Letters to the Editor

LETTER:House speaker

Well, here we are, on the brink of war on a couple of fronts, and in a proxy war in Ukraine. And here we are… Continue reading

  • Oct 27, 2023

LETTER:Light the way

I had the good fortune to attend the standing-room-only launch of “Salmon, Cedar, Rock & Rain” at the Port Angeles Library on Friday. My heartfelt… Continue reading

  • Oct 27, 2023

LETTER:Back Jeffryes

I grew up in what I consider to be the golden age of education in America. WWII veterans, and survivors of the Depression, were committed… Continue reading

  • Oct 26, 2023

LETTER:Haguewood a leader

Jim Haguewood is running for Port Angeles City Council and I ask you to join me in voting for him in November. The city is… Continue reading

  • Oct 26, 2023

LETTER:Attorneys on Trial

“A lawyer can steal more with their briefcase than 100 men with machine guns.” from The Godfather, by Mario Puzo. The cabal of lawyers, in… Continue reading

  • Oct 25, 2023

LETTER:Supports Noble

Surely with our elementary and high school students lagging in math, English, science and social studies because of COVID restrictions, one would expect a significant… Continue reading

  • Oct 25, 2023

LETTER:Backs Whetham

Lee Whetham is running for Port of Port Angeles District 3 commissioner. I have known Lee for many years, and have worked with him on… Continue reading

  • Oct 24, 2023

LETTER:Quality candidate

Quality candidate I’m writing to support Chris Noble, a write-in candidate for the Port Angeles School District Board of Directors. I retired from the district… Continue reading

  • Oct 24, 2023

LETTER:Basis of their devotion

I cannot believe people still support Trump. Have they forgotten about Jan. 6? Do they really believe Trump won and what he did was justified?… Continue reading

  • Oct 21, 2023

LETTER:Election illusion

This recent Clallam County election, if one can actually call it that, is a travesty of justice and shameful mockery of the election process. I… Continue reading

  • Oct 21, 2023

LETTER:Supports Israel

Soon we will hear calls that the time has come for negotiations between Israel and Hamas and that the war needs to end before the… Continue reading

  • Oct 21, 2023

LETTER:Not idyllic

Picture a 38-foot wide, barren, chunky gravel roadbed. It ranges from 500 feet to half a mile from a river that can’t be seen nor… Continue reading

  • Oct 20, 2023

LETTER:Backs Karjalainen

Mark Karjalainen, is running for Port Angeles City Council, Position 6. Mark is a family man, loves to fish and makes no bones about who… Continue reading

LETTER:Supports Haguewood

Running for public office is the most challenging decision you will ever make. You go to public debates and forums, tell your story and humble… Continue reading

  • Oct 20, 2023

LETTER:STRs and housing

At a recent League of Women Voters forum, for Port Angeles City Council candidates, affordable housing was a hot topic. Surprisingly one candidate while urging… Continue reading

  • Oct 19, 2023

LETTER:Value of compromise

“A great civilization is not conquered from without until it has destroyed itself within” ― Will Durant. An often-used quote, but one that warrants repeating… Continue reading

  • Oct 19, 2023

LETTER: Good experience

I recently spent 11 days at Olympic Medical Center hospital as the result of a car/bicycle collision. I arrived at the emergency room, had a… Continue reading

  • Oct 18, 2023

LETTER:Stable families?

Earlier this year I was researching online a question I had about the homeless. I had no luck but did learn there are vast Himalayas… Continue reading

LETTER:A compromise

On Sept. 26, a public meeting regarding the Lower Dungeness Levee Project and its impact on new Towne Road was held at the Guy Cole… Continue reading

  • Oct 17, 2023

LETTER:A simple choice

The next presidential election could not be easier. No confusion about the goals or qualifications. One has years of experience working through the system to… Continue reading

  • Oct 14, 2023