Letters to the Editor

LETTER: Support candidates who will ‘do something’

Here we are in the third month of 2018 and we still have no working government. As always, we have a president so deep in… Continue reading

  • Mar 18, 2018

LETTER: Teachers’ imagination, passion make things happen

“Taking flight: PT students expand skills during mentoring program” (PDN, March 5) is a wonderful article by Jeannie McMacken. The Early Release Wednesday Tutoring and… Continue reading

  • Mar 18, 2018

LETTER: Prescribed psychiatric drugs at fault in violence

80 murdered, 172 injured — excluding Las… Continue reading

  • Mar 17, 2018

LETTER: Seeking support for HR 700, censure of the president

I encourage all citizens of Clallam and Jefferson counties to write or email Rep. Derek Kilmer supporting his co-sponsorship of House Resolution 700 to censure… Continue reading

  • Mar 15, 2018

LETTER: Thanks Murray, Kilmer for library funding support

Hearing about how the North Olympic Library System is going to offer free Microsoft Office suite certification exams again this month (www.nols.org) made me want… Continue reading

  • Mar 15, 2018

LETTER: School violence presents teachable moment for students

After listening to all the opinions about what this country should do about gun violence, I have a few thoughts. Let us use this last… Continue reading

  • Mar 14, 2018

LETTER: Send ‘Dreamers’ back to home countries to help

I would like to agree with the letter writer who suggested we send Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals students who are healthy and well-educated back… Continue reading

  • Mar 14, 2018

LETTER: Writer uses alternate facts on climate change

It’s clear to me from a Feb. 18 Peninsula Daily News letter the writer should stick to politics, because he sure isn’t a climate scientist.… Continue reading

  • Mar 13, 2018

LETTER: Couldn’t vote for throwing money at ‘mismanaged problem’

There were a number of surprises at my first school board meeting. One being the students’ inspiring and brilliant presentations to the board, another was… Continue reading

LETTER: America needs to go back to basic principles

The past decade replaced laws with “political correctness.” A nationwide stand-down was executed. Until we reinstate laws that protect the United States and prosecute those… Continue reading

  • Mar 11, 2018

LETTER: Conservatives ruining this country

Fascism being the hallmark of conservatism, and with the apparent belief that the goal of eliminating democracy is within each, the plutocrats, oligarchs and their… Continue reading

  • Mar 11, 2018

LETTER: People who politicize school violence need to get serious about security

As news reports revealed the tragic murder of 17 Florida high school students and teachers, liberals reacted immediately and predictably by accusing the NRA, Republicans,… Continue reading

  • Mar 11, 2018

LETTER: Truth gets lose in the chaos of media messages

Philosophers, statesmen and other learned minds have boldly stated that a system of government based upon freedom and democracy (i.e. choice) can “suffer fools” which… Continue reading

  • Mar 11, 2018

LETTER: Wig story uplifting in Port Angeles

In section C of the Feb. 25 Peninsula Daily News, there was an article titled “Looking like herself again,” written by Fran Howell. This was… Continue reading

LETTER: Grateful to Hair School, Cancer Society for wig program

Look like themselves The Peninsula Daily News’ Feb. 25 article “Looking like herself again” brought back happy memories to me and my husband. About a… Continue reading

LETTER: More restrictions won’t resolve gun violence

Restrictions won’t help Thomas Friedman’s Feb. 26 commentary blames the National Rifle Association (NRA) and Republicans in Congress, for failing to control guns. The NRA… Continue reading

  • Mar 9, 2018

LETTER: Authorities won’t acknowledge deadly truth of Fukushima

We are done with Fukushima. I am not a wildlife biologist or a physicist, but I have visited the Elwha River almost every week since… Continue reading

  • Mar 8, 2018

LETTER: Desperately need best efforts, hard work on gun violence

I strongly urge support of state House Bill 1387 and Senate Bill 5444, both of which support enhanced background checks for purchasing assault weapons, as… Continue reading

  • Mar 8, 2018

LETTER: Answer obvious to paper’s loaded question

The Peninsula Daily News recently ran its Peninsula Poll with this question: “Do you think President Trump has done a good job in responding to… Continue reading

  • Mar 7, 2018

LETTER: Disappointed in name-callers in PDN letters

I have become increasingly disappointed in letters being sent to the PDN for publishing in the Peninsula Voices section. The instructions state that letters will… Continue reading

  • Mar 7, 2018