Letters To The Editor

Thanks for San Juan Islands Museum of Art support | Letter

The board of the San Juan Islands Museum of Art would like…

  • Apr 11th, 2018

San Juan Community Home trust’s delivery | Letter

Something extraordinary and exciting happened on our island last Wednesday, March 21.…

  • Apr 4th, 2018

Vote yes on school levy | Letter

Vote yes for our schools! This year, more than ever, it is…

  • Apr 4th, 2018

Thanks for ‘Pet of the Week’ | Letter

Thank you for making our Wednesdays a highlight. Your compassionate and humorous…

  • Apr 4th, 2018

‘Yes’ for San Juan Island School District levy | Letter

On April 24, join me in voting “yes” for the San Juan…

  • Mar 28th, 2018

Not retired | Letter

Over the past several weeks, a number of folks have “congratulated” me…

  • Mar 28th, 2018

Protest poem | Letter

(Editor’s note: The following poem was written during the March 14 school…

  • Mar 21st, 2018

Thoughts on gun-control debate | Letter

Before we had a standing army in l776, having “a well-regulated militia”…

  • Mar 21st, 2018

Vote ‘yes’ on school levy | Letter

I would like to urge voters in our community to extend the…

  • Mar 21st, 2018

Ferry frustration | Letter

Ferry issue: Today I was turned away from being able to board…

  • Mar 14th, 2018

Vote yes on levy | Letters

We encourage all eligible voters to join us and vote yes for…

  • Mar 14th, 2018

An honest discussion about end-of-life care | Letter

An honest discussion is needed “Helping those in crisis in San Juan…

  • Mar 7th, 2018

Fantastic fundraising for Animal Protection Society| Letter

Animal Protection Society – Friday Harbor would like to thank everyone who…

  • Mar 7th, 2018

Grateful for Friday Harbor Tiny Radio opportunity | Letter

On Jan. 16, I put on my headset for the first time…

  • Mar 7th, 2018

Hunter’s view on gun control | Letter

I started hunting in 1957 and am still at it 60 years…

  • Feb 28th, 2018

Protect livestock from dogs | Letter

OK folks, let’s put on our thinking caps and go deep into…

  • Feb 28th, 2018

A thank you during time of grief | Letter

There are words to describe almost everything that happens in our lives,…

  • Feb 21st, 2018

Questions about EMS budget | Letter

Dear San Juan Journal, I am curious as to why the EMS…

  • Feb 21st, 2018

Thanks, Danna Diaz | Letter

The Soroptimists of Friday Harbor want to express our sincere appreciation to…

  • Feb 16th, 2018

San Juan Community Home Trust helps variety of islanders | Letter

“They tell you in this country that you have to pull yourself…

  • Feb 14th, 2018

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