Letters To The Editor

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Vote no on the charter amendments | Letter to the Editor

The County Charter Review Commission has gone above and beyond the mandates…

  • Oct 13th, 2021

 

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Vacation rental water usage addressed | Letter

Do vacation rentals use more water than year-round residents? No! Says the…

  • Sep 29th, 2021

 

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Thank you for supporting Kiwanis flamingos; still time to participate | Letter

The traveling flamingos have been seen heading North! The Kiwanis Club of…

  • Sep 24th, 2021

 

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Thank you for the jazz festival | Letter

What is the recipe for having a successful jazz festival on Orcas?…

  • Sep 19th, 2021
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Mandates are not new, so why are these ones different?

Hello to all, I have a sincere question for the folks who…

  • Sep 16th, 2021
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Thank you to OIFR | Letter

The Labor Day Holiday seems like an ideal time to acknowledge the…

  • Sep 13th, 2021
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Unhappy with OIFR board of commissioners | Letter to the Editor

Thank you Orcas Fire Rescue, for the excellent job done on Saturday’s…

  • Sep 2nd, 2021
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A good first step | Letter to the Editor

Some of us demand that our government tighten and enforce environmental laws.…

  • Aug 31st, 2021
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Thanks and appreciation from OICMF | Letter to the Editor

On behalf of the board and staff of the Orcas Island Chamber…

  • Aug 29th, 2021
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One happy customer | Letter to the Editor

It was shaping up to be one of those bad days: we’ve…

  • Aug 23rd, 2021
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Reporter requested

Please send a reporter to the August 26 OISD Board Meeting. The…

  • Aug 20th, 2021
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Thank you to Larsen and Murray | Letter

The San Juan Islands Advocacy Team is a group of concerned citizens…

  • Aug 17th, 2021
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A ferry frustration resolved | Letter

It turns out that Washington State Ferries has no plans to send…

  • Aug 16th, 2021
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You’re vaccinated, so what? | Letter

Recently, a neighbor did me a favor by watering some plants while…

  • Aug 14th, 2021
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A proposal to tailor tourism to fit our county | Letter

I propose that tourism be better tailored to match our culture and…

  • Aug 8th, 2021
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WSF woes | Letter

For those of us looking forward to the rest of the summer,…

  • Aug 5th, 2021
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Thank you to attorney general Bob Ferguson

I was shocked to read recently that “15 states attorneys general agreed…

  • Jul 28th, 2021
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Thank you for electing Ricky | Letter

To Everybody on Orcas Island, My name is Owen Neal. I am…

  • Jul 11th, 2021
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Thanks from former mayor Marley | Letter

Running through the sand on Crescent Beach didn’t change through the pandemic.…

  • Jul 10th, 2021
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Thank you to island healthcare professionals | Letter

After falling off a small cliff I was reminded how lucky I…

  • Jun 30th, 2021
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Consider an at home water filtration system | Letter

Eastsound Water services more than 1,300 people here on Orcas Island. That…

  • Jun 29th, 2021
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A note of gratitude to Orcas | Letter

The class of 2021 graduated on June 12. As the parents of…

  • Jun 23rd, 2021
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Thank you from Orcas School | Guest column

by Eric Webb OISD Superintendent On behalf of Orcas Island School District,…

  • Jun 18th, 2021
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United we stand | Letter to the Editor

I think we all owe a debt of gratitude to those who…

  • Jun 10th, 2021
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A letter to the Lopez community and the person(s) who stole the Pride flags | Letter

How did I feel when my flags were stolen? Of course, it…

  • Jun 8th, 2021
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Walk softly on this land | Letter

While appreciating Michael Riordon’s letter to the editor regarding the Lummi Totem…

  • Jun 3rd, 2021
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Safe holiday tips | Letter

Memorial Day weekend was just here and the islands will have some…

  • Jun 2nd, 2021
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On making sheriff an appointed position | Letter

I am writing in response to your article on the San Juan…

  • May 21st, 2021
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CCC appreciates OICF’s support | Letter

The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC), a program of the San Juan Islands…

  • May 19th, 2021
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San Juan County and vaccinations | Letter

Recently, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation/University of Wisconsin published the county health…

  • May 18th, 2021
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Miller not to seek re-election to health care district | Letter

It has been my privilege to serve as one of your Hospital…

  • May 16th, 2021
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Support name change for Harney Channel | Letter

I live on Harney Channel and I support the campaign to change…

  • May 16th, 2021
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Ranked-choice voting for San Juan County?

Have you ever looked at your choices on a ballot and thought,…

  • May 13th, 2021
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A note of gratitude | Letter

With much gratitude, I thank Dimitri Stankevich, Orcas Center, the EMTs, nurses,…

  • May 13th, 2021
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A personal perspective on the pandemic | Letter

Have we survived? Are we the same individuals we were in January…

  • May 8th, 2021
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Wave for civility | Letter

I have long cherished a Lopez Island tradition, The “Lopez Wave.” Whenever…

  • May 4th, 2021
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Clarifying lawsuit against senior centers | Letter

The April 28, 2021 issue of the Sounder featured an article entitled…

  • Apr 30th, 2021
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Thank you for approving the school levy | Letter

I would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to the Orcas…

  • Apr 30th, 2021
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Support for the school levy | Letter

Fellow islanders, my name is Rick Hughes. My wife Marlace and I…

  • Apr 22nd, 2021
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Vote yes on school levy | Letter

As a mother of an OASIS student who also has experienced our…

  • Apr 20th, 2021
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