Letters To The Editor

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

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