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COVID’s grasp isn’t let up yet | Letter

A recent survey found that a majority of unvaccinated respondents said they…

  • Jun 9th, 2021

 

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United we stand | Letter to the Editor

I think we all owe a debt of gratitude to those who…

  • Jun 9th, 2021

 

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County Climate Commissioner is unnecessary | Letter

I do not believe it is an overstatement to say that almost…

  • Jun 9th, 2021

 

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Dr. Fishaut retires | Letter

In 2004, my wife Sharon and I arrived here from Western New…

  • Jun 3rd, 2021
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Safe holiday tips | Letter

This past weekend, the islands had some of the largest tide changes…

  • Jun 2nd, 2021
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On wearing masks | Letter

Recently I had the delightful opportunity to visit a sheep farm and…

  • May 26th, 2021
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San Juan County and vaccinations | Letter

Recently, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation/University of Wisconsin published the county health…

  • May 19th, 2021
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On making sheriff an appointed position | Letter

I am writing in response to your article on the San Juan…

  • May 19th, 2021
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Ranked-choice voting for San Juan County? | Letter

Have you ever looked at your choices on a ballot and thought,…

  • May 12th, 2021
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A personal perspective on the pandemic | Letter

Have we survived? Are we the same individuals we were in January…

  • May 12th, 2021
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Construction concerns | Letter

In this time of a global pandemic, which is greatly affecting our…

  • May 5th, 2021
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Thank you and goodbye | Letter

Thank you for your trust in me and patronage of Hand to…

  • Apr 21st, 2021
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We need ranked-choice | Letter

I’m increasingly frustrated with our electoral system. Whether it’s voter suppression, divisive,…

  • Apr 26th, 2021
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RE: Teachers’ union | Letter

In response to Mr. Michael Hansen’s assessment of teachers and teacher unions.…

  • Apr 14th, 2021
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Vote yes for fire merger | Letter

Since Peter and I had the good fortune to serve in various…

  • Apr 14th, 2021
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Reducing effluent’s negatives on ocean life | Letter

Some years ago, while sailing in the San Juans, I noticed that…

  • Apr 13th, 2021
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Support Island Rec | Letter

I strongly support the Island Rec Levy. We have lived on the…

  • Apr 7th, 2021
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Thank you to San Juan County for its COVID response

We would like to extend our heartfelt thanks to the members of…

  • Apr 7th, 2021
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Brochure misleading | Letter

San Juan Island Fire & Rescue sent out a brochure mailer to…

  • Apr 7th, 2021
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Vote yes for fire service annexation | Letter

Our upcoming election on April 27 has two ballot measures for the…

  • Apr 7th, 2021
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Struthers for OPALCO board | Letter

Jeffrey Struthers is a current OPALCO board member and a vital asset…

  • Mar 31st, 2021
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Support for Fant and Osterman | Letter to the Editor

After listening to the recent OPALCO board candidate forum, we found both…

  • Mar 31st, 2021
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Re: Opinion on teachers | Letter

I admire Mr. Pignatiello’s same old story about teachers’ unions and public…

  • Mar 31st, 2021
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‘Double your donation’ challenge for Lopez Swim Center | Letter

Friends of Lopez Island Pool is thrilled to announce that local residents…

  • Mar 31st, 2021
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OPALCO incumbents ask for vote | Letter

It is time to vote for Orcas District directors for OPALCO (and…

  • Mar 31st, 2021
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Cohen for OPALCO board | Letter

I strongly endorse and recommend Joe Cohen for a board position with…

  • Mar 31st, 2021
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An opinion on teachers | Letter

The most destructive unit of force acting upon the public school system…

  • Mar 24th, 2021
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Purple and Gold says vote ‘Yes’ | Letter

Purple and Gold Booster Club fully endorses the Island Rec levy renewal.…

  • Mar 24th, 2021
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Vote ‘Yes’ for Island Rec | Letter

Please join us in supporting Island Rec by voting in favor of…

  • Mar 24th, 2021
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Vote yes for Island Rec | Letter

San Juan Public Schools Foundation supports the Island Rec Levy Renewal. Through…

  • Mar 17th, 2021
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Vote yes for Island Rec | Letter

I encourage Islanders to vote YES for the upcoming Island Rec levy!…

  • Mar 17th, 2021
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Vote no on annexation merger | Letter

In the upcoming election, those in favor of merging the Fire Department…

  • Mar 21st, 2021
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Thank you Rep. Larsen | Letter

We are writing to publicly thank Rep. Rick Larsen for cosponsoring H.R.…

  • Mar 13th, 2021
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Deed restriction on ADUs will hurt year-round rentals

It has come to my attention that there is a proposal that…

  • Mar 13th, 2021
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On slow vaccine distribution | Letter

I’m not inclined to send letters to the editor but I have…

  • Mar 13th, 2021
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Vaccination ovation | Letter

Thanks to the folks running the COVID vaccination site at the fairgrounds…

  • Mar 10th, 2021
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Why vote for the levy?

I’m hoping that all community members received information from Island Rec about…

  • Mar 4th, 2021
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Medicare from birth | Letter

America can provide health care for all Americans by enrolling every newborn…

  • Feb 24th, 2021
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Indoor Swim Center progress

Friends of Lopez Island Pool (FLIP) is excited to provide this update…

  • Feb 24th, 2021
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Grateful for the new administration | Letter

A little more than two weeks ago, I asked my youngest daughter…

  • Feb 24th, 2021
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