Letters to the Editor

LETTER: Vaccine mandates

The four person majority of the Sequim City Council has passed a resolution that implies government mandates are unconstitutional. Elected public officials bear a responsibility… Continue reading

  • Sep 23, 2021

LETTER: A common enemy

Fractured and divided as a country. This was America in 1941. Despite what was being reported about Nazi Germany and Imperialist Japan, there was opposition… Continue reading

  • Sep 22, 2021

LETTER: Abdicated responsibility

By voting to oppose public health mandates, Sequim Mayor William Armacost and council members Keith Larkin, Sarah Kincaid and Mike Pence have abdicated their civic… Continue reading

  • Sep 22, 2021

LETTER: Most qualified

Heather Jeffers, candidate for District 2 hospital commissioner, is an experienced health care provider. At a recent candidate meeting, her opponent, Karen Rogers, accused her… Continue reading

  • Sep 22, 2021

LETTER: Hard to believe

I am deeply disturbed about the Sequim City Council’s recent resolution. It is not the job of the council to take sides in this medical… Continue reading

  • Sep 20, 2021

LETTER: Personal responsibility

I would ask the crowd of anti-vax/anti-mask advocates who threatened Dr. Allison Berry because of mandates to protect our community from COVID-19 to go back… Continue reading

  • Sep 20, 2021

LETTER: Grateful to Berry

The Sequim Good Governance League (SGGL) is very grateful that Dr. Allison Berry, Clallam and Jefferson County public health officer, is working on our behalf,… Continue reading

  • Sep 19, 2021

LETTER: Pride deflated

My son is a United States Marine and I had two brothers who fought and died in the Vietnam war. So whenever I saw an… Continue reading

  • Sep 19, 2021

LETTER: Useless stunt

The woefully misguided majority of Sequim city council members are adrift in mind-numbing confusion. Rather than spending time on actual city matters of relevance, Council… Continue reading

  • Sep 19, 2021


I just finished reading the Sunday, Sept. 12 PDN and was again disappointed in the articles that described the continued spread of the virus and… Continue reading

  • Sep 19, 2021

LETTER:Protect workers

This is my public comment to the resolution proposed by Sequim City Council member Keith Larkin and passed by the council 4-3 regarding supporting local… Continue reading

  • Sep 17, 2021


Several excellent columns and letters in this paper have tried to explain to angry demonstrators how we’re all in this COVID-19 fight together, and how… Continue reading

  • Sep 16, 2021

LETTER:Mandate overdue

Mandate overdue A mandate requiring vaccines and masks is long overdue. Finally there is no reasonable excuse for spreading the virus, clogging the hospitals and… Continue reading

  • Sep 16, 2021

LETTER: Not caring

COVID-19 is not a joke or something the government is doing to you; it’s a virus that moves through the air, is breathed in and… Continue reading

LETTER: Safe to eat out

I want to inform the owners and staff of our local restaurants and bars that I and my husband are so happy to know that… Continue reading

LETTER: Unite against COVID

For any other disaster, I would like to think our community would work feverishly, arm in arm, for a successful outcome. But apparently not this… Continue reading

LETTER: A community fight

What has this community come to? This is the first letter I have ever written to a newspaper after many years of reading the daily… Continue reading

LETTER: Are you patient zero?

The bubonic plague, which destroyed half the population in some towns, started in somebody’s body. Some person was hosting a microorganism that ended up being… Continue reading

LETTER:Individual responsibility

Self-righteousness without serious soul-searching to discover our own culpability allows us to react to every perceived threat spontaneously, but unless we constantly remind ourselves that… Continue reading

  • Sep 13, 2021

LETTER:Kudos to Berry

Kudos to Dr. Allison Berry for the fine work she has done under the terrifying burden of this virus. We particularly admire her courage with… Continue reading

  • Sep 13, 2021