Letters to the Editor

LETTER:Fire them

The 2020 Washington State Legislature enacted, and Gov. Jay Inslee signed, a law adopting whatever carbon emissions regulations the state of California would adopt thereafter.… Continue reading

  • Sep 24, 2022

LETTER:Hays for change

As a grandfather, I look at the world we are leaving our future generations. We are in a climate change crisis, but you wouldn’t know… Continue reading

  • Sep 24, 2022

LETTER:How soon they forget

Several recent letters have been critical of Clallam PUD’s lack of vision with respect to adopting renewable energy sources. I would remind readers that from… Continue reading

  • Sep 24, 2022

LETTER:Net Zeo questioned

Did you notice that many politicians who pushed COVID Zero policies have seamlessly pivoted to Net Zero without addressing harms caused by extended lockdowns, mandates,… Continue reading

  • Sep 24, 2022

LETTER:Vote for Purser

The debate between the Clallam County Public Utility District commissioner candidates convinced me that Will Purser is by far the better choice. Mr. Purser has… Continue reading

  • Sep 24, 2022

LETTER:Emery qualified

The voters have determined they want the Clallam County Department of Community Development director to be elected and not appointed. Most, if not all, candidates… Continue reading

  • Sep 22, 2022

LETTER:Protecting the vulnerable

Face coverings will still be required in health care settings after the emergency order is rescinded in order to protect people like me, who cannot… Continue reading

  • Sep 22, 2022

LETTER:Murray’s debt

When our senator, Patti Murray, first took office in 1993, the national debt was $4.2 trillion. My share of the national debt was $16,450. Today,… Continue reading

  • Sep 21, 2022

LETTER:Not a time for change

Here is the headline from the Sequim Gazette, Dec. 16, 2015: “Hays Resigns Sequim Council Seat.” His resignation was sent to the council via email… Continue reading

  • Sep 21, 2022

LETTER:High costs

Inflation is the highest in 40 years. Food prices rose 11.4 percent over the last year, the highest rate since Jimmy Carter’s presidency in 1979.… Continue reading

  • Sep 20, 2022

LETTER:Backs Purser

During my 30-year career as an electric utility government public affairs professional, I saw a lot. The best, and worst, seem to come out, especially… Continue reading

  • Sep 17, 2022

LETTER:Ruling by the people

Each election is a ruling by the people on how the government is working for them. Let’s review. At the state level, Inslee conveniently rescinded… Continue reading

  • Sep 17, 2022

LETTER:Who we choose matters

Reading some Washington Republican candidates’ profiles for elections, certain terms from their national culture wars mislead us. Take critical race theory (CRT); Sue Forde states… Continue reading

  • Sep 17, 2022

LETTERS:Supports Hays

We now understand the odds are against us. As the planet gets warmer it affects more than just our quality of life but the very… Continue reading

  • Sep 17, 2022

LETTER: Face coverings

Some good news: On Sept. 8, the governor issued a statement declaring the termination of the state of emergency by Oct. 31. About time, nearly… Continue reading

  • Sep 16, 2022

LETTER:Audit rates

I really get a kick out of Sen. Patty Murray.  She gets reelected and then, except for a few sound bites, we don’t hear anything… Continue reading

  • Sep 15, 2022

LETTER:Signaling respect

I always enjoy reading The Conversation in the PDN. It stimulates thought, causing me to evaluate my biases and consider new ideas. I have thought… Continue reading

  • Sep 15, 2022

LETTER:Supports Hays

I have known Ken and Joanna Hays for over 40 years. They have been solid pillars of the community, running a small business in Sequim… Continue reading

  • Sep 14, 2022

LETTER:Backs Emery

In today’s troubled times, it’s especially gratifying to see some truly decent people stepping up to run for local office. One of those is Bruce… Continue reading

  • Sep 10, 2022

LETTER:Complaint debunked

It’s easy to raise a stink if you ignore the facts. Local attorney Rosemary Schurman complained to the state auditor that Jefferson County Commissioner Greg… Continue reading

  • Sep 10, 2022