Letters to the Editor

LETTER:Vote for change

This is in response to the paid advertisement in last week’s Sequim Gazette from Gayle Baker promoting the Independent Advisory Association-groomed candidates for city council.… Continue reading

  • Oct 31, 2021

LETTER:Vote for McEntire

A leter published Oct. 24 was a smear campaign against Jim McEntire, a candidate for Olympic Medical Center commissioner. Jim McEntire is a veteran who… Continue reading

  • Oct 31, 2021

LETTER: McEntire’s correction

The letter to the editor published Oct. 24 expresses many opinions regarding my candidacy for a seat on the Olympic Medical Center Board of Commissioners,… Continue reading


It is appalling that our Democratic governor issues rules that deprive individual employees and business owners of their livelihood without consulting the Legislature, and that… Continue reading

  • Oct 29, 2021

LETTER:Jeffers’ correction

A letter to the editor published Oct. 25 said that I, Heather Jeffers, would consider a proposal to sell Olympic Medical Center. I did not… Continue reading

LETTER:Supports Stoffer

There is an attempt to censure Jim Stoffer and oust him from the Sequim School Board. Alas, I know only what I have read. I… Continue reading

  • Oct 29, 2021

LETTER:Vote for Schmeck

The purpose of my letter is to help clarify the misunderstanding that has been circulating regarding the Sequim School Board election for Position 4 between… Continue reading

  • Oct 29, 2021

LETTER:Backs Rogers, McEntire

I think it’s time to remind the voting public that on any high-functioning board of directors or commissioners, each of the members brings a varied… Continue reading

  • Oct 28, 2021

LETTER:Diligent, compassionate

I have worked with Lindsey Schromen-Wawrin for the last three and a half years. He has generously volunteered countless hours and expertise to help legal… Continue reading

  • Oct 28, 2021

LETTER:Extreme views

I have read two letters printed here about the Sequim School District Position 4 election. Both insisted that Virginia Sheppard is the only valid choice… Continue reading

  • Oct 28, 2021

LETTER:Interesting elections

Another election, and what a group of interesting characters running for elective offices. We have anti-vaxers and anti-maskers. We have QAnon supporters. We have those… Continue reading

  • Oct 28, 2021

LETTER:No conflict of interest

I am writing in response to several letters to the editor Sunday regarding Heather Jeffers’ candidacy for Olympic Medical Center hospital commissioner being a conflict… Continue reading

  • Oct 28, 2021

LETTER:Vaccine questions

For years I have voted Independent. The best policy positions, to me, get my vote. Yes, I am vaccinated. All that said, I have questions… Continue reading

  • Oct 27, 2021

LETTER: Constitutional right?

The Oct. 14 letter “Times Changed” about a friend’s grandfather driving home on his car rims during WWII due to tires being rationed for the… Continue reading

LETTER: Sheriff’s authority

Sheriff Bill Benedict has stated he doesn’t have the statutory authority to enforce the health rules issued by Dr. Berry, our public health officer. RCW… Continue reading

Letter: Exemptions

Exemptions I was disappointed to read that 259 employees, 16 percent of the staff, at Olympic Medical Center were granted a religious or medical exemption… Continue reading

  • Oct 25, 2021

Letter: Rogers best choice

I am a friend of Karen Rogers and going to state why I am voting for her. Karen knows the needs of our community, having… Continue reading

  • Oct 25, 2021

LETTER: Admirable convictions

As the local elections commence, selecting the best candidates to fill the various positions is essential for Port Angeles’ future. The current council members should… Continue reading

LETTER: Backs Rogers

Would you elect a candidate for an office with a personal financial interest in the decisions of that office? Most people would say, “No, that’s… Continue reading

LETTER: My choices

J. Thomas Oblak and Heather Jeffers. Port Angeles City… Continue reading