Letters to the Editor
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Time is fast running out for you and your neighbors to stop the city council (your employees) from spending yet more of your tax dollars to destroy the last open space in your city center. All … more
If you visited the Wooden Boat Festival this fall, you may have seen some beautiful bouquets decorating the multitude of boats there, and if your boat was in the festival, you may have met some of … more
A thank-you and congratulations to our Port Townsend Booster Sisters on your 30th year of bringing joy to many of us during the holidays.  We thank each and everyone of you for your visits, … more
I am writing in support of a resounding “yes” on the upcoming vote for a levy lid lift for East Jefferson Fire Rescue.  These vital, hard-working professionals are telling us that … more
Regarding finding separate uses for the Port Townsend Golf Course, something to consider is that there is only one golf course.  How many parks are there in Port Townsend for people to enjoy … more
Jefferson County Soccer Club provides a shining example throughout the region. As the end of the year approaches, I would like to express my appreciation for the sportsmanship of the coaches, … more
This letter is  to share my thoughts on how special it is when an artist creates a work of art that uplifts us by its beauty.  We each have our own ideas of what is beauty but we also … more
People think the decision about the golf course has already been made. The answer is Yes and No. The Yes part. First, the city categorized the golf course as a park so it could be put up for … more
I’m pleased to hear the city taking steps to control the deer population. I’m glad they are utilizing the skills of a wildlife conflict specialist who has experience dealing with … more
Thank you from Port Townsend Sunrise Rotary to all who helped make the third annual Community Bowls and Soup Share a remarkable success. First, thanks to our host, Finnriver Farm and Cidery. Their … more
I’ll spill the beans. I’m the popcorn bumbler. I spilled the popcorn. George Marie and Michael D’Alessandro, the new owners of the Rose Theatre, crunched out of their seats because … more
I’m writing to you all as a teenager myself who has lived in Port Townsend for 14 years of my life and who has spent many days at the local skatepark.  After completing my seventh-grade … more
In response to Cindy Jayne’s “Q&A about EVs” from Nov. 30. Your analysis (and that of the culture at large) that electric vehicles and lithium batteries are somehow … more
A huge thank-you to everyone involved in the Christmas festivities at the fairgrounds.  We love all the new kid-oriented happenings there, and the lengths to keep them free and accessible. … more
On Wednesday night the Forest Service proposed several ideas to create funds from forest land without chopping wood. Three of these included using carbon credits, tree thinning of overgrown forests, … more
I am writing to comment on the article that was printed in your paper on Nov. 23 entitled “Let there be lights” in which you interviewed a young lady named Samantha Stromberg.   I … more
It is way past time for Christians to condemn anti-Semitism, as did Dietrich Bonhoeffer in Hitler’s Germany in the 1930s and early 1940s. He paid with his life. We are more fortunate (now), but … more
In response: Are city officials hallucinating? I saw the article in The Leader about the “Raccoon Lodge” and was baffled by the city’s position. I’ve walked by that … more
We are honored to represent two organizations that support the Port Townsend Library by raising money for library programs, collections, equipment, and furnishings.  These two nonprofit … more
This letter is to share the gratitude for the many people in our community who spend hours helping others; the paramedics who came to my home early one morning to check on my head … more
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