Letters To The Editor

Democrats say ‘Yes for Randy’ | Letter

Readers are encouraged to vote for Randy Gaylord for prosecuting attorney in…

  • Oct 3rd, 2018

Let’s retire Randy | Letter

Randy Gaylord should be thanked for his services for the past two-plus…

  • Oct 3rd, 2018

Three reasons to re-elect Gaylord | Letter

1. Six years ago, when The Exchange was competing for the contract…

  • Oct 3rd, 2018

Vote Power this fall | Letter

I’m writing this letter to urge my fellow citizens to vote for…

  • Oct 3rd, 2018

Businesses hurt by housing shortage | Letter

Many local businesses are struggling to find enough staff to keep their…

  • Oct 2nd, 2018

Support for Gaylord | Letter

Having managed lawyers with some of the largest law firms in Seattle…

  • Oct 2nd, 2018

Thanks to Howell-Adams for help at museum of art | Letter

The board of the San Juan Islands Museum of Art would like…

  • Oct 2nd, 2018

Less than 16 years for murder is wrong| Letter

Abby Finney was my banker when she worked in Friday Harbor. More…

  • Oct 1st, 2018

Thanks Soroptimists | Letter

We would like to thank the Soroptimists for giving us ferry tickets…

  • Oct 1st, 2018

Help program to feed island kids | Letter

According to census data, San Juan County ranks second in the state…

  • Sep 27th, 2018

Retired Seattle Police Chief endorses Gaylord | Letter

As a police officer for 34 years, the first 28 in San…

  • Sep 26th, 2018

Power for prosecuting attorney | Letter

Nick Power helped us with a difficult legal issue a few years…

  • Sep 25th, 2018

Fix housing crisis by voting yes for homes | Letter

Orcas is a wonderful island; a place to relax and get away…

  • Sep 24th, 2018

Praise for Eagles pilots | Letter

Many thanks to the San Juan Eagles pilots who flew us to…

  • Sep 24th, 2018

Sen. Kevin Ranker, of Orcas, says vote yes for homes | Letter

This November we have an incredible opportunity to make sure that the…

  • Sep 22nd, 2018

Vote Power | Letter

I’m writing this letter to urge my fellow citizens to vote for…

  • Sep 21st, 2018

YES to Real Estate Excise Tax | Letter

Please join me in supporting the county home fund. First off, let…

  • Sep 19th, 2018

Life-saving care | Letter

I feel I must write and thank this community for having the…

  • Sep 18th, 2018

Gratitude to our county council | Letter

On Sept. 5, the San Juan County Council and the Islands’ Trust…

  • Sep 17th, 2018

Yes for Randy | Letter

I’m writing to urge the voters of San Juan County to vote…

  • Sep 17th, 2018

United Way makes Hospice San Juan possible | Letter

This is a wonderful community – one that deserves a constant flow…

  • Sep 12th, 2018

Yes for Gaylord | Letter

As general counsel for the largest public employee labor union in Orange…

  • Sep 12th, 2018

Yes for housing | Letter

On behalf of the board and staff of the Orcas Community Resource…

  • Sep 11th, 2018

Support for Gaylord | Letter

I am compelled to write this letter to share my support for…

  • Sep 10th, 2018

Hospital district board meeting concern | Letter

Editor’s note: Audio recordings of San Juan County Public Hospital District 1…

  • Sep 5th, 2018

Shut down Trans Mountain project | Letter

Canada finally did the right thing on Aug. 30 when its Federal…

  • Sep 5th, 2018

Support for homes measure | Letter

There can be no argument that we live in one of America’s…

  • Sep 5th, 2018

Take a step toward affordable homes | Letter

By now, I expect most Journal readers are keenly aware of San…

  • Sep 5th, 2018

Problematic butts | Letters

Smokers don’t annoy me. Their butts do. Each month, my wife Sue…

  • Sep 4th, 2018

Museum thanks community foundation | Letter

Thank you, Community Foundation. The San Juan Islands Museum of Art was…

  • Sep 4th, 2018

Re: PeaceHealth Peace Island’s biannual report | Letter

In reference to the article printed on Aug. 23 re: PeaceHealth Peace…

  • Sep 4th, 2018

Yes for homes | Letters

I’m writing a letter in support of “Homes Coalition of San Juan…

  • Sep 4th, 2018

Vote yes for homes | Letter

I know from my former job with the San Juan Community Home…

  • Sep 4th, 2018

Sharing and caring | Letter

Island handyman Tim Delapp has chosen to brighten his corner of the…

  • Sep 4th, 2018

Power for San Juan County Prosecutor | Letters

I am supporting Nick Power for San Juan County Prosecutor because I…

  • Aug 22nd, 2018

Of signs, land and people | Letter

My thanks to those who voted in the primary election. Shortly after…

  • Aug 22nd, 2018

Thank you for Planned Parenthood donation | Letter

Mount Baker Planned Parenthood would like to thank the Women’s Fund and…

  • Aug 22nd, 2018

We, the people, have the power | Letter

Abraham Lincoln defined American government as a “Government of the people, for…

  • Aug 22nd, 2018

Don’t sit idly by as orcas go extinct | Letter

For the past two weeks, I have been awestruck as Tahlequah carried…

  • Aug 21st, 2018

Visit the home trust at the fair | Letter

Join us at the fair! The San Juan Community Home Trust will…

  • Aug 15th, 2018