describes her response … more
I had the good fortune to grow up in Port Townsend and the better fortune to accompany my Great Uncle Jack (H.J. Carroll) on daily walks around the Fort Worden lighthouse.  He recounted many … more
Right on Julie Jaman and Andrea Hegland for your noble heart posters protesting not only the poplar trees removal, but just as sad, the alienation of the people of Port Townsend — the very … more
The Nhatt cartoon published in the Feb. 16 issue is nothing short of inciting hatred of our fine law enforcement officers who regularly put their lives on the line for us. The cartoon suggests … more
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