Letters To The Editor

Regarding marijuana | Letter

Regarding marijuana | Letter

(Editor’s note: The Journal maintains that the facts provided in the story…

  • May 14th, 2019
Regarding marijuana | Letter
See the Drowsy Chaperone | Letters

See the Drowsy Chaperone | Letters

The audience on the opening night of “The Drowsy Chaperone” couldn’t have…

  • May 13th, 2019
See the Drowsy Chaperone | Letters
Re: Steve Bristow letter | Letter

Re: Steve Bristow letter | Letter

In response to the letter by Steve Bristow, I find his information…

  • Apr 24th, 2019
Re: Steve Bristow letter | Letter
Stand Up Men campaign | Letter

Stand Up Men campaign | Letter

Stand Up Men chose April, Sexual Assault Awareness month, to launch a…

  • Apr 24th, 2019
Stand Up Men campaign | Letter
Make San Juan SAFE | Letters

Make San Juan SAFE | Letters

Stand Up Men chose April, Sexual Assault month, to launch a campaign…

  • Apr 19th, 2019
Make San Juan SAFE | Letters
Response to flag flying concerns | Letter

Response to flag flying concerns | Letter

This letter is in response to a petition asking for a reconsideration…

  • Apr 8th, 2019
Response to flag flying concerns | Letter

Knowledge bowl was a success | Letter

The San Juan Public Schools Foundation wants to thank everyone who helped…

  • Mar 18th, 2019
Reelect Whitfield | Letter

Reelect Whitfield | Letter

I would like to take a moment to offer my sincere support…

  • Mar 18th, 2019
Reelect Whitfield | Letter
Friends celebrates 40 years | Letter

Friends celebrates 40 years | Letter

This year Friends of the San Juans celebrates 40 years of protecting…

  • Mar 7th, 2019
Friends celebrates 40 years | Letter
Immigration indignation | Letter

Immigration indignation | Letter

I am ashamed and disappointed with many of the things the orange…

  • Mar 6th, 2019
Immigration indignation | Letter
Re: Rick Hughes’ guest column on ferries | Letter

Re: Rick Hughes’ guest column on ferries | Letter

I wanted to share some thoughts in regard to Rick’s letter about…

  • Mar 5th, 2019
Re: Rick Hughes’ guest column on ferries | Letter
Fix our current roads before building Missing Mountain Road| Letter

Fix our current roads before building Missing Mountain Road| Letter

On Feb. 19, the County Council will discuss MMR, the proposed road…

  • Feb 28th, 2019
Fix our current roads before building Missing Mountain Road| Letter
FEMA flood insurance frustrations | Letter

FEMA flood insurance frustrations | Letter

Are you kidding me? Don’t be fooled, this is not for your…

  • Feb 20th, 2019
FEMA flood insurance frustrations | Letter
Please vaccinate your kids | Letter

Please vaccinate your kids | Letter

Measles outbreak in Washington: Please vaccinate your kids | Letters

  • Feb 6th, 2019
Please vaccinate your kids | Letter
Understanding REET | Letter

Understanding REET | Letter

When I read the Journal of the San Juans article titled “San…

  • Feb 4th, 2019
Understanding REET | Letter
EMS needs transparency | Letter

EMS needs transparency | Letter

I thought your article about the state investigation of complaints against the…

  • Jan 14th, 2019
EMS needs transparency | Letter
Third annual women’s march in Friday Harbor on Jan. 19 | Letter

Third annual women’s march in Friday Harbor on Jan. 19 | Letter

In the wake of the 2018 midterms that propelled an unprecedented wave…

  • Jan 7th, 2019
Third annual women’s march in Friday Harbor on Jan. 19 | Letter
Join Washington State Ferries meeting on Jan. 9

Join Washington State Ferries meeting on Jan. 9

Join the Washington State Ferries for a public meeting with the Washington…

  • Jan 4th, 2019
Join Washington State Ferries meeting on Jan. 9
Thank you for supporting education | Letter

Thank you for supporting education | Letter

The San Juan Public Schools Foundation thanks the many community members and…

  • Dec 24th, 2018
Thank you for supporting education | Letter
Christmas mission success | Letter

Christmas mission success | Letter

This is the 25th anniversary of Operation Christmas Child with millions of…

  • Dec 19th, 2018
Christmas mission success | Letter
Re: Deer overpopulation | Letter

Re: Deer overpopulation | Letter

Deer population may be a problem in the islands without natural predators,…

  • Dec 17th, 2018
Re: Deer overpopulation | Letter
Quiet, electric boats needed | Letter

Quiet, electric boats needed | Letter

The auto industry is well into the early stage of an economically…

  • Dec 15th, 2018
Quiet, electric boats needed | Letter
Let salmon run | Letter

Let salmon run | Letter

Fish ladders don’t work. Salmon want a river to swim up to…

  • Dec 14th, 2018
Let salmon run | Letter
Poem for the killer whales | Letter

Poem for the killer whales | Letter

(Editor’s note: This letter is a response to the Dec. 5 edition’s…

  • Dec 13th, 2018
Poem for the killer whales | Letter
Orcas death trap | Letter

Orcas death trap | Letter

Luring orcas for selfish viewing pleasures and profit is dooming them. The…

  • Dec 4th, 2018
Orcas death trap | Letter
Thanks for new historical museum sign | Letter

Thanks for new historical museum sign | Letter

The board of trustees and staff of the San Juan Historical Society…

  • Nov 26th, 2018
Thanks for new historical museum sign | Letter
Cool it on Christmas | Letter

Cool it on Christmas | Letter

Enough already! Last evening I returned to Friday Harbor, only to be…

  • Nov 26th, 2018
Cool it on Christmas | Letter
PTO thanks local businesses | Letter

PTO thanks local businesses | Letter

The Friday Harbor Elementary School PTO, or Parent-Teacher Organization, would like to…

  • Nov 14th, 2018
PTO thanks local businesses | Letter
San Juan construction course to strengthen economy | Letter

San Juan construction course to strengthen economy | Letter

The San Juan County Economic Development Council strives to strengthen and diversify…

  • Nov 13th, 2018
San Juan construction course to strengthen economy | Letter
Congrats to Jewett | Letter

Congrats to Jewett | Letter

My congratulations go to Carolyn Jewett for her election as our next…

  • Nov 13th, 2018
Congrats to Jewett | Letter
Comment on San Juan Islands National Monument | Letter

Comment on San Juan Islands National Monument | Letter

Public comments on the San Juan Islands National Monument Resource Management Plan…

  • Nov 12th, 2018
Comment on San Juan Islands National Monument | Letter
Thanks to home supporters | Letter

Thanks to home supporters | Letter

The Yes for Homes Coalition of San Juan County extends its sincere…

  • Nov 6th, 2018
Thanks to home supporters | Letter
Island generosity | Letter

Island generosity | Letter

Thank you to the Friday Harbor community, including Sara Perkins, Susie Vejvoda…

  • Nov 5th, 2018
Island generosity | Letter
Ballots cannot be mailed after 3 p.m., Nov. 6 on San Juan| Letter

Ballots cannot be mailed after 3 p.m., Nov. 6 on San Juan| Letter

Editor’s note: This notice is also located at the post office. Do…

  • Nov 5th, 2018
Ballots cannot be mailed after 3 p.m., Nov. 6 on San Juan| Letter
Krebs for sheriff | Letter

Krebs for sheriff | Letter

We are voting to re-elect Ron Krebs to be sheriff of San…

  • Nov 5th, 2018
Krebs for sheriff | Letter
Vote Gaylord | Letter

Vote Gaylord | Letter

Here’s what I’ve observed in the race for county prosecutor: Experience: an…

  • Nov 2nd, 2018
Vote Gaylord | Letter
Vote Gaylord | Letter

Vote Gaylord | Letter

I am voting to re-elect Randy Gaylord for San Juan County Prosecuting…

  • Nov 1st, 2018
Vote Gaylord | Letter
No on I-1631 | Letter

No on I-1631 | Letter

Even the Wall Street Journal opposes I-1631. The Seattle Times also opposes…

  • Nov 1st, 2018
No on I-1631 | Letter
No on I-1639 | Letter

No on I-1639 | Letter

Some of you may know me because of my involvement in protecting…

  • Nov 1st, 2018
No on I-1639 | Letter
Sheriff’s office supports Krebs | Letter

Sheriff’s office supports Krebs | Letter

The San Juan County Sheriff’s Office has four employees that are not…

  • Nov 1st, 2018
Sheriff’s office supports Krebs | Letter