Letters to the Editor

LETTER: Promoting growth never enters elected leaders’ heads

“City should help” — is so true. For the past few years, the same city and county leaders continue… Continue reading

  • Aug 23, 2018

LETTER: Time to replace Doonesbury comic strip

I am a third grader and I am writing this because of the comics. I read them every day (except when I’m on a trip).… Continue reading

  • Aug 23, 2018

LETTER: Let Congress, president pay for military parade

Recently, I reached my limit with the absurdities of this Republican administration and the Republican-run Congress. I am a 67-year-old Vietnam veteran and I have… Continue reading

  • Aug 22, 2018

LETTER: Reversing Roe v. Wade would not be ‘pro-life’

I am pro-life. I am opposed to wars, capital punishment, starvation, and physical, emotional and mental abuse. Within that “abuse” falls the prohibition of women… Continue reading

  • Aug 22, 2018

LETTER: Port Angeles staff should help, not stand in the way

If the city wants to see empty buildings filled, they need to change some requirements in the city codes. I, too, am trying to fill… Continue reading

  • Aug 21, 2018

LETTER: Democrats’ ‘blue wave’ slowed to a trickle

The outcomes of the primary election on Aug. 7 suggest to me that the “Blue Wave” has evaporated into a “Blue Trickle.” Oh, my. Gerald… Continue reading

  • Aug 19, 2018

LETTER: Port Angeles could reap the benefits of capitalism

Growing up in Port Angeles, I eyed vacant buildings with the thought of what business I could run in that building. My entrepreneurial instincts were… Continue reading

  • Aug 19, 2018

LETTER: Predators salmon’s biggest problem on Snake River

Mike Carman was right on in his article in the Peninsula Daily News on Aug. 8. I think seals are devastating the salmon. One thing… Continue reading

  • Aug 19, 2018

LETTER: Restore prestige, replace the president

Looking back at the last election, I am concerned about how Donald Trump became president. It was obvious to me that this man was wholly… Continue reading

  • Aug 19, 2018

LETTER: Man’s injustice imposed on natural world

Soon will be an observance, a prelude to the upcoming Global Climate Summit [Sept. 12-14] being held in San Francisco. As we Rise For Climate,… Continue reading

  • Aug 16, 2018

LETTER: U.S. has suffered two years of nonsense

When he was a TV personality, President Donald Trump decided “The Apprentice” was wearing thin. He began looking for bigger and better approaches to keep… Continue reading

  • Aug 15, 2018

LETTER: More on the socialism, fascism debate

Regarding the debate on fascism as a form of socialism: It is not. Mussolini touted fascism as the merger of government with corporations which is… Continue reading

  • Aug 14, 2018

LETTER: Hypocrisy rampant in government, but it’s ‘projection’

A letter published Aug. 2, “Gaslighting,” incorrectly defines the term. In the rush to defend the current’s administration’s attempts to sell their own reality, he… Continue reading

  • Aug 13, 2018

LETTER: Democratic socialism beneficial ‘sweet spot’

it’s multi-spectral. For instance, Venezuela is… Continue reading

  • Aug 12, 2018

LETTER: Providence protects America from Clinton

Clinton, Alinsky This rebuttal is in response to the letters “Deals with the devil” and “Needs censure,” in the Peninsula Daily News on Aug. 5.… Continue reading

  • Aug 12, 2018

LETTER: Strong policies, capitalism the answer

Capitalism the answer Recent anti-Trump letters, (“Deals with Devil” and “Needs censure”) fail to compare the economy and foreign policies of the last 19 months… Continue reading

  • Aug 12, 2018

LETTER: Democratic majority would rein in president

Vote for balance Let’s keep this simple: We have a dysfunctional government. Congress and the presidency are not checking each other to make sure their… Continue reading

  • Aug 8, 2018

LETTER: Other countries should create jobs, security for citizens

Create jobs, security Election season is upon us and the political rhetoric continues across our nation. Why is this million-dollar question no where to be… Continue reading

  • Aug 8, 2018

LETTER: Increase hatchery salmon, cull sea lion herds

There are theories about why the number of orcas is in decline: food source, pollution, noise. There is an easy answer to increasing the number… Continue reading

  • Aug 7, 2018

LETTER: See something, say something about pet abuse

A serious crime of deliberate, vicious cruelty has been committed in Port Angeles and both animals and humans are in danger until this evil perpetrator… Continue reading

  • Aug 7, 2018