Letters to the Editor

LETTER:Fire levy

Historic towns, spectacular forests, mountains and remarkable waterways of every scale make Jefferson County an amazing place to live, but present remarkable challenges for fire… Continue reading

  • Jan 18, 2023

LETTER: Vote yes

We have an opportunity to help our East Jefferson Fire and Rescue (EJFR). Well-trained emergency response personnel are in high demand across the Puget Sound… Continue reading

  • Jan 17, 2023

LETTER:Death by car

I witnessed death Saturday morning. I can’t unsee it. Coming home from shopping, east bound, just before Les Swab’s, we saw two deer along the… Continue reading

  • Jan 14, 2023

LETTER:People who care

I thank everyone who found my beloved little cat, Lilo, and returned her. She went missing in mid-December while I was visiting my daughter in… Continue reading

  • Jan 14, 2023

LETTER:Camp David

My husband and I used to rent Camp David for 13 years for our Camp David Jr. chili, bike and kayak ride. We started off… Continue reading

  • Jan 13, 2023

LETTER:Unfair tax

Last year I purchased a Ford Escape plug-in hybrid electric vehicle. I love it. Yesterday I received my license renewal paperwork. It is outrageous that… Continue reading

  • Jan 13, 2023

LETTER:State rules

Are our resident orca running out of fish to eat? I say we have exactly as many fish as the Department of Fish and Wildlife… Continue reading

LETTER:Vote by district

Jefferson county is divided into three districts, and, while each district gets to choose their candidates for county commissioner, all districts vote in the final… Continue reading

  • Jan 7, 2023

LETTER:New year’s hope

With most of local Sequim fireworks displayed well before midnight on the evening of Dec. 31, it appears folks were celebrating the end of 2022,… Continue reading

  • Jan 6, 2023

LETTER:After-hours vet

If your pet gets sick after hours in this area, you are probably going to be out of luck for treatment. My 12-year old Shih… Continue reading

  • Dec 31, 2022

LETTER: Honest people

In a time of so much anger and negativity, my faith in goodness and honesty has been restored. Yesterday, I went to Costco to return… Continue reading

  • Dec 22, 2022


Reading the PDN recently I observed that the Port Angeles city council allotted a sum of their American Rescue Plan Act funds in support of… Continue reading

  • Dec 20, 2022

LETTERS: Laws based on religion

Laws based on religion Iranian citizens are facing a tough road. Many more will die, but they are fighting for all the right reasons. What’s… Continue reading

  • Dec 20, 2022

LETTER:Climate change

In his commentary (PDN, Dec. 13) Stephen Moore was dismissive of the urgency of addressing climate change. He makes the seemingly logical inference that neither… Continue reading

  • Dec 17, 2022

LETTER:Bookkeeper program

I was not surprised to see the number of applicants for the new grant-funded program administered by the Clallam Economic Development Council to train bookkeepers.… Continue reading

LETTER:Childish behavior

Why do we put up with this childish behavior from Trump? Just like a child who realizes that he is losing a board game, Trump… Continue reading

LETTER:Election fraud deniers

Because I believe there were shenanigans in our 2020 election, I guess I am an election denier. I watched the pillow guy’s symposium. I watched… Continue reading

  • Dec 9, 2022

LETTER:Diversity on Peninsula

I have lived on the Peninsula since the mid-1970s. I often feel marginalized and offended by how I am treated by local hospitals and other… Continue reading

  • Dec 8, 2022

LETTER:Attend meeting

It’s time for the public to take notice of the long-planned reservoir to store Dungeness River water. The 30 percent engineering plans are complete. The… Continue reading

  • Dec 6, 2022


I was curious about white supremacist Nick Fuentes surname so I did an online search. His name is of Spanish origin, meaning fountain. According to… Continue reading

  • Dec 3, 2022