Letters to the Editor

LETTER: Trump economy brings tourists to area

I have been in Sequim for over 20 years and have never seen so many tourists in Sequim. Very simple answer: It’s the Trump economy.… Continue reading

  • Aug 1, 2018

LETTER: Lawyer will vote for Neupert for judge

As a lawyer for many years, I am constantly approached by friends and family about whom to vote for in judicial races. From personal knowledge,… Continue reading

  • Jul 29, 2018

LETTER: Supports McAllister for Jefferson County commissioner

Greg Brotherton and Ryan Mc Allister are two Democrats running for Jefferson County commissioner representing District 3. Brotherton touts his business skills and his success… Continue reading

  • Jul 29, 2018

LETTER: Tharinger, Chapman bring help for Olympic Peninsula

We were wise to elect, and re-elect, Democrats Steve Tharinger, Mike Chapman, and Kevin Van De Wege to represent us in Olympia. They pushed through… Continue reading

  • Jul 29, 2018

LETTER: Lindquist has good qualities for district court

Thank you for your quality coverage of the three candidates for the District Court 1 election race. After reading the letter titled “Supports Neupert,” I… Continue reading

  • Jul 29, 2018

LETTER: Recommends Neupert for District Court judge

I recommend support of David Neupert for judge, Clallam County District 1. As the former executive director of Peninsula Behavioral Health, I worked closely with… Continue reading

  • Jul 29, 2018

LETTER: No stamps needed, no excuses for not voting

No excuses now I hope everyone notices that the ballot you received in the mail for the Aug. 7 primary election does not need a… Continue reading

  • Jul 29, 2018

LETTER: Support for Brotherton in Jefferson County

Democratic candidates for District 3 Board of Jefferson County Commissioners are off and running. Sharpen your critical thinking skills, listen closely to them and examine… Continue reading

  • Jul 27, 2018

LETTER: Nole chose Jefferson County as place to live

Joe Nole is my choice for Jefferson County sheriff. He began serving in our county as a teacher and a back country ranger. In the… Continue reading

  • Jul 26, 2018

LETTER: Stanko will be ready on first day

There are very few people we know who are as trustworthy as Jefferson County Sheriff Dave Stanko. I urge voters to seriously consider this man… Continue reading

  • Jul 26, 2018

LETTER: Socialism always fails and morphs into fascism

The two political letters in the July 7 paper made me realize why Maxine Waters and Nancy Pelosi have been in Congress so long. I’m… Continue reading

  • Jul 25, 2018

LETTER: Cat killing worst animal cruelty in a while

Your article about the cat found cut in half and left at Shane Park was the most animal cruelty I’ve heard in a while (“Port… Continue reading

LETTER: Sheriff runs a tight ship in Jefferson

Sheriff Dave Stanko runs a tight ship, with little tolerance for procrastination or obfuscation among his staff. As the top law enforcement officer in Jefferson… Continue reading

LETTER: Compare apples to apples for illegal immigrants

In a July 1 letter “Non-enforcement anarchy” the writer, in an attempt to sway opinion, discusses the recent debate concerning minors at the southern border.… Continue reading

  • Jul 23, 2018

LETTER: Supreme Court decision weakens unions, hurts workers

I recently received a letter from the Freedom Foundation saying my rights were being infringed upon because I pay union dues. My response is that… Continue reading

  • Jul 20, 2018

LETTER: Neupert best choice for District Court judge

David Neupert is by far the best choice for Clallam County District Court 1 judge in the Aug. 7 primary. On top of practicing criminal… Continue reading

  • Jul 18, 2018

LETTERS: Signs are free speech protected by law

I have heard reports of stealing and vandalizing election signs in our neighborhood, notably of progressive candidates. This is serious as it disrupts our election… Continue reading

  • Jul 17, 2018

LETTER: GOP’s rosy budget rhetoric a scam on Americans

U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) aptly described the situation we are in when he said “The Congressional Budget Office’s latest report exposes the scam behind… Continue reading

  • Jul 16, 2018

LETTERS: U.S. should give Civilian Conservation Corps another try

Much is being said about the state of the nation. Presently it may be the most prominent discussion we hear and often focuses on homelessness… Continue reading

  • Jul 13, 2018

LETTERS: Wayne Marina could be first-class attraction

There should be no talk of selling the John Wayne Marina. What should happen is that port officials, Sequim officials and any other interested parties… Continue reading

  • Jul 13, 2018