Letters to the Editor

LETTER:Basis of their devotion

I cannot believe people still support Trump. Have they forgotten about Jan. 6? Do they really believe Trump won and what he did was justified?… Continue reading

  • Oct 21, 2023

LETTER:Election illusion

This recent Clallam County election, if one can actually call it that, is a travesty of justice and shameful mockery of the election process. I… Continue reading

  • Oct 21, 2023

LETTER:Supports Israel

Soon we will hear calls that the time has come for negotiations between Israel and Hamas and that the war needs to end before the… Continue reading

  • Oct 21, 2023

LETTER:Not idyllic

Picture a 38-foot wide, barren, chunky gravel roadbed. It ranges from 500 feet to half a mile from a river that can’t be seen nor… Continue reading

  • Oct 20, 2023

LETTER:Backs Karjalainen

Mark Karjalainen, is running for Port Angeles City Council, Position 6. Mark is a family man, loves to fish and makes no bones about who… Continue reading

LETTER:Supports Haguewood

Running for public office is the most challenging decision you will ever make. You go to public debates and forums, tell your story and humble… Continue reading

  • Oct 20, 2023

LETTER:STRs and housing

At a recent League of Women Voters forum, for Port Angeles City Council candidates, affordable housing was a hot topic. Surprisingly one candidate while urging… Continue reading

  • Oct 19, 2023

LETTER:Value of compromise

“A great civilization is not conquered from without until it has destroyed itself within” ― Will Durant. An often-used quote, but one that warrants repeating… Continue reading

  • Oct 19, 2023

LETTER: Good experience

I recently spent 11 days at Olympic Medical Center hospital as the result of a car/bicycle collision. I arrived at the emergency room, had a… Continue reading

  • Oct 18, 2023

LETTER:Stable families?

Earlier this year I was researching online a question I had about the homeless. I had no luck but did learn there are vast Himalayas… Continue reading

LETTER:A compromise

On Sept. 26, a public meeting regarding the Lower Dungeness Levee Project and its impact on new Towne Road was held at the Guy Cole… Continue reading

  • Oct 17, 2023

LETTER:A simple choice

The next presidential election could not be easier. No confusion about the goals or qualifications. One has years of experience working through the system to… Continue reading

  • Oct 14, 2023

LETTER:DNR Powerplant Sale

Thank you to the PDN for reporting on Clallam County Superior Court’s rejection of the Earth Law Center’s lawsuit against the Department of Natural Resource’s… Continue reading

  • Oct 14, 2023


A recent letter to the editor is hateful, ignorant or wrong. But I know stats, figures, and accurate science won’t sway the writer. Focusing on… Continue reading

  • Oct 14, 2023

LETTER:Miller a public servant

I joined the Overdose Awareness march and rallies Aug. 31 at the Clallam County Courthouse and at Port Angeles City Pier and heard Amy Miller… Continue reading

  • Oct 14, 2023

LETTER:Relevant background

Port Angeles City Councilwoman Amy Miller has a unique and specifically relevant background for serving on the Port Angeles City Council at this time in… Continue reading

  • Oct 14, 2023

LETTER:To the Moon

There is a rare opportunity available for only one more weekend at the Port Angeles Community Players theatre. “To the Moon” is a very new… Continue reading

  • Oct 14, 2023

LETTER: Enjoyed festival

This letter is to give a big thank-you to those who took all the time, kreativity, kash, thought and love that is apparent in the… Continue reading

  • Oct 13, 2023

LETTER: How I conserve water

I have been conserving fresh water all my adult life, without feeling like my quality of living is being sacrificed. If we are in a… Continue reading

LETTER:Consider plantation forests

It’s well-known that forest clear-cuts adversely affect stream flows in multiple ways, such as by increasing surface temperatures, damaging water absorbing organisms and causing faster… Continue reading

  • Sep 30, 2023