Letters To The Editor

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

 

Thank you to Sounder | Letter

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

  • Mar 21st, 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

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

On tolerance | Letter

As lead author of the letter Bill Criddle criticized in his guest…

  • Jan 12th, 2017

Gratitude to Orcas Fire | Letter

I want to express my extreme gratitude for the work of the…

  • Jan 11th, 2017

Goodbye to the matriarch of Jpod | Editorial

The southern resident killer whales are sacred, wondrous members of our Pacific…

Lopez Clinic and Medicare: key issues and changes

Submitted by the CWMA and LIMC You may have seen a petition…

  • Jan 10th, 2017

Land Bank, don’t waste our tax dollars | Letter

The land bank wants to purchase a property along the west side…

  • Jan 10th, 2017

Bring back Bernie | Letter

“The time has come the walrus said, to talk of many things.”…

  • Jan 5th, 2017

A UW Clinic accessible to everyone | Letter

Merchants, tradesmen, teachers, students, parents, real estate agents, restaurant staff, business owners,…

  • Jan 4th, 2017

A balance between planning and ecological preservation | Guest Column

Sometimes far out suggestions evoke new ways to envision an issue that…

  • Jan 3rd, 2017

Thank you, Orcas | Letter

Words cannot express the overwhelming generosity and true spirit of our caring…

  • Jan 3rd, 2017

What happened to tolerance? | Guest Column

by Bill Criddle Special to the Sounder I read Michelle Loftus’s column…

  • Jan 3rd, 2017

The Exchange in the home stretch! | Letter

The Orcas community has really come together to help rebuild the Exchange…

  • Dec 27th, 2016

Blood drive thanks | Letter

This last blood drive on Thursday, Dec. 15 set records. We had…

  • Dec 23rd, 2016

Ensure health care stability | Letter

I deeply appreciate the conversation about health care on Orcas! Some folks…

  • Dec 22nd, 2016