Letters to the Editor
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  The city is still trying to kill the golf course, and that will include the amphitheater everyone wanted and other amenities, like the driving range, and oh all of the open space that was … more
  The article by Scott Doggett about Roundup in the July 3 Leader was refreshing for me. There is so little talked about all the roundup use in the USA. Here in CA with all the food being … more
  Whatever troubles may roil around the management of the Tri-Area Food Bank, the public should rest assured that the heart and soul of the county food bank system — which is the … more
  I want to add to the comments expressed by G. Watchter in the July 10 “Letters.”  It is my understanding Pat Hennessy also fired Leslie Tippins from the Quilcene … more
  Jefferson County Food Bank volunteers are our greatest asset. Creating and maintaining a safe work environment for the volunteers is the job of the executive director, who is in turn … more
  For decades the Jefferson County Food Bank has run pretty smoothly with just volunteers. Over the years I have   known several of them. People who happily dedicate several hours a … more
  We, Marty Cole and Ki Gottberg, fully endorse Heather Dudley-Nollette for JeffCo Commissioner District 1. She is a careful listener, never afraid to express her considered opinion, and is … more
  I read David Faber’s vision for a zoning change on the golf course to allow affordable housing and found it cogent. Building affordable housing on parts of the golf course will not … more
  It all started when the four smoothly running all-volunteer food banks hired an outsider with no personnel skills as executive director for $75,000 a year. Patricia Hennessy has wreaked … more
  In last week’s Leader, Mayor Faber presented himself as a champion of affordable housing. “I want to echo George Bush’s call for you, the community of Port Townsend, to … more
  In response to last week’s letter by Mayor Faber about my take on affordable housing on the golf course, I offer the following questions to clarify the City’s position: … more
  So much is at stake in this election that it’s hard to look away from the race at the top of the ticket. But our vote makes a bigger difference the more local the office is, so … more
  We get it. Biden is old and looking frail. The press keeps harping on it. Yet he has worked with world leaders, is dealing with two fractious wars, and looks to the future of our planet … more
  What a wonderful evening spent at the 4th of July concert by the Summer Band and the Community Chorus. The national news on all sides has been so discouraging and so difficult to avoid. … more
  This letter is to acknowledge all the astonishing things in our community as we enter July! For me the returning long days of late spring and the greenery all around me.In spite of … more
  This pothole is a doozy! Located at the 800 block of Polk Street.  Michael Morrow Port Townsend more
  Mayor talks zoning shift I appreciate George Bush’s letter to the editor in this last week’s (June 26) paper. I do support a change to the underlying zoning along Blaine … more
  A letter published in the June 26 issue by Rick and Debbie Jahnke implied that my motivation for submitting a complaint against City Manager John Mauro for his abusive behavior towards … more
  I have many interests, but I’m going to share one with you today. which is the Jefferson County Trash Task Force established in 2016. We have picked up 11,179 pounds of trash in six … more
  Are there too many deer in Port Townsend? What do you think? They walk in herds of sometimes up to seven   Is it a problem when traffic comes to a standstill? Are they annoying when … more
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