Letters to the Editor

LETTER: Laws anti-police

I commend Democrat Washington state Rep. Mike Chapman for doing the right thing by voting against these recently enacted anti-police laws, as opposed to doing… Continue reading


LETTER: Purge population

I read with interest that the county is recommending masks again indoors for everyone. It’s time to let God, or Darwin, sort out the weak… Continue reading


LETTER: Unfair to unvaccianted

I was disappointed to see Dr. Allison Berry’s allegation that the mask honor system failed and that unvaccinated are responsible for the current outbreak. Unvaccinated… Continue reading


LETTER: Ballot expense

I hope all of you are voters. Please remember that it costs our county auditor’s office 65 cents for each ballot returned… Continue reading

  • Aug 1, 2021

LETTER: Be responsible

Enough. Personal choice should not compromise the collective freedom we share and enjoy as a society as a whole. Personal choice should not be allowed… Continue reading

LETTER:A personal choice

To all the vaccinated with strong opinions of authoritarianism, from a vaccinated constituent. I am reminded of the mantra “my body, my choice” when I… Continue reading

  • Aug 1, 2021

LETTER:Biologist responds

Biologist responds In Pat Neal’s July 21 commentary, is he trying to be funny or serious? A “new owner of the Hoh River appeared” and… Continue reading

  • Aug 1, 2021

LETTER: Don’t ignore experts

As I age, I am less and less able to be absolutely sure about anything. Things change so quickly and some of it I want… Continue reading

  • Jul 30, 2021

LETTER: Stay healthy

Some vaccinated people are getting COVID-19, especially the new variants. It would seem from the latest figures available that in the UK, Netherlands and Israel… Continue reading

  • Jul 30, 2021

LETTER: Supports Wennstrom

If you have something that needs to be done, give it to Libby. If you have a problem that needs solving, give it to Libby.… Continue reading

  • Jul 30, 2021

LETTER: Supports Rogers

As a former U.S. naval officer and Superior Court judge, I understand clearly the importance of governance, law and policy. I’m supporting Karen Rogers for… Continue reading

  • Jul 29, 2021

LETTER: Supports Vega

Tyler Vega is running for Port Townsend City Council in the upcoming primary. Tyler is not part of the political establishment, which is a good… Continue reading

  • Jul 29, 2021

LETTER: Darwin award

I would like to submit my nomination for this year’s Darwin Award to all the unmasked, unvaccinated people in America. For those unfamiliar with the… Continue reading

  • Jul 26, 2021

LETTER: Natural selection

As more of our population dies of COVID-19, it is apparent that nearly all of them are unvaccinated. While I applaud Clallam County health officer… Continue reading

  • Jul 26, 2021

LETTER: Backs incumbents

A Sequim-based Republican-leaning group co-led by defeated Clallam County Commissioner Jim McEntire has promoted a group of opposition candidates to run for Port Angeles City… Continue reading

  • Jul 25, 2021

LETTER: Get vaccinated

Now’s the time. Be not afraid. Serve your community. Serve your country. Save lives. Love your neighbor. Get vaccinated. Dr. Paul Pederson Port Angeles… Continue reading

  • Jul 25, 2021

LETTER: Opposes incumbents

Bruce Springsteen’s ” My City of Ruin” must be the theme song of three council members running for reelection. Residents have every reason to vote… Continue reading

  • Jul 25, 2021

LETTER: Pave alleys

I’m confused and concerned. Recently, paving has been done on Lauridsen Boulevard, Peabody Street and Golf Course Road. I drive these streets often and never… Continue reading

  • Jul 23, 2021

LETTER: False equivalency

A recent letter in the PDN listed several circumstances in which our ancestors came to America: seeking freedom from peasantry, serfdom and slavery, arriving here… Continue reading

  • Jul 22, 2021

LETTER: Supports present council

I just received my voters’ pamphlet and was compelled to write. I have consistently followed the words, and actions, of our current city council. We… Continue reading

  • Jul 22, 2021