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Fabulous, essential services and lessons learned | Letter

Guardian angels were working overtime April 6 when I decided to climb…

  • Apr 17th, 2021

 

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Technology and capital projects levy helps district | Letter

We are writing in support of the 2021 Technology and Capital Projects…

  • Apr 14th, 2021

 

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Reducing effluent’s negatives on ocean life | Letter

Some years ago, while sailing in the San Juans, I noticed that…

  • Apr 13th, 2021

 

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Vote YES for school tech levy | Letter

If nothing else, this past year has exemplified the need for everyone…

  • Apr 10th, 2021
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Island students support levy | Letter

One day, we will be the citizens who help plan our community’s…

  • Apr 8th, 2021
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Support for school levy | Letter

We support the 2021 Capital Projects/Technology Levy (Proposition No. 2) that if…

  • Apr 8th, 2021
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Consider donating your stimulus check | Letter

Last week, my wife and I received our American Rescue Plan stimulus…

  • Apr 6th, 2021
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In support of Proposition 2 | Letter

I’m writing in support of Proposition 2. This is a renewal request…

  • Apr 4th, 2021
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The Future of Orcas Family Health Center | Letter

As many of you are aware, on April 5 Island Primary Care-Orcas,…

  • Apr 3rd, 2021
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Vote yes on school levy | Letter

I am writing this letter to urge your YES votes for the…

  • Apr 2nd, 2021
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OPALCO incumbents ask for vote | Letter

It is time to vote for Orcas District directors for OPALCO (and…

  • Apr 1st, 2021
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‘Double your donation’ challenge for Lopez Swim Center | Letter

Friends of Lopez Island Pool is thrilled to announce that local residents…

  • Mar 31st, 2021
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Struthers for OPALCO board | Letter

Jeffrey Struthers is a current OPALCO board member and a vital asset…

  • Mar 30th, 2021
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Support for Fant and Osterman | Letter to the Editor

Support for Fant and Osteman After listening to the recent OPALCO board…

  • Mar 28th, 2021
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UW thanks the community| Letter to the Editor

UW Medicine extends its sincere thanks to the entire Orcas Island community…

  • Mar 27th, 2021
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Tourism triumphs | Letter

With the recent comments and vote by SJC Council representatives from San…

  • Mar 24th, 2021
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Yemen needs our help | Letter

Yemen, a country thousands of miles from the San Juan Islands, desperately…

  • Mar 19th, 2021
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So happy to be vaccinated | Letter

My husband and I were almost too excited to concentrate on much…

  • Mar 18th, 2021
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Thank you Rep. Larsen | Letter

We are writing to publicly thank Representative Rick Larsen for cosponsoring H.R.…

  • Mar 11th, 2021
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Deed restriction on ADUs will hurt year-round rentals

It has come to my attention that there is a proposal that…

  • Mar 6th, 2021
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Goodbye, Dr. Seuss | Letter to the editor

I wrote the following on March 2, the birthday of Dr. Seuss.…

  • Mar 5th, 2021
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Medicare from birth | Letter

America can provide health care for all Americans by enrolling every newborn…

  • Mar 3rd, 2021
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Grateful for Orcas Island Clinic

I echo Joanne Cundy’s February 22 letter regarding her praise of Doctors…

  • Mar 2nd, 2021
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Looking forward to medical care changes | Letter

Orcas community has come a long way in its struggle for stable…

  • Mar 1st, 2021
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Thank you to the healthcare providers of Orcas

Orcas Island care providers: thank you for the excellent care you provide…

  • Feb 28th, 2021
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Music Advocacy Group (MAG) Spring Benefit ‘Concert’ Surprise

by Music Advocacy Group board Margie Bangs, Madeline Danielson, Jan Ehrlichman, Sharon…

  • Feb 28th, 2021
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Thank you to Russell and Alperin | Letter

I am writing to voice a different viewpoint than that expressed by…

  • Feb 22nd, 2021
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Kudos to the staff of Viking Voice | Letter

Many compliments to the staff of Orcas Island High School’s “The Viking…

  • Feb 21st, 2021
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For The People Act

Congress has before it HR 1, the For The People Act. This…

  • Feb 16th, 2021
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Vaccination success

Just has a great experience. Thank you to Orcas Fire and Rescue,…

  • Feb 13th, 2021
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Thoughts about clinic transition

I was troubled when I learned that Drs. Russel and Alperin have…

  • Feb 12th, 2021
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Patience is a virtue | Letter

Hey, first-world people! Were we promised a rose garden? Let’s be patient…

  • Feb 11th, 2021
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Agree with frustration over local vaccination access

We wholeheartedly agree with Eric Gourley’s letter RE: SJC Covid website. We…

  • Feb 10th, 2021
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Orcas medical care, lessons learned

For the last 30 years Orcas residents have received their primary medical…

  • Feb 10th, 2021
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Seniors Have Talent a success | Letter

Seniors Have Talent was great fun! It was a successful collaboration between…

  • Feb 10th, 2021
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Smooth road ahead for local medical care

Access to medical care is a right. Perhaps, unfortunately, medicine is also…

  • Feb 8th, 2021
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The Orcas clinic transition

The Orcas clinic transition is scheduled to officially occur on April 1.…

  • Feb 6th, 2021
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Vaccine vexation

Fareed Zakaria called America’s handling of the CV19 vaccination program “a hap…

  • Jan 30th, 2021
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Alperin to not join Island Hospital | Letter

I am writing to let the Orcas Island community know that I…

  • Jan 29th, 2021
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Biden should cancel student loans | Letter

Joe Biden should cancel all student loans. This would put a huge…

  • Jan 26th, 2021
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