Letters To The Editor

Vote Randy Gaylord as prosecutor | Letters

We cringe every time someone states that he/she supports Nick Power for…

  • Oct 3rd, 2018

Vote yes for homes | Letters

Many local businesses are struggling to find enough staff to keep their…

  • Oct 3rd, 2018

Yes for REET | Letters

I became a year-round resident of Orcas in 2005. Since then I…

  • Oct 3rd, 2018

Response regarding: ‘Letters’ dirty showers | Letters

Because I have been a member of the Lopez Island Chamber of…

  • Oct 1st, 2018

Concerns about port master plan | Letters

The Port of Orcas presented DOWL’s alternative options for their Master Plan…

  • Sep 26th, 2018

Vote yes on I-1631 for clean energy | Letters

As a union member and environmental educator, I encourage everyone to take…

  • Sep 26th, 2018

Sen. Ranker supports voting yes for homes | Letters

This November we have an incredible opportunity to make sure that the…

  • Sep 26th, 2018

Yes to real estate excise tax | Letters

Orcas is a wonderful island, a place to relax and get away…

  • Sep 26th, 2018

Gaylord for prosecutor | Letters

As a police officer for 34 years, the first 28 in San…

  • Sep 26th, 2018

Improve Lopez showers | Letters

I’m here for the goodness of life, my land and the beautiful…

  • Sep 26th, 2018

Make a difference politically | Letters

If you have been upset with the current presidential administration and Congress…

  • Sep 26th, 2018

Power for prosecutor | Letters

Nick helped us with a difficult legal issue a few years ago,…

  • Sep 26th, 2018

Vote for Gaylord | Letters

Randy Gaylord has been doing a terrific job as county prosecutor. His…

  • Sep 26th, 2018

Weigh in OIHCD| Letters

Madrona Voices is conducting a survey on behalf of the Orcas Island…

  • Sep 20th, 2018

Saving the orcas | Letters

The Puget Consumers Co-op, a chain of locally supported, organic food markets…

  • Sep 20th, 2018

Vote for Gaylord | Letters

I’m writing to urge the voters of San Juan County to vote…

  • Sep 20th, 2018

Gratitude to council| Letters

On Sept. 5, 2018, the San Juan County Council and the Islands’…

  • Sep 20th, 2018

Thank you, EMTs | Letters

I am writing this on the ferry as I take my wife,…

  • Sep 20th, 2018

YES to REET | Letters

Please join me in supporting the county Home Fund. First off, let…

  • Sep 20th, 2018

Thanks to Sounder for fair reporting | Letters

The Islands’ Sounder recently published a letter to the editor criticizing their…

  • Sep 20th, 2018

Thoughts on housing | Letters

It was encouraging to read guest columns like those of Clark Cundy’s,…

  • Sep 20th, 2018

In Support of Randy Gaylord | Letters

I am compelled to write this letter to share my support for…

  • Sep 12th, 2018

OICMF thank you | Letters

The final notes of the Orcas Island Chamber Music Festival have faded…

  • Sep 12th, 2018

Randy Gaylord for prosecutor | Letters

As general counsel for the largest public employee labor union in Orange…

  • Sep 12th, 2018

Sounder’s crime story is unacceptable | Letters

“Why the Sounder reports on crime,” the title of your editorial, is…

  • Sep 12th, 2018

Support for denial of pipeline expansion | Letters

Canada finally did the right thing when its Federal Court of Appeals…

  • Sep 12th, 2018

Thank you for crime reporting | Letters

We want to commend you for a very thoughtful editorial in the…

  • Sep 12th, 2018

Thank you from food bank | Letters

On behalf of the Orcas Island Food Bank board and volunteers, I’d…

  • Sep 12th, 2018

Thanks from APS | Letters

The Orcas Animal Protection Society welcomed hundreds of islanders, visitors and their…

  • Sep 12th, 2018

Thoughts on Orcas airport plan | Letters

I asked our airport manager, Tony Simpson, to explain how our comments…

  • Sep 12th, 2018

Vote yes for homes | Letters

On behalf of the board and staff of the Orcas Community Resource…

  • Sep 11th, 2018

Support affordable housing, vote for the home fund | Letters

My wife and I are retired teachers, and luckily we were able…

  • Sep 7th, 2018

Clarification to Peace Health story | Letters

The following is in reference to the story “Peace Island loses $5…

  • Sep 5th, 2018

Vote for Gaylord | Letter

I have known Randy Gaylord as a good neighbor, a fellow parent…

  • Sep 5th, 2018

Vote yes on REET tax | Letters

There can be no argument that we live in one of America’s…

  • Sep 5th, 2018

Yes to real estate excise tax | Letters

By now, I expect most readers are keenly aware of San Juan…

  • Sep 5th, 2018

Yes to real estate excise tax on Nov. ballot | Letters

I’m writing a letter in support of “Homes Coalition of San Juan…

  • Sep 5th, 2018

Is it time to stop eating king salmon? | Letters

I remember a few years ago sitting in a restaurant. I saw…

  • Sep 4th, 2018

Volunteer coaches needed for park and rec | Letters

Orcas Park and Rec is searching for volunteer coaches for our upcoming…

  • Aug 30th, 2018

Thank you for guest column on airport | Letters

It was a relief to read Clark Cundy’s guest column in last…

  • Aug 30th, 2018