Letters to the Editor

Columnist’s conclusions divisive, disgusting, without merit

I just discovered that I’m a racist. In a very inflammatory opinion, a New York Times a columnist, Charles M. Blow, made it very clear… Continue reading

  • Feb 16, 2018


LETTER: Kudos to protecting Constitutional rights, public safety

I would like to thank Sen. Kevin Van De Wege for his leadership in the Senate in helping pass legislation to ban bumper stocks. I… Continue reading

  • Feb 16, 2018


LETTER: More serious punishment for gun offenses

In wake of all the shootings in this country, we’re surprised that there aren’t serious penalties for people who own the guns used by children… Continue reading

  • Feb 16, 2018


LETTER: Election was repudiation of the anti-American ideology

he uses every pejorative adjective in the liberal… Continue reading

  • Feb 15, 2018

LETTER: Farmed seafood worth reconsidering

There has been a lot of chatter about the fish pens located in our harbor, most negative. The pens have some undesirable characteristics but there… Continue reading

Middle class will pay for Republicans’ spending

For eight years, Americans were subjected to incessant worked-up anxiety and anger over the national debt. Not coincidentally, this handwringing and bloviating began and ended… Continue reading

  • Feb 14, 2018

LETTER: World disapproves of President Trump’s leadership

Throughout 2017, Gallup conducted a World Poll Survey. This survey is important because it shows the world’s opinion of the first year of the Trump… Continue reading

  • Feb 13, 2018

LETTER: Laurel Grove Cemetery going to the dogs in Port Townsend

I spend several hours each day volunteering with others from Port Townsend to help restore one of the most historic and special places on our… Continue reading

LETTER: Opioid problem is users, not manufacturers

The Clallam County Health Board exhibits the same mentality as the proponents of gun control. It is not the manufacturers who are causing the crisis,… Continue reading

LETTER: Consider carefully

Please consider carefully when voting on the proposed Port Angeles School District capital levy. By renovating Stevens Middle School to allow sixth graders to attend… Continue reading

LETTER: Do the right thing

The sure thing in our world is death and taxes. We have some say over the former and more over the latter. The American government… Continue reading

LETTER: Faith in our future

Please vote “yes” on the upcoming school levy. Our schools are one of the prime indicators of the faith the community has in its future,… Continue reading

LETTER: Pay fair share

Our community’s civic duty is to bear the financial costs of school construction. I refuse to continue deferring these costs to the future and will… Continue reading

LETTER: Pay it forward

We have just received our ballots to vote on the capital levy for the Port Angeles School District. Please vote. Every vote counts. I know… Continue reading

LETTER: Reject ‘blistering’ school district capital levy

Weirdly, our county, city, and port elected representatives imagine we need their guidance to vote. More weirdly, they pretend they should use their official position… Continue reading

LETTER: Vote for levy

Port Angeles voters should vote “yes” for our schools. There used to be five elementary schools. We cut that down to four. There used to… Continue reading

LETTER: Vote yes on levy

Last night, we ordered pizzas, and I realized that, once a month, those pies cost me about what the school levy will. I did tip… Continue reading

LETTER: Collins picks and chooses her numbers, causes

I have to comment on Gail Collins’ commentary published in the Peninsula Daily News on Jan. 26. Throughout the article she cites all these numbers… Continue reading

  • Feb 10, 2018

LETTER: Democrats and socialism bigger danger than Republicans

A writer to Peninsula Voices “Under attack” (PDN, Jan. 26) errantly claims the Trump-GOP government is a danger to our democracy, Constitution and innumerable other… Continue reading

  • Feb 10, 2018

LETTER: New PUD metering unfair to solar community, bad for climate

The bad news is that our Clallam County PUD Board of Commissioners has implemented a change in their definition of net metering. If you submitted… Continue reading