Letters to the Editor
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Why does chief want to go? Regarding Port Townsend Police Chief Thomas Olson applying for a similar role in Prineville, Oregon after only two and a half years as chief here in PT: There’s … more
Roundabout etiquette, please Let’s talk about the magical world of roundabouts, where the rules of the road seem to disappear faster than a magician’s rabbit. As someone who’s … more
Be Part of the Solution So sad to see community contention deepening regarding a recent event at our local pool. This is a time when, more than ever, we need to pull together, try to understand … more
Sewer project is noisy I just wanted to congratulate Samantha Harper and all the others involved with the sewer project in Port Hadlock/Chimacum for their well thought out schedule of laying … more
Column advanced deer conversation I want to express my appreciation for the piece that Scott Doggett penned on May 1 about deer.  While the City has been wanting to initiate a … more
Solid citizens pay taxes Your article about property tax due dates should have included a reminder that property taxes are not just a chore that needs to get done on time, but part of our … more
The water’s fine   Wars start by misunderstandings, by distortions of fact - or by seeing things through different lenses. I find myself thinking that the Julie Jaman … more
Don't cave to Jaman   In response to Julie Jaman's demand for compensation from the city as a result of her actions at the YMCA pool: Ms. Jaman is NOT the victim here. If … more
My husband and I moved here in 2001. Our son and family had found this lovely town. We came to be near them.   Born on an Iowa farm, went to one-room country school. High School … more
By Judy Alexander    Perhaps newcomers and even some who have been here longer are unaware of the campaign that established our public power utility, or some of the other … more
“Nature” always has the last laugh, just as it’s forcibly reminding us now. Harmony with nature was never a choice, but forced upon us over the long and short run. It’s past … more
There are only about 1,700 registered voters in Quilcene.  It’s a pretty small community.  That means your vote really counts! Last month the Quilcene School District offered voters … more
I recently attended “The Climate Restorers — Part 1” at The Commons in Fort Worden. (Thank you, Skeeter a.k.a. Michael Pilarski, and Rick and Jan!)     The film … more
Vote Yes in April Quilcene voters are facing a school levy April 23. As a former school board member, many community members have reached out to me asking for clarification prior to receiving … more
Connecting through the arts   This letter is to express my praise for all the ways we make connections in our community. Through music concerts at Centrum, as well as art exhibitions … more
Religious Fervor   It is hard to have guessed that one of the current threats to our 248-year-old democracy would spring from the phrase “one nation under God.” But the … more
Editor’s Note: Reflection and renewal   While we wait for spring to bring its softness and renewal, the late winter season delivers a period of reflection. Next week, … more
Facing the changes   Mitzi Jo Gordon   It sounds cliché, because it’s true: Change is the one true constant.  I’m changing all the time, and … more
Port Hadlock Looks Ahead   I am writing to express my interest and curiosity about the upcoming installation of a new sewer system in our Port Hadlock community. It's undoubtedly a … more
Body autonomy   On the front page of your January 24 issue (“Marchers stand up for reproductive rights”) there is a photograph of a man carrying a sign professing his … more
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