Letters to the Editor

LETTER: Students deserve better facilities, class sizes

I strongly encourage voters to vote yes on Ballot Proposition 1 to improve Stevens Middle School. Having attended multiple Port Angeles School Board meetings and… Continue reading

LETTER: Liberal columnists need to work harder

It has to be a tedious chore for liberal columnists to dredge up new ways to bash President Donald Trump every week. Catherine Rampell (“Stocks… Continue reading

  • Jan 24, 2018

LETTER: Women can multi-task and volunteer in communities

If people aren’t happy with Washington, D.C. what can they do locally? Historically, we write to our state representatives and we follow up by voting… Continue reading

  • Jan 24, 2018

LETTER: Capital levy proposal thoroughly planned in Port Angeles

I am writing in support of the Port Angeles School District’s capital levy to be voted on Tuesday, Feb. 13. Lately, I have been thinking… Continue reading

LETTER: Monetized foreign policy leads to climate change

Climate change is real There is an interesting juxtaposition with the two most resent Patrick Buchanan editorials (PDN, Jan. 9 and Jan. 16) and two… Continue reading

  • Jan 21, 2018

LETTER: Port Angeles faces challenges in school facilities

Among the many challenges faced by the Port Angeles School District is the care of its facilities. With multiple aging buildings and limited resources, the… Continue reading

LETTER: Diversity moves nation closer to divine likeness

Pat Buchanan’s latest piece in the Jan. 16 edition of the Peninsula Daily News brings to mind another perspective on the question at the end.… Continue reading

  • Jan 18, 2018

LETTER: Encourage others and yourself to exercise

The possibility of each of us making a difference in lives of those around us is present everyday. As a retired physical therapist I have… Continue reading

  • Jan 18, 2018

LETTER: Can’t trust that overcrowding is a problem

The state Legislature is currently trying to resolve serious financial issues plaguing Washington public schools. Funding methods and sources are being considered. There is confusion… Continue reading

LETTER: Only land-based aquaculture environmentally friendly

The problem with net-pen aquaculture is the methodology, i.e. the “net-pen” structure of the system, not the native vs. non-native aspect. Open net-pen structures with… Continue reading

  • Jan 14, 2018

LETTER: Like adults, children need to be prepared for disaster

Disaster prep talks are beneficial for all concerned. Let us not forget our children. Adults are preparing in ways to provide their homes with food,… Continue reading

  • Jan 12, 2018

LETTER: Numbers don’t add up for school levy

If you remember two years ago, one would have thought the Port Angeles High School was going to fall down. Way back when they were… Continue reading

LETTER: Join legislators in opposition to opening up Arctic National Refuge

The Arctic National Refuge in Alaska has sustained the native Gwich’in people for centuries. Its coastal plain has provided the birthing grounds for the caribou… Continue reading

  • Jan 10, 2018

LETTER: Male privilege bigger issue than white privilege

Most of us would recognize the concept of white privilege. We walk into pricey stores and wander around without suspicious looks from management, we stroll… Continue reading

  • Jan 10, 2018

LETTER: Photo missing from Clallam County Courthouse

A picture has been lost. For many years, there was a picture of the people involved in the first trial of the formerly new courthouse… Continue reading

LETTER: A whole different kettle of fish

Thanks for running Kurt Grinnell’s engaging and informative piece on net pen aquaculture, and I applaud the partnership the Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe is undertaking with… Continue reading

LETTER: ‘Smoke and mirrors’ on Port Angeles school levy

How to vote for the $46.7 million capitol levy for improvements to Port Angeles schools? Consider the following: In 2015, voters rejected a $98.25 billion… Continue reading

LETTER: Shotthafer missed on Port Angeles school board

I, for one, regret to see Susan Shotthafer leaving the school board. I felt she was a healthy shot of adrenaline in our body politic… Continue reading

LETTER: Strange times, people and personal values

Values are strange things to compare, consider and use. We have politicians who state values that refuse common sense, historical logic and human behaviors. Take… Continue reading

  • Jan 7, 2018

LETTER: Two ways to turn on U.S. 101

Regarding the Dec. 28 Peninsula Daily News letter to the editor “Ponders U-turn” about the correct way to make U-turns on U.S. Highway 101, here… Continue reading

  • Jan 5, 2018