Letters To The Editor

Rethinking plane travel

I have read that nothing we do pumps carbon dioxide into the…

  • May 14th, 2019

 

Regarding the marijuana article | Letter

Editor’s note: The Islands’ Weekly maintains that the facts (not quotes) provided…

  • May 1st, 2019

 

RE: Growler guest column | Letter

This letter responds to your March 21 guest column, “Navy announces massive…

  • Apr 16th, 2019

 

Easter and the Renewal of Life

by Charles Mish In a time when we are witnessing the poisoning…

  • Apr 16th, 2019

Fix the immigration system | Letters

I am ashamed and disappointed with many of the things the orange…

  • Mar 11th, 2019

Protecting Jesus Coro

I want to sincerely thank you for publishing the article about Jesus…

  • Mar 11th, 2019

If I were Randy Gaylord | Letters

Many people have approached me asking for my views on Sheriff Krebs’…

  • Feb 13th, 2019

Measles Outbreak in Washington: Please vaccinate your kids

There’s a major measles outbreak happening in the Vancouver, Washington area —…

  • Feb 9th, 2019

Well wishes for a new year | Letters

I just want to thank everyone who has helped anyone and everyone…

  • Jan 1st, 2019

Military Industrial Complex | Letters

I have lived on Lopez Island for 50-plus years. Since that time…

  • Dec 20th, 2018

Comments needed on BLM plan | Letters

BLM must receive public comments on the San Juan Islands National Monument…

  • Nov 14th, 2018

Congrats to Jewett

My congratulations go to Carolyn Jewett for her election as our next…

  • Nov 14th, 2018

Thank you voters | Letters

Thank you to the voters of Lopez Island for approving Prop 1…

  • Nov 14th, 2018

Thank you

The YES for Homes Coalition of San Juan County extends its sincere…

  • Nov 6th, 2018

Vote for Gaylord | Letters

I support Randy Gaylord for prosecuting attorney because has demonstrated exceptional leadership…

  • Oct 30th, 2018

Support for Gaylord | Letters

For county prosecutor, by far the best choice is Randy Gaylord. He…

  • Oct 30th, 2018

Support for Gaylord | Letters

Here’s what I’ve observed in the race for County Prosecutor. Experience: an…

  • Oct 30th, 2018

Victim advocates support Gaylord | Letters

We are former victim advocates who worked closely with Randy Gaylord in…

  • Oct 30th, 2018

Reluctant political open letter | Letters

I do not “Rant and Rave.” I rarely talk politics, and I…

  • Oct 30th, 2018

Vote for Brandli | Letters

I have known and worked with Steve Brandli since he moved here.…

  • Oct 30th, 2018

Elect Steve Brandli | Letters

As women, it is important to exercise your right to vote. This…

  • Oct 30th, 2018

Initiative 1631 puts a climate solution on ballot | Letters

How should we vote knowing that humanity only has 12 years to…

  • Oct 30th, 2018

Vote Steve Brandli | Letters

We two lawyers, who include the San Juan County District Court in…

  • Oct 30th, 2018

Support for Gaylord | Letters

In the early 1990s San Juan County was inundated with the high…

  • Oct 30th, 2018

Vote for Brandli | Letters

We hired Stephen A. Brandli as our attorney in a local boundary…

  • Oct 30th, 2018

Support for Jewett | Letters

I am writing in support of Carolyn Jewett for district court judge.…

  • Oct 30th, 2018

Reasons to vote for Jewett | Letters

The recent political drama over the appointment of a Supreme Court justice…

  • Oct 30th, 2018

Support for Jewett | Letters

At the recent League of Women Voters candidates forum on Orcas, one…

  • Oct 30th, 2018

Be sure to vote this year | Letters

This will have been a hotly contested election. There have been allegations…

  • Oct 30th, 2018

In favor of affordable home initiative | Letters

Orcas multiple listings today show four homes under $300,000: two Eastsound condos…

  • Oct 30th, 2018

Vote yes for homes | Letters

We are extremely fortunate to live on this beautiful island, but staying…

  • Oct 30th, 2018

Re-elect Randy Gaylord | Letters

I attended the recent candidates’ forum on Orcas Island and was impressed…

  • Oct 30th, 2018

Vote no on REET proposal | Letters

Affordable housing is an issue across the country with increased homelessness everywhere…

  • Oct 16th, 2018

Vote for Gaylord | Letters

This letter is in support of the reelection of Randy Gaylord for…

  • Oct 16th, 2018

Yes for Homes | Letters

We will have the chance to vote for the San Juan County…

  • Oct 16th, 2018

Sheriff’s Guild endorses Krebs | Letters

We, the members of the San Juan County Sheriff’s Guild, by majority…

  • Oct 17th, 2018

No to the housing measure | Letters

This is a brand new tax, adding 0.5 percent to the price…

  • Oct 16th, 2018

Bold action is needed to save our orcas | Letters

For years Friends of the San Juans has been advocating for protection…

  • Oct 16th, 2018

Why is the SJ county council doing only the ‘Minimum’ for Orcas? | Letters

At its Oct. 8 meeting, the San Juan County Council missed an…

  • Oct 16th, 2018