Letters To The Editor

Re: Loftus column; Democratic Socialism – letter

In her opinion piece published Nov. 30, titled “Republican view of the…

  • Dec 7th, 2016

EMTs helpful – letter

I would like to express my gratitude to the EMT staff and…

  • Dec 7th, 2016

SJC should be sanctuary – letter

I am writing to urge you to join me in asking our…

  • Dec 7th, 2016

Thanks to EMTs – letter

I would like to thank the EMTs, emergency room staff and all…

  • Dec 7th, 2016

Thanks for generous SJCT Holiday Festival basket – letter

Many thanks to Community Arts Theatre Society and businesses for sponsoring the…

  • Dec 6th, 2016

Thanks to FANS fest supporters – Letters

What a FANtastic outpouring of community support we had for our annual…

  • Nov 30th, 2016

Thanks for cancer benefit – Letters

On Nov. 9, Greg and Carol Ford opened their restaurant, Mi Casita,…

  • Nov 30th, 2016

Fishy fire at the port – Letter

As a tenant at the Port of Friday Harbor, I was dismayed…

  • Nov 30th, 2016

If you feed a fox a cookie

We’ve been living on this island for years now, and have just…

  • Nov 30th, 2016

Whales thank us – Letter

If whales could speak our language, they would say, “Thank you.” On…

  • Nov 30th, 2016

Error made by Port Director – letters

The community of Friday Harbor and all of San Juan Island should…

  • Nov 23rd, 2016

Reinstate Joe Wheeler at Port – letters

We are writing this letter out of shock and anger for the…

  • Nov 23rd, 2016

Guerilla carbon reduction – Letters

OK, the election’s over. Federal protection of our environment will shortly go…

  • Nov 17th, 2016

Thank you for electing me – Letters

I want to thank all of the people who gave me encouragement…

  • Nov 17th, 2016

Support affordable housing on budget – Letters

By Shireene Hale San Juan Island Next week citizens will have an…

  • Nov 17th, 2016

Local veteran applauds schools’ Veterans Day assemblies

A sincere congratulatory note of appreciation is in order —jobs well done!…

  • Nov 14th, 2016

Clarification on PeaceHealth agreement | Letters

(Editor’s note: The following is in reply to a letter entitled ‘Congrats…

  • Nov 9th, 2016

Vote for Watson and Durland – Letter

The San Juan County Council recently released their preliminary budget for 2017.…

  • Nov 9th, 2016

Bye, pig and cow – letter

Your departure will truly be missed. We haven’t known who to thank,…

  • Nov 6th, 2016

Jarman, yes – letter

Our family has known Bob Jarman for 35-plus years and have always…

  • Nov 6th, 2016

Congrats on agreement – letter

We are very glad to hear that Peace Health and the San…

  • Nov 5th, 2016

Editorial wrong- letter

I would like to correct some misinformation in your editorial of Oct.…

  • Nov 5th, 2016

Hughes for council – letter

I’ve gotten to know Rick Hughes over the past couple of years,…

  • Nov 5th, 2016

Vote Durland-letter

We urge you to please vote for Michael Durland for county council.…

  • Nov 5th, 2016

Re-Elect Hughes-letters

I would like to take this opportunity to endorse Rick Hughes for…

  • Nov 4th, 2016

Vote Jarman- letter

We will cast our vote for County Council District 1 for Bob…

  • Nov 4th, 2016

Join Jarman-Letter

Others have written letters of support for Bob Jarman, and I feel…

  • Nov 3rd, 2016

Kind gesture-letter

We want to express our heartfelt thanks to our new neighbor on…

  • Nov 3rd, 2016

Vote Jarman – letter

I am 14 years old, and I am Bob Jarman’s granddaughter. I…

  • Nov 3rd, 2016

Why no pot shops- letter

Recreational marijuana was legalized in Washington nearly four years ago. Two years…

  • Nov 3rd, 2016

More problems at the air base- letter

Very few of us would tolerate living near a unregulated factory or…

  • Nov 2nd, 2016

Re-elect Hughes – letter

I am writing to urge my fellow islanders to vote for Rick…

  • Nov 2nd, 2016

Support for Durland- Letter

Michael’s experience and knowledge with building, land use and environmental regulations is…

  • Nov 2nd, 2016

Yes for Watson – letter

I am endorsing Bill Watson for San Juan County Council. I have…

  • Nov 2nd, 2016

Letters: Democratic Presidential Primary

You may be perplexed over what Washington’s May 24 Democratic Presidential Primary means, especially if you participated in the March 24 Democratic precinct caucuses. But I encourage you to vote!

  • May 10th, 2016

Co-op lacks transparency | Letter

Please pay attention to the upcoming SJI Food Co-op annual meeting Monday, March 21 at 5:30 pm at Brickworks

  • Mar 16th, 2016

Maureen Marinkovich for Co-op board | Letter

My name is Maureen Marinkovich and I am running for a seat on the board of our food co-op, of which I am a founding member.

  • Mar 16th, 2016

Kudos for ‘Love Letters’

Island Stage Left fans are in for a rare treat as director Helen Machine-Smith mounts the stage with her partner Daniel Mayes.

  • Mar 6th, 2016

Primary elections, caucuses

You may have noticed that this is a presidential election year. The majority of states hold primary elections to select presidential candidates, while 13 states hold caucuses for this purpose.

  • Mar 1st, 2016

Thank you for Knowledge Bowl

We offer a huge thank you from the SJ Public School Foundation

  • Mar 1st, 2016