Letters to the Editor

LETTER: Progressives feel sorry for conservatives

Lost their way A letter in Thursday’s Peninsula Voices was both sad and revealing (“Recounting all the names used for the president,” Dec. 20). He… Continue reading

  • Dec 23, 2018

LETTER: Senate in bed with the president on appointments

Appointments telling The recent Senate votes, 50 for and 49 against, to confirm Bernard McNamee to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and Kathleen Kraninger to… Continue reading

  • Dec 23, 2018

LETTER: Power outages can be inspiring

There are advantages of power outages, like the one that plunged us in total darkness [Friday] night. My wife and I lit candles and ate… Continue reading

  • Dec 21, 2018

LETTER: A modest proposal for parking, skating in Port Angeles

Downtown Port Angeles parking does not justify one business person’s suggestion that having a skating rink attract people downtown is bad because these folks use… Continue reading

LETTER: Recounting all the names used for the president

In April of this year I started recording the name calling by the left printed in the PDN to despair all that is Trump and… Continue reading

  • Dec 20, 2018

LETTER: Exercise for your life

Start 2019 healthier Move as though your life depends on it, because it does. The kind of life we each cherish, one of independence, is… Continue reading

  • Dec 16, 2018

LETTER: Politics, collusion sidelined quarterback Colin Kaepernick

Stymied by collusion Although the jury is still out on Colin Kaepernick’s lawsuit asserting collusion by NFL owners to keep him out of the league,… Continue reading

  • Dec 16, 2018

LETTER: Ice skating makes parking tough in Port Angeles

Iced parking It looks like the ice skating rink is doing a lot of business, but one block away my taekwondo school (White Crane Martial… Continue reading

  • Dec 14, 2018

LETTER: Removal of sequoia a no-brainer in Port Angeles

The 100-year-old non-native tree in a Port Angeles city park and its attendant problems is drawing a lot of publicity. Let me see if I… Continue reading

  • Dec 13, 2018

LETTER: Jefferson County needs business development for jobs, tax base

Do you hear that? Yes, that whining sound. Oh yeah, it is budget time in Jefferson County. That whining is the county administration complaining that… Continue reading

  • Dec 12, 2018

LETTER: Need something better than polarized media that leave us screaming

Screaming over dinner The midterm elections have come and gone. Our agenda-driven news outlets emphasized stories to demonize the opposing side but were very good… Continue reading

LETTER: Columnist’s climate warming position refuted

Columnist Cal Thomas (PDN, Nov. 29, “Apocalypse when?”) should take the time to read Timothy Egan’s opinion piece in the PDN’s Nov. 30 paper “The… Continue reading

  • Dec 11, 2018

LETTER: Medicare cuts represent end of hospital facility subsidy

Over the past couple months, the PDN has published a few stories regarding the recent decision by Medicare (CMS, HHS) to reduce the payments to… Continue reading

  • Dec 10, 2018

LETTER: Forest trail access is crucial

Forest access Sometime ago, a logger called asking for an appraisal of Forest Service timber he planned to harvest in the Columbia River Basin. It… Continue reading

  • Dec 9, 2018

LETTER: Move the Lions Park sequoia to another location

is there time remaining to consider an alternative to removing this beautiful Port Angeles tree? In place of removing it,… Continue reading

  • Dec 7, 2018

LETTER: Happy days are here again — for Senate Republicans

In contrast to Democrat midterm Senate losses under Barack Obama, Republicans expanded their Senate majority. This bodes well for the confirmation of more solid conservative… Continue reading

  • Dec 6, 2018

LETTER: Not using plastic bags unites public in climate change effort

Since California outlawed single use plastic bags two years ago it was interesting how fast we and our neighbors in Truckee, Calif., where we own… Continue reading

  • Dec 6, 2018

LETTER: Memorial should stay as a reminder to drive carefully

This is to correct someone’s thinking. Someone from Sequim wrote in September that someone should remove all memory of Brooke Bedinger who was killed at… Continue reading

  • Dec 4, 2018

LETTER: Recently headlines show cuts made by Republican administration

The former chair of the Clallam County Republican party, Dick Pilling, in the PDN, Nov. 22, typically lambastes the mainstream media suggesting it is slanted… Continue reading

  • Dec 4, 2018

LETTER: Share our wealth

My letter is in response to the letter titled, “Border, guns” from Nov. 28. I have deep concerns about the assumptions made in the letter.… Continue reading

  • Dec 2, 2018