Letters to the Editor

LETTER: Paper should find another columnist to replace Malkin

Find another voice I have been reading with interest the various responses to my request to exorcise Michelle Maklin’s vitriol from our community newspaper after… Continue reading

  • Jun 3, 2018

LETTER: Trump Era awakened a sleeping giant

Strength starts at home The Trump era has awakened a sleeping giant as well as an oblivious world. Freedom is not free and living in… Continue reading

  • Jun 3, 2018

Navy group restored his hope in teens

Restored his hope On a daily basis, I notice young people “hanging out,” dressing like slobs, acting like slobs, and I think, “good Lord, is… Continue reading

  • Jun 3, 2018

LETTER: Dissolve Port of Port Townsend district

The continued failure of the Port of Port Townsend to address its infrastructure needs, which now includes the breakwater, require dissolution of the port district… Continue reading

  • Jun 1, 2018

LETTER: Malkin’s column is ‘darkness’ associated with hate speech

I would like to comment on the well-written and highly appropriate letter entitled “Replace Malkin” (May 11, PDN). We must not confuse “free speech” with… Continue reading

  • Jun 1, 2018

LETTER: Sorry for New York Times writer

With a great deal of interest I read the New York Times commentary, “I want to be rich and I’m not sorry,” PDN, Page A12,… Continue reading

  • Jun 1, 2018

LETTER: Individuals can help resolve housing shortage

Thank you, to the writer of such a wonderful letter a couple weeks ago (“Pay it Forward,” May 13, PDN) addressing the rental housing crisis… Continue reading

  • May 31, 2018

LETTER: More balanced information leads to informed choices

A useful idiot is someone who does not enlarge their information to make a decision, and are so easily misled. Educating yourself to the balanced… Continue reading

  • May 31, 2018

LETTER: Two realities deserve thorough analysis for salmon

Two realities involving Pat Neal’s obsession to increase hatchery salmon production in Washington state (e.g., “The Funding Crisis,” PDN, May 16): More than 100 open… Continue reading

  • May 30, 2018

LETTER: Same tone heard many years ago

“Attempting overthrow” — ridiculing the Palestinian protestors, the writer describes “these old women… Continue reading

  • May 27, 2018

LETTER: Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe continues to plan for oyster farm

Continues to plan The Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe continues to plan for restoration of our oyster farm in Dungeness Bay. We have centuries of history growing… Continue reading

  • May 27, 2018

LETTER: Time for a change on national gun control

Another school shooting and we are sure to hear once again the lame refrain, “It’s the shooter, not the gun.” Well, consider this: According to… Continue reading

  • May 25, 2018

LETTER: Anonymity keeps shooters from fame they seek

OK, it’s time to stop all these mass shootings. And one way to stop them is actually very simple: Stop making the attacker famous. These… Continue reading

  • May 24, 2018

LETTER: Wrong to separate immigrant parents from children

The Trump Administration’s anti-immigrant and anti-refugee actions harm our families, communities, economy and country. Please keep families together so we can stand for something of… Continue reading

  • May 24, 2018

LETTER: Can’t understand why conservatives back president

How much? How many? How much graft, nepotism and quid pro quo? How many scandals, disgusting public bullying lies, and appointments to important positions of… Continue reading

  • May 23, 2018

LETTER: Hamas protests change nothing in Israel

Hamas, made up of hysterical old women, is again trying to overthrow a state it neither accepts or understands. There was no violence along state… Continue reading

  • May 22, 2018

LETTER: Providing data to fit ideology

he former Republican Leader’s An April 29 letter, “Leadership, Poverty,” falsely maligns Democratic leadership by presenting phony statistics. The letter claims unemployment rates of cities… Continue reading

  • May 22, 2018

LETTER: Balance security with common sense, humanity

I would like to thank the Peninsula Daily News for the commentary on the woman in Forks who is facing deportation (“West End Neighbor: Immigrant… Continue reading

  • May 20, 2018

LETTER: Mail backlog delivery represents extraordinary concern

As a retired U.S. Postal Service employee, I feel compelled to address the poorly written, vague article (Peninsula Daily News, May 15 “Three-year Mail backlog… Continue reading

  • May 20, 2018