Letters To The Editor

Vote for Bangs | Letters

We will soon decide on a Public Hospital District (PHD) for Orcas…

  • Apr 4th, 2018

Vote for Bill Bangs for PHD | Letters

We are supporting Bill Bangs for commissioner of the Orcas public hospital…

  • Apr 4th, 2018

Yes to public hospital district for Orcas | Letters

On June 5, 1966, I recited the Hippocratic oath before receiving my…

  • Apr 4th, 2018

Boteler for public hospital commissioner | Letters

I have been a part of arranging an Orcas clinic affiliation with…

  • Mar 28th, 2018

Distrust of cell towers | Letters

It has become clear that the most important action I can take…

  • Mar 28th, 2018

Vote no on public hospital district | Letter

Many of you have asked where I stand on the public hospital…

  • Mar 28th, 2018

Vote yes on the public hospital district | Letters

As long time residents of Orcas, and as medical providers for many…

  • Mar 28th, 2018

Woman in the Woods thank you | Letter

On Saturday evening, March 10, Woman in the Woods Production held its…

  • Mar 28th, 2018

A-OK thanks the Orcas community | Letter

Art for Orcas Kids would like to thank the community for a…

  • Mar 27th, 2018

Lange for hospital commissioner | Letters

Please take a few minutes to learn about Art Lange, who is…

  • Mar 27th, 2018

Boteler for hospital commissioner | Letters

I applaud all who’ve stepped forward as candidates for Orcas Public Hospital…

  • Mar 21st, 2018

Gun regulation in Washington state | Letters

In November 2016, Washington state voters passed gun regulation Initiative 1491. The…

  • Mar 21st, 2018

Kudos to kids for walkout | Letters

I think that a big shout out of recognition is due here…

  • Mar 21st, 2018

Lange for hospital commissioner | Letters

I want to add my support for Art Lange – here, as…

  • Mar 21st, 2018

Orcas has strong support for school music | Letters

On Sunday, March 4, the Orcas community enjoyed a real musical treat,…

  • Mar 21st, 2018

Questions about UW Medicine | Letters

I agree. The UW might leave if the PHD is not established.…

  • Mar 21st, 2018

Support for public hospital district | Letters

We are writing to express our strong support for the establishment of…

  • Mar 21st, 2018

Support the public hospital district | Letters

I can still vividly recall the grace, wisdom and kindness of my…

  • Mar 21st, 2018

Vote ‘yes’ on public hospital district | Letters

I am in support of the Public Hospital District initiative that will…

  • Mar 21st, 2018

Tim Forbes birthday party | Letters

Tim Forbes — builder, permaculturist, adventurer, and lover of life — will…

  • Mar 17th, 2018

Smith and Speed Mercantile to close Eastsound location

We are closing our brick and mortar in Eastsound. We wanted to…

  • Mar 14th, 2018

Re: gun guest column | Letters

In his guest column, “Arming Teachers With Guns, A Cautionary Tale,” Hank…

  • Mar 14th, 2018

Support Art Lange for Public Hospital District commissioner | Letter

I write to support the candidacy of Art Lange for commissioner of…

  • Mar 14th, 2018

Support for Art Lange | Letters

We enthusiastically support the candidacy of Art Lange for Commissioner in the…

  • Mar 14th, 2018

UW Med should leave Orcas | Letters

The more I become informed about the proposed hospital taxing district, the…

  • Mar 14th, 2018

Yes to hospital district | Letters

We support the establishment of a public hospital district. Over the past…

  • Mar 9th, 2018

Only on Orcas | Letters

Our two cocker spaniels disappeared from their cyclone-fenced yard on Feb. 22…

  • Mar 7th, 2018

Suicide coverage missed a point | Letters

The Feb. 28, 2018, headline, “Helping those in a crisis,” missed a…

  • Mar 7th, 2018

Support for public hospital district | Letters

In 1939, at the onset of WWII, my father was a practicing…

  • Mar 7th, 2018

Why didn’t the fire department warn about drill? | Letters

The Eastsound Fire Department was performing an exercise with the Navy around…

  • Mar 7th, 2018

Looking at immigration | Letter

For a year now Orcas has been posted with signs that say,…

  • Mar 6th, 2018

UW isn’t serving needs of community | Letter

I have the exact problem that Coleen O’Brien outlined in her letter…

  • Mar 6th, 2018

Celebrating music | Letters

Spring is coming and so is the 21st Anniversary Benefit Concert for…

  • Feb 28th, 2018

Do you want to heal this world? | Letters

Your best tools to heal this world are visualization and prayer. We…

  • Feb 28th, 2018

Thank you, Sounder | Letters

The Sounder’s story about the marine science lecture starring Joe Gaydos speaking…

  • Feb 28th, 2018

Thoughts on gun violence | Letters

My cousin asked, “Why are military weapons permitted and available? I can’t…

  • Feb 28th, 2018

UW Medicine needs to change | Letters

Caution: I have been and remain a grateful supporter of forming a…

  • Feb 27th, 2018

Thank you OIFR | Letters

On behalf of Orcas Rotary, a branch of the San Juan Island…

  • Feb 22nd, 2018

Vote yes for hospital district | Letters

I’ve been playing the medical yo-yo game on Orcas Island for many…

  • Feb 21st, 2018

Support for public hospital district | Letters

Support for public hospital district I fully support and will vote YES…

  • Feb 21st, 2018