Letters to the Editor

LETTER: Eloquently expressed same opinion

I would like to thank the Peninsula Daily News for printing the April 10 letter, “Change amendment.” He so eloquently expressed the opinion that my… Continue reading

  • Apr 19, 2018


LETTER: Question of ‘life’ and ‘choice’ touches the nation

In response to the March 29 letter “Signs are too easy:” The writer brings up the pro-choice argument that there are children who are victims… Continue reading

  • Apr 19, 2018


LETTER: Environmental impact leaves out driving

only” status (if it proceeds) is its 61 inches of annual rainfall and… Continue reading

  • Apr 18, 2018


LETTER: For some, opioids the only way to address pain

Another view of the opioid crisis: I am a Vietnam War veteran. I was stationed at an air base that distributed Agent Orange in Vietnam.… Continue reading

  • Apr 17, 2018

LETTER: Egg-hunt parents no models for children

I recently had the privilege to volunteer and partake in the Kitchens Family Easter Egg Hunt. Throughout the year, I watched how many hours and… Continue reading

LETTER: Time to talk, implement gun measures

I feel sorry for the writer who implied that the child who stood by Obama when he signed the Affordable Care Act was being exploited.… Continue reading

  • Apr 16, 2018

LETTER: Mainstream media has forced NRA to defend rights

“Yes, the National Rifle Assocaition has changed” in response to the April 4 letter, “NRA has changed.” But I must point out the NRA is… Continue reading

  • Apr 15, 2018

LETTER: New tariff keeps best cherries, apples at home

There is a reality in the tariffs on fruit: All the better stuff sent to China in the past will now be consumed by us.… Continue reading

  • Apr 15, 2018

LETTER: Second Amendment protects Americans from government

The writer of the letter to the editor in the April 10 edition of the Peninsula Daily News, in making his impassioned plea for changes… Continue reading

  • Apr 15, 2018

LETTER: Semiautomatic weapons don’t belong in civilian hands

A recent letter (“Parents to blame, not guns, for school violence,” PDN, April 3) is over the top. This writer reiterates the core tenets of… Continue reading

  • Apr 13, 2018

LETTER: School violence tragedy fades into oblivion

Shortly after the Sandy Hook school massacre, I had a letter published detailing my concerns about America’s gun culture. Once again our flags are lowered… Continue reading

  • Apr 12, 2018

LETTER: Shop outside city to protest Port Angeles bag ban

So a 4-3 [Port Angeles] council majority has banned plastic carry-out bags at city stores (“Port Angeles council bans thin plastic carryout bags,” PDN, April… Continue reading

  • Apr 12, 2018

LETTER: Socialists, Nazi Germany and the truth

Some writers in the Peninsula Daily News seem to have a hatred and contempt for people they call liberals. Even in this Easter season, they… Continue reading

  • Apr 11, 2018

LETTER: Time to stop or end product bans

It’s time to ban the ban. We are banning everything from soup to nuts. Some I can understand, such as gun bump stocks. However, I… Continue reading

LETTER: Time to amend Constitution for gun ownership

I believe it is time to emphasize the language in the first phrase of the Second Amendment to the Constitution of the United States. It… Continue reading

  • Apr 10, 2018

LETTER: NRA not to blame for school shootings

So now it’s the National Rifle Association’s fault for all the school shootings because they support congressmen (and women). Well, isn’t that just about as… Continue reading

  • Apr 9, 2018

LETTER: A modest proposal for Sequim’s letter ‘e’

Here is an idea which can be either fun to think about, or perhaps even dabble with, providing some light-hearted approach to April Fools Day:.… Continue reading

LETTER: Don’t stop in roundabouts, traffic circles

I see the county wants to install a traffic circle at Woodcock and Sequim Dungeness. I am all for it, but there are still too… Continue reading

  • Apr 8, 2018

LETTER: Give children a chance to celebrate their lives

The comment by the March 29 letter “Signs are too easy” is worthy of a response. She has a concept that there are people out… Continue reading

  • Apr 8, 2018

LETTER: Military preparedness holds enemies at bay

It’s difficult to read columns like Charles Blow’s “Donald Trump: Man at War” (PDN, 3/27) and believe that any rational person could actually write such… Continue reading

  • Apr 8, 2018