Letters To The Editor

Vote for Randy Gaylord | Letters

During my 24 years as the Sheriff of San Juan County (1987-2010),…

  • Oct 10th, 2018

Vote no on REET proposal | Letters

Affordable housing is an issue across the country with increased homelessness everywhere…

  • Oct 10th, 2018

Vote yes for homes | Letters

As someone who spends about 70 percent of my limited income on…

  • Oct 10th, 2018

Yes to REET | Letters

On Lopez, income from one good season of salmon fishing used to…

  • Oct 10th, 2018

In response to ‘Stand up in the face of bigotry’ | Letters

In last Wednesday’s Sounder, Timothy Coffey wrote that we should “Stand up…

  • Oct 3rd, 2018

In response to Tim Coffey guest column | Letter

I read the guest column in last week’s Sounder with interest. At…

  • Oct 3rd, 2018

Nick Power for prosecuting attorney | Letters

I have been an appellate lawyer in Washington for 25 years, and…

  • Oct 3rd, 2018

Say yes to gun bill | Letters

I hope everyone will take time to look at the gun control…

  • Oct 3rd, 2018

Service for Rachel | Letters

My daughter, Rachel Beth Gibson, was born and died in a hospital…

  • Oct 3rd, 2018

Support affordable housing | Letters

I urge voters to support the Yes for Homes ballot measure. We…

  • Oct 3rd, 2018

Support for Nick Power | Letters

Randy Gaylord should be thanked for his services for the past two-plus…

  • Oct 3rd, 2018

Vote for Gaylord | Letters

1. Six years ago, when The Exchange was competing for the contract…

  • Oct 3rd, 2018

Vote for Nick Power | Letters

I’m writing this letter to urge my fellow citizens to vote for…

  • Oct 3rd, 2018

Vote for Randy Gaylord | Letters

I recently testified in the court of San Juan County. I want…

  • Oct 3rd, 2018

Vote for Randy Gaylord | Letters

Having managed lawyers with some of the largest law firms in Seattle…

  • Oct 3rd, 2018

Vote for REET | Letters

I am writing to urge county voters to vote for the Housing…

  • Oct 3rd, 2018

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