Letters To The Editor

Yo, Taxpayers of Orcas | Letters

Editor’s note: The Orcas airport was slated for a major runway reconstruction…

  • Apr 21st, 2017

 

Dauciunas, Madsen for OPALCO | Letter

I am writing to voice my support for both Vince Dauciunas and…

  • Apr 19th, 2017

 

Get involved in solving vacation rental problems | Letter

Short-term vacation rentals have become a subject of increasing concern, due to…

  • Apr 19th, 2017

 

Legion scholarship drive | Letter

Each year, at this time, we reach out to the businesses and…

  • Apr 19th, 2017

Thank you, Orcas | Letter

What a few weeks I have had. On the morning of March…

  • Apr 12th, 2017

Thank you, United Way | Letter

I am writing this letter from two perspectives. The first is wearing…

  • Apr 12th, 2017

Save the barn | Letter

I have worked as a planner and a cultural resources specialist for…

  • Apr 4th, 2017

Housing shortage or ‘nanny state’? | Letter

While I appreciate Rikki Swin’s thoughts on housing (as ran in the…

  • Apr 4th, 2017

Montessori school thanks the United Way

Submitted by the Orcas Montessori School The Orcas Montessori School would like…

  • Mar 29th, 2017

Thanks from OWL | Letter

On behalf of the students, families and teaching team that have just…

  • Mar 29th, 2017

Re: Vacation ordinance | Letter

I must comment on the front-page story “Amendments to vacation rental permit…

  • Mar 29th, 2017

Orcas Resource Center thanks United Way | Letter

The Orcas Community Resource Center would like to thank United Way San…

  • Mar 29th, 2017

Funhouse thanks the United Way | Letter

We would like to thank the United Way of San Juan County…

  • Mar 29th, 2017

MAG update | Letter

Thank you to the over 100 members of our community who responded…

  • Mar 22nd, 2017

Thank you, Orcas | Letter

This last Blood Drive, Thursday, March 16 again set records. We had…

  • Mar 22nd, 2017

What you need to know about health care | Letter

If you have any questions about health care, Medicaid or Medicare there…

  • Mar 22nd, 2017

Thank you to Sounder | Letter

On behalf of Orcas Rotary, I would like to thank the Sounder…

  • Mar 21st, 2017

Sounder letter prompts donations to MAG | Letter

Thank you to the over 100 members of our community who responded…

  • Mar 17th, 2017

Why we voted no on the bond | Letter

I recently read “School requests bond recount” suggesting that because of the…

  • Mar 14th, 2017

School music matters | Letter

Supporters of our Orcas School Music Program filled the school’s Old Gym…

  • Mar 13th, 2017

Thank you, OMC & OIFR | Letter

Monday, Feb. 27 found me making an emergency visit to OMC due…

  • Mar 9th, 2017

No on tobacco | Letter

No on tobacco When high school students speak to their peers or…

  • Mar 7th, 2017

Birds fly free – why don’t we? | Letter

Just think, every day tens of thousands of birds fly back and…

  • Feb 25th, 2017

Road improvements on Orcas | Letter

There is quite a list of road projects in the Feb. 1…

  • Feb 14th, 2017

Thank you emergency responders | Letter

On Tues. Feb. 7, I accidentally consumed a cookie that I did…

  • Feb 13th, 2017

Support OI School bond | Letter

I am in support of the Phase III School Bond. I agree…

  • Feb 9th, 2017

Regarding the recent media post from local 3911 | Letter

The following message is a follow-up statement from our previous media release…

  • Feb 6th, 2017

Proud American | Letter

Last week, at the Eastsound Post Office, I asked for American Flag…

  • Feb 4th, 2017

Vote yes on school levy | Letter

We live on Waldron. Our school will benefit from the new proposed…

  • Feb 3rd, 2017

Why I support the school bond | Letter

There are so many reasons to like this school bond, including the…

  • Jan 30th, 2017

No on school bond | Letter

The Orcas Island School District has placed before the voters a proposal…

  • Jan 30th, 2017

Vote ‘yes’ on school bond | Letter

I am writing this letter in support of the upcoming school bond.…

  • Jan 25th, 2017

Support for Orcas school bond | Letter

Join us in supporting the completion of the School project. This long,…

  • Jan 25th, 2017

Vote ‘yes’ on the school bond | Letter

Built in 1957, Orcas Island Public School’s Old Gym is turning 60…

  • Jan 25th, 2017

No on school bond | Letter

As the ballots go into the mail for your consideration and vote,…

  • Jan 24th, 2017

Re: Cost of a track | Letter

In a recent article, Justin Paulsen expressed concerns about the cost of…

  • Jan 24th, 2017

Support our school | Letter

“We the People” is the cornerstone of our constitution. We get to…

  • Jan 24th, 2017

Support the school bond | Letter

I am writing to encourage all residents of Orcas Island to vote…

  • Jan 24th, 2017

Support our school | Letter

Let’s support the February school bond. Why wouldn’t we? The improvement projects…

  • Jan 24th, 2017

Vote yes for the school bond | Letter

I am writing in support of a track on Orcas Island. I…

  • Jan 24th, 2017