Letters To The Editor

Vote YES on Proposition 2 | Letter

Vote YES on Proposition 2 | Letter

As a longtime islander, and a current property owner, I strongly support…

  • Oct 30th, 2019
Vote YES on Proposition 2 | Letter
When is enough, enough? No on Proposition 2 | Letter

When is enough, enough? No on Proposition 2 | Letter

San Juan County is an exceptional community inhabited by extraordinarily kind and…

  • Oct 30th, 2019
When is enough, enough? No on Proposition 2 | Letter
Democrat recommendations | Letter

Democrat recommendations | Letter

On the Nov. 5 ballot, which voters received the week of Oct.…

  • Oct 24th, 2019
Democrat recommendations | Letter
In Support of Proposition 2 | Letter to the editor

In Support of Proposition 2 | Letter to the editor

When you look in the Voters’ Guide at the dozen programs and…

  • Oct 23rd, 2019
In Support of Proposition 2 | Letter to the editor
Re: EMS fined | Letter

Re: EMS fined | Letter

In response to San Juan Island EMS fined. This is just another…

  • Oct 23rd, 2019
Re: EMS fined | Letter
Response to ferry story | Letter

Response to ferry story | Letter

The story entitled “What’s Next for Washington State Ferries” includes some comments…

  • Oct 21st, 2019
Response to ferry story | Letter
Home trust thanks Washington Federal for donation | Letter

Home trust thanks Washington Federal for donation | Letter

The San Juan Community Home Trust was awarded a $2,000 grant for…

  • Oct 16th, 2019
Home trust thanks Washington Federal for donation | Letter
Thank you community foundation | Letter

Thank you community foundation | Letter

The San Juan Island Prevention Coalition would like to publicly thank the…

  • Oct 16th, 2019
Thank you community foundation | Letter
Tigers thank community supporters | Letter

Tigers thank community supporters | Letter

The Tiger football coaches, players and their families would like to send…

  • Oct 10th, 2019
Tigers thank community supporters | Letter
OPALCO’s decision is concerning | Letter

OPALCO’s decision is concerning | Letter

I have been distraught that the OPALCO board decided to adopt a…

  • Oct 9th, 2019
OPALCO’s decision is concerning | Letter
Is there a better way to handle the situation at Lopez School? | Letter

Is there a better way to handle the situation at Lopez School? | Letter

As a parent with two children at the Lopez school, and a…

  • Oct 2nd, 2019
Is there a better way to handle the situation at Lopez School? | Letter
Land Bank is an asset to the community | Letter

Land Bank is an asset to the community | Letter

Over the past several months I have stood by and watched the…

  • Oct 2nd, 2019
Land Bank is an asset to the community | Letter
Lopez Island School Board responds to accusor’s allegations

Lopez Island School Board responds to accusor’s allegations

To our Community, The Lopez Island School District and School Board take…

  • Sep 25th, 2019
Lopez Island School Board responds to accusor’s allegations
PTO thanks community|Letter

PTO thanks community|Letter

The Friday Harbor Elementary School PTO would like to thank the individuals,…

  • Sep 25th, 2019
PTO thanks community|Letter
Now there’s a word for it|Letter

Now there’s a word for it|Letter

We’ve all felt it in our quiet moments: the breakdown of community…

  • Sep 18th, 2019
Now there’s a word for it|Letter
Thank you from the Home Trust|Letter

Thank you from the Home Trust|Letter

Thank you, San Juan Island Community Foundation! Your matching grant opportunity at…

  • Sep 17th, 2019
Thank you from the Home Trust|Letter
Community Conversations | Letter

Community Conversations | Letter

The community conversation on vacation rentals continues 6:30-8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept.…

  • Sep 16th, 2019
Community Conversations | Letter
Mullis Center issues continue|Letter

Mullis Center issues continue|Letter

The Mullis Senior Center Operations Committee caused a lot of unnecessary conflict…

  • Sep 11th, 2019
Mullis Center issues continue|Letter
Re: Whale watching letter | Letter

Re: Whale watching letter | Letter

Harold Van Doren, in his letter to the editor a few weeks…

  • Sep 11th, 2019
Re: Whale watching letter | Letter
Response to Stephen Carter letter|Letter

Response to Stephen Carter letter|Letter

Stephen Carter has a view of the future without private automobiles on…

  • Sep 11th, 2019
Response to Stephen Carter letter|Letter
We want our pledge|Letter

We want our pledge|Letter

We should all be concerned. Those of us so rudely ejected from…

  • Sep 11th, 2019
We want our pledge|Letter
Fighting back against the land bank | Letter

Fighting back against the land bank | Letter

Rant to San Juan County for absolutely refusing every single one of…

  • Sep 9th, 2019
Fighting back against the land bank | Letter
Antidepressants versus society | Letter

Antidepressants versus society | Letter

As you probably know, our world is in a prescription crisis. When…

  • Sep 4th, 2019
Antidepressants versus society | Letter
What to do in an emergency | Letter

What to do in an emergency | Letter

Dispatch has received a couple of calls from people for clarification on…

  • Sep 3rd, 2019
What to do in an emergency | Letter
Response to Steve Ulvi Landbank letter | Letter

Response to Steve Ulvi Landbank letter | Letter

I was happy to see Steve Ulvi’s excellent, detailed defense of the…

  • Aug 29th, 2019
Response to Steve Ulvi Landbank letter | Letter
Lamenting the Orca Initiative | Letter

Lamenting the Orca Initiative | Letter

The Orca Protection Initiative was struck down in court, despite thousands of…

  • Aug 28th, 2019
Lamenting the Orca Initiative | Letter
EDC thanks the community foundation for donation

EDC thanks the community foundation for donation

The Economic Development Council board of directors and staff would like to…

  • Aug 21st, 2019
EDC thanks the community foundation for donation
Letter| Kiwanis thanks supporters

Letter| Kiwanis thanks supporters

The Fourth of July was a great day for a picnic and…

  • Aug 21st, 2019
Letter| Kiwanis thanks supporters
Letter- Thanks WSF boat Captains

Letter- Thanks WSF boat Captains

The San Juan Island Yacht Club would like to thank the Washington…

  • Aug 20th, 2019
Letter- Thanks WSF boat Captains
Hate speech on community rock | Letter

Hate speech on community rock | Letter

Islanders are familiar with the large rock on Beaverton Valley Road which…

  • Aug 19th, 2019
Hate speech on community rock | Letter
Response to whale sanctuary editorial | Letter

Response to whale sanctuary editorial | Letter

In your editorial “Do What’s Best for the Animals” (Aug. 1), you…

  • Aug 15th, 2019
Response to whale sanctuary editorial | Letter
Apology unnecessary | Letter

Apology unnecessary | Letter

I regret the fact that the Journal felt the need to retract…

  • Aug 14th, 2019
Apology unnecessary | Letter
Learning from the Pig War | Letter

Learning from the Pig War | Letter

It breaks my heart to see San Juan Island being ripped apart…

  • Aug 14th, 2019
Learning from the Pig War | Letter
Patriotism on demand | Letter

Patriotism on demand | Letter

Let me begin with the fact that I am an Army veteran…

  • Aug 14th, 2019
Patriotism on demand | Letter
Whale watching gone too far | Letter to the editor

Whale watching gone too far | Letter to the editor

I’m struggling to find words to express my disgust at what could…

  • Aug 14th, 2019
Whale watching gone too far | Letter to the editor
Dear Rep. Lekanoff | Letter

Dear Rep. Lekanoff | Letter

Rep. Lekanoff, When visiting the Swinomish Casino recently we got into a…

  • Aug 13th, 2019
Dear Rep. Lekanoff | Letter
Home Trust thanks volunteers | Letter

Home Trust thanks volunteers | Letter

On July 18, 13 regional and district managers of Wells Fargo Bank…

  • Aug 13th, 2019
Home Trust thanks volunteers | Letter
In support of Liz Lovelett | Letter

In support of Liz Lovelett | Letter

We support Elizabeth (Liz) Lovelett for State Senate. We are impressed with…

  • Aug 13th, 2019
In support of Liz Lovelett | Letter
Anacortes ferry terminal project | Letter

Anacortes ferry terminal project | Letter

By now many of you have learned of the proposed project to…

  • Aug 13th, 2019
Anacortes ferry terminal project | Letter
Response to pledge editorial | Guest column

Response to pledge editorial | Guest column

By Minnie Knych I am not an Army brat; however, I come…

  • Aug 13th, 2019
Response to pledge editorial | Guest column