Letters to the Editor
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The Olympic Peninsula chapter of Amnesty International invites you to join us in writing letters to free prisoners of conscience from prisons around the world with the Write for Rights campaign, the … more
“Drive safe.”   It’s something we say to friends as they depart. It carries an implicit care for each other. Before the car even starts moving, driving safe means putting on … more
The staff at OCEAN, Port Townsend School District’s alternative learning program, wish to extend a deep appreciation and sincere thank you to the Benji Project.  The Benji Project is a … more
After many cold, stormy days, the sun came out this morning but the winds were 14 to 25 mph. I couldn’t eat out so I picked up lunch at Tenby’s (tea shop) and drove to the Marina at Point … more
Something I have been wondering about lately: Why are we overloading our hospitals in Eastern Washington with COVID patients from Idaho?  It seems that a state without a mask mandate should … more
OK, we’ll say this right up front. This is a love letter — for our Port Townsend Co-op (its leadership and all its employees and volunteers). Their immediate, supportive, thoughtful … more
Jefferson County, like the rest of the country, is experiencing a spike in coronavirus cases. There is a requirement to wear a mask when out in public. There are people who cannot wear a mask for … more
I think that there is validity in the article “Ferry report” (The Leader, Nov. 18) regarding the potential problems and the terrible economic impact the reduction or possibly the … more
We waited more than 200 years for this child king.  Back in 1776 we fought for life and liberty, but it was the pursuit of happiness that really resonated. King George took away our toys … more
Can someone tell all the people who visit North Beach County Park to wear masks please?  It is not safe to go there now, and the neighborhood residents stay far away from the park because of … more
I am a fairly recent transplant to Port Townsend, and have become a regular walker of the streets and paths of my neighborhood, either side of Sheridan Street, between the hospital and Hastings … more
I have a different approach to this election mess. Why does Election Day have to be on the first Tuesday of November? This is stupid! Move it back to the first weekend of October. November can … more
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