Letters to the Editor

LETTER: Incorrect to say Trump ‘loves public lands’

It is inappropriate to say in reference to President Trump that “he loves our public lands” as was said by Secretary of the Interior Ryan… Continue reading

  • Jun 15, 2018

LETTER: Wrong to separate parents, children at border

At the U.S. border, children are being separated from their parents. The last time I heard of a government systematically, forcibly taking children from their… Continue reading

  • Jun 15, 2018

LETTER: Port Angeles School District should dump FLASH program

There is a story about Abraham Lincoln engaging in a debate when his opponent did not get the point that Lincoln was making. The story… Continue reading

  • Jun 12, 2018

LETTER: Second Amendment concerns fueled by fear of martial law

Mindset of fear The mindsets of many gun owners and their interpretation of the Second Amendment are fueled by fear martial law will be used… Continue reading

  • Jun 11, 2018

LETTER: Not much common sense in Initiative 1639

n Peninsula Voices, June 7, under the heading “Supports initiative” the author states that none of the common-sense firearm regulations proposed that he has seen… Continue reading

  • Jun 11, 2018

LETTER: Concern about separating immigrant children, parents

Keep families together I write to share my horror, shame and dismay about our country’s border officials forcibly taking children, some too young to speak,… Continue reading

  • Jun 10, 2018

LETTER: Save the mountain goats in Olympic National Park

Save the mountain goats Time is running out for our Olympic National Park’s mountain goats. The National Park Service naturalist/scientists have concluded their quarter-century of… Continue reading

  • Jun 10, 2018

LETTER: Thanks to PDN for keeping Malkin column

I read Michelle Malkin’s fresh “take” on many subjects and consider her helpful in balancing much of what else is being expressed in our Peninsula… Continue reading

  • Jun 8, 2018

LETTER: ‘Sensitive’ fishing would support environment, tourism

You may not be aware that fishing has been closed on the Elwha River due to dam removal, first by a five-year closure, and second… Continue reading

  • Jun 7, 2018

LETTER: Urging citizens to support Initiative 1639 regarding gun control

I would like to add my thanks to the students in Sequim and across the country for turning out to support the Second Amendment. It… Continue reading

  • Jun 7, 2018

LETTER: Beward Scotch broom’s pretty yellow flowers

That pretty yellow Scotch broom seems to be everywhere. It is a noxious invasive species in the Pacific Northwest and the time to get rid… Continue reading

  • Jun 5, 2018

LETTER: Paper should find another columnist to replace Malkin

Find another voice I have been reading with interest the various responses to my request to exorcise Michelle Maklin’s vitriol from our community newspaper after… Continue reading

  • Jun 3, 2018

LETTER: Trump Era awakened a sleeping giant

Strength starts at home The Trump era has awakened a sleeping giant as well as an oblivious world. Freedom is not free and living in… Continue reading

  • Jun 3, 2018

Navy group restored his hope in teens

Restored his hope On a daily basis, I notice young people “hanging out,” dressing like slobs, acting like slobs, and I think, “good Lord, is… Continue reading

  • Jun 3, 2018

LETTER: Dissolve Port of Port Townsend district

The continued failure of the Port of Port Townsend to address its infrastructure needs, which now includes the breakwater, require dissolution of the port district… Continue reading

  • Jun 1, 2018

LETTER: Malkin’s column is ‘darkness’ associated with hate speech

I would like to comment on the well-written and highly appropriate letter entitled “Replace Malkin” (May 11, PDN). We must not confuse “free speech” with… Continue reading

  • Jun 1, 2018

LETTER: Sorry for New York Times writer

With a great deal of interest I read the New York Times commentary, “I want to be rich and I’m not sorry,” PDN, Page A12,… Continue reading

  • Jun 1, 2018

LETTER: Individuals can help resolve housing shortage

Thank you, to the writer of such a wonderful letter a couple weeks ago (“Pay it Forward,” May 13, PDN) addressing the rental housing crisis… Continue reading

  • May 31, 2018

LETTER: More balanced information leads to informed choices

A useful idiot is someone who does not enlarge their information to make a decision, and are so easily misled. Educating yourself to the balanced… Continue reading

  • May 31, 2018

LETTER: Two realities deserve thorough analysis for salmon

Two realities involving Pat Neal’s obsession to increase hatchery salmon production in Washington state (e.g., “The Funding Crisis,” PDN, May 16): More than 100 open… Continue reading

  • May 30, 2018