Letters To The Editor

Refinery concerns | Letter

The expansion of storage facilities at the Philips refinery at Cherry Point…

  • Aug 7th, 2019

Vacation Rental Community Conversation thanks community | Letter to the editor

The organizers of the Vacation Rental Community Conversation thank all the members…

  • Aug 1st, 2019

Response to editorial | Letters

Editor’s note: The North Korea comment mentioned in the below letter is…

  • Jul 31st, 2019

In response to Mullis Center | Letter

The executive statement glossed over the facts. Not enough room here to…

  • Jul 24th, 2019

Lawsuit against the Navy is a political spectacle | Letter

Editor’s note: The Weekly typically only publishes letters from county residents, however,…

  • Jul 24th, 2019

Why I stand for the Pledge of Allegiance | Letters

I am a senior. I’ve lived a lot, loved a lot, lost…

  • Jul 18th, 2019

SJC Democrats Recommend State Senate Candidates | Letter to the editor

If you are a registered voter in San Juan County, you will…

  • Jul 17th, 2019

Thanks from parade honorees | Letter

Thank you, San Juan Island Chamber of Commerce and citizens of San…

  • Jul 17th, 2019

The true cost of vacation rentals | Letter

Does it feel to you like those short-term vacation rental properties are…

  • Jul 11th, 2019

Treasure Community Treasures

Community Treasures is such a treasure! For so many reasons. Many businesses…

  • Jul 10th, 2019

An emu’s rise to stardom | Letter

First of all, I want to thank all the islanders who helped…

  • Jul 8th, 2019

Mullis is making a mistake | Letters

The senior center committee members are people doing volunteer work and trying…

  • Jul 4th, 2019

Senior saga continues | Letter

Rare is the country whose flag represents its history while at the…

  • Jul 3rd, 2019

Mad about Mullis | Letter

The removal of the American flag from the Mullis Center and prohibiting…

  • Jul 2nd, 2019

July 4 thankfulness | Letter

The United States of America is like an outer skin for my…

  • Jul 1st, 2019

Don’t deny medevac flights | Letter

The recent denials of many medevac flights by Kaiser Permanente, followed by…

  • Jun 29th, 2019

Foster resilience | Letter

As summer begins, many islanders begin to feel the pressure and stress…

  • Jun 28th, 2019

Luck to Mullis Center

I just wanted to wish the Mullis Center luck with their dissident…

  • Jun 28th, 2019

Thanks for recognizing dads | Letter

I don’t always have time to read the Journal — too busy,…

  • Jun 28th, 2019

Saving Community Treasures | Letter

Since 2004, the Penwell Trust has worked for and supported Community Treasures…

  • Jun 28th, 2019

Thanks to Diane Ball

In light of Diane Ball’s retirement as principal, from Friday Harbor Elementary,…

  • Jun 20th, 2019

Mullis meals moment of silence

After reading the letters and senior center board response to the elimination…

  • Jun 19th, 2019

Pledge unites, not divides | Letter

In the guest column of April 8, Rita Weisbrod, Chairwoman of the…

  • Jun 19th, 2019

Letters – Happy San Juan Island day

Catholics honor saints more than Protestants do, though Protestants have generally been…

  • Jun 18th, 2019

United Way makes PIP possible

A thank you to the United Way of San Juan County! The…

  • Jun 18th, 2019

Whale watch compromise

Compromise for Whale Watch boats balking at new distance rules. Made 400…

  • Jun 18th, 2019

Stand with Stand Up Men

Four years ago, the Stand Up Men called for local men to…

  • Jun 14th, 2019

Letter – Fund a San Juan County Child in Need

What would you do if you knew a child was living in…

  • Jun 14th, 2019

Pleading for the pledge | Letter

First, I would like to apologize to Madam chair that she felt…

  • Jun 11th, 2019

Lovelett and Blackwood visit the islands | Letters

On Sunday, June 2, at the endorsement meeting of the 40th Legislative…

  • Jun 10th, 2019

Aerospace Design Team presentation

Submitted by Jill Urbach On Monday, June 10 from 5-6 p.m. the…

  • Jun 7th, 2019

Pick up your peels

Dear Islanders, Nobody, and I mean nobody, has permission on this island…

  • Jun 7th, 2019

Ferry follies | Letter

Anyone else frustrated trying to make a ferry reservation two days prior…

  • May 26th, 2019

Support Friends of the San Juans

Friends of the San Juans has been committed to protecting our environment…

  • May 26th, 2019

Rethinking plane travel

I have read that nothing we do pumps carbon dioxide into the…

  • May 23rd, 2019

Thank you for helping with Marcia’s bench | Letter

The beautiful basalt bench that was placed at the head of False…

  • May 22nd, 2019

Can we find common ground? | Letter

In episode 10 of National Geographic’s wonderful series “One Strange Rock,” astronaut…

  • May 21st, 2019

Response from Mullis Center about the pledge | Letter

(Editor’s note: Over the last few weeks, The Journal has published numerous…

  • May 15th, 2019

Please help the Stand Up Men | Letter

Perhaps you’ve noticed us standing at the corner of the courthouse lawn…

  • May 14th, 2019

Plea for pledge | Letter

(Editor’s note: Rita Weisbrod, chairperson of the Mullis Center, stated that the…

  • May 14th, 2019