Category: Letters

Peninsula Pulse Letters Policy

As of 03/15/2019

Do you have an opinion you’d like to share? Please email it (preferred) to [email protected]; submit it online at; or mail it to Peninsula Pulse, 8142 Hwy 57, Baileys Harbor, WI 54202. Email [email protected] or call 920.839.2121 if you have questions.

  • Letters must be sent to [email protected]. Letters are limited to 350 words. Letters must include the author’s name, daytime phone number, mailing address and email address, but only the author’s name and town/state of residence will appear in the paper.
  • We will publish only one letter  by a given author within a 30-day period. Multiple letters by different authors addressing similar topics may be omitted, and in most cases, we do not publish letters that have appeared in other publications.
  • The Peninsula Pulse reserves the right to edit and refuse letters, to add titles to or retitle them, and to print them at the time of our discretion.
  • All opinions expressed in letters are those of their authors and not those of the Peninsula Pulse, its owner or staff.
  • Letter to the Editor: Thank You, Egg Harbor Firefighters

    This letter is a thank-you to the Egg Harbor firefighters who have recently left the department. We’re sorry for the way you’ve been treated after you’ve done so much for others. You’ve been with the department for decades. You’ve trained for all types of situations and shown up in all types of weather. You’ve been […]

  • Letter to the Editor: Let’s Elect Better Legislators to Fill Seats

    Wisconsin is setting all-time records for new COVID-19 cases and reporting one of the highest rates of positive infections in the country. In response, Gov. Evers extended the state mask mandate until late November to stem the spread of a virus that has claimed more than 200,000 American lives – more than the loss of […]

  • Letter to the Editor: COVID-19 Is Not Your Biggest Threat

    It’s time to cut the bull and confront what most every American should fear. COVID-19 isn’t our biggest threat; far-left Progressives are. Never before have we witnessed such aggression, ferocity, disdain, disrespect and malice. This is about changing the overall culture of America, starting with our men and women in blue. But it lurches even […]

  • Letter to the Editor: Why I Am Voting Republican

    Trump is a proven leader. He changed the employment picture for the working and middle class. He reduced our taxes. He eliminated billions in giveaways. He has brought integrity back into our court system. He has protected life for the unborn, disabled and us senior citizens.  He has not used his office to enrich himself […]

  • Letter to the Editor: Trump Is the Problem, Not the Cure

    This is meant for the person who used our newspaper box recently to express his/her political beliefs in what I assume is a response to the signs in our front yard. Unfortunately, you did not sign your name, so because of your cowardly behavior, I am responding here.  First, you assume that we want to […]

  • Letter to the Editor: Trump’s Results Matter More than Rhetoric or Personality

    In a world of imperfect people and parties, I’d like to express why I and many others support President Trump and others in the Republican Party overall.  Economically, until COVID-19 shut things down, for three years we saw incredibly strong economic growth, rising wages and low unemployment rates for all demographics – including record-low unemployment rates […]

  • Letter to the Editor: Vote ‘Yes’ for Our Students

    Look for an important question on the Nov. 3 ballot asking voters to secure funds for student resources at Southern Door Schools. The district is asking the community to support a three-year referendum, which will have no projected tax increase. Common efforts within the schools of the Southern Door School District include achievement, success, excellence, […]

  • Letter to the Editor: The Philosophy of Con Men

    The “wealthy” can’t win without your vote. There are just not enough of them. So to retain their influence and their power to protect their interests, they prey on your fears to get your vote: your fear of losing your guns, fear of not getting into heaven unless you vote to “protect” fetuses. They get […]

  • Letter to the Editor: Two Bright Lights

    The current administration in Washington has no national plan to deal with COVID-19. We cannot revive our economy, get kids back to school and plan for a future of racial and economic justice until this devastating virus is brought under control and a vaccine is tested and distributed to as many as possible. To get […]

  • Letter to the Editor: A Good Reason to Be Scared

    I am scared. People I know and love have lost their jobs due to the economic collapse and thus have lost their health insurance for themselves and their families during a raging pandemic. Millions who are still working have insurance through the Affordable Care Act, but this administration is once again in court trying to […]

  • Letter to the Editor: Elect Women

    COVID-19 has hit women the hardest. They have lost more jobs than men, and their duties at home have increased. Because women are the majority and we have so many great candidates, now is the time to raise our voices.  A friend once made this statement to me: “Men choose to run for office to […]

  • Letter to the Editor: ‘What Happened to Honesty, Integrity and the Ability to Unite and Tell the Truth?’

    This is in response to the letter in last week’s paper titled “A Plea to the Democratic Party of Door County.” As a combat veteran during the Tet Offensive in 1968 fighting in the Hue Citadel, I’d like to remind you of a few facts about the present POTUS. I can’t imagine any POTUS taking […]

  • Letter to the Editor: Who Will Really Represent Us?

    Like many others, I am uncomfortable with the representation that northeast Wisconsin has (not) received from our elected officials at the national and state levels during the last four years. We have some serious issues here!  Water quality is threatened by CAFOs. Small farms and businesses need immigrant labor, and immigrants need a path to […]

  • Letter to the Editor: Disturbing. Enough.

    Another day of 3,000-plus deaths in Wisconsin due to COVID-19. And how many days in a row is that? Disturbing, disheartening, frightening.  Some of the blame for this trend can be laid right at the feet of our inept Wisconsin government. The Republicans certainly have blood on their hands with their continued blocking, and their […]

  • Letter to the Editor: ‘Gallagher Has Proven Himself to Be a Strong Bipartisan Figure’

    Reaching across the aisle and putting aside ideological differences in order to get work done is becoming more and more uncommon in Washington. Partisan tensions are at an all-time high because of COVID-19, unrest in the streets and the upcoming presidential election. During these highly contentious times, we need leaders who will reach across party […]

  • Please Just Wear a Mask

    Recently, it was common for bars, restaurants and shops to have a sign reading: NO SHIRTSNO SHOESNO SERVICE And you know what? People don’t march, riot, yell or start fights over these rules. Instead, our society has recognized that these are reasonable requirements. But require people to wear masks to protect the health of others, […]

  • Gratitude for a Helping Hand

    Recently, my wife – a Wisconsin native – and I spent six days in Door County. We engaged in a variety of activities and had a wonderful time. We were leaving Oct. 7 and were driving from Egg Harbor to the Green Bay airport when one of the tires on our rental car disintegrated. Luckily, we were […]

  • Letter to the Editor: Vote Him Out!

    On Oct. 6, Facebook removed a post by Donald Trump because it contained misinformation about the dangers of COVID-19. This was also done on Aug. 8 by Facebook and Twitter for the same reasons. On Oct. 1, Cornell University researchers reported that Donald Trump is the “single largest driver” of COVID misinformation. They found that […]

  • Letter to the Editor: Strengthening Advocacy for Societal Change

    Several years ago, HELP of Door County created vision and mission statements that continue to reflect our values:  Vision statement: We desire a world free of violence, that recognizes the uniqueness and capabilities of all persons; where all people have access to resources; where all people respect each other and appreciate differences. Mission statement: The […]

  • Letter to the Editor: A Plea to the Democratic Party of Door County

    I salute the Door County Democrats who’ve taken part in the risk-management workshops at Thumbs Up Across America. Together, we’ve identified the vandals who’ve stolen and cut up Trump signs during this campaign. Together, we’ve proven there’s no honor among the vocal minority, which has commandeered the party to which I once belonged. The Democratic […]