Letters to the Editor

LETTER:Backs plan

I am writing to express my full support for the recent decision by the Sequim School Board to reconfigure the elementary schools. I feel that… Continue reading

  • Apr 21, 2023

LETTER:Ignorance is bliss

The important bases for wealth in this country are property and education. Consider the following: From 1619-1865, during slavery, Blacks were generally prevented from owning… Continue reading

  • Apr 15, 2023

LETTER:Rule of Law prevails

The indictment of Donald Trump by the people of New York State is way past due. Throughout his business dealings, he’s had hundreds of cases… Continue reading

  • Apr 14, 2023

LETTER:Keep it natural

The Olympic Peninsula is a special place thanks to our wild areas and natural diversity. Tourists visit from all over the world, not because we… Continue reading

  • Apr 14, 2023

LETTER:Consider apartments

Apartments have been an affordable housing option between entering the workforce and establishing a nest egg. They require little financial history and little upfront cost.… Continue reading

  • Apr 13, 2023

LETTER: 2nd Amendment

The March 18 letter “Different View” is nothing but typical Republican bull. As a weapons owner I believe in the 2nd Amendment, but no one… Continue reading

  • Apr 12, 2023

LETTER: Artificial intelligence

I’m against artificial intelligence. I couldn’t be more against this. It is coming soon that will happen. I pray this will not happen though. The… Continue reading

Letter: Gun laws

Do our state representatives fulfill their oaths of office? While not specifically required to take an oath, it’s been the practice of all legislators to… Continue reading

  • Apr 10, 2023

LETTER: Don’t buy rabbits

With spring and the Easter holiday almost upon us, I would like to remind people to please not buy baby rabbits that are sometimes sold… Continue reading

  • Apr 10, 2023

LETTER: No free lunch

Medicare for all. Sounds good, doesn’t it? I don’t like paying my monthly premium either, but let’s not equate it with quality. We currently have… Continue reading

  • Apr 10, 2023

LETTER: Costs of drugs

In a story in the Wednesday PDN, a narcotics raid netted an incredible number of weapons, amount of cash and illegal drugs. Ten SWAT teams… Continue reading

  • Apr 10, 2023

LETTER: Totalitarianism

In the broadest sense, totalitarianism is characterized by strong central rule that attempts to control and direct all aspects of individual life through coercion and… Continue reading

  • Apr 10, 2023

LETTER:No to development

Calls for developing Miller Peninsula State Park (MPSP) because “we need more camping” are short-sighted. Every state has signup lists for camping; it isn’t unique… Continue reading

  • Apr 6, 2023

LETTER:Salmon in Washington

Regarding the PDN reader poll on the California salmon season closure; the salmon seasons in California and Oregon are based on Klamath and Sacramento River… Continue reading

  • Mar 30, 2023

LETTER:ER visit testimony

ER visit testimony Last Friday, suffering chest pains, my nephew drove me to the Olympic Medical Center emergency room. The waiting room was packed when… Continue reading

  • Mar 28, 2023

LETTER:Biden’s taxes

A couple days ago I bought gas at Costco, $4.03 per gallon. Later I caught the president going on about raising taxes, especially for the… Continue reading

  • Mar 18, 2023

LETTER:Different view

I have to comment on the Feb. 18 Point Of View by the local representative of Michael Bloomberg’s front group the Alliance for Gun Responsibility… Continue reading

  • Mar 18, 2023

LETTER:Sustainable harvesting

I’m writing regarding the March 11 letter in the PDN “Aldwell sale.” I don’t disagree with the facts that the writer gives. I believe them… Continue reading

  • Mar 18, 2023

LETTER:Aldwell sale

The protesters of the Aldwell timber sale may consider the following facts: The Elwha River watershed is approximately 320 square miles in size. Fully 275… Continue reading

  • Mar 11, 2023

LETTER:Not neighborly

After a tour through a hospital’s waiting room and observing the patrons, my conclusion is that smart phones are really dumb phones. In these settings… Continue reading

  • Mar 11, 2023