Letters to the Editor

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:True colors

Every so often MAGA Republicans show their true colors. Biden recently pointed out Republicans still wanting to eliminate Social Security and Medicare to balance the… Continue reading

  • Mar 11, 2023

LETTER:Numbers guy

One endemic problem with engineers, even recovering engineers like myself, is that we that we frequently disregard subjective rhetoric but, instead, concentrate on objective facts… Continue reading

  • Mar 11, 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

LETTER:Rezoning alternatives

I’m writing about how Port Angeles was considering rezoning single-family neighborhoods, so they could park RVs or put in multi-unit housing. Thank goodness, they voted… Continue reading

  • Mar 9, 2023

LETTER:Keep the trees

Our older forests here in our state store and sequester carbon at amazing rates and also provide rich habitats for biodiversity. In this legislative session,… Continue reading

  • Mar 8, 2023

LETTER:Vaccine injured

March 14 marks two years since someone we know was permanently disabled by her COVID shot. Her case, documented in the April 2022 British Medical… Continue reading

  • Mar 7, 2023

LETTER:Green space

As the community struggles with what to do with Port Townsend Golf Course (PTGC) they might look at Sequim’s Carrie Blake Park. This elegantly-designed, environmentally-friendly… Continue reading

  • Mar 4, 2023

LETTER:AR-15 military weapon

I grew up in Idaho where guns were a common tool in most homes and cars. They were used for hunting, sports and nuisance pests.… Continue reading

  • Feb 25, 2023

LETTER: Putin = Hitler

George Santayana (1863-1952) An aphorism of great wisdom and insight that today so… Continue reading

LETTER:Roller rink jobs

As a 16-year-old high school student at Port Angeles High School, I am excited about the roller rink being planned for downtown this summer. But… Continue reading

LETTER:RVs and housing

I am a Port Townsend Planning Commissioner, writing as a private citizen, quoted recently in this newspaper as saying that “permitting RVs was a cheap… Continue reading

  • Feb 23, 2023

LETTER:Property rights

I understand that housing is a real issue. While I don’t have a solution, I do have some concerns with the proposal as I understand… Continue reading

LETTER:Familiar diatribe

Cal Thomas’ lies, as he railed against Mitt Romney’s view with regards to the GOP’s authoritarian image, fall into the familiar attack mode that Republicans… Continue reading

  • Feb 18, 2023

LETTER: So just ban everything

According to the author of “Who Needs It?” (PDN, Feb. 9) anyone who owns an AR-15 rifle is probably a mass murderer waiting to happen.… Continue reading

  • Feb 17, 2023

LETTER:Gun legislation

Have you seen what our state is up to? Those large-capacity magazines they restricted recently, well now the ones left are going to be restricted… Continue reading

  • Feb 16, 2023


Congratulations to Laurie Davies for her appointment to the Washington State Fair Commission. I went from Clallam County Fair Board to Washington State Fair board… Continue reading

  • Feb 14, 2023

LETTER:Backs changes

Port Angeles is blessed with wonderful neighborhoods and a small town feel. We love our city and want to protect it, but that can make… Continue reading

  • Feb 14, 2023

LETTER:Monroe Field

Imagine my surprise when I read in the Jan. 28 PDN that the Port Angeles School District is building the Monroe Athletic Field, which according… Continue reading

  • Feb 11, 2023