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Vote for Cindy Wolf | Letter

We’re voting for Cindy Wolf for County Council, and you should, too.…

  • Oct 14th, 2020

 

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Vote for Cindy Wolf | Letter

Having escaped the greedy over-development of “anywhere USA” to this paradise of…

  • Oct 14th, 2020

 

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Why I am voting for Rick Hughes | Letter

I will be voting for Rick Hughes for San Juan County Council…

  • Oct 14th, 2020

 

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Cindy Wolf for County Council | Letter

I met Cindy at a community meeting in the wake of the…

  • Oct 14th, 2020
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Support for Cindy Wolf | Letter

I am writing to voice my support for Cindy Wolf for San…

  • Oct 14th, 2020
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Orcas Women’s Coalition endorsement of candidates | Letter

The Orcas Women’s Coalition (OWC) is pleased to announce their endorsements for…

  • Oct 14th, 2020
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Vote for Hughes and Minney | Letter

It is election time. In days gone by, when we lived in…

  • Oct 14th, 2020
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San Juan County democrats endorsements for fall, 2020 | Letter

Ballots for the fall election are being mailed out to San Juan…

  • Oct 14th, 2020
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Eight Orcas women for Ryan Palmateer | Letter

Ryan’s values of sustainability align with our values.

  • Oct 14th, 2020
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Local election is not about political division | Letter

Political division has seeped into every function of our society. As our…

  • Oct 7th, 2020
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Be informed citizens | Letter

In a democracy, we need to make sure we have the facts…

  • Oct 7th, 2020
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Vote for Rick Hughes | Letter

I’m delighted to support Rick Hughes for re-election to San Juan County Council

  • Oct 7th, 2020
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Minney for county council | Letter

Christine brings a history of hard work, character, and good judgment to the position.

  • Oct 7th, 2020
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Standing up for your property rights in San Juan County | Letter

Citizens must rely on the honor and trustworthiness of their elected officials.

  • Oct 7th, 2020
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Wolf for County Council | Letter

As you know, this year’s election on Nov. 3 will in many…

  • Oct 7th, 2020
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Vote Jane Fuller for Charter Review Commissioner | Letter

Jane is intelligent, very willing to listen, and has a generous public spirit.

  • Oct 7th, 2020
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Vote for Minney | Letter

I am a full-time resident in Friday Harbor and I support Christine Minney for the county council.

  • Oct 7th, 2020
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EMS reorganization was for the best | Letter

I want to thank the hospital district commissioners for behaving responsibly.

  • Sep 30th, 2020

Keep Rick working for us | Letter

I wholeheartedly endorse Rick Hughes for San Juan County Council.

  • Sep 30th, 2020

Vote Hughes and Palmateer | Letter

I write to support the candidacies for two county council offices.

  • Sep 30th, 2020

Dangerous politics | Letter

Since shove has come to push, will push come to shoot, including shoot to kill?

  • Sep 23rd, 2020

Deep concerns about hospital board | Letter

The PHD board continues to disrespect their very own employees and the citizens it represents.

  • Sep 23rd, 2020

Staggering number of deer | Letter

Is it just me, or is anyone else concerned about the large number of deer on the islands?

  • Sep 23rd, 2020

Chaos at EMS | Letter

San Juan County Public Hospital District forced the resignation of Interim EMS Chief Karl Kuetzing

  • Sep 22nd, 2020

An open letter to Washington State Ferries | Letter

We deserve better.

  • Sep 16th, 2020

Respecting those lost to COVID | Letter

I would like to respectfully suggest that all public buildings, privately-owned businesses,…

  • Sep 16th, 2020

President’s hurtful comments | Letter

I’m a Gold Star sister and when the President of the U.S.A. called those killed in action losers and suckers, I was hurt so deeply.

  • Sep 16th, 2020

PHD is making rushed decisions

The following letter was read into record during the SJCPHD#1 meeting on Aug 26.

  • Sep 5th, 2020

Critique of PHD’s thoughtless reorganization of EMS | Letter

The San Juan Island Public Hospital District #1 recently announced a surprise reorganization.

  • Sep 7th, 2020

Fire responders with ventilated masks | Letter

I had occasion to help a neighbor who had to call 911…

  • Sep 2nd, 2020

In praise of the Post Office| Letter

In these fractured times, can we just agree that the Post Office…

  • Sep 2nd, 2020

Question about holding tanks | Letter

Is anyone else worried where all these visiting boats are dumping their holding tanks?

  • Aug 27th, 2020

Vote for Rick Hughes for council member | Letter

Rick, thank you for the talks with me and wanting Orcas to be a place for everyone.

  • Aug 27th, 2020

Thanks from Michael Durland | Letter

I wholeheartedly support Cindy Wolf for Council and encourage all of you to vote for her.

  • Aug 27th, 2020

Save USPS | Letter

U.S. Postal Service is the People’s institution, and not any politician’s personal workforce.

  • Aug 27th, 2020

Tell it like it is | Letter

In response to Justin Krause’s letter: When the predatory Europeans came to…

  • Aug 19th, 2020

Strange omission in ‘History-revision by omission’

I was amused to read Phil Peterson’s letter labeled “History-revision by omission”…

  • Aug 19th, 2020

History – Revision by Omission | Guest column

Submitted by David Turnoy Orcas Island A letter to the editor by…

  • Aug 19th, 2020

Intolerance rears its ugly head | Letters

Intolerance has made its way to Orcas Island. Early Wednesday morning, campaign…

  • Aug 18th, 2020

Why no enforcement of mask mandate| Letter

I would like those who govern us to explain: When we overstay…

  • Aug 12th, 2020