Letters to the Editor

LETTER: Slaughter of bison unfair and unjust

In the news, and it boggles my mind, 600 to 900 bison will be targeted by the U.S. government for slaughter because they leave a… Continue reading

  • Mar 19, 2019


LETTER: Deputy’s actions are embarrassment to sheriff’s office

Deputy embarrassment First, I would like to say that I believe, overall, we have an excellent Clallam County Sheriff’s Office with excellent leadership. I have… Continue reading

  • Mar 17, 2019


LETTER: Millennials nothing like words of House rep

Takes exception I’ll keep this brief. As the grandparent of a couple of thoughtful, intelligent millennials, people defined by Wikipedia as having been born between… Continue reading

  • Mar 17, 2019


LETTER: Reliable scientific studies have not connected health issues and 5G service

No known issues I see that the issue of 5G communications is on the Clallam County’s Planning Commission agenda [April 3] and that several people… Continue reading

  • Mar 17, 2019

LETTER: Daylight savings exercise a waste of time

Once again, I wasted over an hour resetting about a dozen clocks, an operation which invariably requires consulting the manual. Why do we persist in… Continue reading

  • Mar 15, 2019

LETTER: Opposed to Jametown S’Klallam Tribe’s involvement in marina

Why does anyone want the Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe to acquire John Wayne Marina? Will they pay taxes on anything they collect? I don’t understand why… Continue reading

  • Mar 15, 2019

LETTER: Opposed to pharmaceutical ads on television

I must say that over the years that TV programming has improved a great deal. And in order to enjoy television broadcasts we all must… Continue reading

  • Mar 15, 2019

LETTER: New congresswoman’s missteps spark conservative affection

My new favorite person is U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y. Really. And, coming from an unabashed conservative like myself, who would’ve thunk it? You see,… Continue reading

  • Mar 14, 2019

LETTERS: Streams have healing powers

Diane Urbani de la Paz’s wonderful column (PDN, March 6) asks for our favorite experiences with water. When my husband and I established our home… Continue reading

  • Mar 13, 2019

LETTER: Crime rates, racism arguments red herrings

Much continues to be said about the difference in crime rates between illegal immigrants and native born citizens as it relates to the border wall… Continue reading

  • Mar 12, 2019

LETTER: Shooting victim Iverson a good man, worker

To those who knew [triple homicide victim] Darrell Iverson, I worked with him for four or five years. He was a very good trucker —… Continue reading

  • Mar 12, 2019

LETTER: Columnist should study climate change some more

Believe the data In the Feb. 28 issue, Cal Thomas once again shows his true ignorance of the issue that is paramount to the safety… Continue reading

  • Mar 10, 2019

LETTER: Errors that make driving dangerous

If you can’t drive If you make more than three of these driving errors frequently, please stop driving. You are going to hurt someone. • Slow… Continue reading

  • Mar 10, 2019

LETTER: Support people who are ‘true to themselves’

Supports pastor We stand in support of Pastor Tony Brown of Port Townsend and all the LGBTQ people who are called to serve the light,… Continue reading

  • Mar 10, 2019

LETTER: Voice of support for Croonquist at WDFW

Supports Croonquist It is with great hope and anticipation by many sports fishermen that Governor Jay Inslee will approve the appointment of Dave Croonquist to… Continue reading

  • Mar 10, 2019

LETTER: Canoe’s return sparks friendly memory

The canoe featured in a recent edition looks as if it could be one crafted by my old friend Bill Penn, of La Push, who… Continue reading

LETTER: Pastor Tony in Port Townsend should not be judged

Two years ago I sat with Pastor Tony for several hours at the bedside of a dying friend (fellow atheist) of mine. I was impressed… Continue reading

LETTER: Tax credit program a blatant attempt at theft

This letter is in response to the article “School tax credit urged.” (PDN, March 1) Does Department of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos think the American… Continue reading

LETTER: For-profit prisons a waste of taxpayer dollars

The authorities want you to believe that increased security at the borders and deportations will make us safer. However, our tax dollars are being wasted… Continue reading

  • Mar 6, 2019

LETTER: Supports those who protest against border wall

I thought I should respond to “Voices Worthless and Unwelcome in Immigration Debate” letter of Feb. 22, which questioned the knowledge and experience of those… Continue reading

  • Mar 5, 2019