Letters To The Editor

Letters

Vaccination success

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

  • Feb 13th, 2021
Letters
Letters

Thoughts about clinic transition

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

  • Feb 12th, 2021
Letters
LEtters teaser

Patience is a virtue | Letter

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

  • Feb 11th, 2021
LEtters teaser
Letters

Agree with frustration over local vaccination access

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

  • Feb 10th, 2021
Letters
Letters

Orcas medical care, lessons learned

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

  • Feb 10th, 2021
Letters
Letter to the editor

Seniors Have Talent a success | Letter

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

  • Feb 10th, 2021
Letter to the editor
Letters

Smooth road ahead for local medical care

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

  • Feb 8th, 2021
Letters
Email letters to editor@theprogress.com.

The Orcas clinic transition

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

  • Feb 6th, 2021
Email letters to editor@theprogress.com.
Letters

Vaccine vexation

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

  • Jan 30th, 2021
Letters
Letter to the editor

Alperin to not join Island Hospital | Letter

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

  • Jan 29th, 2021
Letter to the editor
Letters

Biden should cancel student loans | Letter

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

  • Jan 26th, 2021
Letters
Letters

Dr. Russell will not join new clinic | Letter

After much thought and consideration, I have chosen not to sign with…

  • Jan 23rd, 2021
Letters
Letters

Use the three “P’s” to determine truth | Letter

The “Three P’s” are a basic method for distinguishing something that’s true…

  • Dec 28th, 2020
Letters
Letters

1st grade Parent Orientation Night | Letter

Orcas Island School District has put together a parent orientation night to…

  • Dec 27th, 2020
Letters
Emails letters to editor@trailtimes.ca.

Gratitude is too small a word | Letter

From the Orcas Island Food Bank Board. It’s the time of year…

  • Dec 24th, 2020
Emails letters to editor@trailtimes.ca.
Letter to the editor.

We should all be grateful for most of our medical support system on the island | Letter

by Laurie Miller The Warren and Laurie Miller Trust After nearly 30…

  • Dec 23rd, 2020
Letter to the editor.
Emails letters to editor@trailtimes.ca.

Change in Eastsound | Letter

In the good old days the sewers emptied onto the beach which…

  • Dec 21st, 2020
Emails letters to editor@trailtimes.ca.
Email your letters to editor@trailtimes.ca.

The Olive and the Oil — A Story of Chanukah | Letter

From the midst of constellations and the distance of the ages A…

  • Dec 19th, 2020
Email your letters to editor@trailtimes.ca.

Carrying on from COVID | Letter

On Dec. 9, the Sounder reported three positive COVID tests being actively…

  • Dec 16th, 2020
LEtters teaser

Reform Washington state’s taxes | Letter

If you meet a grizzly bear in the woods, you need to…

  • Dec 15th, 2020
LEtters teaser
LEtters teaser

Why can’t I get a flu shot? | Letter

In light of the seeming urgency being put forth that seniors, being…

  • Dec 14th, 2020
LEtters teaser
Letters

Wreath sale gratitude | Letter

Orcas Montessori School has SOLD OUT of wreaths this year in record…

  • Dec 13th, 2020
Letters
Letters

Happy holidays from the Lions Club | Letter

Dear Orcas friends and neighbors, As members of the Orcas Lions Club,…

  • Dec 10th, 2020
Letters
Emails letters to editor@trailtimes.ca.

Beach access | Letter

Living without adequate access to our Islands beaches is true malarkey. I…

  • Dec 6th, 2020
Emails letters to editor@trailtimes.ca.
Letters

A Message from Superintendent Anne Presson, Orcas Island Health Care District | Letter

Please join leaders from OIHCD and Island Hospital on Thursday, December 17th…

  • Dec 5th, 2020
Letters
Contributed photo
Some of the 445 pounds of food donated to the Orcas Island Food Bank through the Fly Washington Food Bank program.

Thanks from Port of Orcas!

The Port Of Orcas would like to say THANK YOU for all…

  • Dec 4th, 2020
Contributed photo
Some of the 445 pounds of food donated to the Orcas Island Food Bank through the Fly Washington Food Bank program.
Letter to the editor

$300 tax deduction for 2020 in addition to standard deduction | Letter

Next Tuesday is #GivingTuesday, and in these challenging times, we want to…

Letter to the editor
Letter to the editor

We cannot let Bristol control hospice care | Letter

Bristol Hospice has discovered the soft underbelly of perhaps one of the…

  • Dec 1st, 2020
Letter to the editor
letters

Repeal sex education bill | Letter

The voters of Washington State passed Proposition 90, the Sex Education Bill,…

  • Nov 20th, 2020
letters
LEtters teaser

Say no to COVID holidays | Letter

In regards to the pandemic, is it just me or does anyone…

  • Nov 18th, 2020
LEtters teaser
LEtters teaser

Stay home for the holidays | Letter

As cases spike dramatically in San Juan County, Washington and the United…

  • Nov 16th, 2020
LEtters teaser
letters

Postal service appreciation | Letter

The Eastsound Postal service is outstanding. Last night after dark, the mail…

  • Nov 15th, 2020
letters
LEtters teaser

Regarding Veterans Day | Letter

It’s that time of year again, Veterans Day. Veterans Day is always…

  • Nov 10th, 2020
LEtters teaser
LEtters teaser

State could reduce DSHS eligibility | Letter

Washington state has started the budget process for the next biennium, which…

  • Nov 6th, 2020
LEtters teaser
LEtters teaser

Help stop disastrous hospice sale | Letter

San Juan County, being relatively tiny in the eyes of Medicare, receives…

  • Nov 4th, 2020
LEtters teaser
LEtters teaser

Nonpartisan Rick Hughes chooses to unify not divide | Letter

Donna, Matthew and I chose to vote for Rick Hughes for many…

  • Nov 2nd, 2020
LEtters teaser
LEtters teaser

Gratitude for Rick Hughes | Letter

Speaking as an individual Lopez citizen, I want to share my deep…

  • Nov 2nd, 2020
LEtters teaser
LEtters teaser

Vote for Cindy Wolf | Letter

My name is Sally O’Brien and I’m a counselor on Orcas Island.…

  • Nov 1st, 2020
LEtters teaser
LEtters teaser

Vote for Rick Hughes | Letter

I have known Rick Hughes for the better part of 50 years,…

  • Nov 1st, 2020
LEtters teaser
LEtters teaser

Vote for Cindy Wolf | Letter

Cindy Wolf has my whole-hearted support as a candidate for the County…

  • Oct 31st, 2020
LEtters teaser