Letters To The Editor

Thanks and congratulations to dozens of islanders | Letter

Our thanks and congratulations go out to the dozens of islanders who…

  • Nov 8th, 2019

 

Thank you from the Odd Fellows | Letter

Thank you to everyone who bought a wood raffle (or solar) ticket…

  • Nov 11th, 2019

 

Thank you Marsha and Bob Waunch | Letter

One of the great treasures of our island community is the Orcas…

  • Nov 5th, 2019

 

Let’s celebrate peace | Letter

Let’s celebrate peace| Letter

  • Nov 8th, 2019

Thank you, Orcas Chamber|Letter

On behalf of the Orcas Senior Center, I want to extend my…

  • Nov 3rd, 2019

Petition for moratorium on new vacation rental permits

Please express your concern about the proliferation of vacation rentals to the…

  • Nov 5th, 2019

The Mission of the Port of Orcas and Why We Support Mia Kartiganer | Letter

The Washington state Legislature established the Port District Act in 1911 creating…

  • Oct 31st, 2019

Pierrette Guimond for port |Letter

Pierrette Guimond for port |Letter

  • Oct 30th, 2019

Ayers for port | Letter

Please join me in voting for Greg Ayers, a conscientious steward for…

  • Oct 30th, 2019

Vote no I-976 | Letter

Vote no I-976 | Letter

  • Oct 30th, 2019

Yes to levy lid lift |Letter

The Levy Lid Lift — Proposition 2 — provides funding stability for…

  • Oct 28th, 2019

Please consider joining Kiwanis | Letter

The Kiwanis Club of Orcas will not meet until April. At that…

  • Oct 28th, 2019

Ayers for port | Letter

We are writing to support Greg Ayers for Port Commissioner. Greg will…

  • Oct 28th, 2019

Vote for Kartiganer |Letter

I’ve been attending Port of Orcas Commission meetings for the past 18…

  • Oct 28th, 2019

Support for current port board | Letters

As someone who has been attending public port meetings for the last…

  • Oct 28th, 2019

Moving Forward On Short Term Vacation Rentals | Letter

Over 100 people attended the Oct. 23 community meeting on vacation rentals…

  • Oct 28th, 2019

Ayers for port | Letter

I endorse Greg Ayers for Port Commissioner. Our airport and other ports…

  • Oct 28th, 2019

Bea vonTobel for port | Letter

With the November election coming up in the next few weeks, I…

  • Oct 25th, 2019

Vote YES on Proposition 2 | Letter

As a long-time islander, and a current property owner, I strongly support…

  • Oct 25th, 2019

Ayers for port | Letter

Decisions about the Orcas Airport will have a dramatic impact on the…

  • Oct 25th, 2019

Hein for school board | Letter

Thank you to the League of Women Voters for hosting the voters’…

  • Oct 24th, 2019

Support for Proposition 2 | Letter

Please support Proposition 2 on the Nov. 5 ballot. This “levy lift”…

  • Oct 23rd, 2019

In Support of Proposition 2 | Letter to the editor

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

  • Oct 23rd, 2019

Triplett and Kartiganer for port commission |Letter

When the ex-mayor of Jackson Hole, Wyoming was visiting Orcas Island he…

  • Oct 22nd, 2019

Kartiganer for port| Letter

Mia Kartiganer is the best candidate for Port Commissioner Position #5 because…

  • Oct 22nd, 2019

Ayers for port | Letter

I am writing today in support of Greg Ayers for Port Commissioner.…

  • Oct 22nd, 2019

Ayers for Port | Letter

Much has been beautifully said by others as to why Greg Ayers…

  • Oct 21st, 2019

OWC endorses Kartiganer| Letter

In keeping with our mission to promote women’s voices in political leadership,…

  • Oct 20th, 2019

Way to go, OIFF | Letter

Boy, Howdy! Did I see a movie at the Orcas Island Film…

  • Oct 18th, 2019

Ayers for Port Commission | Letter

There is no doubt in my mind that Greg Ayers is the…

  • Oct 17th, 2019

I agree with John Cook | Letter

Thank you for publishing John Cook’s letter against the war. He is…

  • Oct 16th, 2019

Response to ferry story | Letter

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

  • Oct 16th, 2019

Thanks for Whale of a Show | Letter

What a Whale of a Show it was! Youngsters ranging from 5…

  • Oct 14th, 2019

Willis family thanks community| Letter

It never ceases to amaze us how this community rallies around a…

  • Oct 14th, 2019

Support for Greg Ayers| Letter

I would like to offer an endorsement for Greg Ayers as follows.…

  • Oct 12th, 2019

Climate change means hard choices| Letter

I am “mainstream.” I don’t live in an off-the-grid yurt clad with…

  • Oct 11th, 2019

To sign or not to sign | Letter

To sign, or not to sign. That IS the question. As a…

  • Oct 10th, 2019

Ayers for Port Commission | Letter

I am writing today to provide my support to Greg Ayers for…

  • Oct 7th, 2019

Solving the puzzle of taxing districts|Letter

I love solving puzzles. It requires an agreement to a set of…

  • Oct 5th, 2019

Support for Mia Kartiganer | Letter

I’ve known Mia Kartiganer for over 20 years. Her willingness to do…

  • Oct 4th, 2019