Letters To The Editor

Gratitude for shoeboxes | Letter

Operation Christmas Child has a five-year goal to reach the half-million children…

  • Dec 11th, 2019

 

I-976 lawsuit is wrong | Letter

Thoughtful people throughout the state and our county can present cogent, logical…

  • Dec 11th, 2019

 

Sensitivity need in sexual abuse case | Letter

We are professionals who work with Orcas Island children and families in…

  • Dec 5th, 2019

 

Thank you from Island Haven | Letters

Island Haven Animal Sanctuary would like to send a warm thank you…

  • Dec 5th, 2019

A solution for peace in Israel | Letter

After spending 2.5 months in Israel, for Christmas, I propose a way…

  • Dec 4th, 2019

Thankful for community | Letter

(Note: Lou Coleman was one of two local pilots involved in a…

  • Nov 28th, 2019

International Men’s Day | Letter

International Men’s Day was Nov. 19 and perhaps a word or an…

  • Nov 27th, 2019

SJI Public School Foundation thanks community | Letter

The San Juan Public School Foundation would like to thank our community…

  • Nov 21st, 2019

The Geography of Home

In the city, nature has to be contained in a pot, a…

  • Nov 20th, 2019

Rushing merger is suspect | Letter

I think it’s really fishy that the three public hospital district commissioners…

  • Nov 13th, 2019

Interlocal agreement is misguided | Letters

The proposed merger of EMS and the San Juan Island Fire Department…

  • Nov 13th, 2019

Thanks and congratulations to dozens of islanders | Letter

Our thanks and congratulations go out to the dozens of islanders who…

  • Nov 14th, 2019

Help navigating Medicare | Letter

We are privileged to be a part of SHIBA, an organization that…

  • Nov 14th, 2019

Support for Mullis | Letter

I am writing to express my wholehearted endorsement and support for the…

  • Nov 7th, 2019

Thankful for public lands | Letter

I love living here in San Juan County. Every day, even after…

  • Nov 7th, 2019

Land bank is invaluable | Letter

I share a boundary with a San Juan County Land Bank property.…

  • Nov 7th, 2019

Sign vacation rental petition | Letter

Please express your concern about the proliferation of vacation rentals to the…

  • Nov 7th, 2019

Skewed survey | Letter

As a dues-paying member of the Mullis Senior Center, I recently received…

  • Nov 8th, 2019

Stop trying to rush integration | Letter

This letter is a demand for the outgoing members of the majority…

  • Nov 7th, 2019

Vote no I-976 | Letter

Kudos to Bob Distler for his letter to the editor Re: Fall…

  • Oct 31st, 2019

When is enough, enough? No on Proposition 2 | Letter

San Juan County is an exceptional community inhabited by extraordinarily kind and…

  • Oct 30th, 2019

Thank you, county, for Mount Grant | Letter

I just took a walk on Mount Grant. I love that place,…

  • Oct 30th, 2019

Building a secure future for EMS | Letter

We have an excellent EMS agency, but its recent history has been…

  • Oct 30th, 2019

Vote YES on Proposition 2 | Letter

As a longtime islander, and a current property owner, I strongly support…

  • Oct 30th, 2019

San Juan County needs animal control

Submitted by Jan Murphy For several years a dedicated group of San…

  • Oct 30th, 2019

Still vote for uncontested seats | Letters

If you haven’t yet turned in your ballot, perhaps it’s because you…

  • Oct 31st, 2019

Democrat recommendations | Letter

On the Nov. 5 ballot, which voters received the week of Oct.…

  • Oct 24th, 2019

Re: EMS fined | Letter

In response to San Juan Island EMS fined. This is just another…

  • Oct 23rd, 2019

In Support of Proposition 2 | Letter to the editor

When you look in the Voters’ Guide at the dozen programs and…

  • Oct 23rd, 2019

Response to ferry story | Letter

The story entitled “What’s Next for Washington State Ferries” includes some comments…

  • Oct 21st, 2019

Thank you community foundation | Letter

The San Juan Island Prevention Coalition would like to publicly thank the…

  • Oct 16th, 2019

Home trust thanks Washington Federal for donation | Letter

The San Juan Community Home Trust was awarded a $2,000 grant for…

  • Oct 16th, 2019

OPALCO’s decision is concerning | Letter

I have been distraught that the OPALCO board decided to adopt a…

  • Oct 9th, 2019

Tigers thank community supporters | Letter

The Tiger football coaches, players and their families would like to send…

  • Oct 10th, 2019

Land Bank is an asset to the community | Letter

Over the past several months I have stood by and watched the…

  • Oct 2nd, 2019

Is there a better way to handle the situation at Lopez School? | Letter

As a parent with two children at the Lopez school, and a…

  • Oct 2nd, 2019

Lopez Island School Board responds to accusor’s allegations

To our Community, The Lopez Island School District and School Board take…

  • Sep 25th, 2019

PTO thanks community|Letter

The Friday Harbor Elementary School PTO would like to thank the individuals,…

  • Sep 25th, 2019

Now there’s a word for it|Letter

We’ve all felt it in our quiet moments: the breakdown of community…

  • Sep 18th, 2019

Thank you from the Home Trust|Letter

Thank you, San Juan Island Community Foundation! Your matching grant opportunity at…

  • Sep 17th, 2019