Letters to the Editor

LETTERS: Special Olympians are athletes deserving of respect

This year, the Special Olympic Games celebrate 50 years and I was lucky enough to attend the opening ceremony. Full disclosure: I have volunteered with… Continue reading

  • Jul 6, 2018

LETTERS: Trump following the Republican line

Mitt Romney and other republicans should have endorsed Trump when he was running for President. Now that he is in office, he’s being the model… Continue reading

  • Jul 6, 2018

LETTERS: Stand up to protect Constitutional rights

Original intent Americans celebrate Independence Day with barbecues, beer and fireworks. American patriots remember Old Glory and sacrifices for freedom’s essential principles. Conservatives strive to… Continue reading

  • Jul 5, 2018

LETTERS: Use common sense, not party filters, in local voting

Common sense voting How do you feel about the party gridlock that’s gripping our nation? I am sick of it and I’m pretty sure I’m… Continue reading

  • Jul 5, 2018

LETTERS: Disagrees with Cal Thomas on climate change

Sometimes I agree with Cal Thomas, but I think he is wrong about the lack of danger of climate change. Here is a quote from… Continue reading

  • Jul 4, 2018

LETTERS: Pursuit of life, happiness going well under Trump

Declaring our independence from Great Britain on July 4 of 1776, our country’s founders stated: “all people are created equal” and “they are endowed by… Continue reading

  • Jul 4, 2018

LETTER: Global climate change not a ‘made-up problem’

Not ‘made up’ I usually find Cal Thomas to be one of the more well-reasoned proponents of conservative viewpoints, but I read with disappointment today… Continue reading

  • Jul 3, 2018

LETTER: Can’t be moral and support family separations

Separation morality I’ve been told that Clallam County went for Trump in the 2016 national election, and I have been told that the evangelical Christian… Continue reading

  • Jul 1, 2018

LETTER: Students deserve at least the same rights inmates have

Privacy and dignity A disturbing article crossed my desk this last week about federal prisons with essentially the same gender policy our schools have. When… Continue reading

  • Jul 1, 2018

LETTER: Unlawful immigration nonsense must end

Non-enforcement anarchy Recent events at the Mexican border involving illegal alien minors, shelter accommodations and separation from “parents” have garnered a lot of emotion and… Continue reading

  • Jul 1, 2018

LETTERS: Mainstream media, foreign countries not blamed for immigration mess

Phony blame The mass groups of people swarming to our southern border for the specter of families getting broken up and kids kept in cages… Continue reading

  • Jun 29, 2018

LETTER: Actions speak louder than words about human rights

We are currently witnessing the inhumane kidnapping and incarceration of innocent children on American soil, separating them from their parents who are also being incarcerated… Continue reading

  • Jun 27, 2018

LETTER: Unfair to compare accused Americans to asylum seekers

Regarding the “Political strategies” letter (PDN, June, 15-16): To compare American children removed from their convicted parents for a number of reasons (e.g., drugs, violence,… Continue reading

  • Jun 27, 2018

LETTER: Need to focus on real sources of local pollution

despite setbacks — the Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe would continue efforts… Continue reading

  • Jun 26, 2018

LETTER: GOP now the party of Trump

Votes for Trump In addition to being president, Donald J. Trump heads the national Republican Party. It has clearly become the party of Trump at… Continue reading

  • Jun 24, 2018

LETTER: Job performance is a one-person act

Great job news Great news hearing more people are being hired for jobs and able to once again support their families and work toward the… Continue reading

  • Jun 24, 2018

LETTER: Questions must be resolved before Canadians ship tar oil

Great job news Great news hearing more people are being hired for jobs and able to once again support their families and work toward the… Continue reading

  • Jun 24, 2018

LETTER: Separating illegal migrants illegal and immoral

Immoral, illegal The question that arises from the policy of incarceration of families in separate facilities is simply: Why is it necessary to separate children… Continue reading

  • Jun 24, 2018

LETTER: Doomed to repeat lessons of tariffs

The promise that lessons will be repeated until learned has never been more applicable than in the present political clime. In 1930, Herbert Hoover signed… Continue reading

  • Jun 22, 2018

LETTER: Levy hike a ploy to hold marina hostage

We have a question about the sale of the John Wayne Marina to a private party. My husband, our neighbors and I have read many… Continue reading

  • Jun 22, 2018