LETTER: Trump is ringleader

On Sept. 11, 2001, the world watched aghast as the Twin Towers were toppled in a terrorist attack. A worldwide manhunt began for the alleged… Continue reading


PAT NEAL: Extinction for profit

It was another tough week in the news. A decision was made by the state Department of Fish and Wildlife that should go a long… Continue reading


PAT NEAL: Disaster Preparedness month

By now we’ve all about had it up to here with the nanny-state government telling us what to do. The last I heard, this was… 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

Climate change

Democracy depends on our ability to cooperate. As the nation confronts an ugly national divide, we must remember that the only way forward is together,… Continue reading

DIANE URBANI DE LA PAZ: Dancing on, together and apart

DIANE URBANI DE LA PAZ: Dancing on, together and apart

I’LL TAKE MY cue from these youngsters. The Ballet Workshop’s 50th anniversary Ballet Gala, a triumphant celebration of live music and dance in Port Angeles,… Continue reading

DIANE URBANI DE LA PAZ: Dancing on, together and apart