Letters to the Editor

LETTER: Can’t be moral and support family separations

Separation morality I’ve been told that Clallam County went for Trump in the 2016 national election, and I have been told that the evangelical Christian… Continue reading

  • Jul 1, 2018

LETTER: Students deserve at least the same rights inmates have

Privacy and dignity A disturbing article crossed my desk this last week about federal prisons with essentially the same gender policy our schools have. When… Continue reading

  • Jul 1, 2018

LETTER: Unlawful immigration nonsense must end

Non-enforcement anarchy Recent events at the Mexican border involving illegal alien minors, shelter accommodations and separation from “parents” have garnered a lot of emotion and… Continue reading

  • Jul 1, 2018

LETTERS: Mainstream media, foreign countries not blamed for immigration mess

Phony blame The mass groups of people swarming to our southern border for the specter of families getting broken up and kids kept in cages… Continue reading

  • Jun 29, 2018

LETTER: Actions speak louder than words about human rights

We are currently witnessing the inhumane kidnapping and incarceration of innocent children on American soil, separating them from their parents who are also being incarcerated… Continue reading

  • Jun 27, 2018

LETTER: Unfair to compare accused Americans to asylum seekers

Regarding the “Political strategies” letter (PDN, June, 15-16): To compare American children removed from their convicted parents for a number of reasons (e.g., drugs, violence,… Continue reading

  • Jun 27, 2018

LETTER: Need to focus on real sources of local pollution

despite setbacks — the Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe would continue efforts… Continue reading

  • Jun 26, 2018

LETTER: GOP now the party of Trump

Votes for Trump In addition to being president, Donald J. Trump heads the national Republican Party. It has clearly become the party of Trump at… Continue reading

  • Jun 24, 2018

LETTER: Job performance is a one-person act

Great job news Great news hearing more people are being hired for jobs and able to once again support their families and work toward the… Continue reading

  • Jun 24, 2018

LETTER: Questions must be resolved before Canadians ship tar oil

Great job news Great news hearing more people are being hired for jobs and able to once again support their families and work toward the… Continue reading

  • Jun 24, 2018

LETTER: Separating illegal migrants illegal and immoral

Immoral, illegal The question that arises from the policy of incarceration of families in separate facilities is simply: Why is it necessary to separate children… Continue reading

  • Jun 24, 2018

LETTER: Doomed to repeat lessons of tariffs

The promise that lessons will be repeated until learned has never been more applicable than in the present political clime. In 1930, Herbert Hoover signed… Continue reading

  • Jun 22, 2018

LETTER: Levy hike a ploy to hold marina hostage

We have a question about the sale of the John Wayne Marina to a private party. My husband, our neighbors and I have read many… Continue reading

  • Jun 22, 2018

LETTER: Pain of separation never ebbs

At age 5, I went on a Greyhound bus from Chicago to a cabin near Lake Superior with my grandmother. The further we traveled, the… Continue reading

  • Jun 22, 2018

LETTER: Supporting people with difficult decision of gender

One day, Herman told us he was changing his name to “Debbie.” We were shocked. Debbie’s wife was really angry because she had not signed… Continue reading

  • Jun 21, 2018

LETTER: Multilateralism defeats aggression

When bullies have their fingers on the nuclear button, we should remember what the “Greatest Generation” fought for in World War II. Pat Neal’s column… Continue reading

  • Jun 20, 2018

LETTER: Commercial oyster farming risks damage in Dungeness Bay

This letter is in response to the May 27 letter in defense of the Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe’s plans for a commercial oyster farm within the… Continue reading

  • Jun 19, 2018

LETTER: Need new paradigm for funding projects

New funding paradigm Paul Gottlieb’s conceptual presentation of the voter/taxation issue (“Port of Port Angeles considers levy lid lift to pay for John Wayne Marina… Continue reading

  • Jun 17, 2018

LETTER: Simpler solutions for transit in Port Townsend

Squander public dollars Port Townsend City Manager David Timmons has recently unwrapped a going-away present before retiring from the position he has held for too… Continue reading

  • Jun 17, 2018

LETTER: Thanks to writer for tribe’s oyster farm news

Thanks for article Thanks to the letter writer for the timely article (May 27) concerning the Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe’s plan for restoration of their oyster… Continue reading

  • Jun 17, 2018