Letters to the Editor

LETTER: Double-barreled bloviating from Friedman, Harrop

Double-barreled The double-barreled Trump-bashing blast delivered by Thomas Friedman and Froma Harrop (PDN, May 13) was an unwelcome topping for my breakfast cereal. As a… Continue reading

  • May 19, 2019


LETTER: Poor, minorities lose in abortion, vaccine policy

Venting over GOP A relative of ours venting over the Republican Party and religious right once told us, “We should have let them secede when… Continue reading

  • May 19, 2019


LETTER: ‘Shame’ letter author describing Democrats

A Voices writer on May 5 (“Shameful support”) lists hate, anger, bigotry, racism, inequality and injustice as what defines America today. Obviously, the GOP hater… Continue reading

  • May 17, 2019


LETTER: Who to blame for anti-5G false information? Russians

A recent article in the New York Times convincingly asserts that the effort to label 5G wireless technology as a threat to human health is… Continue reading

  • May 16, 2019

LETTER: Fence is not a solution to people, park problems

Veterans Park in Port Angeles includes a replica of the Liberty Bell. The inscription on the original Liberty Bell, and our replica, reads, “Proclaim Liberty… Continue reading

LETTER: Sad to see corporate boardrooms pushing liberal thought

In reply to a recent letter titled “Outside Voices,” it was stated that the NRA was once a reputable organization but now lobbies for gun… Continue reading

  • May 10, 2019

LETTER: Shameful to support President Trump

Everything we hold sacred as Americans, everything that makes us proud of our country, everything that has made America the shining light of freedom and… Continue reading

  • May 10, 2019

LETTER: Cost of ignoring the damage of pesticide will be high

DeWayne Johnson sued Monsanto, the makers of Roundup weed killer, because he contracted non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma after using the pesticide. The California Superior Court awarded him… Continue reading

  • May 5, 2019

LETTER: Agrees with columnist that president is unfit for office

A recent article by Robert Reich (“Trump’s moral squalor, not impeachment, will remove him from power”) which appeared in The Guardian on April 21 details… Continue reading

  • May 2, 2019

LETTER: Port Angeles panel failed to protect Veterans Park

The veterans in our community were told loud and clear that the memorial to them and to others who have died for our country is… Continue reading

  • May 2, 2019

LETTER: Hatcheries hurt, not boost, salmon numbers

A recent letter to the editor (April 14, “Model hatchery program”) claimed that a hatchery supplementation program on a tributary of the South Fork Salmon… Continue reading

  • May 1, 2019

LETTER: School tour was informative, fun in Port Angeles

Last week, I joined a group of citizens as guests of the Port Angeles School District on one of their now semi-annual school tours. This… Continue reading

  • May 1, 2019

LETTER: Bring back Civilian Conservation Corps to resolve homelessness, save parks

When you have a problem like homelessness you must define the cause and do something about it before it gets worse. There are multiple causes,… Continue reading

  • Apr 30, 2019

LETTER: City committee only willing to pass the buck

Last week, I attended a disappointing meeting of the Port Angeles Parks and Recreation Committee. The agenda was to find a solution to the continued… Continue reading

  • Apr 29, 2019

LETTER: Trump should pay for golf vacations

I read in the Speaking Out section Sunday, April 21, a statement from one of the people questioned who feels badly over the destruction of… Continue reading

  • Apr 29, 2019

LETTER: Accusations about group are offensive

Degrades dialogue The PDN published a letter to the editor which asks about the source of the 5G Space Appeal (www.5gspaceappeal.org) advertisement in the April… Continue reading

  • Apr 28, 2019

LETTER: No justification for not vaccinating children

No justification Anti-vaxxers have no justifications. The pain and suffering they put their children through should be put fully on them. They do not deserve… Continue reading

  • Apr 28, 2019

LETTER: NRA a negative influence on community, politicians

Outside voices Two recent events sparked discussions about whose opinions are important: the NRA convention and the unfortunate damage and theft at Fred’s Guns. “Where… Continue reading

  • Apr 28, 2019

LETTER: Offended people should vote with their feet

Vote with feet I see in the paper (PDN, April 25) that columnist Cal Thomas remembers seeing Kate Smith on TV so long ago. Like… Continue reading

  • Apr 28, 2019

LETTER: Heartless to leave cat in carrier in the wild

On April 11, National Pet Day, I took a drive across Little River Road. I have been driving it since the early 1970s. It is… Continue reading

  • Apr 26, 2019