Letters to the Editor

LETTER: Congress has the power to end a shutdown

Congress accountable As we continue to vilify the president and the Democratic Party for the government shutdown, while thousands of our neighbors and fellow citizens… Continue reading

  • Jan 20, 2019


LETTER: President to blame for end of civilization

Describing Trump Let’s play the “Accurately Describe Trump” game. Petty, vindictive, immature, self-centered, abusive, unqualified, egotistical, manipulative, conniving, immoral, radical, lying, back-stabbing, double-dealing, flip-flopping, pompous,… Continue reading

  • Jan 20, 2019


LETTER: Sick of hearing about southern border wall

Sick of the wall I am sick to death of hearing about “Trump’s Wall” in the media. There is simply not enough concrete on this… Continue reading

  • Jan 20, 2019


LETTER: Open arms to those to come to our country legally

When you drive the roads and alleys of Port Angeles, you’ll see a high majority of homes have a fenced yard, both front and back.… Continue reading

  • Jan 18, 2019

LETTER: Felt belittled by apartment reference

I am writing in response to the Jan. 6 article’s portrayal of the residents of the Sunbelt Apartments (“Police probe woman’s death in Sequim apartment,”… Continue reading

  • Jan 17, 2019

LETTER: Barrier idea good, lower speed limit better

I applaud the raised median concept put forth by state Rep. Mike Chapman. (“Chapman to seek funds for Morse Creek barrier,” PDN, Jan. 9). I… Continue reading

  • Jan 16, 2019

LETTER: Gender hysteria has abolished standards established over centuries

Finally, an athletic icon has spoken the truth. Lesbian tennis star Martina Navratilova “stunned some members of the LGBT world when she pointed out that… Continue reading

  • Jan 16, 2019

LETTER: WSDOT needs to pay more attention to road striping

Driving at night when it rains is very dangerous due to the badly faded dividing lines. Is it just me or do other drivers see… Continue reading

  • Jan 16, 2019

LETTER: Racism yet lives in Washington state towns

The recent report of a hate crime in Lynnwood came as no surprise. The Southern Poverty Law Center identified Lynnwood and Ferndale hate groups while… Continue reading

  • Jan 15, 2019

LETTER: America and its president lost its heart

In Dickens’ timeless classic, “A Christmas Carol,” the smallest, very sickly member of the Cratchit family, Tiny Tim, proclaims “God bless us every one!” to… Continue reading

  • Jan 11, 2019

LETTER: Democrats will have to do better than profanity, socialist proposals

President Trump lowered personal income taxes, brought our corporate tax rate, previously the highest in the developed world, way down, and his administration is ahead… Continue reading

  • Jan 10, 2019

LETTER: President can’t control himself

The liar president has closed down our nation’s government. This mendacious president, the greatest fool we have ever had in office, just cannot control himself.… Continue reading

  • Jan 10, 2019

LETTER: Influences have taken a turn to the absurd

I recently read that Jay-Z picked up the phone and discouraged an artist from performing at the Super Bowl, in protest of police brutality, or… Continue reading

  • Jan 9, 2019

LETTER: Close one park, cut sequoia in another

The Port Angeles city parks and recreation director, Corey Delikat, ordered the closure of Lincoln Park due to fallen trees and debris, obviously for “public… Continue reading

  • Jan 9, 2019

LETTER: Border wall a horrible waste of money

In the 10th day of President Donald Trump’s government shutdown, he and his followers are continuing to howl about how we need border security and… Continue reading

  • Jan 3, 2019

LETTER: Forget grand hopes for peace, goodwill

No peace, goodwill I realized after reading “Legally or else” (PDN, Jan. 1) that any grand thoughts of peace and goodwill will never happen —… Continue reading

  • Jan 3, 2019

LETTER: Guns and a wall at the border would send a message

These past two years, our country was on a roll, improving the lives of Americans in many ways. Businesses are coming back with a chance… Continue reading

  • Jan 1, 2019

LETTER: Democrats’ leaders are snooty supercilious snobs

Snooty snobs On rare occasion, elected officials unambiguously reveal their haughtiness and sense of superiority, their belief in their own self-importance and their disdain for… Continue reading

  • Dec 30, 2018

LETTER: Freedom spurs growth, not redistribution of labor’s products

Freedom spurs growth Human nature limits individual production when government redistributes labor’s product rather than protecting property. Economic progress occurs when government protects private property,… Continue reading

  • Dec 30, 2018

LETTER: Storm a wake-up call for Clallam County

Clallam County got a very gentle wake-up call on Dec. 14. A mediocre wind storm, only 60 mph, damaged our infrastructure in the same way… Continue reading

  • Dec 28, 2018