Letters To The Editor

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

Vote for Bill Bangs | Letters

We are writing in support of the candidacy of Bill Bangs for…

  • Apr 11th, 2018

Vote Bill Bangs for PHD | Letters

I’m writing in support of the candidacy of Bill Bangs for commissioner…

  • Apr 11th, 2018

Vote yes on public hospital district | Letters

Both Friday Harbor and Lopez Island have public hospital districts. They have…

  • Apr 11th, 2018

See current show at the Museum of Art | Letters

When I walked into the San Juan Islands Museum of Art, the…

  • Apr 7th, 2018

Why SAFE San Juans has posted statistic signs | Letters

A few of the staff members of SAFE San Juans, including myself,…

  • Apr 6th, 2018

Boteler for PHD commissioner | Letter

We have recently read a list of responsibilities for hospital commissioner, and…

  • Apr 4th, 2018

Boteler for PHD commissioner | Letters

Among the many qualified candidates for health commissioner positions, I believe Dr.…

  • Apr 4th, 2018

No on the public hospital district | Letters

When people want to raise your taxes, they talk “millage” rate, the…

  • Apr 4th, 2018

Orcas Fire changes public comments | Letters

The community voted to increase the Orcas Fire board to five commissioners,…

  • Apr 4th, 2018

Response to Steve Henigson letter | Letters

This is a reply to Steve Henigson’s comments on my story, “A…

  • Apr 4th, 2018

Thank you, Orcas | Letters

On behalf of The Dhaliwal and Dalusio Family, we would like to…

  • Apr 4th, 2018