Letters To The Editor

Sign of the times | Letters

What my wife and I read the last few times we got…

  • Jun 20th, 2018

Thank you, United Way | Letters

We would like to thank the United Way of San Juan County…

  • Jun 20th, 2018

The art of the steal | Letters

Good government is priceless. But it’s being stolen from us. I have…

  • Jun 20th, 2018

Frustration with OPAL | Letters

Before I complain, I need to express my appreciation for OPAL making…

  • Jun 13th, 2018

Kudos to Orcas Center | Letters

What a wonderful thank you the Orcas Center Board of Trustees had…

  • Jun 13th, 2018

Our island is real, not real estate

Welcome to our new islanders. You have probably bought land on our…

  • Jun 13th, 2018

Thanks from OIEF | Letters

The Orcas Island Education Foundation would like to thank everyone who attended…

  • Jun 13th, 2018

Eastsound parking and street issues | Letters

After reading previous letters to the editor of the Islands’ Sounder and…

  • Jun 6th, 2018

Save Montessori | Letters

I believe in the power of a child’s education. I believe in…

  • Jun 4th, 2018

Vote Lekanoff | Letters

Debra Lekanoff is an experienced, decisive, forward-thinking public servant. As the Swinomish…

  • May 24th, 2018

What is a county fair? | Letters

County Fairs generally have livestock shows, competitions for best critter, best hay,…

  • May 24th, 2018

Haven Road decision was incorrect | Letters

After our county councilman voted in favor of the sidewalk on Haven…

  • May 24th, 2018

Haven Road decision was correct | Letters

Road planning for Eastsound is a tale of few successes (Mt. Baker…

  • May 24th, 2018

Celebrating Moran volunteers | Letters

Moran State Park volunteers come from a variety of backgrounds and experiences,…

  • May 16th, 2018

Don’t agree with sidewalk on Haven | Letters

Many, if not all, citizens and property owners protested the installation of…

  • May 16th, 2018

Larsen’s conflict in resolving impacts of Navy Growlers | Letters

Rick Larsen’s corporate campaign contributions from Navy Growler stakeholders pose a severe…

  • May 16th, 2018

Thank you from Montessori | Letters

What a wonderful “Carnivale” and fundraiser Orcas Montessori School hosted on April…

  • May 16th, 2018

Thank you from SAFE San Juans | Letters

SAFE San Juans would like to thank our Orcas Island community for…

  • May 16th, 2018

Traffic concerns in Eastsound | Letters

Once again I was nearly hit head-on in Eastsound in the southbound…

  • May 9th, 2018

Thank you from the hospital board | Letters

As your newly elected Public Hospital District commissioners, we would like to…

  • May 9th, 2018

Coalition for Orcas Health Care thanks you | Letters

Over a year ago, conversations with a few Orcas Islanders generated the…

  • May 4th, 2018

When a ferry goes out | Letters

I don’t blame anyone at Washington State Ferries for vessels failing and…

  • May 4th, 2018

A tribute to Abigail Finney | Letters

I am writing a tribute in loving memory to Abbie Finney. She…

  • Apr 25th, 2018

30 percent tax myth | Letters

Word on the street (OK, on my gravel road) is that if…

  • Apr 18th, 2018

April is sexual assault awareness month | Letters

April brings many things to our lives. We all prosper from the…

  • Apr 18th, 2018

Spaghetti dinner thank you | Letters

What a fantastic Spaghetti Dinner we had this year! We would like…

  • Apr 18th, 2018

Thank you to EMTs | Letters

“Thank you” doesn’t adequately convey my gratitude to our community EMTs who…

  • Apr 18th, 2018

Vote no PHD | Letters

Thank you, Mrs. Murdock, for your PHD viewpoints. Yes, the referral of…

  • Apr 18th, 2018

Vote yes for PHD | Letters

Submitted by Kevin Ranker Now is not the time to stand on…

  • Apr 18th, 2018

Support Bangs for PHD | Letters

For a caring heart plus a sharp brain with a sharp pencil,…

  • Apr 12th, 2018

Don’t interact with mink | Letters

If you know me at all, you will know I am writing…

  • Apr 11th, 2018

Thank you from Island Aerial | Letters

After many hours of Island Aerial Acrobatics community, student, and family volunteer…

  • Apr 11th, 2018

Support for zero waste | Letters

I am encouraged by our island’s efforts and the youth initiatives for…

  • Apr 11th, 2018

A different point of view on the PHD | Letters

Contrary to Mr. Ecklund’s assertion in his letter published in The Islands’…

  • Apr 11th, 2018

Boteler for PHD commissioner | Letters

We are writing in support of the public hospital district, and to…

  • Apr 11th, 2018

Lange for PHD commissioner | Letters

This month we are asked to approve a Public Hospital District for…

  • Apr 11th, 2018

PHD will give us leverage | Letters

Voting yes for the Public Hospital District is not a vote for…

  • Apr 11th, 2018

Vote Boteler and Lange for PHD | Letters

We hear it often, “Don’t let perfect become the enemy of good.”…

  • Apr 11th, 2018

Vote Art Lange and Diane Boteler for PHD | Letters

It is so gratifying to learn that the University of Washington has…

  • Apr 11th, 2018

Lange, Boteler for hospital district | Letters

There have been many endorsements on why we need to vote for…

  • Apr 11th, 2018