Letters to the Editor

LETTER: Re-examine what is acceptable advertising

A recent ad in the Peninsula Daily News, seeking to attract guests to a local hotel on New Year’s Eve, used the headline, “Go Ahead… Continue reading

  • Jan 3, 2018

LETTER: Wolves not extinct in Olympic National Park

In regards to Michael Carman’s Dec. 23 Peninsula Daily News article, “Wolves roaming further afield.” He makes a reference to a recent sighting of a… Continue reading

  • Jan 2, 2018

LETTER: End the war on homelessness

Harassing the homeless is not going to fix the problem of homelessness. Dumping the expense of patrolling the homeless on the taxpayers will never fix… Continue reading

LETTER: Tax plan rewards those without need

Many experts believe our tax plan will reward those with no need at the cost to those with the greatest need, and are worlds away… Continue reading

  • Jan 1, 2018

LETTER: Feeling warm inside after voluteering at warming center

This is the year that I finally found out what Christmas is all about. I volunteered both Christmas Eve and Day at the new warming… Continue reading

LETTER: Urging people to get politically involved

In the last election in November, the people of Virginia asked as many voters as possible to “run for something.” This request was taken to… Continue reading

  • Dec 31, 2017

LETTER: Burn ban removal good example of insanity

I’m confused. The Dec. 15 Peninsula Daily News article explaining why the burn ban has been lifted reminded me of my father-in-law many years ago.… Continue reading

LETTER: President’s lies and insults have U.S. careening

On the day after the 2016 election the Peninsula Daily News published my letter “Impending Storm,” (PDN, Nov. 13). The letter was intended as a… Continue reading

  • Dec 29, 2017

LETTER: Time for Port Angeles to give up plastic bags

What’s wrong with the Port Angeles reusable bag initiative? Absolutely nothing. This initiative to replace the pervasive plastic shopping bags with reusable bags is important… Continue reading

LETTER: Urging Democrats to work on new majority

Nibble at majority Alabama voters struck a blow for decency Dec. 12, electing Democrat Doug Jones to the U.S. Senate. In rejecting President Trump’s appeals… Continue reading

  • Dec 27, 2017

LETTER: ‘Corporate’ pledge reflects nation’s direction

New corporate pledge As you may recall, at one point in the legislative process that the new tax reform bill recently went through. Many pages… Continue reading

  • Dec 27, 2017

LETTER: Need more federal money for national parks, not fee hike

Money for parks I agree with the letter “No park fee hikes” in last Sunday’s Dec. 12 Peininsula Daily News. To expect families to pay… Continue reading

  • Dec 27, 2017

LETTER: County should look at housing development moratorium

Brakes on housing I must comment on David Sullivan and his cohorts with the Jefferson County Commissioners concerning their newly imposed year-long moratorium on shooting… Continue reading

  • Dec 27, 2017

LETTER: Kudos to Roosevelt Elementary for state honors

Front page news There was a wonderful article in the last week’s special edition of the Port Angeles School District that was included in my… Continue reading

LETTER: Experience shows barriers prevent bridge jumps

I’m no expert on suicide, or bridges, but I’ve learned some things since my wife, Nancy, jumped from the Aurora Bridge in Seattle, August 2002.… Continue reading

  • Dec 27, 2017

LETTER: Proud to be ‘radical’ in defense of values

‘Radical’ defense I frequently read and agree with many of David Brooks’ commentaries. But his recent Dec. 13 column (“What’s wrong with radicalism”) was absolutely… Continue reading

  • Dec 21, 2017

LETTER: Write to Congress, Park Service over proposed hikes

Oppose park fee hikes Last year was the centennial of our National Park System. “America’s best idea” was the phrase trumpeted around the anniversary, according… Continue reading

LETTER: Commercials’ hoopla detracts from game enjoyment

Commercials detract I think there are way too many TV commercials aired during the National Footbal League Super Bowl games. They detract from the quality… Continue reading

  • Dec 21, 2017

LETTER: Still opportunities to make voices heard on Navy decision

Input opportunity The Navy announced in September that it has delayed about 10 months the final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) on stationing all EA-18G Growler… Continue reading

  • Dec 13, 2017

LETTER: Access to national parks should be free

In my view, the huge proposed entrance fee increase is tyrannical and unconstitutional. (“Huge fee hike for park proposed,” PDN, Oct. 27) Mind you, it… Continue reading

  • Dec 10, 2017