Letters to the Editor

LETTER: Pain of separation never ebbs

At age 5, I went on a Greyhound bus from Chicago to a cabin near Lake Superior with my grandmother. The further we traveled, the… Continue reading

  • Jun 22, 2018

LETTER: Supporting people with difficult decision of gender

One day, Herman told us he was changing his name to “Debbie.” We were shocked. Debbie’s wife was really angry because she had not signed… Continue reading

  • Jun 21, 2018

LETTER: Multilateralism defeats aggression

When bullies have their fingers on the nuclear button, we should remember what the “Greatest Generation” fought for in World War II. Pat Neal’s column… Continue reading

  • Jun 20, 2018

LETTER: Commercial oyster farming risks damage in Dungeness Bay

This letter is in response to the May 27 letter in defense of the Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe’s plans for a commercial oyster farm within the… Continue reading

  • Jun 19, 2018

LETTER: Need new paradigm for funding projects

New funding paradigm Paul Gottlieb’s conceptual presentation of the voter/taxation issue (“Port of Port Angeles considers levy lid lift to pay for John Wayne Marina… Continue reading

  • Jun 17, 2018

LETTER: Simpler solutions for transit in Port Townsend

Squander public dollars Port Townsend City Manager David Timmons has recently unwrapped a going-away present before retiring from the position he has held for too… Continue reading

  • Jun 17, 2018

LETTER: Thanks to writer for tribe’s oyster farm news

Thanks for article Thanks to the letter writer for the timely article (May 27) concerning the Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe’s plan for restoration of their oyster… Continue reading

  • Jun 17, 2018

LETTER: Will miss columnist Charles Krauthammer

Will be missed History has a way of closing certain parts in various ways, and so it is that I hereby indicate the greatest respect… Continue reading

  • Jun 17, 2018

LETTER: Children separated from parents by U.S. law

I saw a child ripped from the arms of his family. It was 5-year-old Elian Gonzalez screaming as he was ripped from the arms his… Continue reading

  • Jun 15, 2018

LETTER: Incorrect to say Trump ‘loves public lands’

It is inappropriate to say in reference to President Trump that “he loves our public lands” as was said by Secretary of the Interior Ryan… Continue reading

  • Jun 15, 2018

LETTER: Wrong to separate parents, children at border

At the U.S. border, children are being separated from their parents. The last time I heard of a government systematically, forcibly taking children from their… Continue reading

  • Jun 15, 2018

LETTER: Port Angeles School District should dump FLASH program

There is a story about Abraham Lincoln engaging in a debate when his opponent did not get the point that Lincoln was making. The story… Continue reading

  • Jun 12, 2018

LETTER: Second Amendment concerns fueled by fear of martial law

Mindset of fear The mindsets of many gun owners and their interpretation of the Second Amendment are fueled by fear martial law will be used… Continue reading

  • Jun 11, 2018

LETTER: Not much common sense in Initiative 1639

n Peninsula Voices, June 7, under the heading “Supports initiative” the author states that none of the common-sense firearm regulations proposed that he has seen… Continue reading

  • Jun 11, 2018

LETTER: Concern about separating immigrant children, parents

Keep families together I write to share my horror, shame and dismay about our country’s border officials forcibly taking children, some too young to speak,… Continue reading

  • Jun 10, 2018

LETTER: Save the mountain goats in Olympic National Park

Save the mountain goats Time is running out for our Olympic National Park’s mountain goats. The National Park Service naturalist/scientists have concluded their quarter-century of… Continue reading

  • Jun 10, 2018

LETTER: Thanks to PDN for keeping Malkin column

I read Michelle Malkin’s fresh “take” on many subjects and consider her helpful in balancing much of what else is being expressed in our Peninsula… Continue reading

  • Jun 8, 2018

LETTER: ‘Sensitive’ fishing would support environment, tourism

You may not be aware that fishing has been closed on the Elwha River due to dam removal, first by a five-year closure, and second… Continue reading

  • Jun 7, 2018

LETTER: Urging citizens to support Initiative 1639 regarding gun control

I would like to add my thanks to the students in Sequim and across the country for turning out to support the Second Amendment. It… Continue reading

  • Jun 7, 2018

LETTER: Beward Scotch broom’s pretty yellow flowers

That pretty yellow Scotch broom seems to be everywhere. It is a noxious invasive species in the Pacific Northwest and the time to get rid… Continue reading

  • Jun 5, 2018