Letters To The Editor

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

Suicide coverage missed a point | Letters

The Feb. 28, 2018, headline, “Helping those in a crisis,” missed a…

  • Mar 7th, 2018

Support for public hospital district | Letters

In 1939, at the onset of WWII, my father was a practicing…

  • Mar 7th, 2018

Why didn’t the fire department warn about drill? | Letters

The Eastsound Fire Department was performing an exercise with the Navy around…

  • Mar 7th, 2018

Looking at immigration | Letter

For a year now Orcas has been posted with signs that say,…

  • Mar 6th, 2018

UW isn’t serving needs of community | Letter

I have the exact problem that Coleen O’Brien outlined in her letter…

  • Mar 6th, 2018

Celebrating music | Letters

Spring is coming and so is the 21st Anniversary Benefit Concert for…

  • Feb 28th, 2018

Do you want to heal this world? | Letters

Your best tools to heal this world are visualization and prayer. We…

  • Feb 28th, 2018

Thank you, Sounder | Letters

The Sounder’s story about the marine science lecture starring Joe Gaydos speaking…

  • Feb 28th, 2018

Thoughts on gun violence | Letters

My cousin asked, “Why are military weapons permitted and available? I can’t…

  • Feb 28th, 2018

UW Medicine needs to change | Letters

Caution: I have been and remain a grateful supporter of forming a…

  • Feb 27th, 2018

Thank you OIFR | Letters

On behalf of Orcas Rotary, a branch of the San Juan Island…

  • Feb 22nd, 2018

Vote yes for hospital district | Letters

I’ve been playing the medical yo-yo game on Orcas Island for many…

  • Feb 21st, 2018

Support for public hospital district | Letters

Support for public hospital district I fully support and will vote YES…

  • Feb 21st, 2018

Consider using vinegar as a cleaner | Letters

There is nothing better than a clean bathroom, and for that, I…

  • Feb 21st, 2018

Thank you from Orcas Island Education Foundation | Letters

The cheese does not stand alone. Especially when it comes to grilled…

  • Feb 21st, 2018

I will never stop eating salmon | Letters

I will never stop eating salmon. I was taken aback by the…

  • Feb 21st, 2018

A safety net to save our students | Letters

It is hard to know how to respond to the increasing violence…

  • Feb 21st, 2018

Don’t let a school tragedy happen here | Letters

“A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free…

  • Feb 21st, 2018

Art show is a must-see | Letters

The “Man Made” exhibition currently showing at the Orcas Center is by…

  • Feb 14th, 2018

Island Aerial Acrobatics offers online auction | Letters

I’m excited to say that our auction is now LIVE! Please check…

  • Feb 14th, 2018

If you love orca whales, stop eating salmon | Letter

It’s curious that in all the scientific studies conducted on orcas, and…

  • Feb 7th, 2018

Yes to hospital district | Letters

When Jim and I bought our property on Orcas in 1977, our…

  • Feb 7th, 2018

Yes to the public hospital district | Letters

I write in support of the forthcoming ballot initiative to create a…

  • Feb 7th, 2018

Kudos for whale coverage | Letters

My belated compliments on your coverage of the vessel-noise impacts on orcas…

  • Jan 31st, 2018

Wilks sell Eclipse Charters | Letters

Wilks sell Eclipse Charters Denise and Daniel Wilk, of Orcas Island Eclipse…

  • Jan 31st, 2018

Why Orcas needs health commissioners | Letter

The proposed Orcas Public Hospital District presents many issues for consideration, but…

  • Jan 24th, 2018

Eggs may be cheaper in the country, but not health care | Letters

The Public Hospital District won’t build a hospital on Orcas. Rather, it…

  • Jan 17th, 2018

Thank you for supporting PADs | Letters

PADs for Parkinson’s of San Juan Island enjoyed a very successful 2017…

  • Jan 12th, 2018