Letters to the Editor

LETTER:Health care legislation

Our state legislators have failed us. First they failed to let SB 5204 the Whole Washington Health Care Trust out of its first committee. That… Continue reading

  • May 2, 2021

LETTER:Replacing statues

A few years ago the board of trustees of Whitman College elected to change the college mascot, and the name of the sports teams, from… Continue reading

  • May 2, 2021

LETTERS: Gun debate

Gun debate As the gun control debate intensifies, regardless of predispositions and the biased media, don’t decide till you’ve heard each side. After decades of… Continue reading

  • Apr 30, 2021

LETTER: Wind turbines

Wind turbines I read, with great distress, an article regarding future plans by the Marine and Coastal Research Laboratory that includes research on where to… Continue reading

  • Apr 30, 2021

LETTER: Four lanes

Traveling between Sequim and the Hood Canal Bridge can add excitement to your day. If you live in one of the communities with a single… Continue reading

  • Apr 28, 2021

LETTER: Vision for region

What if a new proposal from Idaho Republican Mike Simpson could end decades of lawsuits and gridlock, and possibly save the Columbia River chinook salmon,… Continue reading

  • Apr 25, 2021

LETTER: Turn signals

I think the roundabout that the Jamestown S’Klallam tribe is proposing on U.S. Highway 101 by the Longhouse is good but will only work if… Continue reading

  • Apr 15, 2021

LETTER:End violence against women

The month of April is National Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month. Why does this mayhem continue? Some religious doctrines are blameworthy: Tiring, antiquated assumptions… Continue reading

  • Apr 11, 2021

LETTER:Opposes dam removal

As a retired native of southeast Alaska who has been active in the fishing industry, I question the wisdom of considering dam removal. Southeast Alaska… Continue reading

  • Apr 11, 2021

LETTER: Resist the Borg

Nice to hear Clallam County may achieve herd immunity as early as next month. That possibility, however, must scare the daylights out of our healthcare… Continue reading

  • Apr 8, 2021

LETTER: Election law

Kudos to House Democrats for passing HR 1. It is especially good regarding changes to election laws. H.R.1 limits the influence of wealthy donors, implements… Continue reading

LETTER:Corrupted government

This is how corruption can infiltrate a small town government. The fact that Sequim Council member Mike Pence is verbally attacking and threatening legal action… Continue reading

  • Apr 4, 2021

LETTER:Not leaving

Council member Mike Pence suggests that the solution to his misrepresentations on his application for appointment to Sequim’s City Council was for me to leave… Continue reading

  • Apr 4, 2021

LETTER: Poverty, overpopulation

What does poverty have to do with overpopulation? As a young person in the United States, it can often feel overwhelmingly frustrating to feel that… Continue reading

  • Apr 2, 2021

LETTER: Thanks tribe

Thank you to the Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe for sharing their allotment of COVID-19 vaccine and for facilitating multiple vaccine clinics to all eligible residents. Their… Continue reading

  • Mar 28, 2021

LETTER:Guns not the problem

I mourn for the victims of the recent tragic shootings. Ex-Chicago mayor Rahm Emanuel, who I see as anti-gun since he advocated for gun control,… Continue reading

  • Mar 28, 2021

LETTER:Stand up and be counted

I believe it is time for all true Americans who believe in our country, our Constitution and our way of life to stand up and… Continue reading

  • Mar 28, 2021

LETTER: Gas taxes

The writer of the letter on March 22 is operating under the misconception that gas taxes pay for all roads. Wrong. Gas taxes pay for… Continue reading

  • Mar 26, 2021

LETTER: Worse than AR-15

It appears President Biden is asking Congress to start passing laws to disarm lawful gun owners. One of his objectives is banning assault weapons with… Continue reading

  • Mar 25, 2021

LETTER: Mayhem in Port Angeles

I am a local business owner and do not want to cause problems; however, as I watch and experience our once safe and beautiful little… Continue reading

  • Mar 23, 2021