Letters To The Editor

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

Vote Boteler for PHD | Letters

There are five qualities that I consider when I evaluate candidates who…

  • Apr 4th, 2018

Vote Diane Boteler for PHD | Letter

The Gaylord family supports Dr. Diane Boteler for the Orcas hospital district…

  • Apr 4th, 2018

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