Letters To The Editor

Thank you EMTs | Letter

I would like to express a huge thank you to the EMTs…

  • Jul 12th, 2019

 

Thank you for Eastsound mayor race | Letter

Eastsound has a new mayor in town! The people have spoken and…

  • Jul 17th, 2019

 

More than 150 participate in July 4th 5K | Letter

The Funhouse Commons 4th of July 5K event was a tremendous success.…

  • Jul 16th, 2019

 

SJC Democrats Recommend State Senate Candidates | Letter to the editor

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

  • Jul 15th, 2019

The true cost of vacation rentals | Letter

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

  • Jul 9th, 2019

Thank you for DH fireworks show | Letter

We would like to thank the Orcas Island Fire Department and the…

  • Jul 12th, 2019

Thanks for Pride | Letter

Orcas Island’s Pride festival was an incredible success. We danced, sang and…

  • Jul 8th, 2019

Thanks for making One World a success

Since 2003, many of you have been coming to an event called…

  • Jul 6th, 2019

Thank you to OIEF

Many thanks to the Orcas Island Educational Foundation for supporting the Orcas…

  • Jul 4th, 2019

An emu’s rise to stardom | Letter

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

  • Jul 3rd, 2019

In Memoriam | Lily

Tony Suruda’s dog Lily died Friday, June 28 after a brief illness.…

  • Jul 3rd, 2019

Ava for mayor

My name is Ava, and I am a candidate in the race…

  • Jun 27th, 2019

Thanks for recognizing dads | Letter

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

  • Jun 24th, 2019

A conversation about vacation rentals | Letter

A diverse group of Orcas residents has been gathering information about the…

  • Jun 24th, 2019

The Mt. Baker Road changes are a mistake | Letter

It seems like our bureaucratic government is just intent on spending money…

  • Jun 24th, 2019

Don’t deny medevac flights | Letter

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

  • Jun 21st, 2019

Thank you from senior center | Letter

Many thanks to all who supported Orcas Island Community Foundation and the…

  • Jun 19th, 2019

Whale watch compromise | Letter

Compromise for whale watch boats balking at new distance rules: 400 yards,…

  • Jun 18th, 2019

Homeless child in need on San Juan

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

  • Jun 17th, 2019

United Way supports prevention | Letter

Prevention can mean exercise, vitamins or seat belts. It can also mean…

  • Jun 13th, 2019

Two amazing candidates to visit San Juans | Letter

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

  • Jun 11th, 2019

Thank you for help with lost dog | Letter

To all the wonderful people on this island who helped us search…

  • Jun 11th, 2019

Stand with Stand Up Men | Letter

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

  • Jun 10th, 2019

Thank you for Orcas Center gala | Letter

We have come to expect great art and programs at the Orcas…

  • Jun 7th, 2019

New road going In the wrong direction | Letter

As I sit in my house and watch Mt. Woolard go by…

  • Jun 5th, 2019

Coffelt farm update | Letter

Submitted by San Juan County Land Bank. The Land Bank is proceeding…

  • May 28th, 2019

Thanks for Carnivale help | Letter

Many thanks to all who supported the Orcas Montessori School Carnivale on…

  • May 23rd, 2019

Thanks to postal worker | Letter

I would like to publicly thank one of our postal workers for…

  • May 22nd, 2019

We need safer roads for pedestrians in Eastsound | Letter

I’m disabled, and I walk everywhere. Within the last several years, I…

  • May 20th, 2019

Cavanaugh talk was inspirational | Letter

Friends of the San Juans and Rainshadow Solar offered Orcas residents and…

  • May 20th, 2019

Rethinking plane travel | Letter

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

  • May 18th, 2019

Help parks and rec buy a higher net

Baseball is a game played by strong men and woman using heavy…

  • May 17th, 2019

Choral Society concert was amazing

Ruth and I were in the audience at Orcas Center last Saturday…

  • May 16th, 2019

Say goodbye to DD

DD Glaze, beloved and unique Orcas resident for several decades, is moving…

  • May 15th, 2019

Regarding the search for a new Orcas Animal Shelter Director

Regarding the press release in the Islands’ Sounder (March 13, 2019, “Orcas…

  • May 14th, 2019

Thank you to OCS | Letter

A big thank you to the teachers and kids at Orcas Christian…

  • May 9th, 2019

Awesome cleanup and Earth Day Festival | Letter

Thanks so much to the dozens and dozens of people who participated…

  • May 8th, 2019

Response to Eastsound swale story | Letter

Regarding Toby Cooper’s May 1 (“Eastsound shapes plan to revitalize swale”) story…

  • May 8th, 2019

Thank you to these island women | Letter

The following is a list of the women of Orcas who have…

  • May 7th, 2019

James Lee Stanley returns to Orcas | Letter

I’m excited to let everyone know that singer-songwriter-guitarist extraordinaire James Lee Stanley…

  • May 6th, 2019