Letters to the Editor
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Dear Editor: I want to get this straight. Ignoring the public and their own stakeholder process, Faber & Co. kill the oldest public golf course in Washington, a paid for asset that costs … more
Dear Editor: The consultant team that was hired to make a recommendation to council proposed supporting a hybrid course and also acknowledged that the hybrid course designed by the golfing … more
Dear Editor: I’m appalled after reading Lloyd Mullen’s article in last weeks’ Leader. In it he stated that Mayor David Faber has opined the sport of golf is declining. … more
Dear Editor: I attended the City Council meeting on July 17 where the future of the Port Townsend Golf Course was to be decided. Three council members said they did not feel welcome and had … more
Dear Editor: In regard to the idea of closing the golf course as we need more public space and that this area is being under utilized, here are some points. Next to the golf course is Kah Tai … more
Dear Editor, I attended the July 17 five-hour City Council meeting with the future of the golf course on the agenda. I gave a public comment in support of the hybrid option for the golf course. … more
Dear Editor: I was delighted to see the recent recognition you gave to Janneke Peterson, local educator and recipient of the Edge Prize. As a representative of the Washington Native Plant … more
Dear Editor: When I was a kid, we had the recreation center. What a place. There we could could enjoy many activities where young people could hang out. OMG, parents knew where there kids were. … more
Dear Editor: At the July 17 City Council meeting, after sitting through hours of testimony mostly by users of the golf course, I was surprised, and happy to hear Mayor Faber encouraging the … more
Dear Editor: To my fellow Port Townsend citizens, Iam mourning. I fear the decision to chop up the golf course is a fatal mistake... more
Dear Editor: What does it cost to build an aquatic facility? I hadn't a clue what the cost should be... more
Dear Editor: The recent The Port Townsend Council meeting proved to all that the fix was in from the beginning to build houses for the wealthy... more
Dear Editor: I have canceled my subscription to The Leader because of the lack of coverage of transgender people... more
Dear Editor, I would like to extend my gratitude to (former Leader Editor) Brian Kelly for revisiting this case with your recent article in the Port Townsend Leader... more
It was such a quiet and peaceful evening on July 4 this year. I know that many dogs and cats and horses appreciated NOT having fireworks. Although the fireworks are beautiful to see in the sky … more
I am not a golfer nor have much interest in it. I am very glad to see the strong support for keeping the golf course in some form or another. I do enjoy playing on fun and creative little … more
I have been invested in the golf course issue from the beginning by attending stakeholder meetings, town forums, open houses and council meetings. I have listened and tried to understand why a … more
  Approval of the city council’s “Healthier Together Aquatics Center” should be on the ballot for a city-wide vote in November. The center, which hypes one … more
It has become very clear how few Port Townsend residents really benefit from golf. Not from the green space, but from the golf that has kept over 95 percent of PT residents off this green space for … more
I read the letters and stories in The Leader about the city golf course. As I work I have been unable to attend any of the open houses so my knowledge is limited. I have some questions that I hope … more
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