Letters to the Editor

LETTER: Capital gains tax needed

Washington state has the most unfair state and local tax system in the country. In its latest analysis of the tax systems of all 50… Continue reading

  • Mar 4, 2021

LETTER: Who voted for tax?

There was a time, not too long ago that a super-majority was required for any tax increase for schools. That was because the Legislature realized… Continue reading

  • Mar 4, 2021

LETTER: Voting for levies has consequences

I was amused, and a bit surprised, to read of local citizenry’s consternation with their 2021 county property tax bills. I, too, was disturbed but… Continue reading

LETTER:Outrage too late

Regarding the article “Property tax bill prompts uproar” in the Feb. 19 PDN, well, here it is. Where was the outrage when this levy was… Continue reading

  • Feb 28, 2021

LETTER:Pause a waste

Dr. Allison Berry is exactly right when she describes as “a waste” and “a silly pause” the state’s recent guidance stopping counties from vaccinating people… Continue reading

  • Feb 28, 2021

LETTER:Pipeline jobs

When confronting the depths of the great cliff that lies ahead one would normally avoid such a threat. So far it does not seem that… Continue reading

  • Feb 28, 2021

LETTER:Pope and climate change

I am so very tired of reading about Cal Thomas’ diatribes about the fakeness of climate change. It is the same thing, ad nauseam, and… Continue reading

  • Feb 28, 2021

LETTER:Who is he?

He had a narcissistic personality disorder. He had a warped sense of the world. He entered politics on racist tropes and lies. His acidic speeches… Continue reading

  • Feb 28, 2021

LETTER: Trump, Trumpism

Trump and Trumpism will slowly fade into the dustbin of history. Trump, for a while, will still lie to his followers, giving them false hope… Continue reading

  • Feb 26, 2021

LETTER: Deserves paved roads

I was very pleased to read the PDN article about possibly repairing and paving the roads in my neighborhood. My wife, Judy, and I live… Continue reading

  • Feb 25, 2021

LETTER: Gun safety bills

I am writing concerning two pending bills SB 5038 and SB 5078 before the Washington Senate. I am a native Washingtonian, but grew up in… Continue reading

  • Feb 25, 2021

LETTERS: Choose another mayor

It is my understanding that the council elects a mayor from among its membership. My questions are: Why did the council elect William Armacost as… Continue reading

LETTER:Climate change

“Climate change” is a complex issue not fully addressed in 250 words or less. However, common sense asks a) “who are these humans who believe… Continue reading

  • Feb 21, 2021

LETTER:Condones violence?

I talked to a Trump supporter just a few days ago and asked her if she thought Joe Biden won the election fair and square.… Continue reading

  • Feb 21, 2021

LETTER:One-party rule

It took four years and we finally got rid of that hotel guy. A special counsel, with a multitude of attorneys that cost 32 million… Continue reading

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