Letters to the Editor

LETTER: Peach has brought ‘peace and harmony’ to Clallam

The choice for Clallam County District 3 commissioner is very clear. Bill Peach has brought peace and harmony to Clallam County. His performance of duties… Continue reading

  • Oct 10, 2018

LETTER: Pleased with President Trump’s performance on economy

Over the past few months, Americans have once again started to enjoy the American dream. Have you noticed our roads and city streets are busy… Continue reading

  • Oct 10, 2018

LETTER: Vote against black rifle hysteria in I-1639

Or is it any gun hysteria? Initiative 1639 would classify any semi-automatic rifle as an assault weapon. Under the definitions section paragraph (25) states “Semiautomatic… Continue reading

  • Oct 9, 2018

LETTER: Will not support Waddell for Clallam PUD commission

Not solar country The Peninsula Daily News, Sept. 23, page A8, “PUD candidates discuss BPA, carbon tax views,” quoted candidate Jim Waddell as claiming “This… Continue reading

  • Oct 8, 2018

LETTER: Winborn successful despite Clallam charter challenges

Supports Winborn The position of Director of Community Development requires both administrative and visionary leadership. Mary Ellen Winborn has shown expertise in both areas over… Continue reading

  • Oct 8, 2018

LETTER: As former timber manager, Peach knows what is required

Supports Peach In the Sept. 26 Peninsula Daily News (“Timber is top talk at debate: Peach, Doherty spar in Clallam commission battle”), I read with… Continue reading

  • Oct 7, 2018

LETTER: Doherty has knowledge and intregrity for Clallam position

Knowledge and intregity I have known Mike Doherty for over 40 years, both politically and socially. At no time have I witnessed any “demeaning” or… Continue reading

  • Oct 7, 2018

LETTER: Doorbelled for Doherty in Clallam District 3

Doorbelled for Doherty I doorbelled Sunday for Mike Doherty, candidate for the Clallam County Commission representing District 3 from the west side of Port Angeles… Continue reading

  • Oct 7, 2018

LETTER: No one in GOP addressing nominee’s potential problems

Potential problem The Republican Party’s mission statement has for some time resembled the Jesus statement, “Suffer the little children …” when it comes to their… Continue reading

  • Oct 7, 2018

LETTER: Waddell brings experience to Clallam PUD

Waddell gets her vote You probably care about your utility rates. You may care what sources fuel your utilities. Then please care about who are… Continue reading

  • Oct 7, 2018

LETTER: Would vote against Kavanaugh for Roe v. Wade concerns

Would vote no I’m a Republican and a realist. Abstinence does not work for women, abstinence does not work for the Catholic Church and abstinence… Continue reading

  • Oct 7, 2018

LETTER: Gun initiative would needlessly overburden law-abiding citizens

Initiative 1639 mandates concealed carry permits before handgun purchases. For semi-automatic rifles purchases, individuals older than 21 must acquire an “enhanced background check,” requiring applicants’… Continue reading

  • Oct 5, 2018

LETTER: Long, sad season ahead for Seattle Seahawks

The Seahawks were thoroughly shellacked on the National stage during a recent Monday Night Football. How many years have the powers that be been trying… Continue reading

  • Oct 5, 2018

LETTER: Shame on Democrats for orchestrated character assassination

On Sept. 28, I witnessed on national television with utter incredulity the most superbly orchestrated event of character assassination of an honorable man ever staged.… Continue reading

  • Oct 5, 2018

LETTER: Support for Stanko, Sheriff’s Office changes

I support Dave Stanko for re-election as Jefferson County sheriff because he has the leadership skills, experience, values and vision the Sheriff’s Office needs. In… Continue reading

  • Oct 5, 2018

LETTER: From personal experience, Doherty a gentleman

I covered Clallam County government for Peninsula Daily News from 2004 to 2008, when I got to know Mike Doherty. I also covered homelessness and… Continue reading

  • Oct 4, 2018

LETTER: State’s school funding law unreasonably raises taxes

When I first read about EHB 2242 (funding basic education) it did not dawn on me just how expensive it would be to the average… Continue reading

  • Oct 4, 2018

LETTER: Community needs to accept responsibility for housing

Recent headlines announced a “transient man” who was arrested in Port Townsend (“Transient charged in Port Townsend homeless camp attack,” PDN, Aug. 5). By branding… Continue reading

  • Oct 3, 2018

LETTER: Need to limit easy access to firearms

The main objective of initiative I-1639 is to keep firearms out of the hands of individuals who should be prohibited from having them. Namely: felons,… Continue reading

  • Oct 3, 2018

LETTER: Colleague supports Winborn for Clallam County

It has been my great pleasure to get to know Mary Ellen Winborn, her background, her education, her experience, and her passion for good government.… Continue reading