Letters To The Editor

Better sex ed needed | Letters

The case dismissed by Judge Eaton described in last week’s Journal illustrates…

  • May 17th, 2017

 

“Chicago” is blessing | Letters

The arts have always represented a beacon of provocative inspiration….. This gift…

  • May 17th, 2017

 

Thanks from Wolf Hollow | Letters

The staff and board at Wolf Hollow Wildlife Rehabilitation Center are deeply…

  • May 17th, 2017

 

Stand Up Men fundraiser | Letters

The volunteer group called Stand Up Men are coordinating the annual fundraiser…

  • May 12th, 2017

Why the connector road should be built | Letters

Some historical context is needed in response to the letter criticizing the…

  • May 11th, 2017

Don’t sit this out | Letters

I don’t need to tell you how many people turned out in…

  • May 10th, 2017

A second chance | Letters

Some folks might call it a “do-over” but I’m saying that we…

  • May 10th, 2017

Thanks for memorial trees | Letters

I want to thank the community for the memorial trees for Troy…

  • May 9th, 2017

Barn update | Letters

I am pleased to announce that the work will start on the…

  • May 3rd, 2017

Connector road should not be built | Letters

The elusive connector road should not be built. The sight distance near…

  • Apr 26th, 2017

Shared Future | Letters

OK, I know this is a far-fetched idea….but would you expect anything…

  • Apr 26th, 2017

Hughes’ OPALCO vote | Letters

I am writing to voice my support for both Vince Dauciunas and…

  • Apr 26th, 2017

Disappointed with service | Letters

(Editor’s note: The Journal thoroughly fact-checked this letter by interviewing the author…

  • Apr 26th, 2017

RE: PHD answers | Letters

Public Hospital District Answers; Hayley Day asks, “What do you think?” It…

  • Apr 20th, 2017

Build bridges | Letters

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  • Apr 20th, 2017

Rental problems | Letters

Short-term vacation rentals have become a subject of increasing concern, due to…

  • Apr 20th, 2017

Re: Pregnancy choices | Letters

A letter writer in the April 12 edition of the Journal recommended…

  • Apr 14th, 2017

Vote for OPALCO board members | Letters

OPALCO is celebrating its 80th anniversary this year, and as we approach…

  • Apr 14th, 2017

Thank you EMS | Letters

We would like to publicly thank San Juan EMS and the staff…

  • Apr 12th, 2017

Help on the Road | Letters

Can you imagine being unable to get to your medical appointments, pharmacy,…

  • Apr 12th, 2017

Gratitude for giving | Letters

Here at the San Juan Island Family Resource Center, our mission is…

  • Apr 12th, 2017

Pregnancy choices | Letters

Many issues in our community are heavily debated, but I believe our…

  • Apr 12th, 2017

An alternative housing view | Letters

While I appreciate Rikki Swin’s thoughts on housing I suggest they don’t…

  • Apr 10th, 2017

Disgusted with Journal photo | Letters

(Editor’s note: The Journal received criticism last week for running a photo…

  • Apr 10th, 2017

Love and thanks amidst grief | Letters

Julia, my daughter, and I would like to send our humble and…

  • Apr 10th, 2017

Save barn history | Letters

(Editor’s note: During the week of March 20, D.N. Kinsey filed an…

  • Apr 10th, 2017

Journal is awesome | Letters

I just wanted to let The Journal know how much we loved…

  • Apr 10th, 2017

Larsen on wrong side of party | Letters

I just attended Congressman Rick Larsen’s town hall meeting at Brickworks. I…

  • Apr 10th, 2017

Re: Vacation rental permit ordinance | Letters

My friends in the construction trade have long speculated that this county…

  • Apr 10th, 2017

The weight of a name tag | Letters

I wear a name tag for one of my jobs. I imagine…

  • Apr 10th, 2017

Mt. Grant is also Lawson Ridge | Letters

I took a beautiful hike today down Lawson Road, up and around…

  • Mar 29th, 2017

Housing shortage or ‘nanny state?’ | Letters

It would make more sense to let housing issues sort themselves out.…

  • Mar 29th, 2017

Thanks for helping hospice | Letters

Many thanks to this incredible community for its support of United Way…

  • Mar 29th, 2017

50K decision makes sense | Letters

Some recent letters have suggested that the public hospital district commissioners should…

  • Mar 22nd, 2017

Re: Paper too left | Letters

Published in the March 15 issue of the Journal is a letter…

  • Mar 22nd, 2017

‘Alternative facts’ on PHD | Letters

Well, “alternative facts” have come to San Juan Island. I refer, of…

  • Mar 15th, 2017

Clarification on PHD $50k | Letters

Last week Jill Meyer asked that the $50,000 that the San Juan…

  • Mar 15th, 2017

Skagit Valley College is hidden gem | Letters

Skagit Valley College is one of our hidden local gems that we…

  • Mar 15th, 2017

Paper too left | Letters

It was quite disappointing to me to see that you have abandoned…

  • Mar 15th, 2017

Thanks, MRC, for orca talk | Letters

I would just like to express my appreciation to Terry Turner, chair…

  • Mar 8th, 2017