Letters to the Editor

LETTER:Conserving forests

I would like to thank our Washington State Legislature for including $83 million in the budget to be used to conserve 2,000 acres of older… Continue reading

LETTER:Gun law

Sen. Kevin Van De Wege voted “No” on Substitute Senate Bill 1240, the “Assault Weapons” ban, because he understands that criminals pay no attention to… Continue reading

  • May 4, 2023

LETTER:Mass shootings

In the “Speaking Out” segment (PDN, April 29), people were asked to comment on the assault weapon ban in Washington. One reader stated that “It’s… Continue reading

  • May 4, 2023

LETTER:Assault on rights

Where do gun owners get off calling an assault weapon ban a gun ban? When did the Second Amendment well-regulated militia become every Tom, Dick… Continue reading

  • May 2, 2023

LETTER:Cut elsewhere

We need more loggers, not less. We gathered earlier this year on the banks of the Elwha River. An Indigeneous elder welcomed everyone to their… Continue reading

  • Apr 29, 2023

LETTER:New normal?

Is anyone else missing those halcyon days before the 2020 election? You know, when Election Day meant the end, relief. Closure, after months of unbearable… Continue reading

  • Apr 29, 2023

LETTER:Landlords or renters?

I’m sure that every candidate and public servant means well and I appreciate the message of Port Angeles City Council member Navarra Carr. In light… Continue reading

  • Apr 27, 2023

LETTER:Logical choice

As a retired teacher and passionate supporter of public education, I carefully follow news of what’s happening in education on the Peninsula. I am dismayed… Continue reading

  • Apr 22, 2023

LETTER:Opposes gun ban

The article “Gun ban approval sighted; court block said likely” (PDN, April 1) requires some comments. I have to commend Sen. Van De Wege for… Continue reading

  • Apr 22, 2023

LETTER:Backs plan

I am writing to express my full support for the recent decision by the Sequim School Board to reconfigure the elementary schools. I feel that… Continue reading

  • Apr 21, 2023

LETTER:Ignorance is bliss

The important bases for wealth in this country are property and education. Consider the following: From 1619-1865, during slavery, Blacks were generally prevented from owning… Continue reading

  • Apr 15, 2023

LETTER:Rule of Law prevails

The indictment of Donald Trump by the people of New York State is way past due. Throughout his business dealings, he’s had hundreds of cases… Continue reading

  • Apr 14, 2023

LETTER:Keep it natural

The Olympic Peninsula is a special place thanks to our wild areas and natural diversity. Tourists visit from all over the world, not because we… Continue reading

  • Apr 14, 2023

LETTER:Consider apartments

Apartments have been an affordable housing option between entering the workforce and establishing a nest egg. They require little financial history and little upfront cost.… Continue reading

  • Apr 13, 2023

LETTER: 2nd Amendment

The March 18 letter “Different View” is nothing but typical Republican bull. As a weapons owner I believe in the 2nd Amendment, but no one… Continue reading

  • Apr 12, 2023

LETTER: Artificial intelligence

I’m against artificial intelligence. I couldn’t be more against this. It is coming soon that will happen. I pray this will not happen though. The… Continue reading

Letter: Gun laws

Do our state representatives fulfill their oaths of office? While not specifically required to take an oath, it’s been the practice of all legislators to… Continue reading

  • Apr 10, 2023

LETTER: Don’t buy rabbits

With spring and the Easter holiday almost upon us, I would like to remind people to please not buy baby rabbits that are sometimes sold… Continue reading

  • Apr 10, 2023

LETTER: No free lunch

Medicare for all. Sounds good, doesn’t it? I don’t like paying my monthly premium either, but let’s not equate it with quality. We currently have… Continue reading

  • Apr 10, 2023

LETTER: Costs of drugs

In a story in the Wednesday PDN, a narcotics raid netted an incredible number of weapons, amount of cash and illegal drugs. Ten SWAT teams… Continue reading

  • Apr 10, 2023