Letters to the Editor

LETTER:Children’s future

Our future depends on public education, not capital gains tax cuts for the wealthy. A robust economy and a strong democracy require that we have… Continue reading

  • Feb 4, 2023


LETTER:Same standard

If George Santos resigns as everyone seems to want, shouldn’t we hold all Congress to the same “I told lies to get elected” standard? If… Continue reading

  • Feb 4, 2023


LETTER:School security

Public schools should be safe havens for those who want an education. The mayhem that sweeps across our world tragically affects everyone where shootings, carjackings… Continue reading

  • Feb 1, 2023



I am writing this letter seeking your support in the upcoming levy for East Jefferson Fire and Rescue (EJFR). For a number of years now… Continue reading

  • Jan 28, 2023

LETTER:Guns for children

Following news of a 6-year-old shooting his teacher in school and a social media video of a toddler wandering the halls of his apartment building… Continue reading

LETTER:Thanks for lights

As the holiday season comes to a close, the Christmas lights are being removed for one more year. I want to thank Emily Wescott, Captain… Continue reading

  • Jan 26, 2023

LETTERS:Shalt not kill

I’m quite sure I’m not the only person within this reading area who received an e-mail letter from Senator Patty Murray. She assured me that… Continue reading

  • Jan 26, 2023


n response to the letter “State Rules” (PDN, Jan. 10), the author is in error stating nets were across the mouth of the Dungeness River.… Continue reading

  • Jan 21, 2023

LETTER:Golf and prairie

The Jan. 13 article, “Open house on Port Townsend golf course’s future draws hundreds,” states that among the options are “… returning [the course] to… Continue reading

  • Jan 20, 2023

LETTER:Unfair to seniors

AARP Foundation Tax-Aide provides tax preparation assistance to anyone, free of charge, with a focus on taxpayers who are over 50 and have low to… Continue reading

  • Jan 19, 2023

LETTERS: Car fees

“No man’s life, liberty, or property are safe while the legislature is in session” – Gideon J. Tucker. 1828-1899. True then, true today. I’ve noticed… Continue reading

LETTER:Fire levy

Historic towns, spectacular forests, mountains and remarkable waterways of every scale make Jefferson County an amazing place to live, but present remarkable challenges for fire… Continue reading

  • Jan 18, 2023

LETTER: Vote yes

We have an opportunity to help our East Jefferson Fire and Rescue (EJFR). Well-trained emergency response personnel are in high demand across the Puget Sound… Continue reading

  • Jan 17, 2023

LETTER:Death by car

I witnessed death Saturday morning. I can’t unsee it. Coming home from shopping, east bound, just before Les Swab’s, we saw two deer along the… Continue reading

  • Jan 14, 2023

LETTER:People who care

I thank everyone who found my beloved little cat, Lilo, and returned her. She went missing in mid-December while I was visiting my daughter in… Continue reading

  • Jan 14, 2023

LETTER:Camp David

My husband and I used to rent Camp David for 13 years for our Camp David Jr. chili, bike and kayak ride. We started off… Continue reading

  • Jan 13, 2023

LETTER:Unfair tax

Last year I purchased a Ford Escape plug-in hybrid electric vehicle. I love it. Yesterday I received my license renewal paperwork. It is outrageous that… Continue reading

  • Jan 13, 2023

LETTER:State rules

Are our resident orca running out of fish to eat? I say we have exactly as many fish as the Department of Fish and Wildlife… Continue reading

LETTER:Vote by district

Jefferson county is divided into three districts, and, while each district gets to choose their candidates for county commissioner, all districts vote in the final… Continue reading

  • Jan 7, 2023

LETTER:New year’s hope

With most of local Sequim fireworks displayed well before midnight on the evening of Dec. 31, it appears folks were celebrating the end of 2022,… Continue reading

  • Jan 6, 2023