Letters To The Editor

Hospital district candidates should address real problems | Letter

Candidates for the Public Hospital District Board should be judged by their…

  • Nov 1st, 2017

Marrett support | Letters

I think voting for Barbara is essential; she has been a good…

  • Nov 1st, 2017

Vote Lindstrum | Letters

Two years ago, approximately 60 percent of voters on San Juan Island…

  • Nov 1st, 2017

Marrett ‘made of stronger stuff’ | Letter

It is a shame to see a candidate who has conducted a…

  • Oct 31st, 2017

Carver for port | Letters

My name is Justin Ha and I am the nephew of Port…

  • Oct 25th, 2017

Farhad support | Letter

I enthusiastically support Farhad Ghatan’s candidacy for Mayor of Friday Harbor. I…

  • Oct 25th, 2017

Heller support | Letter

I am writing in support of T.J. Heller for San Juan Island…

  • Oct 25th, 2017

Lindstrum support | Letters

Anna Lisa Lindstrum has my enthusiastic support for commissioner of our hospital…

  • Oct 25th, 2017

Marrett for Port | Letters

We support Barbara Marrett for re-election as Port of Friday Harbor Commissioner.…

  • Oct 25th, 2017

Real problem? | Letter

It’s just too simple to cast blame on your neighbor for your…

  • Oct 25th, 2017

Marrett perfect for port | Letter

Barbara Marrett is a perfect match for the port commission, which is…

  • Oct 23rd, 2017

Farhad for mayor | Letters

I have known Farhad for many years. He is always a caring,…

  • Oct 18th, 2017

Manning for hospital district | Letter

I would like to urge all voters to participate in the November…

  • Oct 18th, 2017

Marrett for port | Letters

At the recent League of Women Voters candidates forum, those who attended…

  • Oct 18th, 2017

Yes for Lindstrum | Letters

This election is crucial for those of us who believe in the…

  • Oct 18th, 2017

Re: Alspaugh | Letter

Melissa Alspaugh’s recent letter [posted on a local news website] concerning the…

  • Oct 17th, 2017

Support for Marrett | Letter

As a former Executive Director of the Port of Friday Harbor I…

  • Oct 11th, 2017

Support Lindstrum | Letter

This letter supports Anna Lisa Lindstrum for commissioner of our Public Hospital…

  • Oct 11th, 2017

Unhappy with headline | Letter

Newspaper headlines are no place for euphemisms. Indeed, when a story in…

  • Oct 11th, 2017

Yes for Lindstrum| Letter

Ballots will be coming out this month. I urge you to consider…

  • Oct 11th, 2017

Support San Juan Island Public Schools Foundation | Letters

The leaves are changing, the kids are back in school, and the…

  • Oct 4th, 2017

Brain banquet at Tedx | Letters

Can you imagine using a cell phone instead of a needle to…

  • Oct 4th, 2017

Poor use of plastic at Tedx | Letters

I would like to commend Gary Franklin and the TEDx team for…

  • Oct 4th, 2017

Re: Crime at Sea | Letters

(Editor’s note: A phone call was made to Forlenza in August. Forlenza…

  • Oct 4th, 2017

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