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Vote for Cindy Wolf | Letter

We’re voting for Cindy Wolf for County Council, and you should, too.…

  • Oct 12th, 2020
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San Juan County democrats endorsements for fall, 2020 | Letter

Ballots for the fall election are being mailed out to San Juan…

  • Oct 12th, 2020
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Vote for Cindy Wolf | Letter

Having escaped the greedy over-development of “anywhere USA” to this paradise of…

  • Oct 11th, 2020
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Vote for Hughes and Minney | Letter

It is election time. In days gone by, when we lived in…

  • Oct 11th, 2020
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Minney for county council | Letter

Christine brings a history of hard work, character, and good judgment to the position.

  • Oct 7th, 2020
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Vote Jane Fuller for Charter Review Commissioner | Letter

Jane is intelligent, very willing to listen, and has a generous public spirit.

  • Oct 7th, 2020
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Wolf for County Council | Letter

As you know, this year’s election on November 3rd will in many…

  • Oct 7th, 2020
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Vote for Rick Hughes | Letter

I’m delighted to support Rick Hughes for re-election to San Juan County Council

  • Oct 6th, 2020
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Be informed citizens | Letter

In a democracy, we need to make sure we have the facts…

  • Oct 5th, 2020
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Standing up for your property rights in San Juan County | Letter

SJC County Code has a procedure for appealing decisions you do not…

  • Oct 2nd, 2020
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Local election is not about political division | Letter

Local election is not about political division | Letter

Political division has seeped into every function of our society. As our…

  • Oct 1st, 2020
Local election is not about political division | Letter
Dangerous politics | Letter

Dangerous politics | Letter

Since shove has come to push, will push come to shoot, including shoot to kill?

  • Sep 29th, 2020
Dangerous politics | Letter
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The transformation of Prune Alley in Eastsound | Letter

A $4.5 million dollar project will transform this road from a 50…

  • Sep 28th, 2020
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Keep Rick working for us | Letter

Keep Rick working for us | Letter

I wholeheartedly endorse Rick Hughes for San Juan County Council.

  • Sep 27th, 2020
Keep Rick working for us | Letter
Vote Hughes and Palmateer | Letter

Vote Hughes and Palmateer | Letter

I write to support the candidacies for two county council offices.

  • Sep 25th, 2020
Vote Hughes and Palmateer | Letter
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Huge Thank You – Orcas Senior Center | Letter

A huge thank you to everyone who supported Orcas Senior Center on…

  • Sep 22nd, 2020
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Staggering number of deer | Letter

Staggering number of deer | Letter

Is it just me, or is anyone else concerned about the large number of deer on the islands?

  • Sep 20th, 2020
Staggering number of deer | Letter
Respecting those lost to COVID | Letter

Respecting those lost to COVID | Letter

Letter to the editor

  • Sep 17th, 2020
Respecting those lost to COVID | Letter
An open letter to Washington State Ferries | Letter

An open letter to Washington State Ferries | Letter

We deserve better.

  • Sep 13th, 2020
An open letter to Washington State Ferries | Letter
President’s hurtful comments | Letter

President’s hurtful comments | Letter

I’m a Gold Star sister and when the President of the U.S.A. called those killed in action losers and suckers, I was hurt so deeply.

  • Sep 11th, 2020
President’s hurtful comments | Letter
In praise of the Post Office

In praise of the Post Office

Letter to the editor

  • Sep 2nd, 2020
In praise of the Post Office
Thanks from Michael Durland | Letter

Thanks from Michael Durland | Letter

I ran for County Council District 2 Orcas because I feel that…

  • Aug 25th, 2020
Thanks from Michael Durland | Letter
Open letter to our senators and congressmen

Open letter to our senators and congressmen

The United States Postal Service is being sabotaged by Postmaster General Louis…

  • Aug 24th, 2020
Open letter to our senators and congressmen
Mental health check| Letter

Mental health check| Letter

It has been a long six months since COVID-19 entered into and…

  • Aug 23rd, 2020
Mental health check| Letter
Vote for Rick Hughes for council member | Letter

Vote for Rick Hughes for council member | Letter

I am going to tell you what it’s like to be disabled…

  • Aug 22nd, 2020
Vote for Rick Hughes for council member | Letter
Tell it like it is | Letter

Tell it like it is | Letter

In response to Justin Krause’s letter: When the predatory Europeans came to…

  • Aug 21st, 2020
Tell it like it is | Letter
Strange omission in ‘History-revision by omission’

Strange omission in ‘History-revision by omission’

I was amused to read Phil Peterson’s letter labeled “History-revision by omission”…

  • Aug 20th, 2020
Strange omission in ‘History-revision by omission’
Lefties, Unite! | Letter

Lefties, Unite! | Letter

Today, Aug. 13, I want to respond to Colleen’s July 29 editorial:…

  • Aug 17th, 2020
Lefties, Unite! | Letter
History – Revision by Omission | Letter

History – Revision by Omission | Letter

A letter to the editor by Phil Peterson appearing in the Aug.…

  • Aug 17th, 2020
History – Revision by Omission | Letter
Why no enforcement of mask mandate| Letter

Why no enforcement of mask mandate| Letter

I would like those who govern us to explain: When we overstay…

  • Aug 17th, 2020
Why no enforcement of mask mandate| Letter
Intolerance rears its ugly head | Letters

Intolerance rears its ugly head | Letters

Intolerance has made its way to Orcas Island. Early Wednesday morning, campaign…

  • Aug 15th, 2020
Intolerance rears its ugly head | Letters
History — revision by omission | Letter

History — revision by omission | Letter

Current spin is that “America is Evil,” can never be healed, therefore…

  • Aug 14th, 2020
History — revision by omission | Letter
Thank you Orcas Islanders |Letter

Thank you Orcas Islanders |Letter

Whew! It’s been quite a year, hasn’t it? The months have both…

  • Aug 14th, 2020
Thank you Orcas Islanders |Letter
An open letter to the commissioners elect| Letter

An open letter to the commissioners elect| Letter

I know you’ve got a lot on your plate right now with…

  • Aug 13th, 2020
An open letter to the commissioners elect| Letter
Island Independance| Letter

Island Independance| Letter

I feel that if the board chooses Island Hospital to run our…

  • Aug 11th, 2020
Island Independance| Letter
Encourage hunting on Orcas –– to save our environment| Letter

Encourage hunting on Orcas –– to save our environment| Letter

If the residents of Orcas Island witnessed the clear-cutting of our forests,…

  • Aug 9th, 2020
Encourage hunting on Orcas –– to save our environment| Letter
Displeased with proposed Prune Alley changes | Letter

Displeased with proposed Prune Alley changes | Letter

The EPRC voted unanimously at their zoom meeting to forge ahead with…

  • Aug 8th, 2020
Displeased with proposed Prune Alley changes | Letter
EPRC explains its Prune Alley decision | Letter

EPRC explains its Prune Alley decision | Letter

In response to the many comments about the Prune Alley Street Project,…

  • Aug 8th, 2020
EPRC explains its Prune Alley decision | Letter
Thank you, Orcas| Letter

Thank you, Orcas| Letter

My husband and I moved to Orcas Island in late February of…

  • Aug 6th, 2020
Thank you, Orcas| Letter
Thank you to San Juan County| Letter

Thank you to San Juan County| Letter

I am a local Island house designer as well as a project…

  • Aug 2nd, 2020
Thank you to San Juan County| Letter