Letters To The Editor

What to do in an emergency | Letter

Dispatch has received a couple of calls from people for clarification on…

  • Sep 3rd, 2019

Response to Steve Ulvi Landbank letter | Letter

I was happy to see Steve Ulvi’s excellent, detailed defense of the…

  • Aug 29th, 2019

Lamenting the Orca Initiative | Letter

The Orca Protection Initiative was struck down in court, despite thousands of…

  • Aug 28th, 2019

EDC thanks the community foundation for donation

The Economic Development Council board of directors and staff would like to…

  • Aug 21st, 2019

Letter| Kiwanis thanks supporters

The Fourth of July was a great day for a picnic and…

  • Aug 21st, 2019

Letter- Thanks WSF boat Captains

The San Juan Island Yacht Club would like to thank the Washington…

  • Aug 20th, 2019

Hate speech on community rock | Letter

Islanders are familiar with the large rock on Beaverton Valley Road which…

  • Aug 19th, 2019

Response to whale sanctuary editorial | Letter

In your editorial “Do What’s Best for the Animals” (Aug. 1), you…

  • Aug 15th, 2019

Apology unnecessary | Letter

I regret the fact that the Journal felt the need to retract…

  • Aug 14th, 2019

Learning from the Pig War | Letter

It breaks my heart to see San Juan Island being ripped apart…

  • Aug 14th, 2019

Patriotism on demand | Letter

Let me begin with the fact that I am an Army veteran…

  • Aug 14th, 2019

Whale watching gone too far | Letter to the editor

I’m struggling to find words to express my disgust at what could…

  • Aug 14th, 2019

Dear Rep. Lekanoff | Letter

Rep. Lekanoff, When visiting the Swinomish Casino recently we got into a…

  • Aug 13th, 2019

Home Trust thanks volunteers | Letter

On July 18, 13 regional and district managers of Wells Fargo Bank…

  • Aug 13th, 2019

In support of Liz Lovelett | Letter

We support Elizabeth (Liz) Lovelett for State Senate. We are impressed with…

  • Aug 13th, 2019

Anacortes ferry terminal project | Letter

By now many of you have learned of the proposed project to…

  • Aug 13th, 2019

Response to pledge editorial | Guest column

By Minnie Knych I am not an Army brat; however, I come…

  • Aug 13th, 2019

Addressing the Navy presence | Letter

The Navy can be a wonderful asset in any community. I am…

  • Aug 13th, 2019

Thank you for love and support | Letter

This is a thank you to the San Juan Island community. Ever…

  • Aug 13th, 2019

Let democracy sort out Mullis Center troubles | Letter

Some years ago I served on what was then known as the…

  • Aug 13th, 2019

Refinery concerns | Letter

The expansion of storage facilities at the Philips refinery at Cherry Point…

  • Aug 7th, 2019

Vacation Rental Community Conversation thanks community | Letter to the editor

The organizers of the Vacation Rental Community Conversation thank all the members…

  • Aug 1st, 2019

Response to editorial | Letters

Editor’s note: The North Korea comment mentioned in the below letter is…

  • Jul 31st, 2019

In response to Mullis Center | Letter

The executive statement glossed over the facts. Not enough room here to…

  • Jul 24th, 2019

Lawsuit against the Navy is a political spectacle | Letter

Editor’s note: The Weekly typically only publishes letters from county residents, however,…

  • Jul 24th, 2019

Why I stand for the Pledge of Allegiance | Letters

I am a senior. I’ve lived a lot, loved a lot, lost…

  • Jul 18th, 2019

SJC Democrats Recommend State Senate Candidates | Letter to the editor

If you are a registered voter in San Juan County, you will…

  • Jul 17th, 2019

Thanks from parade honorees | Letter

Thank you, San Juan Island Chamber of Commerce and citizens of San…

  • Jul 17th, 2019

The true cost of vacation rentals | Letter

Does it feel to you like those short-term vacation rental properties are…

  • Jul 11th, 2019

Treasure Community Treasures

Community Treasures is such a treasure! For so many reasons. Many businesses…

  • Jul 10th, 2019

An emu’s rise to stardom | Letter

First of all, I want to thank all the islanders who helped…

  • Jul 8th, 2019

Mullis is making a mistake | Letters

The senior center committee members are people doing volunteer work and trying…

  • Jul 4th, 2019

Senior saga continues | Letter

Rare is the country whose flag represents its history while at the…

  • Jul 3rd, 2019

Mad about Mullis | Letter

The removal of the American flag from the Mullis Center and prohibiting…

  • Jul 2nd, 2019

July 4 thankfulness | Letter

The United States of America is like an outer skin for my…

  • Jul 1st, 2019

Don’t deny medevac flights | Letter

The recent denials of many medevac flights by Kaiser Permanente, followed by…

  • Jun 29th, 2019

Foster resilience | Letter

As summer begins, many islanders begin to feel the pressure and stress…

  • Jun 28th, 2019

Luck to Mullis Center

I just wanted to wish the Mullis Center luck with their dissident…

  • Jun 28th, 2019

Thanks for recognizing dads | Letter

I don’t always have time to read the Journal — too busy,…

  • Jun 28th, 2019

Saving Community Treasures | Letter

Since 2004, the Penwell Trust has worked for and supported Community Treasures…

  • Jun 28th, 2019