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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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RE: Teachers’ union | Letter

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

  • Apr 14th, 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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For The People Act

Congress has before it HR 1, the For The People Act. This…

  • Feb 24th, 2021
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Patience is a virtue | Letter

Hey, first-world people! Were we promised a rose garden? Let’s be patient…

  • Feb 10th, 2021
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Agree with frustration over local vaccination access

We wholeheartedly agree with Eric Gourley’s letter RE: SJC Covid website. We…

  • Feb 10th, 2021
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Vaccine vexation

Fareed Zakaria called America’s handling of the CV19 vaccination program “a hap…

  • Feb 3rd, 2021
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Biden should cancel student loans | Letter

[President] Joe Biden should cancel all student loans. This would put a…

  • Jan 28th, 2021
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On the Middle East | Letter

We should not allow Iran or North Korea to have nuclear bombs…

  • Jan 7th, 2021
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Use the three “P’s” to determine truth | Guest

By David Kobrin Eastsound The “Three P’s” are a basic method for…

  • Dec 30th, 2020
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Gratitude | Letter

Bless the mask makers. Vicki Austin San Juan Island

  • Dec 23rd, 2020
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The decline and fall of our EMS safety net | Letter

The original plan to merge San Juan Island EMS and San Juan…

  • Dec 17th, 2020
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Reform Washington state’s taxes | Letter

If you meet a grizzly bear in the woods, you need to…

  • Dec 17th, 2020
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Carrying on from COVID | Letter

On Dec. 9, the Sounder reported three positive COVID tests being actively…

  • Dec 17th, 2020
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A THANKSgiving story | Letter

On Wednesday, Nov. 25, my husband (Ed Greub) and I delivered two…

  • Dec 2nd, 2020
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We cannot let Bristol control hospice care | Letter

Bristol Hospice has discovered the soft underbelly of perhaps one of the…

  • Dec 2nd, 2020
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