Letters to the Editor

LETTER: Black bear shooting a senseless killing

Unfortunately, we witnessed the darker side of human behavior off Lost Mountain Road recently when a hunter(s) shot a young black bear. The young bear,… Continue reading

  • Sep 21, 2018


LETTER: It is time to remove President Donald Trump from office

In December 2016, I wrote my congressional representatives expressing concerns about the president elect’s ability to govern this nation. Now, 18 months into his presidency,… Continue reading

  • Sep 21, 2018


LETTER: Compassion, compromise required for roadside memorials

In response to a letter to the editor about distracting roadside memorials, there are a few points to consider. It’s understandable that these memorials are… Continue reading

  • Sep 20, 2018


LETTER: See if your candidates will back president

Are you still watching the mainstream media? Not laughing at New York Times headlines? Haven’t noticed that the media has been over 90 percent negative… Continue reading

  • Sep 20, 2018

LETTER: Better candidates selected when we all vote

In the last primary election, 49 percent of Clallam County voters voted. About 41 percent of those registered in Washington voted. In other words, less… Continue reading

  • Sep 18, 2018

LETTER: Re-elect Commissioner Bill Peach in Clallam

As elections approach I would ask the citizens of Clallam County and particularly the citizens of the west side of Port Angeles to recall, as… Continue reading

LETTER: Roadside memorials distract drivers

Roadside memorials distract drivers and might thereby cause additional accidents. The Peninsula Daily News’ front page photo Aug. 31, the Bedinger family and the State… Continue reading

LETTER: Supports Mindy Walker for Jefferson District Court judge

Citizens of all of Jefferson County, I am confident that we agree that we all deserve a dedicated, hardworking, and fair-minded District Court judge. We… Continue reading

LETTER: Vote to support Sequim Library

I love the Sequim library. As I walk into the building and pass another person, I say: “This is my favorite place in Sequim and… Continue reading

LETTER: Loyalties should be informed by truth

Donald Trump famously said that he could stand in the middle of Fifth Avenue and shoot somebody, and not lose any voters. Little did we… Continue reading

  • Sep 14, 2018

LETTER: Too many wronged by illegal fishing

Regarding the person accused at Sekiu (Aug. 31, PDN, “Man accused of fishing illegally near Sekiu”), it’s easy to overlook how many of us are… Continue reading

LETTER: ‘No brainer’ to end gillnetting on Washington rivers

With all this talk of overfishing salmon and starving orcas, why is the practice of gillnetting still allowed on our rivers? Of 100 salmon traversing… Continue reading

  • Sep 13, 2018

LETTER: Bets most public officials would oppose open meetings safeguards

Thank you, Paul Gottlieb, for looking into whether Clallam County complied with the Washington Open Public Meetings Act (OPMA) in narrowing the field of applicants… Continue reading

  • Sep 13, 2018

LETTER: I-1639 and its advocates a menace to liberty

Gun control advocates are a menace to constitutional liberty. They do not concern themselves in the least with what is constitutional or not. They care… Continue reading

  • Sep 12, 2018

LETTER: Support Cooke for Jefferson County commission

I am writing in support of Jon Cooke, candidate for the Jefferson County Board of County Commissioners. I have worked with Jon Cooke and know… Continue reading

  • Sep 12, 2018

LETTER: Re-elect Stanko for Jefferson County sheriff

When Dave Stanko became sheriff of Jefferson County, he set to work making key changes to the department. When he first assumed office, he worked… Continue reading

  • Sep 11, 2018

LETTER: I-1639 shows Secretary of State can pick and choose

When I read the article in Sundays (the 26th) paper about the State Supreme Court overturning a lower court ruling on initiative I-1639 and their… Continue reading

  • Sep 9, 2018

LETTER: Shame on Republicans in Kavanaugh hearings

OK, I just watched the opening of the Supreme Court confirmation hearings for Judge Brett Kavanaugh. So now, every Republican should hang their heads in… Continue reading

  • Sep 9, 2018

LETTER: Siding with ‘thinkers’ and ‘believers’

Thinkers and Believers. As the Trump regime spirals out of existence, let’s examine… Continue reading

  • Sep 9, 2018

LETTER: Thank president for the help he’s given

With the Labor Day holiday this week, we should thank President Donald Trump and the Republicans in Congress for all the things they are doing… Continue reading

  • Sep 7, 2018