Letters To The Editor

Thanks to Diane Ball

In light of Diane Ball’s retirement as principal, from Friday Harbor Elementary,…

  • Jun 20th, 2019

Mullis meals moment of silence

After reading the letters and senior center board response to the elimination…

  • Jun 19th, 2019

Pledge unites, not divides | Letter

In the guest column of April 8, Rita Weisbrod, Chairwoman of the…

  • Jun 19th, 2019

Letters – Happy San Juan Island day

Catholics honor saints more than Protestants do, though Protestants have generally been…

  • Jun 18th, 2019

United Way makes PIP possible

A thank you to the United Way of San Juan County! The…

  • Jun 18th, 2019

Whale watch compromise

Compromise for Whale Watch boats balking at new distance rules. Made 400…

  • Jun 18th, 2019

Stand with Stand Up Men

Four years ago, the Stand Up Men called for local men to…

  • Jun 14th, 2019

Letter – Fund a San Juan County Child in Need

What would you do if you knew a child was living in…

  • Jun 14th, 2019

Pleading for the pledge | Letter

First, I would like to apologize to Madam chair that she felt…

  • Jun 11th, 2019

Lovelett and Blackwood visit the islands | Letters

On Sunday, June 2, at the endorsement meeting of the 40th Legislative…

  • Jun 10th, 2019

Aerospace Design Team presentation

Submitted by Jill Urbach On Monday, June 10 from 5-6 p.m. the…

  • Jun 7th, 2019

Pick up your peels

Dear Islanders, Nobody, and I mean nobody, has permission on this island…

  • Jun 7th, 2019

Ferry follies | Letter

Anyone else frustrated trying to make a ferry reservation two days prior…

  • May 26th, 2019

Support Friends of the San Juans

Friends of the San Juans has been committed to protecting our environment…

  • May 26th, 2019

Rethinking plane travel

I have read that nothing we do pumps carbon dioxide into the…

  • May 23rd, 2019

Thank you for helping with Marcia’s bench | Letter

The beautiful basalt bench that was placed at the head of False…

  • May 22nd, 2019

Can we find common ground? | Letter

In episode 10 of National Geographic’s wonderful series “One Strange Rock,” astronaut…

  • May 21st, 2019

Response from Mullis Center about the pledge | Letter

(Editor’s note: Over the last few weeks, The Journal has published numerous…

  • May 15th, 2019

Please help the Stand Up Men | Letter

Perhaps you’ve noticed us standing at the corner of the courthouse lawn…

  • May 14th, 2019

Plea for pledge | Letter

(Editor’s note: Rita Weisbrod, chairperson of the Mullis Center, stated that the…

  • May 14th, 2019

Global warming worries | Letter

The daily barrage of bad global environmental news can make disheartening reading.…

  • May 14th, 2019

Regarding marijuana | Letter

(Editor’s note: The Journal maintains that the facts provided in the story…

  • May 14th, 2019

See the Drowsy Chaperone | Letters

The audience on the opening night of “The Drowsy Chaperone” couldn’t have…

  • May 13th, 2019

Re: Steve Bristow letter | Letter

In response to the letter by Steve Bristow, I find his information…

  • Apr 24th, 2019

Stand Up Men campaign | Letter

Stand Up Men chose April, Sexual Assault Awareness month, to launch a…

  • Apr 24th, 2019

Make San Juan SAFE | Letters

Stand Up Men chose April, Sexual Assault month, to launch a campaign…

  • Apr 19th, 2019

Response to flag flying concerns | Letter

This letter is in response to a petition asking for a reconsideration…

  • Apr 8th, 2019

Knowledge bowl was a success | Letter

The San Juan Public Schools Foundation wants to thank everyone who helped…

  • Mar 18th, 2019

Reelect Whitfield | Letter

I would like to take a moment to offer my sincere support…

  • Mar 18th, 2019

Friends celebrates 40 years | Letter

This year Friends of the San Juans celebrates 40 years of protecting…

  • Mar 7th, 2019

Immigration indignation | Letter

I am ashamed and disappointed with many of the things the orange…

  • Mar 6th, 2019

Re: Rick Hughes’ guest column on ferries | Letter

I wanted to share some thoughts in regard to Rick’s letter about…

  • Mar 5th, 2019

Fix our current roads before building Missing Mountain Road| Letter

On Feb. 19, the County Council will discuss MMR, the proposed road…

  • Feb 28th, 2019

FEMA flood insurance frustrations | Letter

Are you kidding me? Don’t be fooled, this is not for your…

  • Feb 20th, 2019

Please vaccinate your kids | Letter

Measles outbreak in Washington: Please vaccinate your kids | Letters

  • Feb 6th, 2019

Understanding REET | Letter

When I read the Journal of the San Juans article titled “San…

  • Feb 4th, 2019

EMS needs transparency | Letter

I thought your article about the state investigation of complaints against the…

  • Jan 14th, 2019

Third annual women’s march in Friday Harbor on Jan. 19 | Letter

In the wake of the 2018 midterms that propelled an unprecedented wave…

  • Jan 7th, 2019

Join Washington State Ferries meeting on Jan. 9

Join the Washington State Ferries for a public meeting with the Washington…

  • Jan 4th, 2019

Thank you for supporting education | Letter

The San Juan Public Schools Foundation thanks the many community members and…

  • Dec 24th, 2018