Letters To The Editor

Orcas death trap | Letter

Luring orcas for selfish viewing pleasures and profit is dooming them. The…

  • Dec 4th, 2018

 

Thanks for new historical museum sign | Letter

The board of trustees and staff of the San Juan Historical Society…

  • Nov 26th, 2018

 

Cool it on Christmas | Letter

Enough already! Last evening I returned to Friday Harbor, only to be…

  • Nov 26th, 2018

 

PTO thanks local businesses | Letter

The Friday Harbor Elementary School PTO, or Parent-Teacher Organization, would like to…

  • Nov 14th, 2018

Congrats to Jewett | Letter

My congratulations go to Carolyn Jewett for her election as our next…

  • Nov 13th, 2018

Comment on San Juan Islands National Monument | Letter

Public comments on the San Juan Islands National Monument Resource Management Plan…

  • Nov 12th, 2018

San Juan construction course to strengthen economy | Letter

The San Juan County Economic Development Council strives to strengthen and diversify…

  • Nov 13th, 2018

Thanks to home supporters | Letter

The Yes for Homes Coalition of San Juan County extends its sincere…

  • Nov 6th, 2018

Krebs for sheriff | Letter

We are voting to re-elect Ron Krebs to be sheriff of San…

  • Nov 5th, 2018

Ballots cannot be mailed after 3 p.m., Nov. 6 on San Juan| Letter

Editor’s note: This notice is also located at the post office. Do…

  • Nov 5th, 2018

Island generosity | Letter

Thank you to the Friday Harbor community, including Sara Perkins, Susie Vejvoda…

  • Nov 5th, 2018

Vote Gaylord | Letter

Here’s what I’ve observed in the race for county prosecutor: Experience: an…

  • Nov 2nd, 2018

Supporting Gaylord | Letter

Randy Gaylord is a good prosecuting attorney, and I trust him to…

  • Nov 1st, 2018

Vote Gaylord | Letter

I am voting to re-elect Randy Gaylord for San Juan County Prosecuting…

  • Nov 1st, 2018

Sheriff’s office supports Krebs | Letter

The San Juan County Sheriff’s Office has four employees that are not…

  • Nov 1st, 2018

No on I-1631 | Letter

Even the Wall Street Journal opposes I-1631. The Seattle Times also opposes…

  • Nov 1st, 2018

Yes for Randy | Letter

For county prosecutor, by far the best choice is Randy Gaylord. He…

  • Nov 1st, 2018

No on I-1639 | Letter

Some of you may know me because of my involvement in protecting…

  • Nov 1st, 2018

Former Friday Harbor mayor supports Gaylord | Letter

My support and vote go to re-electing Randy Gaylord as county prosecuting…

  • Oct 31st, 2018

Gaylord is best | Letter

We have known Randy Gaylord for over 20 years. We have known…

  • Oct 31st, 2018

Gaylord is committed to victims | Letter

We are former victim advocates who worked closely with Randy Gaylord in…

  • Oct 31st, 2018

Re-elect Randy | Letter

I attended the recent candidates’ forum on Orcas Island and was impressed…

  • Oct 31st, 2018

Jewett support | Letter

I am writing in support of Carolyn Jewett for district court judge.…

  • Oct 31st, 2018

San Juan County Bar survey gives Brandli ‘poor’ rating| Letter

A survey distributed by the SJC Bar to its members rated Steve…

  • Oct 31st, 2018

Elect Jewett | Letter

I am writing in support of Carolyn Jewett for district court judge.…

  • Oct 30th, 2018

Elect Brandli | Letter

As women, it is important to exercise our right to vote. This…

  • Oct 30th, 2018

Yes for Brandli | Letter

I have known and worked with Steve Brandli since he moved here.…

  • Oct 30th, 2018

Traffic trouble on Tucker | Letter

Am I the only local with serious misgivings regarding the wisdom of…

  • Oct 30th, 2018

Brandli for judge | Letter

My name is Jamie Grifo, and I am an attorney practicing law…

  • Oct 30th, 2018

Asher for sheriff | Letter

This election has brought out the worst in some very vocal people…

  • Oct 29th, 2018

I trust Asher with my life | Letter

I strongly urge San Juan County voters to elect Jeff Asher as…

  • Oct 29th, 2018

Brandli has the experience to be judge | Letter

I am writing this letter in support of Steve Brandli for district…

  • Oct 29th, 2018

Stop ‘filthy tricks’ this election | Letter

We are disappointed to find that a shady group, without the courage…

  • Oct 29th, 2018

Sheriff’s guild is not ‘indebted’ to Krebs | Letter

I do not “Rant and Rave,” rarely talk politics and never write…

  • Oct 29th, 2018

Senator Ranker says vote for Jewett | Letter

Here in San Juan County, we have an opportunity to have a…

  • Oct 29th, 2018

Joe Gaydos supports home fund | Letter

I am voting yes for the San Juan County Home Fund this…

  • Oct 27th, 2018

Home trust director says ‘yes’ on prop 1 | Letter

There are many variables to the affordable housing crisis, so it is…

  • Oct 27th, 2018

Vote yes for home fund | Letter

It’s critical that we vote yes on this initiative so that residents…

  • Oct 27th, 2018

RE: No to home fund | Letter

Last week’s letter “No on Homes,” raised some issues that are addressed…

  • Oct 27th, 2018

New tax won’t make housing affordable | Letter

Our island (and the entire country) needs affordable housing but the REET…

  • Oct 26th, 2018