Letters to the Editor

LETTER:Love the unvaccinated

When has scapegoating a group of people ended well? I’m writing in response to the letter suggesting that the unvaccinated are holding us hostage. Similarly… Continue reading

  • Jan 12, 2022

LETTER: Voting rights need protection

No matter who gets your vote, free, fair, accessible, safe and transparent elections are the sacred basis of our democracy. Voting rights should be the… Continue reading

LETTER: Held hostage by unvaccinated

So here we are again. On the verge of locking up and locking down. Our children. Your children. Missing out on some of the best… Continue reading

  • Jan 10, 2022

LETTER:Defend democracy

Democracy is not a partisan philosophy, and it’s not an economic system. It’s a form of government that our freedom-loving people have fought and died… Continue reading

  • Jan 9, 2022

LETTER: Trump is ringleader

On Sept. 11, 2001, the world watched aghast as the Twin Towers were toppled in a terrorist attack. A worldwide manhunt began for the alleged… Continue reading

LETTER: Jan. 6, 2021, a terrifying day

Terrifying day Jan. 6, 2021, was a terrifying day for a nation that professes commitment to principles of justice, the Constitution and the rule of… Continue reading

LETTER: Justice in action

an attack on our Capitol to circumvent our presidential election.… Continue reading

LETTER:A burden

It’s time our health department started making COVID-19 decisions based on hospitalizations not on the number of cases. This is the real impact on the… Continue reading

  • Jan 2, 2022

LETTER:Salmon restoration

Kudos to the writer of the Dec. 19 letter “Salmon Restoration,” calling out columnist Pat Neal for his persistent negativity about all involved in salmon… Continue reading

  • Jan 2, 2022

LETTER:Supports Manchin

It is good to see one person with the courage to vote his convictions. I am proud of Senator Joe Manchin. I am 97 years… Continue reading

  • Jan 2, 2022

LETTER:Save a life

I was very upset after reading a Sunday paper rant about all the kittens being dumped on Ediz Hook. I wonder if people are aware… Continue reading

  • Dec 26, 2021

LETTER: Applaud teachers

One of the articles in the Dec. 13 issue of People magazine focused on acknowledging and applauding some of America’s teachers for their work. I… Continue reading

  • Dec 19, 2021

LETTER: Southern border

“Southern border” (PDN, Dec. 9) is a classic case of the ‘pot calling the kettle black.’ The letter paints the Biden/Harris administration as vindictive and… Continue reading

  • Dec 19, 2021

LETTER:Enough Trump

Enough is enough. Trump is now revealed as an anti-democratic wannabe dictator by the Jan. 6 commission. How can a twice impeached, draft dodging, tax… Continue reading

  • Dec 19, 2021

LETTER:Not possible

In a column, Cal Thomas asks whether Vice President Harris will be held accountable for violating the Hatch Act. And while he answers his own… Continue reading

  • Dec 19, 2021

LETTER:Salmon restoration

It was dismaying to see the PDN give space today to the opinions of Pat Neal and his alternative universe of salmon restoration. Pat offers… Continue reading

  • Dec 19, 2021

LETTER:Showed compassion

Showed compassion Kudos to Captain Ben Stamper, of the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office, who was willing to inform my sister and me of our brother’s… Continue reading

  • Dec 19, 2021

LETTER: GOP propaganda

Think back, if you can, to the days after 9/11. You could not find an American flag to buy. The country was united, the likes… Continue reading

LETTER: Keep poplar corridor

Port Townsend’s reasons for destroying the poplar corridor into and out of downtown are not compelling. Let’s debunk some of the reasons given for this… Continue reading

  • Dec 16, 2021

LETTER: Get vaccinated

I have several issues, and I’m an old man, but I’ll make this short and prioritized. I want everyone to get vaccinated. Now, I have… Continue reading

  • Dec 15, 2021