Letters to the Editor

LETTER:Thanks rescuers

On Wednesday, Feb 10, I wasn’t concerned about my husband Ken going out on a long walk despite the cold temperatures and, at 77, being… Continue reading

  • Feb 21, 2021

LETTER: Thanks for the help

Earlier this year I had an aneurysm at home that caused a stroke. The hospital in Port Angeles had me flown to Swedish Medical Center… Continue reading

  • Feb 19, 2021

LETTER: Horrific attacks

Donald Trump has been tried and acquitted for the “horrific attack” on the U.S. Capitol, but who has yet to be tried for the “horrific… Continue reading

  • Feb 18, 2021

LETTER: Shameless senators

Today, we have 43 senators who decided their jobs were more important than defending the Constitution. They allowed the former president to promote and viciously… Continue reading

  • Feb 18, 2021

LETTER: End filibusters

I am thrilled that the Democrats won the White House, held the House and flipped the Senate. However, there is a very powerful force blocking… Continue reading

  • Feb 17, 2021

LETTER:Opposes HB 1054

Legislators writing or enacting laws they have little or no understanding of should be a concern for all citizens. Having successfully developed the Long Beach… Continue reading

  • Feb 14, 2021

LETTER:Plan for salmon

A surprising and welcome initiative has been proposed by Rep. Mike Simpson (R-Idaho). What Rep. Simpson calls The Columbia Basin Fund could be enacted as… Continue reading

  • Feb 14, 2021

LETTER:Schools of Buddhism

Thank you for the column “What is the Pure Land Buddhism?” taken from The Conversation, an academic analysis. What was left off is that, Pure… Continue reading

  • Feb 14, 2021

LETTER: Save salmon

I was excited to read that Rep. Mike Simpson, a Republican from Idaho, has released a many-faceted proposal that would benefit every economic sector in… Continue reading

  • Feb 12, 2021

LETTER:Impeachment trial

The United States Senate voted to have an impeachment trial. This was approved with the votes of five RINO’S (Republicans In Name Only). The PDN… Continue reading

  • Feb 12, 2021

LETTER:Saving lives

All lives are worth saving. While volunteering at the Jamestown S’Klallam’s COVID vaccination clinic on Saturday I saw people drive through to get the free… Continue reading

  • Feb 12, 2021

LETTER: Mayor, move out

Sequim has been attracting lots of negative national attention thanks to Mayor William Armacost. The job of our mayor and city council is to do… Continue reading

  • Feb 11, 2021

LETTER: Sequim great town

News of our town has been the subject of controversy here so I thought I would add this. I moved to this lovely place 11… Continue reading

  • Feb 11, 2021

LETTER: Danger to democracy

The article about the association of the Sequim mayor with QAnon makes me extremely nervous. He says that his personal beliefs should not be ascribed… Continue reading

  • Feb 10, 2021

LETTER: Reasonable debate

Reasonable debate It’s time for a reasonable debate on the issues that divide our country. This should be held topic by topic on national TV… Continue reading

  • Feb 9, 2021

LETTER: PA Clinic, Wow

PA clinic: Wow We’d like to gratefully acknowledge those who laid the groundwork for and logistically orchestrated this past weekend’s COVID vaccinations for seniors. Port… Continue reading

  • Feb 9, 2021

LETTER: The Weight of Words

The weight of words While reading the scripture selections for this Sunday from the Common Lectionary, shared by Catholics, Lutherans, Anglicans and Methodists, a particularly… Continue reading

  • Feb 9, 2021

LETTERS: Bad news for Sequim

By now, most citizens of Sequim have seen our community in the national news and not because of our Lavender Festival. Why? Sequim’s Mayor Armacost… Continue reading

LETTER:Armacost should resign

I was a sixth-grader in Sequim in 1952 when Jake Hall, chief of the S’Klallam tribe, spoke to my class. The tribe, Mr. Hall said,… Continue reading

  • Feb 7, 2021

LETTER:Publicized mess

What we choose to believe is our private domain. Not unlike the feng shui of our own basements and bedrooms, it can be pristine or… Continue reading

  • Feb 7, 2021