Letters to the Editor
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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
Tree Trimming   I understand the poplars along the boat yard are now scheduled for removal in the spring. It’s about time. I, for one, will be happy to see the invasive species … more
GAZA   Today, the people of Gaza are being attacked and their homes destroyed using weapons we paid for and sent. It is time for someone to stop this wanton killing and maiming, which … more
PALESTINE   To the Editor,   Perhaps you’ve seen us outside Safeway, at the Upto wn Farmers’ Market, downtown on Water Street, or at the Chimacum Corner … more
Liability Dear Editor: I don't know who was responsible for the engineering and creation of the Kearny St. roundabout, as it is now I have to ask if any thought was given to safe passage of … more
Live and learn   Dear Editor: I like the effect the edge lane road markings have had on Fir Street. The other day I was walking south on Fir on   my way home from Fort … more
Makin’ a list   Dear Editor Here is my Holiday card to my community. This past year has held many challenges for me but like most of us I want to say thank you for … more
Solid waste funding Recently while taking garbage to the county transfer station, I overheard another customer complaining about the new fee structure. It is understandable, but some background … more
Dream City Math Having written dozens of property tax articles in a decade of Leader reporting, I’d say it’s a confusing topic, but here goes: Washington limits increases in … more
Leader omitted quotes I was sorry to find that quotes Centrum was asked for were entirely omitted from the story about the end of THING. I believe that context matters, so I submit the same … more
 Avoiding TBD sales tax (legally) Port Townsend’s new 0.3% Transportation Benefit District (TBD) sales tax will take effect on January 1, 2024. So, if you live in the county … more
I have to disagree with Mr. Thielk, which is odd because I think he and I share values and concerns. He would probably disagree with that. (smile) What happens in Jefferson County, Washington … more
Dear Jefferson Community, I wanted to take a moment to express our deepest gratitude to each and every one of you for your incredible efforts in organizing and participating in the recent WAVE … more
Tasteless photo To the editor: Where is your taste? You have placed this oh so sad news of another druggie/robber with two pictures on your front page. How can this be when such … more
Our terrible roads Our roads are horrible!! As a fair-weather bike rider, I really see up close how bad they really are. Initiatives passed in the 2000s reduced taxes that were previously used … more
Port Townsend attracts especially creative, talented, engaged citizens from all walks of life. There’s an air of acceptance, as important to the local environment as our Victorian … more
Bahai Convention On September 30th seventy Baha’i’s from the Olympic Peninsula gathered in Port Ludlow under colorful banners, international flags, with jazz musicians and African … more
Hateful letters in The Leader I was once again very distressed to see another letter to the editor last week that reflected what I perceived to be hateful sentiments directed towards migrants … more
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