Letters To The Editor

Thanks for Animal Protection Society support | Letter

The Animal Protection Society – Friday Harbor staff and board give a…

  • Feb 14th, 2018

Sea level rise | Letter

I highly respect Burk Gossom as a family physician, however, his view…

  • Feb 14th, 2018

What Joyce Sobel might say | Letter

Last week, in the Jan. 7 edition of the Journal, a letter…

  • Feb 14th, 2018

Remembering Joyce | Letter

For me, Joyce Sobel was the woman here who understood more about…

  • Feb 12th, 2018

Kudos to Peace Island Medical Center| Letter

From time to time, San Juan Island EMS and/or the Peace Island…

  • Feb 7th, 2018

Mt. Dallas Court Case ruling | Letter

The superior court made its final ruling Dec. 29, 2017. The Mount…

  • Feb 7th, 2018

Support state tourism bill | Letter

Perhaps a timely subject for reporting in 2018 is tourism in Washington.…

  • Feb 7th, 2018

Do our part | Letter

It is always wise to plan for the worst-case scenarios in relationship…

  • Jan 31st, 2018

EMS finances| Letter

(Editor’s note: This letter was written prior to the San Juan Island…

  • Jan 29th, 2018

Harrington resigns | Letter

Today I resigned from the Public Hospital District Board, I first came…

  • Jan 26th, 2018

Erosion is an old problem | Letter

(Editor’s note: This letter is in response to the series Hayley Day…

  • Jan 24th, 2018

Medicare info | Letter

At present, Medicare benefits for rehabilitation for occupational therapy will be capped…

  • Jan 24th, 2018

Round Towner is great | Letter

Kudos to the Round Towner! This nonprofit has saved me many times;…

  • Jan 24th, 2018

Kudos, public hospital district board | Letter

As a practicing family physician at the Inter Island Medical Center from…

  • Jan 17th, 2018

Wonderful excursion with San Juan Islands Museum of Art | Letter

My husband and I had a wonderful experience Wednesday, Jan. 10: we…

  • Jan 17th, 2018

Thanks, Round Towner | Letter

The Round Towner service is a marvelous thing for me. Recently I…

  • Jan 17th, 2018

Why the PHD board appointed EMS interim chief | Letter

In a recent public meeting, the Public Hospital District Board appointed a…

  • Jan 12th, 2018

Address local tsunami risk | Letter

Kudos to Hayley Day and the Journal for bringing up anthropogenic sea…

  • Jan 10th, 2018

PADs’ 2017 success| Letter

PADs for Parkinson’s of San Juan Island enjoyed a very successful 2017…

  • Jan 8th, 2018

Thank you for your support | Letter

Many thanks to all those families who have entrusted me with the…

  • Jan 8th, 2018

Life Care Center staff say farewell | Letter

As 2017 comes to a close, so too does the Life Care…

  • Jan 3rd, 2018

Spread ‘Stand Up’ message | Letter

In recent days and weeks, we have all read and seen the…

  • Jan 3rd, 2018

Town of Friday Harbor year in review | Letter

It has been a very busy year in the Town of Friday…

  • Jan 3rd, 2018

SJI Family Resource Center staff give thanks | Letter

In 2017, the San Juan Island Family Resource Center has been a…

  • Jan 2nd, 2018

Operation Christmas Child | Letter

Operation Christmas Child touches the lives of millions of boys and girls…

  • Dec 27th, 2017

Thanks for San Juan Islands Museum of Art gift | Letter

A few weeks ago, as an early holiday gift, a group of…

  • Dec 22nd, 2017

Wheeler support withdrawn | Letter

I would like to formally retract any and all support for Joe…

  • Dec 20th, 2017

Help Kiwanis provide Christmas gifts | Letters

For more than 20 years your local Kiwanis Club has been very…

  • Dec 19th, 2017

Church event support ‘warmed our hearts’ | Letter

St. David’s Church wishes to express its gratitude to all those in…

  • Dec 18th, 2017

The Art of Inclusion Project ‘Unspoken’ – call for participants | Letter

Image-making is an integral and life-enhancing part of being human. The artist…

  • Dec 13th, 2017

Reinstate Joe Wheeler at port | Letter

(Editor’s note: Since the publishing of this letter, Melissa Alspaugh has retracted…

  • Dec 12th, 2017

Disappointed with port – letter

(Editor’s note: Since the publishing of this letter, Melissa Alspaugh has retracted…

  • Dec 12th, 2017

Carver for port | Letters

Keith Carver should be elected as the next Port Commissioner. It is…

  • Dec 12th, 2017

Community Foundation thanks | Letter

Island Stage Left is delighted to be the recipient of a $5,000…

  • Dec 6th, 2017

New lodging tax process needed | Letter

I’d like to address the issue of by what logic and process…

  • Dec 6th, 2017

Thank you, Honeywells | Letter

The San Juan Public Schools Foundation would like to extend its sincere…

  • Dec 6th, 2017

Thanks for community celebration| Letter

We want to give a special thank you to the 100-plus volunteers…

  • Nov 30th, 2017

Thanks for library support | Letter

Here is a big thank you to the San Juan Island Community…

  • Nov 29th, 2017

PHD should do more in wake of Life Care closure | LetterLetters

The San Juan Island Public District Hospital Board, partnering with our community,…

  • Nov 22nd, 2017

Thanks to voters and supporters | Letter

Thank you all so much. No one gets elected by themselves. My…

  • Nov 16th, 2017