Letters to the Editor

LETTER: I-1631 an unlimited tax, could bankrupt Washington

No on I-1631 You are being asked to approve an unlimited tax, based on fossil fuel usage, which will financially bankrupt this state. Everything brought… Continue reading

  • Nov 4, 2018

LETTER: McLaughlin concerned about victims of crime

Concern from the top Anyone who has been victimized, whether violently or bloodlessly, knows the profound damage done to personal and private security. I appreciate… Continue reading

  • Nov 4, 2018

LETTER: Noise abatement an issue with shooting range ordinance

Apples and oranges As I sat through the opening statements of the shooting range ordinance public hearing, it occurred to me that someone from Kitsap… Continue reading

  • Nov 4, 2018

LETTER: RV housing not the answer for Port Angeles

Out of the rut I was so glad to read the article on the RV ordinance debate (“Port Angeles planners reject proposal to allow RVs… Continue reading

  • Nov 4, 2018

LETTER: Send Trump to Leavenworth

don’t call people names, don’t make fun… Continue reading

  • Nov 4, 2018

LETTER: Slam on candidate McEntire is unjustified

Unfair slam A recent letter to the editor, “Consider record,” delivered a back-handed compliment to county commissioner Bill Peach and a full body slam to… Continue reading

  • Nov 4, 2018

LETTER: Take a look at Wilke for state legislature

Look at Wilke If you haven’t already voted, take a look at Jodi Wilke. She is a strong opponent to the many ways our legislators… Continue reading

  • Nov 4, 2018

LETTER: Vote yes on I-1631 for a step in the right direction

Yes on I-1631 It’s time to do something about climate change. It’s time to vote yes for I-1631. This sensible measure places a fee on… Continue reading

  • Nov 4, 2018

LETTER: Winborn has knowledge, integrity for Clallam DCD

Winborn for DCD A rather large ad by Julie Gardiner seems to infer that voluntary compliance is a procedure put in place as the means… Continue reading

  • Nov 4, 2018

I-1631 an investment in our future

As a Port Angeles homeowner and participant in the Port Angeles Business Association-sponsored carbon fee debate, I must respond to your Oct. 17 front page… Continue reading

  • Nov 2, 2018

LETTER: Defeat the I-1631 carbon tax boondoggle

Initiative 1631 would give us the first carbon “tax” in the nation, even though it nowhere contains the words “carbon tax.” It is a truly… Continue reading

  • Nov 2, 2018

LETTER: Getting money out of politics key in this election

Corporate power and money in politics are at the root of the biggest challenges we face: unaffordable health care, mounting student debt, skyrocketing wealth inequality,… Continue reading

  • Nov 2, 2018

LETTER: I-1631 doesn’t encourage residential solar energy

I read the letters in reference to solar energy (Oct. 29, “Waddell could promote solar on Olympic Peninsula”) in Monday’s edition. A few facts about… Continue reading

  • Nov 2, 2018

LETTER: I-1639 ‘insidious encroachment’ on American rights

The late U.S. Supreme Court Justice Louis Brandeis wrote, “Experience should teach us to be most on our guard to protect liberty when the government’s… Continue reading

  • Nov 2, 2018

LETTER: Kudos to Hayden for recognizing bench probation, active supervision

Among the glossy 6-inch-by-11-inch campaign mailers I received was one from the Committee to Elect Suzanne Hayden to District Court 1 Judge. As a retired… Continue reading

  • Nov 2, 2018

LETTER: Neupert treats all with respect and courtesy

I am writing in answer to a letter from Sept. 23, “Hayden well suited for Clallam judgeship.” The writer has obviously never been in a… Continue reading

  • Nov 2, 2018

LETTER: Old enough to fight for our country — old enough for a weapon

Commonsense reforms, now for 18-21 year olds? A phrase brandished by politicians. What do they really mean? The voting age in Washington is 18 years… Continue reading

  • Nov 2, 2018

LETTER: Peach understands importants of trust land revenues

Many Clallam voters have local levies on their ballots for Fire District 3 and the Sequim library. These are very good causes, but voters need… Continue reading

  • Nov 2, 2018

LETTER: Support for Nichols, Benedict, Neupert in Clallam

They say good things come in threes, and that is certainly true for the law in Clallam County. We have three outstanding justice system candidates… Continue reading

  • Nov 2, 2018

LETTER: Bad decision to hire outside consultant in Clallam

I was appalled by the decision Oct. 22 by our Clallam County commissioners to override the decision of our elected Director of Community Development on… Continue reading

  • Nov 1, 2018