Letters To The Editor

Help the homeless | Letter

My fellow islanders, I have a problem. I care about homeless people.…

  • Jan 16th, 2019

Thank you for care | Letters

A huge thank you to the considerate Orcas Community, Orcas Family Health…

  • Jan 16th, 2019

Thank you, Rosario | Letter

The Orcas Island Education Foundation would like to give a huge thank…

  • Jan 15th, 2019

Thank you, Nutts | Letter

A big thank you and Merry Christmas to the Nutt family at…

  • Jan 14th, 2019

A new year’s safety resolution | Letter

As island children return to school, we are asking that everyone take…

  • Jan 9th, 2019

End of year ideas | Letter

My thoughts this New Year’s eve are centered on my gratefulness to…

  • Jan 9th, 2019

Why are island gas prices so high? | Letter

Living in the San Juans has its challenges, both logistical and economic.…

  • Jan 8th, 2019

Comprehensive plan or disaster? | Letters

In the book “The Little Prince,” there is a story about a…

  • Jan 7th, 2019

Thank you, OIFR | Letters

To all members of Orcas Fire and Rescue, thank you for your…

  • Jan 7th, 2019

Thank you to the community | Letters

I just want to thank everyone who has helped anyone and everyone…

  • Jan 7th, 2019

Thanks to blood donors | Letters

Thanks to blood donors On Thursday, Dec. 20, the Orcas community blood…

  • Jan 7th, 2019

Thank you to the Orcas School board | Letters

The Music Advocacy Group would like to express our heartfelt thanks for…

  • Jan 7th, 2019

Thank you, Lions | Letter

We want to thank the Orcas Lions Club for being invited to…

  • Jan 7th, 2019

Protecting the Salish Sea | Letters

Reading the heartfelt oral testimony of the Salish Sea’s Swinomish, Tulalip, Suquamish…

  • Dec 20th, 2018

Thank you EMTs | Letters

I would personally like to thank all the EMTs and volunteers who…

  • Dec 20th, 2018

Let the salmon run | Letters

Fish ladders don’t work. Salmon want a river to swim up to…

  • Dec 20th, 2018

Bolshoi is not to be missed | Letters

We want to share this world-class opportunity with you! For the last…

  • Dec 14th, 2018

Quiet, electric boats needed | Letters

(Editor’s note: Seattle’s Pure Watercraft is one example of a manufacturer that…

  • Dec 14th, 2018

Amazed by the ‘Roasted Nut’ | Letters

Once again I am moved by what Orcas Center has offered to…

  • Dec 14th, 2018

A thank you from the Liger family

John Liger of Orcas Island passed away on Nov. 13 at his…

  • Nov 21st, 2018

America the beautiful | Letters

I am grateful to be part of this country. It is hard…

  • Nov 7th, 2018

Odds thank you | Letters

Each year the Odd Fellows award two scholarships to community-minded seniors at…

  • Nov 7th, 2018

Thanks from students | Letters

The Orcas Island Middle School sixth-graders would like to extend a heartfelt…

  • Nov 7th, 2018

Thanks from YES for Homes

The YES for Homes Coalition of San Juan County extends its sincere…

  • Nov 7th, 2018

Vote for Randy Gaylord | Letter

I am voting to re-elect Randy Gaylord as prosecuting attorney for San…

  • Nov 1st, 2018

Steve Brandli for district court judge | Letters

I am writing to endorse Steve Brandli for the position of District…

  • Nov 1st, 2018

Vote Randy Gaylord | Letters

What this newspaper needs is yet another letter in support of Randy…

  • Nov 1st, 2018

Vote Randy Gaylord | Letters

I am voting to re-elect Randy Gaylord for San Juan County prosecuting…

  • Nov 1st, 2018

Vote Jewett for district court | Letters

Here in San Juan County, we have an opportunity to have a…

  • Nov 1st, 2018

Vote for Steve Brandli | Letters

Dear Fellow San Juan County voters: My name is Jamie Grifo, and…

  • Nov 1st, 2018

Brandli for district court judge | Letters

I am writing this letter in support of Steve Brandli for district…

  • Nov 1st, 2018

Vote Jeff Asher | Letters

This election has brought out the worst in some very vocal people…

  • Nov 1st, 2018

Corrections officer supports Krebs | Letters

I do not “Rant and Rave,” rarely talk politics and never write…

  • Oct 31st, 2018

Frustration with bureaucracy | Letters

I am really frustrated today, and that frustration doesn’t even include the…

  • Oct 31st, 2018

In support of Jewett for judge | Letters

I am writing in support of Carolyn Jewett for district court judge.…

  • Oct 31st, 2018

Preserve my right of choice | Letters

Some of you may know me because of my involvement in protecting…

  • Oct 31st, 2018

Re-elect Randy Gaylord for prosecuting attorney | Letters

Experience: an oft-touted word by politicians — and for good reasons, really.…

  • Oct 31st, 2018

Support REET | Letters

Please join me in supporting the county home fund. San Juan County…

  • Oct 31st, 2018

Victim advocates endorse Gaylord | Letters

We are former victim advocates who worked closely with Randy Gaylord in…

  • Oct 31st, 2018

Vote Brandli for judge | Letters

As women, it is important to exercise our right to vote. This…

  • Oct 31st, 2018