Letters to the Editor

LETTER:Gun crazy

So here we are again. Another mass shooting. This time 19 children and two teachers were slaughtered. When will this stop? The gun lobby, politicians… Continue reading

  • May 28, 2022

LETTER:Vote for healthcare

Our public health officer, Dr. Allison Berry, spoke the truth in lamenting the one million people who have died from COVID-19, by far the highest… Continue reading

  • May 28, 2022

LETTERI blame the gun

What kind of coward shoots up an elementary school? I’m sure he was taught that there is no God in school and, if he believed… Continue reading

  • May 28, 2022

LETTER: Help animals

While it’s informal, representing only those taking it, I’m disappointed with the results of the May 11 PDN readers’ poll: “Have you ever considered adopting… Continue reading

  • May 27, 2022

LETTER: Supports Forde

Friends and neighbors, we have a unique opportunity before us with the upcoming primary. Sue Forde is running for Washington state representative 24th District, Position… Continue reading

  • May 26, 2022

LETTER: Yellow, not red

I agree with the letter regarding the anomalous aspect of the new Lincoln Street obstacles. However, painting them red would not be wise. The world… Continue reading

  • May 26, 2022

LETTER:Follow the science

Technology has advanced to the degree that some scientists say that life begins at conception. At that moment, a unique human being is brought into… Continue reading

  • May 21, 2022

LETTER:Pregnancy not risk-free

Not surprisingly, the recent abortion discussion does not include an admission of the inadequacies of our current maternal child health care. Pregnancy is not risk-free.… Continue reading

  • May 21, 2022

LETTER: Paint them red

It will soon be vacation season and the newly installed projections on Lincoln Street in Port Angeles need to be painted red. Since they are… Continue reading

  • May 19, 2022

LETTER: Supports King for sheriff

I have been the mental health therapist for the Clallam County Corrections Facility for the past two and a half years. While working in the… Continue reading

  • May 19, 2022

LETTER:America’s future

We have all been through a lot during the virus the last two years: lockdowns, school closures, job loss, small business closures, infection with the… Continue reading

  • May 14, 2022

LETTER:Disturbed by language

Some disturbing language lies within the Port Angeles Planning Commission’s May 6 Climate Resiliency Plan. Words included in the plan are “disincentivise building,” “disincentivize development… Continue reading

  • May 14, 2022

LETTER:Similar virus

Recent events in two very different societies have revealed a very similar virulent virus that refuses eradication. The virus is responsible for the repression and… Continue reading

  • May 14, 2022

LETTER: Likes column

I moved to Sequim to enjoy a cottage garden without drought concerns. I didn’t know it was the best climate for growing everything. An additional… Continue reading

  • May 13, 2022

LETTER: Issue for states

It’s being reported that many Americans believe that overturning Roe v. Wade would outlaw abortions in America. This is erroneous. The leaked Supreme Court document… Continue reading

  • May 12, 2022

LETTER: Moral inconsistency

For decades the Republican party has claimed opposition to government overreach. Ronald Reagan, the union buster, helped to destroy the middle class by pushing for… Continue reading

  • May 12, 2022

LETTER: Astounded

I’m astounded by MAGA’s hypocritical pursuit to overturn Roe v. Wade after having seen their signs that read “No Mask, My Body, My Choice.” Would… Continue reading

  • May 7, 2022

LETTER: Backs Forde

For our November 2022 election, Sue Forde opposes Mike Chapman. As a successful small business owner for most of her adult life, Sue’s business experience… Continue reading

  • May 7, 2022

LETTER: Contraceptive rights

Some might think the potential loss of abortion rights provided by Roe v. Wade is no big deal because it won’t affect them. Think again.… Continue reading

  • May 7, 2022

LETTER: Twists quotes

General Douglas MacArthur, born in 1880, died when Pat Buchanan was in college. Buchanan is now 83. Yet, like an undergrad debate team hack, he… Continue reading

  • May 7, 2022