Letters To The Editor

Marrett support | Letters

We are writing in full support of Barbara Marrett’s re-election as port…

  • Oct 4th, 2017

Thanks for Bike-n-Brew success | Letters

Thanks to all who made possible the 1st annual Lions Club Friday…

  • Sep 29th, 2017

‘Fields of dreams’ comes true | Letters

To Mayor pro tem Ghatan, Maddie Ovenell, Bill Cumming, San Juan Island…

  • Sep 27th, 2017

Thanks for UW donations | Letters

The UW’s Friday Harbor Labs Science Outreach Program is extremely pleased to…

  • Sep 27th, 2017

Deeper look at student progress needed | Letters

At the San Juan Island School District Board Meeting on Wednesday, Sept.…

  • Sep 26th, 2017

Thanks for a great fair | Letters

Another great San Juan County Fair that was truly “all the buzz.”…

  • Sep 20th, 2017

We need better ferry service | Letters

In [The Journal’s] fine research article on our ferry crisis, you said…

  • Sep 20th, 2017

Striking teacher uses expletive | Letters

I had the most unfortunate experience downtown this afternoon. I overheard a…

  • Sep 17th, 2017

How did we stop being friends? | Letters

Thank you to those who, through letters and reporting, have spoken out…

  • Sep 13th, 2017

Re: Republican harassed at fair | Letters

I read the article “Republicans harassed at county fair” with a sense…

  • Sep 13th, 2017

Lessons from Hurricane Harvey | Letters

In the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, there are lessons for us islanders.…

  • Sep 13th, 2017

Re: Mt. Dallas | Letters

I’d like to respond to the recent letter from Rikki Swin about…

  • Sep 13th, 2017

A last wish | Letters

I am 93 and might not live much longer. I would like…

  • Sep 13th, 2017

Awareness of housing problem | Letters

We continually hear of the acute need for permanently affordable housing on…

  • Sep 6th, 2017

Thanks for fair photos help | Letters

I’d just like to take a few minutes to say thanks to…

  • Sep 6th, 2017

Fact vs. opinion| Letters

(Editor’s note: Reporters and editors have written articles and then opinion pieces…

  • Aug 30th, 2017

Mount Dallas transparency | Letters

Read a Journal article about this issue here. There is a very…

  • Aug 28th, 2017

FHES summer academy 2017 | Letters

On behalf of the student participants, faculty and staff of the Friday…

  • Aug 24th, 2017

Immigration initiative railroaded | Letters

I attended the Aug. 15 county council hearing regarding the immigration/sanctuary initiative…

  • Aug 24th, 2017

Wags to Riches success | Letters

The Animal Protection Society of Friday Harbor would like to thank everyone…

  • Aug 24th, 2017

Jazzed about labs | Letters

We are pleased to announce that the UW Friday Harbor Labs’ 17th…

  • Aug 24th, 2017

Protect Popeye and people | Letter from port

On Thursday evening Aug. 10, a guest in the Friday Harbor Marina…

  • Aug 17th, 2017

Thanks for help after cycling accident | Letters

On Sunday, Aug. 6, I was bicycling around San Juan Island with…

  • Aug 16th, 2017

Fair horse fun | Letters

While you and I marveled over the hot weather while eating ice…

  • Aug 14th, 2017

Against immigration initiative | Letters

Please vote no on initiative measure 2017-7. The U.S. is a country…

  • Aug 14th, 2017

Re: Carbon Monoxide lawsuit | Letters

(Editor’s note, this letter is in response to the article “Wrongful death…

  • Aug 9th, 2017

Re: July 26 editorial | Letters

This is the first time I have to give a “rave” to…

  • Aug 8th, 2017

Female planners | Letters

To the San Juan County Council: The San Juan County Planning Commission…

  • Aug 2nd, 2017

Fourth of July Picnic praise | Letters

The Kiwanis of Friday Harbor also wishes to thank ALL of our…

  • Aug 2nd, 2017

Generosity for whales | Letters

Shout it from the rooftops! Our community is so outstanding! This is…

  • Aug 2nd, 2017

McKenna for school board | Letters

The schools on San Juan Island have been the center of the…

  • Jul 31st, 2017

Thanks for ‘unflagging support’ of San Juan Community Home Trust | Letters

The San Juan Community Home Trust held its fifth annual signature fundraiser,…

  • Jul 26th, 2017

Thanks for Pig War Picnic’s ‘big success’ | Letters

The Kiwanis of Friday Harbor wishes to thank all of the people…

  • Jul 26th, 2017

Thanks, orca protectors | Letters

One hundred and thirty people and 15 organizations joined San Juan Islanders…

  • Jul 24th, 2017

Connector road appeal | Letters

A group of us living in the Jackson’s Beach neighborhood have appealed…

  • Jul 19th, 2017

Support Christensen for San Juan Island School District Board | Letters

Elections in August tend to draw little attention and even less participation.…

  • Jul 19th, 2017

Great Fourth of July | Letters

Friday Harbor’s traditional Independence Day Parade has historically set a high standard…

  • Jul 12th, 2017

Saved a life | Letters

Never in our wildest dreams would we have envisioned the scenario that…

  • Jul 12th, 2017

Wishing SJC Dems luck | Letters

Upon reading about the AG’s office suit against the SJC Dems I…

  • Jul 12th, 2017

Honor to be in Fourth of July parade | Letters

Participating in our Friday Harbor Fourth of July parade was an honor…

  • Jul 11th, 2017