Letters To The Editor

Thanks for Planned Parenthood funds | Letters

This holiday season, I want to thank the islanders who have stepped…

  • Dec 28th, 2016

Re: Loftus column – feeling betrayed | Letter

The article “A Republican views the 2016 president election” sounded like someone…

  • Dec 21st, 2016

Teen asks port commissioners to act like adults | Letter

I have gone to the last several meetings regarding the firing of…

  • Dec 21st, 2016

Help close gap in school funding | Letter

This time of year is special in our community because we rejoice…

  • Dec 21st, 2016

Re: Loftus column; Trump’s attitude towards women can’t be rationalized – letter

In her guest opinion on Nov. 30, Michelle Loftus provides a textbook…

  • Dec 14th, 2016

Operation Christmas Child – Letter

Our generous community has again supported Operation Christmas Child by sending more…

  • Dec 14th, 2016

Upset with PHD article – letter

In your editorial on Nov. 30, you encourage us to be informed…

  • Dec 14th, 2016

Re: Loftus column; Trump can’t be defended – letter

I appreciate Michelle Loftus’ attempt to provide a Republican view of the…

  • Dec 8th, 2016

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