Letters To The Editor

APS benefit success | Letter

On behalf of the Animal Protection Society of Friday Harbor, I’d like…

  • Jul 23rd, 2018

Misuse of power | Letter

While in line to buy a fishing license at an island business…

  • Jul 18th, 2018

Vote for Ramel | Letter

Alex Ramel would be a fantastic representative for the 40th district in…

  • Jul 18th, 2018

Yes for Ramel | Letter

We are writing in strong support of Alex Ramel as a candidate…

  • Jul 18th, 2018

July Fourth cleaning | Letter

Some compliments for the Fourth of July parade: Thank you Pirates for…

  • Jul 17th, 2018

Thanks for Pig War Picnic success | Letter

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

  • Jul 17th, 2018

Trans Mountain Pipeline solution | Letter

Completion of the intermountain pipeline, also known as the Kinder Morgan Trans…

  • Jul 11th, 2018

Happy CenturyLink customer | Letter

I recently received an e-mail from the Rock Island team entitled “The…

  • Jul 11th, 2018

Jazz at Labs success | Letter

We are happy to announce that the University of Washington Friday Harbor…

  • Jul 10th, 2018

Ban town fireworks | Letter

I stayed home the night of July 4. I live over the…

  • Jul 9th, 2018

July Fourth parade was a win | Letter

Bands, kids, dogs, tractors, candidates, pirates and more made a super great…

  • Jul 9th, 2018

Elliot gives thanks | Letter

Each day when my sons visit me they share well wishes that…

  • Jul 2nd, 2018

Kiwanis Club thanks Honeywell Foundation | Letter

The Kiwanis Club of Friday Harbor would like to thank the Honeywell…

  • Jun 27th, 2018

Thank you from San Juan County Land Bank | Letter

Islanders, thank you for getting outdoors and joining the San Juan County…

  • Jun 20th, 2018

LEO golf success | Letter

Another successful LEO Club Golf Scramble! We couldn’t do it without the…

  • Jun 20th, 2018

Gaylord is good government | Letter

Good government is priceless. But it’s being stolen from us. I have…

  • Jun 20th, 2018

Correct information on lodging tax | Letter

In response to Mr. Kaill’s June 13 letter to the editor, we’d…

  • Jun 15th, 2018

How much tourism is enough? | Letter

(Editor’s note: All of the proceeds from the county lodging tax do…

  • Jun 13th, 2018

No to political sign extension | Letter

I read Milene Henley’s recent letter to the editor and fully agree…

  • Jun 13th, 2018

Amazing quilt art at museum | Letter

“Conversations with Gee’s Bend,” the exhibit which just opened at the San…

  • Jun 6th, 2018

Ferry follies | Letter

Having lived on San Juan Island for 11 years, I can’t think…

  • Jun 6th, 2018

Navy noise nuisance | Letter

Have you ever been sitting waiting for the ferry in Anacortes and…

  • Jun 6th, 2018

Wonderful ‘Beauty and the Beast’ play | Letter

On Saturday, May 12, 2018, I went to the community theater to…

  • Jun 6th, 2018

Democrats settle with Washington State Attorney General | Letter

The San Juan County Democrats are pleased to have reached the settlement…

  • May 30th, 2018

National EMS Week | Letter

Last week, May 20-26, was National EMS Week – a time to…

  • May 30th, 2018

Thinking ahead about energy sources | Letter

While fossil fuels are magically appearing at our gas pumps, forward-thinking citizens,…

  • May 23rd, 2018

Jensen shipyard future | Letter

Since Benjamin Jensen came to San Juan Island in the mid-1880s, the…

  • May 23rd, 2018

Debra Lekanoff for the 40th District | Letter

Debra Lekanoff is an experienced, decisive, forward-thinking public servant. As the Swinomish…

  • May 23rd, 2018

‘Fuel’ for thought | Letter

Sometimes it’s hard to figure out why people have such a problem…

  • May 16th, 2018

Larsen’s impact on Navy Growlers | Letter

Rep. Rick Larsen’s corporate campaign contributions from Navy Growler stakeholders pose a…

  • May 16th, 2018

Bravo to ‘Beauty and the Beast’ | Letter

The loud clapping and standing ovation on the opening night of “Beauty…

  • May 14th, 2018

Join Friday Harbor Labs Open House | Letter

The University of Washington Friday Harbor Laboratories enthusiastically invites San Juan County…

  • May 2nd, 2018

Care for aging population | Letter | Update

I’m writing about the sudden disappearance last November of our Friday Harbor…

  • Apr 30th, 2018

A tribute to Abigail Finney | Letter

I am writing a tribute in loving memory to Abbie Finney. She…

  • Apr 25th, 2018

Memorial for Karina Serna | Letter

On Sunday, May 6, the Serna family will be holding a lighthearted…

  • Apr 25th, 2018

April is sexual assault awareness month | Letter

April brings many things to our lives. We all prosper from the…

  • Apr 18th, 2018

Port of Friday Harbor thanks advisory group | Letter

The Port of Friday Harbor commissioners and staff would like to express…

  • Apr 18th, 2018

Tax concerns | Letter

At some point — and the point may be coming very soon…

  • Apr 11th, 2018

Pros of animal control officer | Letter

This is in response to a letter to the editor by Christina…

  • Apr 11th, 2018

Powers of play with Special Pal Program | Letter

The P.I.P. program, or Special Pal Program, at Friday Harbor Elementary School…

  • Apr 11th, 2018