Letters to the Editor

LETTER: Insurance charges

I would like to pose a question to the insurance commissioner as to why insurers aren’t adding the cost of treating COVID-19 patients hospitalized and… Continue reading

LETTER: No need to kill the deer

No need to kill deer in Sunland. Please plant only plants that deer do not eat. Bob Snyder Sequim… Continue reading

LETTER: Reach and Row

A hearty thank you to all the community members who supported the 2021 Reach and Row for Hospice Race. This annual event, sponsored by Sequim… Continue reading

LETTER: Lives, not rights, in danger

On the 19th of this month, my friend died of COVID-19. She was diagnosed just the day before, and by morning she was dead, her… Continue reading

  • Oct 11, 2021

LETTER:Don’t be confused

There’s a bit of confusion about candidates for Sequim School Board Director Position 4. The official state Voters’ Pamphlet allows no changes to candidate statements… Continue reading

  • Oct 10, 2021

LETTER:Election stakes

There is a big election coming up next month. This vote will elect people who affect our daily lives in schools, city councils, hospital and… Continue reading

  • Oct 10, 2021

LETTER:Golden parachute

complete with an expensive golden parachute — by the usual… Continue reading

LETTER:PA at crossroads

Port Angeles sits at a crossroad. We have choices to make that will either grow us into a vibrant community with an emphasis on the… Continue reading

  • Oct 10, 2021

LETTER:Work together

What is going on? Who remembers Dwight Eisenhower’s advice to beware the military industrial complex? What has happened to our country? Our sense of togetherness?… Continue reading

  • Oct 10, 2021

LETTER:Responsible governance

The Nov. 2 election is less than four weeks away, and the stakes for Sequim couldn’t be higher. Most significantly, voters can depose Sequim’s notorious… Continue reading

  • Oct 8, 2021

LETTER:Supports Proctor

Having lived in this beautiful town for 61 years a person appreciates the tranquility, friendliness, and the potential that has existed here. Sadly, however, the… Continue reading

  • Oct 8, 2021

LETTER:Address taxes

Several corporations and wealthy individuals are paying zero tax, legally. Deductions and shelters are provided by law in order to reduce line 15 on their… Continue reading

  • Oct 7, 2021

LETTER:Slow down

Hello everyone. I’m not sure if everyone is aware but, the paper mill in Port Angeles is fully staffed and operational. Which means we have… Continue reading

  • Oct 7, 2021

LETTER:Supports council

My dad told of fighting a forest fire when he was in the Civilian Conservation Corps in the 1930s. The danger was so great that… Continue reading

  • Oct 7, 2021

LETTER: Attempt to save lives

I challenge everyone claiming that vaccine and mask mandates are a violation of freedom of choice to obtain a copy of the U.S. and Washington… Continue reading

  • Sep 26, 2021

LETTER: Madden incorrect

John Madden, candidate for Port Angeles City Council, is wrong to cite the 10th Amendment to defend his opposition to the vaccine requirement for bars… Continue reading

  • Sep 26, 2021

LETTER: Permissible thought

If I were given a wish by that genie, in that glass bottle, it would be to have the ability to express such words as… Continue reading

  • Sep 26, 2021

LETTER: Proud of hoodie

To the woman who accosted me at Safeway over my Biden/Harris hoodie: You said you couldn’t understand why I’d wear it. Here’s what I’d have… Continue reading

  • Sep 26, 2021

LETTER: Gun issues

One of the many so-called informed columnists wrote a 925-, plus or minus, word article that was published in our local paper. There are folks… Continue reading

  • Sep 24, 2021

LETTER: Anti-vaxxer reasons

I keep seeing letters from people wondering why everyone won’t get behind health mandates and get vaccinated. For me, the divide came when all our… Continue reading

  • Sep 23, 2021