Letters to the editor

LETTER: Laws anti-police

I commend Democrat Washington state Rep. Mike Chapman for doing the right thing by voting against these recently enacted anti-police laws, as opposed to doing… Continue reading


LETTER: Purge population

I read with interest that the county is recommending masks again indoors for everyone. It’s time to let God, or Darwin, sort out the weak… Continue reading


LETTER: Unfair to unvaccianted

I was disappointed to see Dr. Allison Berry’s allegation that the mask honor system failed and that unvaccinated are responsible for the current outbreak. Unvaccinated… Continue reading


LETTER: Tell us of dangers

On June 13, there was a rave for our public health officers raving about their “keeping us informed and educated about this new virus.” While… Continue reading

LETTER: Supports school levies

Following earlier submissions that addressed the recent impact of a school levy on Port Angeles property tax bills, a letter writer weighed in and suggested… Continue reading

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

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

LETTERS: Dental health care

Access to dental health care is often tied to employer-provided dental insurance. Many lower wage service workers do not receive these benefits even while employed,… Continue reading

LETTERS: Something wrong in Sequim

Kudos to Sheena Younger and the Sequim Good Governance League for encouraging standing up to a Sequim City Council bad act. In the 1990s, the… Continue reading

LETTERS: Vaccine clinic in PT

Just wanted to give a shout-out for the COVID vaccination operation in Port Townsend. What a great organized job. Health care workers and patients were… Continue reading

LETTERS: Creating own reality?

When I was a kid growing up in South Dakota, I remember a story about a man telling someone how he was so drunk he… Continue reading

Letters: Pleased with clinic

Giant kudos to Clallam County Public Health, Emergency Management and Dr. Michael Maxwell’s North Olympic Healthcare for its superbly organized and performed COVID-19 vaccination center… Continue reading

Letters: Clinics hard on elders

The first-come, first-served plan for the Sequim vaccination site is impossible for older people to access. I have friends in their 90s and 80s who… Continue reading

LETTERS: Grateful for clinic

The Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe, with the help of many community volunteers and the Sequim Police Department, orchestrated a very successful and much appreciated vaccine clinic… Continue reading

LETTER: Attempted coup

Republicans, evangelicals and others who voted for Trump and believe that his election was stolen from him and who supported the attempted takeover of our… Continue reading

LETTERS: Gun rights

It’s a natural thing. People oftentimes disagree with each other. Most of us are reasonable and polite enough to hear another’s point of view. Some… Continue reading

LETTERS: Wear a mask

Wear your mask in public. Such a simple thing and a simple statement. Wearing your mask reduces the chances of spreading the virus. Wearing your… Continue reading

LETTERS: Remove Donald Trump from office

Donald J. Trump has committed treason against the citizens and the Constitution of the United States of America. He has fomented rebellion and incited terrorism… Continue reading