Letters to the Editor

LETTER: Louella Lawrence story missed her spiritual side

That was a very good story about the life of Louella Lawrence and her great presence in the life of Port Angeles. Missing, however, was… Continue reading

LETTER: Need to support people more than barriers

I’m pleased to hear that the city council has voted to put up barriers on the Eighth Street bridges. (“Port Angeles council adds bridge barriers… Continue reading

  • Dec 10, 2017

LETTER: Suicides a call to focus on children, not bridge barriers

I’ve been reading the comments concerning the railing height on the Eighth Street bridges in Port Angeles. (“Port Angeles council votes to add safety barrier,”… Continue reading

LETTER: Tax plan would leave the country weaker

Based on U.S. Department of Labor data, there were 6.1 million job openings in the United States as of Sept. 29, 2017, which is at… Continue reading

  • Dec 10, 2017

LETTER: Mother urges others to walk the bridges

almost daily — these past three years, so I’ve been more intimate with the solemnity of… Continue reading

LETTER: Don’t ‘force’ fluoridated water on the general public

Fluoride decision How sad that the fluoride debate turned into ad hominem attacks against those who are against fluoridation. This is especially disconcerting when these… Continue reading

LETTER: Property tax would hurt many in Jefferson but benefit few

‘No’ on tax It is not true that a regressive tax that hurts low-income homeowners is the only way to raise funds for affordable housing… Continue reading

LETTER: Time to look again at placement of U.S. Highway 101 bridge

Look again at bridge While our pocketbooks empty over another loss of roads at the Elwha Campground, the state Department of Transportation marches to build… Continue reading

LETTER: Government should ensure universal health care for everyone

Universal health care In December 2012, the United Nations passed a historical resolution to endorse universal health coverage which is defined as “everyone (including the… Continue reading

LETTER: Killing mountain goats would be unfair in Olympic National Park

Unfair suffering to goats The Olympic National Park’s preferred management plan for mountain goats calls for what constitutes a militarization of wilderness. Helicopters carrying gunmen… Continue reading

LETTER: Only middle-class tax cuts will boost economy

Trickle-Down hoax For once and for all, let’s expose the gigantic hoax known as Trickle-Down Economics. If you believe that giving a tax cut to… Continue reading

LETTER: Pay attention to presidential Cabinet’s actions

If it’s not too much to ask, forget about the meanderings of the president. I know what he tweets can get us into another war… Continue reading

LETTER: Months later, still can’t say the words about what happened

Every Republican should hang their heads in disgrace for giving a platform to you-know-who to become you-know-what of the you-know-where. Sorry, I just can’t bring… Continue reading

LETTER: Listen to the whole story, not just part

I don’t often read Michelle Malkin. I don’t mind that she is printed in the Peninsula Daily News; I support freedom of expression of all… Continue reading

LETTER: ‘Dear Abby’ has grown too racy for comics page

It seems that the “Dear Abby” column published in the Peninsula Daily News each day has gotten a bit racy. I don’t actually read the… Continue reading

LETTER: Fort Discovery plan for Tarboo Lake facility misguided

Fort Discovery Inc. has begun the pre-application process with the Jefferson County Department of Community Development to build gun ranges, barracks, helicopter pads, etc., spread… Continue reading

LETTER: Women not putting up with harassment any more

Regarding a recent cartoon and the #MeToo campaign: The actions of men toward women aren’t a few decades old. They’ve been committed for thousands of… Continue reading

LETTER: Politicians trying to trick public again with tax proposal

Many politicians fib, and bribery and corruption have no party lines. They have existed as long as politics. The current levels fly in the face… Continue reading

LETTER: Abortion not easy question, even for liberal progressive

I’m a liberal progressive Democratic Christian. I am an American. I also have conservative values (ladies, please dress modestly). I’d call my values sensible, insightful… Continue reading

LETTER: Anti-fluoride community thanks Port Angeles for vote

Thank you to all the voters who participated in the recent “no more fluoridation” ballot measure. As answered “no” by the 57.5 percent majority of… Continue reading