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Let’s trust our hospital to look after us well by supporting better candidates – Michelle, Jenny and Doc.
But is this a wise position? PeaceHealth will never offer abortions. Period. So if the issue is pressed, what might happen?
I've been waiting for someone like Ms. Dustrude to cast my actions in a negative light - and just in time for the election. Thank you, Louise, for this opportunity to enlighten with the truth.
I am asking for your vote for my wife, Jenny. She is running for San Juan County Public Hospital Commissioner, position 3.
They make a formidable team that will look out for our health care interests, the needs and concerns of all islanders and make more effective use of our tax dollars.
I trust Jenny to lead fiscally and support EMS and Medevac so the organization can continue to serve our community.
Peace Island Medical Center is not just a business – they are the neighbors, doctors, nurses, technicians that live beside us.
Because of the moderator’s firm but friendly control the audience got much of the information they came to hear.
Jenny Ledford is a leader, a seasoned professional who can work with diverse groups without axe grinding, a communication expert who has worked with our EMS personnel, and someone who is warm and genuine.
On my way to work this morning, I was dismayed to see “Trust Jenny” and “Michelle Loftus” signs knocked over.
Many out there have expressed an interest in the Orca Dreams subdivision and dock application that are currently under review by the San Juan County Department of Community Development.
I’ve always felt that we islanders are truly blessed to have such caring professionals available when we need them, and early this week, when I needed them most, they were right there.
Let’s not enter into litigation to fix something that isn’t broken - namely Peace Island Medical Center.
You who miss all that faster stuff that you left behind, please stop trying to replicate it here.
The current mind set of the San Juan County Public Hospital District Board needs to be changed. They lack respect for the taxpayer public they represent.
The upcoming election of three, non-partisan seats for the San Juan County Public Hospital District has become mired in personal opinions about religion, politics and the processes of abortion and end-of-life.
If scientists who’ve been writing about climate change for over 20 years are right, we’re going to get more frequent and more severe situations like this.
We wanted to express our heartfelt thanks to those ferry workers who helped us board an 8 a.m. ferry to Anacortes several weeks ago when we had a family medical emergency across the state.
Whether we’re walking, cycling, driving, riding a horse, skating or hoverboarding, we’re not obstacles, we’re just trying to get somewhere.
Lee Sturdivant, I agree with Monica Harrington’s assertion that we need “unambiguous information on ‘death with dignity.’” I, however, see two totally different parts to “death with dignity”.
By offering financial funding needed, United Way makes it possible for the SJIPC to continue its Youth Leadership Initiative- an important source of life skills development that our youth so desperately need to be empowered leaders.
Our hospital board cannot rely only on “expected” revenue to carry EMS into the future, they must cut expenses. Bottom line; make some serious concession so we still have a sustainable EMS that will carry us well into the future.
Although his opponent for the Public Hospital District referenced a M.A.S.H. unit in the fourth of July parade, it’s Bill Williams who actually ran a M.A.S.H. unit in Korea during the Vietnam war and thus started his career in hospital administration.
I may be new on the island but I have been here long enough to know that an extremely positive experience with Peace Health should find its way to these pages.
Is it just me, or does anyone else have trouble getting anything done on these islands?
the program worked with more than 735 local students and 23 teachers reaching students in every grade. The program focuses on getting students actively engaged in the process of science.
The only factual part of Janelle Teasdale’s recent rant again Monica Harrington is the fact that Harrington is indeed running for a seat on the Public Hospital District Commission.
New regulations would place an undue burden on both home and commercial growers who depend on greenhouses. Proposed code amendments and new sections are in conflict with county code.
We would like to take this opportunity to thank our community of friends and family both near and far for the love and support they have sent our way.
The public hospital district, as a public entity, has a legal obligation to adhere to the Reproductive Privacy Act.
As I traveled to town along Pear Point Road, I was thrilled to see the three houses sponsored by San Juan Community Home Trust as they slowly proceeded up to their new neighborhood at Sun Rise II.
Last week’s front page Journal article regarding pharmacy drug pricing was based on an experience I had on May 10, 2015 at our local drug store. Unfortunately the article left out many relevant facts.
I just want to thank the University of Washington Friday Harbor Labs for putting on another great show of “Jazz at the Labs.” The dinner was excellent!
As a founder of the Hardy Hikers, a 20 year old year round womens’ hiking group on Orcas Island, I am extremely pleased to support the purchase and development of Mt. Grant into a nature preserve.
As summer wanes I just want to take a moment to thank the San Juan Conservation Core for giving my boys a great experience working around the islands.
The new story pole on Henry Island shares one man’s expression of his love for his daughter. This magnificent cedar carving is her legacy as well as a generous gift for others on McCraken Point to enjoy for years to come.
The real issue here is providing high quality medical care to all of our island residents within the constraints of our size and funding.
Regarding the Journal story on Aug. 5, 2015 about FlexFerry, a privately operated reservation system for our Washington State Ferries, I think we should all be concerned about a number of things.
Voting for the Fourth of July 2016 parade grand marshal
As many of you know, Tia’s Tacos was burglarized recently. I’ll be honest, my heart broke when I walked through the door and found the restaurant in shambles and the earnings from the San Juan County Fair gone.