Letters to the Editor

LETTER: Vote no on gun control, carbon tax initiatives

Gun control advocates keep trying to get “commonsense” laws passed. They use fear and emotion to get the government to strip citizens of their rights.… Continue reading

  • Oct 30, 2018

LETTER: Consider the record when choosing for state legislature

Bill Peach should be commended for participating in a collaborative way on the Board of Commissioners. But he is way off-base to charge Mike Doherty… Continue reading

  • Oct 29, 2018

LETTER: Group makes its election research available

In case you haven’t noticed all of the competing election signs all over Clallam County, 2018 is an election year. And like many citizens who… Continue reading

  • Oct 29, 2018

LETTER: Proposed I-1639 poorly drafted, won’t accomplish goals

I read with interest the article of Oct. 8 entitled “Focused on gun violence.” After reviewing Initiative 1639, I have become convinced this initiative is… Continue reading

  • Oct 29, 2018

LETTER: Republicans would reduce deficit with program cuts

This is a shout-out to people in our community who are affected by Medicare, Medicaid or Social Security. If you’ve been following the news recently,… Continue reading

  • Oct 29, 2018

LETTER: Tharinger works to reach solutions for region

Steve Tharinger has made a positive difference in our community. My experience and knowledge of him is that he works to reach solutions. As our… Continue reading

  • Oct 29, 2018

LETTER: Waddell could promote solar on Olympic Peninsula

In reference to a Peninsula Voices letter of Oct. 8 about Jim Waddell for his support to solar power in Clallam County, yes Jim lives… Continue reading

  • Oct 29, 2018

LETTER: Waddell smart, informed and motivated candidate for Clallam PUD

Jim Waddell, candidate for PUD commissioner, understands why our current dependency on the Columbia and Snake River hydro project is a formula for higher electrical… Continue reading

  • Oct 29, 2018

LETTER: Carbon tax initiative would impose modest fee for investment

Value of I-1631 How much is clean air worth? How much is a habitable planet worth? We are faced with these questions now as we… Continue reading

  • Oct 28, 2018

LETTER: Chapman open-minded, caring, concerned

Vote for Chapman I am strongly urging a vote for Mike Chapman for state representative in the upcoming election. I have had the pleasure of… Continue reading

  • Oct 28, 2018

LETTER: Chapman, Tharinger work well together

Work together Mike Chapman and Steve Tharinger represent us extremely well and have earned our vote. They both have served as local leaders and know… Continue reading

LETTER: Doherty open to others’ ideas, opinions

Doherty most open I have known Mike Doherty for 40 years and have never heard any hint of impropriety or dishonesty in either public or… Continue reading

  • Oct 28, 2018

LETTER: Hope Sequim library questions receive community’s support

Support library After living in Sequim for 15 years, my wife and I moved to Seattle to be closer to our family. While in Sequim,… Continue reading

  • Oct 28, 2018

LETTER: Libraries more than just books; vote yes for Sequim library

More than books Yesterday someone asked me why we even need libraries. They said the generations that read books won’t be around much longer, so… Continue reading

  • Oct 28, 2018

LETTER: Not happy with coverage of judge candidate forum

Disappointed in story I am disappointed in your report regarding the District Court debate between John Black and Erik Rohrer. You missed an opportunity to… Continue reading

  • Oct 28, 2018

LETTER: Peach wrong on climate change, opposition to protecting forests

Wrong on climate In an interview following a debate Oct. 16 with Mike Doherty, Bill Peach revealed his fundamental misunderstanding of the most important issue… Continue reading

  • Oct 28, 2018

LETTER: Running sheriff’s office takes experience

Will vote for Benedict During my 48 years in law enforcement I have worked with both Bill Benedict and Jim McLaughlin. Both are good, decent… Continue reading

  • Oct 28, 2018

LETTER: Will remember Trump for different actions

He’ll remember Trump A recent letter on Oct. 19 suggests that when we mark our ballots we should remember all the good things that President… Continue reading

  • Oct 28, 2018

LETTER: Will vote for Brotherton for Jefferson PUD commission

Voting for Brotherton At a public forum on Oct. 19, Tom Brotherton and Dan Toepper debated their approaches to the job of PUD commissioner. Both… Continue reading

  • Oct 28, 2018

LETTER: Fears for West End if Doherty elected

Clallam County residents in the West End of Port Angeles who vote in District 3, I ask you, with respect, to consider carefully what you… Continue reading

  • Oct 26, 2018