Letters To The Editor

Why no enforcement of mask mandate| Letter

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

  • Aug 12th, 2020

An open letter to the commissioners elect| Letter

I know you’ve got a lot on your plate right now with…

  • Aug 12th, 2020

History — revision by omission | Letter

Current spin is that “America is Evil,” can never be healed, therefore…

  • Aug 12th, 2020

Change need on the Fire District board | Letter

I know very little about Fire District Commissioner Frank Cardinale, but on…

  • Aug 5th, 2020

Do not merge fire and EMS | Letter

The San Juan County Public Hospital District Commissioners and the San Juan…

  • Aug 5th, 2020

Thank you to San Juan County | Letter

I am a local Island house designer as well as a project…

  • Aug 5th, 2020

Kivisto for council| Letter

Thank you to Sharon Kivisto for running for the county council! Sharon…

  • Jul 29th, 2020

Memorial a farce|Letter

This morning, I dropped off my ballot at the courthouse, and was…

  • Jul 29th, 2020

Renaming Harney Channel | Letter

Renaming Harney Channel | Letter

  • Jul 29th, 2020

Transition is difficult and challenging

Transition for us humans is often both difficult and challenging. We find…

  • Jul 29th, 2020

Vote for Kayl| Letter

The future is female. Write in Mindy Kahl for San Juan County…

  • Jul 29th, 2020

Correcting San Juan County’s GOP version of history | Letter

Submitted by David Kobrin Orcas Island I was saddened by the tone…

  • Jul 22nd, 2020

Clifford Jordan’s letter “Response to Protests”, pub. 6/24 | Letter

Yes, George Floyd may have had a criminal record. Like most of…

  • Jul 22nd, 2020

Vote for Ryan Palmateer | Letter

I support Ryan Palmateer for the County Council District 1 position. I…

  • Jul 22nd, 2020

Response to the San Juan County Democrats resolution on police reform| Letter

Submitted by the San Juan County Republicans The San Juan County Democrats…

  • Jul 19th, 2020

Do we need to solicit hordes to visit| Letter

Editor’s note: The San Juan Island Visitors Bureau announced on July 6…

  • Jul 15th, 2020

Local Democrats make endorsements for the upcoming primary | Guest column

Submitted by San Juan County Democrats At the June 20 meeting of…

  • Jul 15th, 2020

Support the Women’s Fund | Letter

Support the Women’s Fund|Letter

  • Jul 15th, 2020

The San Juan Islands Advocacy Team | Letter

The San Juan Islands Advocacy Team is a group of concerned citizens…

  • Jul 15th, 2020

Hospice in the time of Covid19| Letter

A huge shout out to Hospice of San Juan and San Juan…

  • Jul 8th, 2020

Jason Call for congress|Letter

Our job as voters is very important and if done right it…

  • Jul 8th, 2020

Moved by Dr. Frank James concern and thoroughness| Letter

I listened to the audio from the San Juan County Council meeting…

  • Jul 8th, 2020

Police killing of George Floyd | Letter

Thanks to the Journal for publishing Clifford Jordan’s letter. I like to…

  • Jul 8th, 2020

Questioning reopening | Letter

I am writing as an island resident and retired physician/surgeon. Our islands…

  • Jul 8th, 2020

Seeing protests clearly | Letter

In a letter to the Journal on June 24, Clifford Jordan argues…

  • Jul 8th, 2020

Support for Land Bank| Letter

I recently received a letter written by Ron Whalen regarding the County…

  • Jul 8th, 2020

Dr. James in a difficult position | Letter

I have noticed several letters to the editor in recent weeks in…

  • Jul 2nd, 2020

Frank James reign of terror and oppression on our livelihoods needs to end| Letter

It appears that daddy is once again punishing the bad, bad children…

  • Jun 26th, 2020

Response to protests | Letter

First, we must use the vision indicated by the current year to…

  • Jun 26th, 2020

Hospital district dithers and wastes taxpayer dollars | Letter

There they go again. The San Juan County Public Hospital District #1…

  • Jun 17th, 2020

Kudos for Black Lives Matter march | Letter

My daughters and I joined the rally and march for Black Lives…

  • Jun 17th, 2020

RE: More about orcas | Letter

We would like to respond to the June 3 letter “More about…

  • Jun 17th, 2020

San Juan islanders, you are the best! | Letter

San Juan islanders, you are the best! The board and staff of…

  • Jun 17th, 2020

Commend Dr. Frank James, the Board of Health and County Council| Letter

I want to commend Dr Frank James, the Board of Health and…

  • Jun 16th, 2020

Support Safe San Juans | Letter

In what ways can we help local people in need during the…

  • Jun 11th, 2020

Thankful for police | Letter

I would like to comment on Sheriff Krebs’ statement regarding the current…

  • Jun 11th, 2020

In support of peaceful protesting | Letter

Peaceful demonstrations are important because when the force confronts the calm, the…

  • Jun 10th, 2020

Fire and EMS integration| Letter

As a volunteer firefighter and EMT with both agencies, I get to…

  • Jun 5th, 2020

More about orcas | Letter

A letter submitted by Orca Network said that humans have poisoned the…

  • Jun 3rd, 2020

An opinion about safety | Letter

Editor’s note: Reminder that opinions within Letters to the Editor are those…

  • Jun 2nd, 2020