Letters To The Editor

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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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Support S.B.5147 | Letter

The difficulties maintaining school, in person and virtually, has been a challenge…

  • Apr 20th, 2021
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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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