Letters to the Editor
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Regarding the golf course property — what is it that we can not do in PT today that we would only be able to if we closed or repurposed the golf course? With the golf course intact, … more
As I started to read Phil Dinsmore’s letter about the golf course in the Jan. 11 Leader, I was like — wait, there’s a disconnect here. Phil says “for thousands of years … more
We must all be aware of the importance of having a viable and well trained fire and rescue organization when the need for such services arises. Well trained personnel are a highly valuable resource … more
Repurposing the golf course for recreation purposes makes a lot of sense. However, recreation does not have to be an exclusive use. Dedicating a small corner of the freed-up land to affordable … more
As secretary of the Marrowstone Island Foundation for the past 3 1/2 years, I’ve worked closely with EJFR and I urge you to join me in voting YES for the levy lifts. Why? • Their last … more
I’m not sure how I’ll vote regarding the proposed large increase in fire and emergency services levies. My EMS/fire taxes have already increased 38 percent because of the recent 38 … more
Many Democrats in leadership positions have spoken out against the violence and the intentions of Bolsonaro’s supporters storming Brazil’s key federal buildings yesterday. However, the … more
This letter is to ask for your support in the upcoming levy lift for East Jefferson Fire Rescue. EJFR has not had a rate increase since 2011. Their budget, as it now stands, can only be increased … more
Some people in need (and their families) are not aware of help that is readily available. Low-income folks who need assistance paying their bills can contact St. Vincent de Paul-East Jefferson … more
Everybody knows that Jefferson County is in the middle of a housing crisis. We all know good people who have been negatively impacted by this crisis.  Like anything, we can’t manage … more
Forty-five and more years ago, Port Townsend was like Cannery Row. Decently-paid, productive jobs were available. There were more fishing boats and fewer puke-er boats in the harbor. There were … more
Those of us who have been here a long time (I served on the city council from 1981-83 and as mayor from 1983-93) do not only see the beauty of this place, we fought to protect it.  Citizens, … more
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