Letters to the Editor

LETTER: Man-made global warming hypothesis not validated

The “Look in the Mirror” commentary (Oct. 13, PDN) is not deterred by scientific facts. Surveys show deep disagreement on scientific issues. The man-made global… Continue reading

  • Nov 18, 2019


LETTER: Supports mayor’s move to remove guns from fence gate

I understand the Port Angeles Mayor’s Sissi Bruch’s desire to take the armed soldiers off the gates at Veteran Park, at least the arms, and… Continue reading

  • Nov 17, 2019


LETTER: Wary of the tyranny of the majority against Electoral College’s protections

Since 2006, Democrats pushing the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact (NPVIC) have contrived to bypass our Constitution’s presidential election process. Currently, 15 NPVIC states pledge… Continue reading

  • Nov 17, 2019


LETTER: Keep Trump in office as long as possible

Dr. Ben Carson’s endorsement of candidate Donald Trump first prompted me to pay attention to the man. Then, the love, respect and admiration of his… Continue reading

  • Nov 15, 2019

LETTER: Port Angeles lacks solid, reliable leadership

I am a Marine and a veteran of two tours in Vietnam. One of the first things we are taught in boot camp is the… Continue reading

  • Nov 15, 2019

LETTER: Supports OMC against CMS; supports MAT clinic

Cruel and vindictive. That describes the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services decision to defy a court order and double the $1.7 million cut in… Continue reading

  • Nov 15, 2019

LETTER: County spending money it didn’t know it had

The Nov. 6 PDN article, “County considering how to disperse heritage funds” notes that the Heritage Advisory Board recently discovered preservation funds they were unaware… Continue reading

  • Nov 14, 2019

LETTER: Port Angeles needs to take better care of schools it has

The Port Angeles School Board wants $66 million, to remodel Stevens Middle School down to the slab, which is like building a brand new school… Continue reading

  • Nov 14, 2019

LETTER: Robust discussion for which vets fought and died was denied

How is it that a “robust discussion” on a city council’s agenda of the artistic symbolism of how best to honor our precious liberty and… Continue reading

  • Nov 14, 2019

LETTER: Alternatives exist for open water fish farming

It is well known the Port Angeles Harbor is polluted. This is why parts of it are scheduled to undergo a major cleanup. It is… Continue reading

  • Nov 13, 2019

LETTER: Deadline for Rayonier cleanup comments is Nov. 26

Commenting on the former Rayonier mill site cleanup could be your most important lifetime opportunity to do the right thing for present and future generations… Continue reading

  • Nov 13, 2019

LETTER: Mayor’s proposal about guns on fence emblematic of intellectual dark age

The main contention by the Port Angeles mayor in the Nov. 3 front page article “Veterans Park fence defended,” is the removal of the soldier… Continue reading

  • Nov 12, 2019

LETTER: Mayor’s action unworthy of her office in Port Angeles

Mayor Sissi Bruch has withdrawn her controversial proposal to remove the guns held by two metallic representations of Revolutionary War soldiers at Veterans Memorial Park.… Continue reading

  • Nov 11, 2019

LETTER: Music lifts people and and mixes us together

Music brings people together who otherwise might have different backgrounds. My music taste is varied. I like classical symphonies and orchestras. I like choirs like… Continue reading

  • Nov 11, 2019

LETTER: Bridge traffic circle ‘ridiculous error in judgment’

Roundabout at the Hood Canal Bridge? Whose brilliant idea was that? Obviously someone who does not drive that stretch of road on a regular basis.… Continue reading

  • Nov 10, 2019

LETTER: Calls on Congress to support the Women’s Health Protection Act

Now more than ever, reproductive rights are under attack. Across the country, there have been 400 needless abortion restrictions enacted since 2011, which is why… Continue reading

  • Nov 10, 2019

LETTER: No end to desire for more tax money

Received your new property valuations? You’re probably in shock. Some properties increased 30 percent in value from last year. Because of Washington’s constitution, homeowners do… Continue reading

  • Nov 10, 2019

LETTER: President clearly not fit for office

The decision of the 45th president of the United States to withdraw U.S. troops from Syria against the emphatic recommendations of all his advisors and… Continue reading

  • Nov 10, 2019

LETTER: Show American people the true colors

Cal Thomas recently wrote that Trump’s best weapon is the truth. I agree that it is time for the truth to show us Americans that… Continue reading

  • Nov 10, 2019

LETTER: Be wary of phone scams, political promises

Scams are on the rise, especially this time of the year. Do not answer unknown telephone numbers who leave no message or callers leaving messages… Continue reading

  • Nov 8, 2019