Letters to the Editor

LETTER: Firearms regulations should mirror those of vehicle ownership

In the “Armed Citizenry” letter of Aug. 28, the writer proposes that the “best way to combat armed shooters is to shoot back, by lawfully… Continue reading

  • Sep 6, 2019

LETTER: Jefferson County could have avoided spraying issue

The Jefferson County commissioners proved again their mastery of considering closing the barn door after the cows leave. Despite knowing for months about local opposition… Continue reading

  • Sep 6, 2019

LETTER: Private school parents urged to reconsider public again

I know families with children in one of the many creative, local private schools. I understand the love of wanting your child to get the… Continue reading

  • Sep 6, 2019

LETTER: Clinic will bring unintended consequences to Sequim

The proposed medication-assisted treatment facility, built and operated by the Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe, will dispense daily doses of methadone, suboxone and vivitrol to addicts. I… Continue reading

  • Sep 5, 2019

LETTERS: Need more requirements for gun ownership

When someone finally decided there were enough deaths from cigarettes, what happened? Warning labels were put on cigarette packs, excise taxes increased and insurance premiums… Continue reading

  • Sep 5, 2019

LETTER: MAT clinic has potential for disaster in Sequim

In response to the letter in the Aug. 25 PDN, in which the writer believes Sequim will be a better place after the medication-assisted treatment… Continue reading

  • Sep 4, 2019

LETTERS: Parking proposal attempt to bypass inclusive process

I read the account of a Port Angeles City Council meeting with dismay. Under the guise of trying to improve downtown parking, Mike French tried… Continue reading

  • Sep 4, 2019

LETTER: More trash cans on the Waterfront Trail

I have a large golden retriever who insists on daily walks, so I find myself often walking the waterfront trail. I feel fortunate indeed to… Continue reading

  • Sep 3, 2019

LETTERS: Workers left holding the bag for federal deficit

So, how are your Trump/Bush/Reagan tax break giveaways for the rich working out for you? Looking at moving up to a Bentley this year? Perhaps… Continue reading

  • Sep 2, 2019

LETTER: Grave threat of being dragged into war with Iran

Congress shirks a grave responsibility in ignoring the threat of U.S. war with Iran. It could involve Russia and China, unimaginable death and destruction, attacks… Continue reading

  • Sep 1, 2019

LETTER: Misgivings about Robinson for Port Angeles City Council position

I have misgivings about Richard “Doc” Robinson’s candidacy for Port Angeles City Council, Position 5. The Peninsula Daily News Voter Guide quotes him as saying:… Continue reading

  • Sep 1, 2019

LETTER: Using skin color for political purposes

The letter titled “Myriad Emotions” on Aug. 25 describing some white men promoting domestic terrorism is a validation of the Forrest Gump Syndrome which is… Continue reading

  • Sep 1, 2019

LETTER: Wishes group had gotten the facts, first

After attending the Aug. 8 presentation by the Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe, followed by a lengthy comment session, I wanted to compliment everyone there for a… Continue reading

  • Sep 1, 2019

LETTERS: MAT clinic not the only health issue in Sequim

Thanks to the Aug. 8 town hall meeting at the Guy Cole Center in Sequim, we know many people support a medication-assisted treatment clinic to… Continue reading

  • Sep 1, 2019

LETTERS: Leans on faith when life is full of challenges

Henry B. Eyring, president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, said, “When you meet someone, treat them as if they were in… Continue reading

  • Aug 30, 2019

LETTERS: Opposed to Mountain View proposal in Port Townsend

I have been reading with some interest about the proposal that the YMCA and city of Port Townsend or Jefferson County create a municipal park… Continue reading

  • Aug 30, 2019

LETTERS: Get varied viewpoints, do your own thinking

So letters to the newspapers have been trumpeting what a bad president and person Donald Trump is. I can see how many people are turned… Continue reading

  • Aug 29, 2019

LETTERS: No info from Ozias about MAT clinic support

Mark Ozias has not stated how the city of Sequim’s current infrastructure like sewer, water, roads, police, fire and other city services will support individuals… Continue reading

  • Aug 29, 2019

LETTERS: Vote for Democrats or it might be the last vote ever

You can support President Donald Trump, or you can support democracy, the Constitution, the rule of law, separation of powers, co-equal branches of government, having… Continue reading

  • Aug 29, 2019

LETTERS: Armed citizens can best combat mass shootings

My heart mourns for the victims of the latest mass murder tragedies. And my sympathies go out to the victims’ families. Once again sadly, the… Continue reading

  • Aug 28, 2019