Letters To The Editor

Prosecutors praise | Letter

I recently testified in a court of San Juan County. I want…

  • Oct 11th, 2018

Vote no on homes tax | Letter

This is a brand new tax, adding 0.5 percent to the price…

  • Oct 11th, 2018

Jewett for judge | Letter

I strongly endorse Carolyn Jewett for judge in district court, a court…

  • Oct 10th, 2018

Realtors back housing measure | Letter

We, the women of T Williams Realty, are writing to express our…

  • Oct 10th, 2018

Sheriff guild endorses Krebs | Letter

We, the members of the San Juan County Sheriff’s Guild, by majority…

  • Oct 10th, 2018

Vote for Brandli | Letter

Steve Brandli represented me several years ago and has since become a…

  • Oct 10th, 2018

A senior’s perspective on affordable housing | Letter

Being a proud senior myself, and one who is faced with the…

  • Oct 9th, 2018

Help people have homes | Letter

As someone who spends about 70 percent of my limited income on…

  • Oct 9th, 2018

OPALCO supports affordable housing | Letter

The OPALCO Board of Directors unanimously supports the “yes for homes” measure…

  • Oct 9th, 2018

Yes for home fund | Letter

On Lopez, income from one good season of salmon fishing used to…

  • Oct 9th, 2018

Yes for homes | Letter

You know how you always say how much you love San Juan…

  • Oct 8th, 2018

Funding for science | Letter

The University of Washington’s Friday Harbor Labs Science Outreach Program is extremely…

  • Oct 8th, 2018

Construction kudos | Letter

I would like to thank the construction crew, the contractors, the city…

  • Oct 8th, 2018

You have to see ‘Silent Sky’ | Letter

The sound of laughter (lots of it, throughout) and applause (at the…

  • Oct 8th, 2018

Disgusted over Lance Armstrong article | Letter

I remain disgusted at the publication of the self-serving piece regarding a…

  • Oct 5th, 2018

Approve housing measure | Letter

My husband and I just returned from an extensive road trip carrying…

  • Oct 5th, 2018

We need affordable homes | Letter

I became a year-round resident of Orcas in 2005. Since then I…

  • Oct 5th, 2018

Yes for Nick | Letter

The undersigned attorneys in San Juan County support Nick Power for the…

  • Oct 4th, 2018

Yes to homes this November| Letter

I am writing to urge county voters to vote for the housing…

  • Oct 4th, 2018

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