Letters To The Editor

Thanks to EMTs – letter

I would like to thank the EMTs, emergency room staff and all…

  • Dec 7th, 2016

Thanks for generous SJCT Holiday Festival basket – letter

Many thanks to Community Arts Theatre Society and businesses for sponsoring the…

  • Dec 6th, 2016

Thanks to FANS fest supporters – Letters

What a FANtastic outpouring of community support we had for our annual…

  • Nov 30th, 2016

Thanks for cancer benefit – Letters

On Nov. 9, Greg and Carol Ford opened their restaurant, Mi Casita,…

  • Nov 30th, 2016

Fishy fire at the port – Letter

As a tenant at the Port of Friday Harbor, I was dismayed…

  • Nov 30th, 2016

If you feed a fox a cookie

We’ve been living on this island for years now, and have just…

  • Nov 30th, 2016

Whales thank us – Letter

If whales could speak our language, they would say, “Thank you.” On…

  • Nov 30th, 2016

Error made by Port Director – letters

The community of Friday Harbor and all of San Juan Island should…

  • Nov 23rd, 2016

Reinstate Joe Wheeler at Port – letters

We are writing this letter out of shock and anger for the…

  • Nov 23rd, 2016

Guerilla carbon reduction – Letters

OK, the election’s over. Federal protection of our environment will shortly go…

  • Nov 17th, 2016

Thank you for electing me – Letters

I want to thank all of the people who gave me encouragement…

  • Nov 17th, 2016

Support affordable housing on budget – Letters

By Shireene Hale San Juan Island Next week citizens will have an…

  • Nov 17th, 2016

Local veteran applauds schools’ Veterans Day assemblies

A sincere congratulatory note of appreciation is in order —jobs well done!…

  • Nov 14th, 2016

Clarification on PeaceHealth agreement | Letters

(Editor’s note: The following is in reply to a letter entitled ‘Congrats…

  • Nov 9th, 2016

Vote for Watson and Durland – Letter

The San Juan County Council recently released their preliminary budget for 2017.…

  • Nov 9th, 2016

Bye, pig and cow – letter

Your departure will truly be missed. We haven’t known who to thank,…

  • Nov 6th, 2016

Jarman, yes – letter

Our family has known Bob Jarman for 35-plus years and have always…

  • Nov 6th, 2016

Congrats on agreement – letter

We are very glad to hear that Peace Health and the San…

  • Nov 5th, 2016

Editorial wrong- letter

I would like to correct some misinformation in your editorial of Oct.…

  • Nov 5th, 2016

Hughes for council – letter

I’ve gotten to know Rick Hughes over the past couple of years,…

  • Nov 5th, 2016

Vote Durland-letter

We urge you to please vote for Michael Durland for county council.…

  • Nov 5th, 2016

Re-Elect Hughes-letters

I would like to take this opportunity to endorse Rick Hughes for…

  • Nov 4th, 2016

Vote Jarman- letter

We will cast our vote for County Council District 1 for Bob…

  • Nov 4th, 2016

Join Jarman-Letter

Others have written letters of support for Bob Jarman, and I feel…

  • Nov 3rd, 2016

Kind gesture-letter

We want to express our heartfelt thanks to our new neighbor on…

  • Nov 3rd, 2016

Vote Jarman – letter

I am 14 years old, and I am Bob Jarman’s granddaughter. I…

  • Nov 3rd, 2016

Why no pot shops- letter

Recreational marijuana was legalized in Washington nearly four years ago. Two years…

  • Nov 3rd, 2016

More problems at the air base- letter

Very few of us would tolerate living near a unregulated factory or…

  • Nov 2nd, 2016

Re-elect Hughes – letter

I am writing to urge my fellow islanders to vote for Rick…

  • Nov 2nd, 2016

Support for Durland- Letter

Michael’s experience and knowledge with building, land use and environmental regulations is…

  • Nov 2nd, 2016

Yes for Watson – letter

I am endorsing Bill Watson for San Juan County Council. I have…

  • Nov 2nd, 2016

Letters: Democratic Presidential Primary

You may be perplexed over what Washington’s May 24 Democratic Presidential Primary means, especially if you participated in the March 24 Democratic precinct caucuses. But I encourage you to vote!

  • May 10th, 2016

Co-op lacks transparency | Letter

Please pay attention to the upcoming SJI Food Co-op annual meeting Monday, March 21 at 5:30 pm at Brickworks

  • Mar 16th, 2016

Maureen Marinkovich for Co-op board | Letter

My name is Maureen Marinkovich and I am running for a seat on the board of our food co-op, of which I am a founding member.

  • Mar 16th, 2016

Kudos for ‘Love Letters’

Island Stage Left fans are in for a rare treat as director Helen Machine-Smith mounts the stage with her partner Daniel Mayes.

  • Mar 6th, 2016

Primary elections, caucuses

You may have noticed that this is a presidential election year. The majority of states hold primary elections to select presidential candidates, while 13 states hold caucuses for this purpose.

  • Mar 1st, 2016

Thank you for Knowledge Bowl

We offer a huge thank you from the SJ Public School Foundation

  • Mar 1st, 2016

Register Democrat and Vote for Bernie

It was good to see Diane Martindale encouraging young people to register and come to the Democratic caucus,

  • Mar 1st, 2016

The power of boxing exercise

Thanks to the editor for pointing out that the article on “Empowering Young Women to Box” does not involve any physical contact with one another at all.

  • Mar 1st, 2016

Boxing class empowers women

I have been attending the women’s boxing class for two years and it has, quite literally, changed my life for the better.

  • Mar 1st, 2016