Letters to the Editor

LETTER: Trump has brought growth for all Americans

The “Remove Trump” letter (Sept 21-22) reminds me of political divisiveness not seen since the Civil War. The writer has nothing positive to say about… Continue reading

  • Oct 15, 2018

LETTER: Winborn defended Clallam against ‘carpetbaggers’

I am writing to endorse Mary Ellen Winborn for director of community development. I supported Mary Ellen when she ran for DCD and have been… Continue reading

  • Oct 15, 2018

LETTER: Benedict resourceful, honest and dedicated in Clallam

Supports Benedict It is my pleasure to support Clallam County Sheriff Bill Benedict for re-election. I have known Benedict for more than 15 years and… Continue reading

  • Oct 14, 2018

LETTER: Former Clallam DCD supports Winborn

Colleague’s support Mary Ellen Winborn is by far the most qualified candidate for the Clallam County director of community development (DCD) position. This has become… Continue reading

  • Oct 14, 2018

LETTER: I-1639 would encourage responsible gun ownership

Support I-1639 With so much divisiveness on so many issues across the U.S, I believe Initiative I-1639 provides common ground for many of us. I-1639… Continue reading

  • Oct 14, 2018

LETTER: Parents and children need reflective gear on dark, wet mornings

Reflective gear I would just like to put out a reminder to parents and children waiting for the bus during these dark, wet and sometimes… Continue reading

  • Oct 14, 2018

LETTER: Situation worse with roadside parking at Olympic National Park sign

Attractive nuisance The Olympic National Park Visitor Center remodel project on Race Street is nearing completion. The two-year project made several much-needed improvements to the… Continue reading

  • Oct 14, 2018

LETTER: U.S. benefits by standing with Israel

Stand with Israel Our nation is experiencing a renewed prosperity, as evidenced by our record stock market and unemployment numbers. I believe that this rise… Continue reading

  • Oct 14, 2018

LETTER: Vote for honesty, integrity and fair play

Last chance To my many Republican friends. I understand the many reasons why you voted for Donald Trump. One of them was your desire to… Continue reading

  • Oct 14, 2018

LETTER: Voting yes for both Sequim library questions

Will vote yes I grew up as an ardent Seattle library patron and wanted to raise my own children to develop a passionate love for… Continue reading

  • Oct 14, 2018

LETTER: Waddell ‘outstanding’ candidate for Clallam PUD

Waddell outstanding Jim Waddell is a candidate for PUD Commissioner of District 3, who has 35 years of experience as a civil engineer, policy and… Continue reading

  • Oct 14, 2018

LETTER: Winborn best community development director in five decades

Best director Mary Ellen Winborn has proven to be the best community development director my husband, Jim Mantooth, and I have observed in the nearly… Continue reading

  • Oct 14, 2018

LETTER: Convinced Brotherton the best choice for Jefferson County

After spending several hours in a one-on-one conversation with Greg Brotherton at the beginning of his campaign, I was convinced. Brotherton is running for commissioner… Continue reading

  • Oct 12, 2018

LETTER: Jefferson County needs Jon Cooke for commissioner

I’m voting for Jon Cooke who is running for Jefferson County commissioner. I like Cooke and am a conservative. Like Jon, I do not vote… Continue reading

  • Oct 12, 2018

LETTER: Supports Doherty for Clallam County commissioner

I have worked with Mike Doherty for several years, including throughout the Planning for Climate Change for the North Olympic Peninsula project, where I was… Continue reading

  • Oct 12, 2018

LETTER: Democratic Party will do anything to stop conservative judge

I stand for Brett Kavanaugh. The ongoing situation in Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court nomination battle may change by the time you read this letter. He’s… Continue reading

  • Oct 11, 2018

LETTER: Hayden a ‘perfect fit’ for District Court

One of the most important offices held is judge. Yet, people tend to know the least about it. There are many reasons why but one… Continue reading

  • Oct 11, 2018

LETTER: Sportsmen Association an asset to Jefferson County

The Jefferson County Sportsmen’s Association is an asset to the county. The many users of the facility contribute significantly to the local economy. JCSA brings… Continue reading

  • Oct 11, 2018

LETTER: Supreme Court has backed decision to not stand or salute the flag

I read the letter “Dumping Nike” in the PDN on Sept. 25 with a combination of amusement and frustration. In it, the writer rants about… Continue reading

  • Oct 11, 2018

LETTER: Weigh the good and the bad, make up your own mind

I get it, I understand. You put in a hard day at work, drag your butt back home, grunt “Hi” at your wife, grab a… Continue reading

  • Oct 11, 2018