Letters to the Editor

LETTER: Snake River dams

There has been quite a push to remove the lower Snake River dams lately. I don’t understand the push to remove the dams that have… Continue reading

  • May 12, 2021


LETTER: Not healthy debate

By wearing an incendiary T-shirt, the mayor of Sequim, Mr. William Armacost, told me, and anyone who doesn’t agree with him, to get the F-… Continue reading

  • May 11, 2021


LETTER: Who’s lying?

Regarding Thomas Friedman’s column in Monday’s Peninsula Daily News titled “Big Lie Still Endangers Democracy,” give me a break. It’s rich that he can write… Continue reading

  • May 11, 2021


LETTER:Honor Teterud

For the last two Sequim School District Board meetings, I have listened as members of our community asked the board to consider naming the athletic… Continue reading

  • May 9, 2021

LETTER:Vote in Sequim

We should all commend the Sequim City Council and Mayor William Armacost for their transparency, I guess; it’s just non-stop blatant shenanigans with this clown… Continue reading

  • May 9, 2021

LETTER:Woke commission

The Woke county commission Jefferson County administrator has resigned. The coup was orchestrated by Kate Dean; according to Dean, there is excitement about how we… Continue reading

  • May 9, 2021

LETTER: The true whiners

Before the letter addresses the degrading and insulting characterizations of people fleeing the failed states of their homelands for a future in the U.S. in… Continue reading

  • May 7, 2021

LETTER: Rage and speeding

Vehicles used to be a form of transportation. Now they are a different art form. I’m not talking about design here, but another type of… Continue reading

  • May 6, 2021

LETTER: Immigration or invasion

President Trump wanted immigration to reflect America first priorities by restricting it to immigrants beneficial to our country, where would-be émigrés bring something to the… Continue reading

  • May 3, 2021

LETTER: Supports plan for Snake River dams

I’m inspired by the Jefferson County board of commissioners’ support of the proposed plan to restore the lower Snake River put forth by Rep. Mike… Continue reading

  • May 3, 2021

LETTER:Broadband team

In response to your article in the April 28 Daily News, I wish to express my opinion that our PUD should be actively engaged in… Continue reading

  • May 2, 2021

LETTER:Congressional leadership

An April 25 Peninsula Daily News article on local elected officials’ responses to the critical state of endangered salmon and orcas barely touches on a… Continue reading

  • May 2, 2021

LETTER:Health care legislation

Our state legislators have failed us. First they failed to let SB 5204 the Whole Washington Health Care Trust out of its first committee. That… Continue reading

  • May 2, 2021

LETTER:Replacing statues

A few years ago the board of trustees of Whitman College elected to change the college mascot, and the name of the sports teams, from… Continue reading

  • May 2, 2021

LETTER: Wind turbines

Wind turbines I read, with great distress, an article regarding future plans by the Marine and Coastal Research Laboratory that includes research on where to… Continue reading

  • Apr 30, 2021

LETTER: Four lanes

Traveling between Sequim and the Hood Canal Bridge can add excitement to your day. If you live in one of the communities with a single… Continue reading

  • Apr 28, 2021

LETTER: Vision for region

What if a new proposal from Idaho Republican Mike Simpson could end decades of lawsuits and gridlock, and possibly save the Columbia River chinook salmon,… Continue reading

  • Apr 25, 2021

LETTER: Turn signals

I think the roundabout that the Jamestown S’Klallam tribe is proposing on U.S. Highway 101 by the Longhouse is good but will only work if… Continue reading

  • Apr 15, 2021

LETTER:End violence against women

The month of April is National Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month. Why does this mayhem continue? Some religious doctrines are blameworthy: Tiring, antiquated assumptions… Continue reading

  • Apr 11, 2021

LETTER:Opposes dam removal

As a retired native of southeast Alaska who has been active in the fishing industry, I question the wisdom of considering dam removal. Southeast Alaska… Continue reading

  • Apr 11, 2021