Letters to the Editor

LETTER: Arming everyone only works in a perfect world

I read the letter this morning regarding the armed citizenry with a combination of humor and fury. (“Armed citizens can best combat mass shootings,” PDN,… Continue reading

  • Sep 22, 2019

 

LETTER: Excellent example of hypocrisy at college

An excellent article on the hypocrisy of politicians discussing leadership to college students. (“State politicians discuss leadership at Peninsula College gathering,” PDN, Sept. 18) They… Continue reading

  • Sep 22, 2019

 

LETTER: President to blame for American disunity

An article in the Sept. 12 PDN cited Clallam County Sheriff Bill Benedict’s identification of 9/11 as a driving force for our country coming together.… Continue reading

  • Sep 22, 2019

 

LETTER: Tribe, hospital should ante up for more Sequim police

If the Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe is bent on gifting Sequim with this medication-assisted treatment clinic and it is all a done deal as was said… Continue reading

  • Sep 22, 2019

LETTER: Citizens deserve responses to questions about MAT clinic

We deserve better At the Sept. 9 Sequim City Council meeting, I observed Sequim’s city attorney exerting more pressure on the City Council to eliminate/restrict… Continue reading

  • Sep 20, 2019

LETTER: State Highway 104 roundabout apparent done deal

Not only has the Department of Transportation apparently fast-tracked their final decision for a roundabout at the state Highway 104 entrance to the Hood Canal… Continue reading

  • Sep 19, 2019

LETTER: Urges support for Stinson in Port Townsend

I support Deborah Stinson for re-election to the Port Townsend City Council, and urge all my fellow citizens to do the same. Stinson has been… Continue reading

  • Sep 19, 2019

LETTER: Has to be better location for clinic than Sequim

I’m opposed to the proposed medication-assisted treatment clinic in Sequim because we all deserve better. Substance users deserve a better location, closer to a hospital… Continue reading

  • Sep 18, 2019

LETTER: Opposes Robinson for Port Angeles City Council

As I drive through the streets of Port Angeles I see more and more homeless, transients, alcoholics, drug addicts, derelicts and bums on a daily… Continue reading

  • Sep 18, 2019

LETTER: Seeking support for MickHager in Port Townsend

I confidently recommend Monica MickHager for Port Townsend City Council Position 3. Monica has served our city for a decade as planning commissioner. She has… Continue reading

  • Sep 18, 2019

LETTER: America kills millions without attacks

On Dec. 7, 1941, we lost more than 2,000 Americans in a surprise attack on Pearl Harbor. On Sept. 11, 2001, we lost more than… Continue reading

  • Sep 17, 2019

LETTER: Noise complaints only create more obstacles for training pilots

I hope U.S. Rep. Derek Kilmer realizes how serious his decisions will be regarding the safety of the American public. Naval aviators flying FA-18 Growlers… Continue reading

  • Sep 17, 2019

LETTER: MAT clinic would bring only problems to Sequim

There are those who make obscene amounts of money off addictions, including gambling, alcohol, tobacco and methadone. Methadone does not cure as some have claimed.… Continue reading

  • Sep 16, 2019

LETTER: Already have high success rate with MAT in area

So much of the anti-medication assisted treatment rhetoric is not based on facts. One fallacy often repeated is that medication assisted treatment is not successful… Continue reading

  • Sep 15, 2019

LETTER: Better for Sequim to safe than sorry

Comparing the protest against big-box stores establishing themselves in Sequim to a large proposed regional MAT facility to be built in Sequim, in my opinion,… Continue reading

  • Sep 15, 2019

LETTER: Deal with drug problem, don’t avoid it

I am one of many citizens who volunteer on local government committees and councils. Our work requires diligence in reading very detailed reports, learning about… Continue reading

  • Sep 15, 2019

LETTER: Port Townsend needs to address debt, elect MickHager

I strongly support Monica MickHager for Port Townsend City Council. She has more than 16 years of combined experience on the city’s advisory boards and… Continue reading

  • Sep 15, 2019

LETTER: Facts about proposed clinic should allay fears

The Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe has a history of contributing to the health of Sequim. They stepped in and opened the Jamestown Family Health Clinic when… Continue reading

  • Sep 13, 2019

LETTER: Don’t risk the lives of immigrant children

I grew up on a farm in Michigan, the second of 10 children. My parents were hard workers and taught us the same. My father… Continue reading

  • Sep 12, 2019