Letters to the Editor

The end of lavender?

  • Today at 2:00AM

The letter to the editor, “Lavender Weekend disappoints from years past” by Rick McUne of Cashmere, Wash., (“Letters to the Editor,” Sequim Gazette, July 23, page A-11), was right on the money. Having volunteered with the unified Lavender Festival folks for a number of years and then the farmers’ group for a year, I can see and feel the difference between the former Lavender Festival of years ago, and the Sequim Lavender Growers Association and Sequim Lavender Farmers Association events.


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Taxpayers should not subsidize SARC

  • Today at 2:00AM

The proposed property tax levy (Feb. 10 ballot) is classic example of a special interest group claiming they deserve a subsidy from the population at large. However, a facility used by only a minority of the community should “pay its own way.”

Problems on the local voting front

  • Today at 2:00AM

Do we have a voting fraud issue in our country? Let’s take a look at what happened in South Carolina in 2012

Keep SARC pool open

  • Jul 23, 2014 at 12:35PM

This is in reply to Bill Black’s guest opinion (“SARC board pleads; the public pays,” Guest Opinion by Bill Black, Sequim Gazette, July 16, page A-10) in which he advocates closing the SARC pool rather than paying about $25-$30 in taxes to keep the pool open.

Support for SARC

  • Jul 23, 2014 at 12:34PM

I am a citizen of Sequim in support of maintaining SARC. Let’s forget as to what may or may not have happened in the past … now is the time to act. Our community and expressly myself need to have SARC in our lives. As recipient of three prostheses, SARC’s facility, and expressly its pool, is vital to my mobility.

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