Letters To The Editor

Museum sculpture dedication a success

On Saturday, Oct. 9, an intrepid group of Orcas Island Historical Museum…

  • Oct 12th, 2010

Vote yes for Parks and Rec District levy

I’m writing in support of funding the Orcas Island Parks and Recreation…

  • Oct 12th, 2010

Thank you for F.E.A.S.T. dinner

The 2010 F.E.A.S.T. harvest meal was a huge success thanks to countless…

  • Oct 8th, 2010

Nou has strong leadership skills

My wife and I have known Rob Nou since 1990. My wife…

  • Oct 8th, 2010

Rec district should preserve tennis courts at Buck Park

There was quite a bit of activity in July and August at…

  • Oct 8th, 2010

Bob Myhr has the right combination

It is not often that our county leadership is endowed with someone…

  • Oct 6th, 2010

Re-elect Bob Myhr to county council

We support Bob Myhr for reelection to position six, county council. Bob…

  • Oct 6th, 2010

Brent Johnson for San Juan County Sheriff

San Juan County voters have an opportunity to elect a new sheriff.…

  • Oct 6th, 2010

Stay on proper side of the road

“Over the Line” could be the title of this reminder to Orcas…

  • Oct 5th, 2010

Council is afraid to tackle issues

I have always been puzzled by the actions of seemingly rational and…

  • Oct 5th, 2010

Continual plea bargaining is not real justice

Recently our County Prosecutor was quoted as saying unless Colton Harris-Moore does…

  • Oct 5th, 2010

Vote for Jamie Stephens

I like Bob Myhr. I have voted for him twice, first as…

  • Oct 4th, 2010

Time to revamp county charter; vote for Myhr

Bob Myhr is in favor of modifying the county charter. One of…

  • Sep 30th, 2010

Response to ‘get out and vote’

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  • Sep 30th, 2010

Builder weighs in on school bond

I have been asked this question many times recently: Do I really…

  • Sep 29th, 2010

Thank you for story about rescue dogs

Thank you so much for the article and photos, “Happy Endings for…

  • Sep 28th, 2010

Thanks for Haiti art show support

Tambour Creole Arts Cooperative of Limbe’, Haiti had its first U.S. show…

  • Sep 28th, 2010

Supporters of CAO are jumping to conclusions

I am writing in response to the letters regarding our Critical Areas…

  • Sep 28th, 2010

New CAO regulations require economic study

The county recently completed a series of “workshops” concerning proposed revisions to…

  • Sep 28th, 2010

Clarification to recent letter about Buxbaum

I apologize and wish I could delete the last paragraph of my…

  • Sep 28th, 2010

Destroyed bike is now replaced

This is in regards to the letter last week about my daughter’s…

  • Sep 24th, 2010

Councilman does not agree with closing transfer stations

On Sept. 14, San Juan County Public Works Director Jon Shannon told…

  • Sep 22nd, 2010

Thank you for Dorothy Austin benefit

It takes a community to have a successful and wonderful event. There…

  • Sep 22nd, 2010

Another reason to appreciate EMTs

Friday, of Labor Day weekend, was a day to once again appreciate…

  • Sep 22nd, 2010

Our county had dismal voter turnout

A glance at the voter turnout record for the recent primary election…

  • Sep 22nd, 2010

Pet swap made a rainy day brighter

We all woke last Sunday morning to a gentle rain on the…

  • Sep 17th, 2010

Possible solution for solid waste

I may be voicing the opinion of many others who have not…

  • Sep 17th, 2010

Community donates kids’ hats

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  • Sep 17th, 2010

CAO debate: bellies or buffers?

Is nonylphenol, a man-made chemical that feminizes male fish, causing bigger bellies…

  • Sep 16th, 2010

Gratitude to island caregivers

I write in praise of Orcas Island’s Emergency Medical services. When Dr.…

  • Sep 16th, 2010

Our cemeteries deserve respect

We have three cemeteries on Orcas Island, the Olga Cemetery is under…

  • Sep 16th, 2010

We need to keep Buxbaum on Orcas

What?! We, as an island community, are losing Dr. Evan Buxbaum? He…

  • Sep 15th, 2010

Thanks for great Whale of a Show

It was quite a Whale of a Show when children shared their…

  • Sep 14th, 2010

United Way helps 4-H

My name is Jan Sanburg and I am writing on behalf of…

  • Sep 14th, 2010

Solid waste fee will discourage recycling

I am writing about the recent decision by the county to charge…

  • Sep 14th, 2010

Thank you to Orcas Island farmers

On August 22, Tamara Murphy of the late Brasa Restaurant and Terra…

  • Sep 9th, 2010

Emergency responders contribute so much

After being residents of West Sound for 31 years we have often…

  • Sep 9th, 2010