Letters To The Editor

Enjoy the land bank | Letter

We are now embarking on a new decade. Carrying the tide for…

  • Jan 17th, 2020

 

Thank you, Hughes and Watson | Letter

Thank you, Commissioners Hughes and Watson, for voting to appoint Alex Ramel…

  • Jan 16th, 2020

 

Vacation Rentals | Letter

I was a little surprised to read the VRBO rebuke about the…

  • Jan 14th, 2020

 

Why a moratorium? | Letter

Every time someone asks us, “Why a moratorium?” we just have to…

  • Jan 13th, 2020

A New Year’s Resolution | Letter

This New Year’s Day I awakened with a sense of dread. Dread…

  • Jan 9th, 2020

Thank you Land Bank | Letter

This year has ended and now we embark on a new decade.…

  • Jan 9th, 2020

Don’t give up | Letter

To the disenfranchised, despondent, disappointed and disturbed: please do not give up.…

  • Jan 6th, 2020

Thoughts on airport | Letter

The commercial traffic has always preferred to land south to the terminal…

  • Jan 2nd, 2020

The reality of vacation rentals |Letter

Last summer I was amazed at the number of people building accessory…

  • Dec 31st, 2019

Friends of the San Juans Ensures Added Protections for Southern Resident Killer Whales | Letter

On Aug. 29, Friends of the San Juans appealed Whatcom County’s conditional…

  • Dec 30th, 2019

Wreath Sale thank you| Letter

We are thrilled to announce that another absolutely stellar wreath sale has…

  • Dec 22nd, 2019

Petition the county for VRBO change | Letter

There is no better time than right now to save what all…

  • Dec 16th, 2019

OPALCO’s decision is wrong | Letter

I am outraged. The facts are simple. The resident orcas who have…

  • Dec 12th, 2019

Why should we follow the rules | Letter

I’m referring to the recent propane tank decision in the middle of…

  • Dec 12th, 2019

Community Thanksgiving dinner thank you |Letter

We would like to give thanks to everyone who contributed to the…

  • Dec 10th, 2019

Thoughts on Growlers | Letter

While I found the article on the Sound Defense Alliance meeting on…

  • Dec 8th, 2019

CC and Rs ignored | Letter

Regarding the [Nov. 27, 2019] article about the 30,000-propane tank proposed for…

  • Dec 6th, 2019

Sensitivity need in sexual abuse case | Letter

We are professionals who work with Orcas Island children and families in…

  • Nov 30th, 2019

Thank you for Caps for Kids | Letter

Beautiful Hands and the Family Resource Center would like to thank the…

  • Nov 29th, 2019

Growlers are detrimental

by Susan Shannon Orcas Island About 35 people attended an informational meeting…

  • Nov 25th, 2019

Questioning truths told | Letter

Colin Kaepernick is not allowed to play in the National Football League…

  • Nov 25th, 2019

International Men’s Day | Letter

International Men’s Day was Nov. 19 and perhaps a word or an…

  • Nov 24th, 2019

Thank you from the Waunches | Letter

The number of guests attending the celebration hosted by the Orcas Animal…

  • Nov 23rd, 2019

To the voters of Orcas Island | Letter

Thank you for your confidence in allowing me to continue serving as…

  • Nov 19th, 2019

Thank you from Mia Kartiganer | Letter

Dear Orcas, Many thanks to everyone who supported and voted for me.…

  • Nov 13th, 2019

Thank you from the Odd Fellows | Letter

Thank you to everyone who bought a wood raffle (or solar) ticket…

  • Nov 11th, 2019

Let’s celebrate peace | Letter

Let’s celebrate peace| Letter

  • Nov 8th, 2019

Thanks and congratulations to dozens of islanders | Letter

Our thanks and congratulations go out to the dozens of islanders who…

  • Nov 8th, 2019

Thank you Marsha and Bob Waunch | Letter

One of the great treasures of our island community is the Orcas…

  • Nov 5th, 2019

Petition for moratorium on new vacation rental permits

Please express your concern about the proliferation of vacation rentals to the…

  • Nov 5th, 2019

Thank you, Orcas Chamber|Letter

On behalf of the Orcas Senior Center, I want to extend my…

  • Nov 3rd, 2019

The Mission of the Port of Orcas and Why We Support Mia Kartiganer | Letter

The Washington state Legislature established the Port District Act in 1911 creating…

  • Oct 31st, 2019

Pierrette Guimond for port |Letter

Pierrette Guimond for port |Letter

  • Oct 30th, 2019

Ayers for port | Letter

Please join me in voting for Greg Ayers, a conscientious steward for…

  • Oct 30th, 2019

Vote no I-976 | Letter

Vote no I-976 | Letter

  • Oct 30th, 2019

Yes to levy lid lift |Letter

The Levy Lid Lift — Proposition 2 — provides funding stability for…

  • Oct 28th, 2019

Please consider joining Kiwanis | Letter

The Kiwanis Club of Orcas will not meet until April. At that…

  • Oct 28th, 2019

Ayers for port | Letter

We are writing to support Greg Ayers for Port Commissioner. Greg will…

  • Oct 28th, 2019

Vote for Kartiganer |Letter

I’ve been attending Port of Orcas Commission meetings for the past 18…

  • Oct 28th, 2019

Support for current port board | Letters

As someone who has been attending public port meetings for the last…

  • Oct 28th, 2019