LETTER: Who’s lying?

Regarding Thomas Friedman’s column in Monday’s Peninsula Daily News titled “Big Lie Still Endangers Democracy,” give me a break. It’s rich that he can write… Continue reading

  • May 11, 2021

OUR VIEW: Best way to create change: Run for office

IF YOU DON’T like what’s happening, run for office. The candidate filing week is May 17-21 for the Nov. 2 general election and the North… Continue reading

  • May 9, 2021

LETTER: The true whiners

Before the letter addresses the degrading and insulting characterizations of people fleeing the failed states of their homelands for a future in the U.S. in… Continue reading

  • May 7, 2021

LETTER: Rage and speeding

Vehicles used to be a form of transportation. Now they are a different art form. I’m not talking about design here, but another type of… Continue reading

  • May 6, 2021
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DIANE URBANI DE LA PAZ: Author shares spirit with world

I thought I was well-acquainted with our neighbor. Having traveled through seven of her states and studied Spanish in Cuernavaca, I felt at home in… Continue reading

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PAT NEAL: Understanding our fishing regulations

“When does the river open?” The tourist angler asked after I told him the river was closed. He was standing knee-deep in trouble, casting away… Continue reading

LETTER: Immigration or invasion

President Trump wanted immigration to reflect America first priorities by restricting it to immigrants beneficial to our country, where would-be émigrés bring something to the… Continue reading

  • May 3, 2021

LETTER: Supports plan for Snake River dams

I’m inspired by the Jefferson County board of commissioners’ support of the proposed plan to restore the lower Snake River put forth by Rep. Mike… Continue reading

  • May 3, 2021

LETTERS: Gun debate

Gun debate As the gun control debate intensifies, regardless of predispositions and the biased media, don’t decide till you’ve heard each side. After decades of… Continue reading

  • Apr 30, 2021

LETTER: Wind turbines

Wind turbines I read, with great distress, an article regarding future plans by the Marine and Coastal Research Laboratory that includes research on where to… Continue reading

  • Apr 30, 2021

LETTER: Four lanes

Traveling between Sequim and the Hood Canal Bridge can add excitement to your day. If you live in one of the communities with a single… Continue reading

  • Apr 28, 2021

PAT NEAL: An Earth Day review

How was your Earth Day? Many hoped it would lead to some progress in reducing the pollution of our planet’s air, water and soil. It… Continue reading

Ed Bedford

POINT OF VIEW: Small businesses don’t need another tax

WE ALWAYS SAY that Bedford’s Sodas, born in Port Angeles and serving stores and restaurants across the United States, bring people together. That was especially… Continue reading

  • Apr 25, 2021
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Caitlin Carnahan is the farmer at Diamond Day Bouquet in Chimacum. photo courtesy Caitlin Carnahan

DIANE URBANI DE LA PAZ: Sowing the seeds of happiness

I confess I used to spend at least $17 per week on coffee. That Americano put a bright spot in the middle of the work… Continue reading

Caitlin Carnahan is the farmer at Diamond Day Bouquet in Chimacum. photo courtesy Caitlin Carnahan

PAT NEAL: The Highway 101 blues

Thank you for reading this. Somebody must. Because when I mentioned in last week’s column that the Highway 101 bridge over the Hoh River was… Continue reading

LETTER: Turn signals

I think the roundabout that the Jamestown S’Klallam tribe is proposing on U.S. Highway 101 by the Longhouse is good but will only work if… Continue reading

  • Apr 15, 2021

PAT NEAL: Peninsula’s Wild West roadways

In last week’s episode, we were hurtling west of Port Angeles and, having crossed the Elwha Bridge, headed west on U.S. Highway 101. This bridge… Continue reading

LETTER: Resist the Borg

Nice to hear Clallam County may achieve herd immunity as early as next month. That possibility, however, must scare the daylights out of our healthcare… Continue reading

  • Apr 8, 2021

DIANE URBANI DE LA PAZ: The speed of the sound of live music

WATER IN THE desert: That’s how it felt when I heard the little crowd cheer. My reaction to “Save the Bob” came as a surprise.… Continue reading

PAT NEAL: Olympic Peninsula driving guide

The signs of summer are all around. The roar of the lawn mower, the stench of burning charcoal and the seasonal spike in gasoline prices… Continue reading