Letters to the Editor

LETTER: Won’t vote for divisive politics

I’m so frustrated with the political landscape right now. There is so much rancor emanating from the president and many of his party. Why? I… Continue reading

  • Sep 7, 2018

LETTER: Kilmer, Cantwell, Murray voted for ‘war budget’

Jefferson County Democrats recently held their annual Fish Feast fundraising event eager to prove, as recent elections have demonstrated, that the party is “back on… Continue reading

  • Sep 5, 2018

LETTER: Urges voters to examine Winborn’s record in Clallam

The Department of Community Development, its practices, goals and the implementation of such goals is indeed not an easy “row to hoe.” This is a… Continue reading

  • Sep 4, 2018

LETTER: Push for bridging Lower Snake River dams

Save orcas, salmon I was one of more than 150 citizens in Anacortes on last Tuesday for the fourth meeting of the Orca Task Force.… Continue reading

  • Sep 4, 2018

LETTER: Legislators should support SNAP program

We have many poor unable to feed their families one meal a day. Their children will be in charge when we are old and need… Continue reading

  • Sep 3, 2018

LETTER: Readers who don’t like Doonesbury should not read it

Regarding recent letters wanting the Peninsula Daily News to drop Doonesbury: If you don’t like it, don’t read it. Don’t try to take it away… Continue reading

  • Sep 3, 2018

LETTER: Trump won because alternative was Clinton

I would like to respond to the Aug. 19 letter “Still wondering” how Donald Trump became president. He stated several reasons why he should not… Continue reading

  • Sep 3, 2018

LETTER: All impacted by the success or failure of port

All impacted by port I am writing in response to a PDN article, “PT port delivers tenant rebuke,” on Aug. 13. Looking at the Marine… Continue reading

  • Sep 2, 2018

LETTER: Cost of Elwha dams’ removal keeps ratcheting up

Costs of dams It would seem that the Peninsula Daily News might do a follow up series on the Elwha dams removal project that would… Continue reading

  • Sep 2, 2018

LETTER: Dams are the problem for salmon on the Lower Snake River

Dams are problem A recent letter to the editor expressed concern for the “vast number of seagulls and pelicans feasting on the salmon coming down… Continue reading

  • Sep 2, 2018

LETTER: DeBey column worth reading, sharing

Thanks for column Thank you to Suzanne DeBey for her excellent column in the Aug. 24 Port Angeles Daily News’ Issues of Faith section. The… Continue reading

  • Sep 2, 2018

LETTER: Disappointed PDN didn’t join mainstream media effort

Disappointed More than 350 newspapers devoted print space Aug. 15 in a coordinated defense of freedom of the press and a rebuke of Trump’s war… Continue reading

  • Sep 2, 2018

LETTER: Columnist should move away to Mongolia

I couldn’t believe my eyes when I read the column by Paul Krugman in the Aug. 29 newspaper concerning our political system and President Donald… Continue reading

  • Aug 31, 2018

LETTER: Supports Initiative 1631 against carbon pollution

Initiative 1631 on the ballot this November, would impose fees on carbon pollution and invest the proceeds in clean energy and investments in community and… Continue reading

  • Aug 31, 2018

LETTER: Gun initiative won’t stop criminals or gun violence

According to the Associated Press article on Page A5 in Sunday’s edition of the Peninsula Daily News concerning I-1639, the Washington Supreme Court ruling, written… Continue reading

  • Aug 30, 2018

LETTER: Time to ditch Doonesbury, return to funny pages

I was once a big fan of Doonesbury, but third grade was quite a while ago for me, too, as is the relevance of the… Continue reading

  • Aug 30, 2018

LETTER: Our rights and the rights of others in America

More and more in America we see instances where one group wishes to exercise their “rights” to the detriment of others. Recently, a Peninsula Daily… Continue reading

  • Aug 28, 2018

LETTER: Supports tax proposal for Clallam Fire District No. 3

Fourteen years ago, the voters approved a real estate tax increase to $1.50 per thousand dollars of assessed valuation for our Clallam County Fire District… Continue reading

  • Aug 28, 2018

LETTER: Department of Transportation needs to address bridge traffic

On Aug. 19, I was sitting on the Hood Canal Bridge because it had opened. Traffic on state Highway 104 was thick, to say the… Continue reading

  • Aug 28, 2018

LETTER: Voters should reject I-1631 carbon tax vote this fall

Proponents claim I-1631 will increase “clean air, clean energy, clean water, healthy forests and healthy communities” by collecting pollution “fees” on large emitters. No “fees”… Continue reading

  • Aug 28, 2018