Letters to the Editor

LETTER:Staying safe

On Thursday, the PDN published that Clallam County had reported 10,543 cases of COVID-19 and 99 deaths since the pandemic began. The population of Clallam… Continue reading

  • Feb 20, 2022

LETTER: Disturbing the peace

We have lived just outside Sequim city limits since 2009, and have enjoyed the peace and quiet. What once was a bit of noise from… Continue reading

LETTER: US military-industrial complex to blame

The U.S. military-industrial complex continues to drag the country into unnecessary and ghastly wars to pursue bloated defense expenditures and corporate profits. President Eisenhower warned… Continue reading

LETTER: Jamestown S’Klallam’s healing clinic, oyster farm bad for region

I just finished reading the Sunday edition of the PDN and noticed that the Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe is moving along with their healing clinic in… Continue reading

LETTER:A better solution

A recent study noted that our nation has experienced a nursing shortage dating back to the early 1900s but concluded that “the magnitude of the… Continue reading

  • Feb 13, 2022

LETTER:Distressed by oyster farm

I am deeply distressed to learn that the Dungeness Wildlife Refuge apparently is being sacrificed to develop a commercial oyster farm. I will sorely miss… Continue reading

  • Feb 13, 2022

LETTER:Opposes oyster farm

Sequim’s Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge is in jeopardy of being environmentally and visually compromised if the private, commercial oyster farming lease is not rescinded. In… Continue reading

  • Feb 13, 2022

LETTER:Oyster farm

After reading the article “Concerns Remain over Tribe’s Oyster Farm in Dungeness Bay” (PDN, Feb. 4) I’ve discovered that various studies arrive at conflicting conclusions… Continue reading

  • Feb 13, 2022

LETTER:Refuge lease

Washington’s plastic bag ban went into effect on Oct. 1. Plastic bags contain chemicals that are toxic once released into the environment. Plastic pollution poses… Continue reading

LETTER: Support democracy

Support democracy The Sequim voting rights demonstration of Jan. 6, 2022, as well as local and national polls call for action by those who love… Continue reading

LETTER: Democracy in Sequim

The democracy demonstration in downtown Sequim on Jan. 6 was great. Hopefully, this will start us on the road to hold accountable Donald Trump and… Continue reading

LETTER :Private gain

Some of you may remember Hazel Wolf who established Audubon chapters throughout Washington State, 21 of the 26 chapters. I have no doubt that were… Continue reading

  • Feb 6, 2022


A recent column by Veronique de Rugy on the issue of rising authoritarianism that recently ran (“A call to fight rising authoritarianism” PDN, Dec. 31)… Continue reading

  • Feb 6, 2022

LETTER:Commercial operation

Unknown to most citizens our Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge is threatened by a commercial shellfish operation. This refuge provides a safe habitat for 244 species… Continue reading

  • Feb 6, 2022

LETTER:Delightful experience

If you haven’t made the trek to the Port Angeles Fine Arts Center to see the current exhibition, you are missing a truly delightful experience.… Continue reading

  • Feb 6, 2022

LETTER:Generating garbage

I write as someone who comes to Carlsborg regularly to bicycle the Olympic Discovery Trail, dine and visit friends. Some would claim opposing Olympic Systems… Continue reading

  • Feb 6, 2022

LETTER:War no solution

War is never a solution, but that is especially true now when every country must use every available resource to solve the existential problems that… Continue reading

  • Feb 4, 2022

LETTER:Critical shortage

Thanks for the article “Worker shortages at local hospitals.” The situation really is that critical. The first time I assisted in surgery during medical school,… Continue reading

LETTER:Enjoys column

Every month, on the first Sunday, a column by Mr. John McNutt appears in the PDN. His columns are each about a unique moment in… Continue reading

  • Feb 2, 2022

LETTER:Prayer, not protest

In an article titled “Signs Outside Planned Parenthood Display Convictions,” reporter Ken Park, in some respects I think, misrepresented the mission of the individuals who… Continue reading

  • Feb 2, 2022