Letters To The Editor

Vote Paul for port | Letters

We have known Paul for over 30 years and strongly endorse him…

  • Oct 10th, 2017

Vote Paul Henriksen for Port Commissioner | Letters

We are writing in support of Paul Henriksen for Port Commissioner. Three…

  • Oct 10th, 2017

Greacen for school board | Letter

I first remember Chris Greacen as a child – playing in the…

  • Oct 3rd, 2017

Greacen for school board | Letter

Chris Greacen is running for the Lopez Island School Board. I think…

  • Oct 3rd, 2017

Henriksen for Port | Letter

Paul Henriksen is the most capable and qualified candidate running for Port…

  • Oct 3rd, 2017

Vote in favor of the dump | Letter

We the undersigned, urge all voters to support our beloved dump for…

  • Oct 3rd, 2017

Re: “Stressful summer for state ferry system” | Letter

In [The Weekly’s] fine research article on our ferry crisis (“The Inside…

  • Sep 15th, 2017

Chris Greacen for school board | Letter

I have known Chris Greacen since he was a boy growing up…

  • Sep 12th, 2017

Re: Republicans | Letters

I fully agree with Martha Fuller’s comments (see above) about the “Republican…

  • Sep 12th, 2017

Response to Republican harassment | Letter

I read the article “Republicans harassed at county fair” with a sense…

  • Sep 12th, 2017

Opposition to sanctuary county measure | Letter

I have spent most of my life studying other languages and cultures.…

  • Aug 22nd, 2017

Reaction to Weekly’s coverage of carbon monoxide lawsuit | Letter

The following is in response to last week’s story “Wrongful death lawsuit…

  • Aug 8th, 2017

Golf wrap up | Letter

The Lopez Island High School Golf Team closed a very successful season…

  • Jun 20th, 2017

Iceberg Point in jeopardy | Letter

The Bureau of Land Management has chosen the worst possible time to…

Our monument is safe (for now) | Letter

The San Juan Islands National Monument is not on the initial list…

  • May 16th, 2017

Stand Up Men fundraiser | Letters

The volunteer group called Stand Up Men are coordinating the annual fundraiser…

  • May 16th, 2017

Keep our clinic | Letter

I’m going to vote to keep our clinic. My mama Dottie was…

  • Apr 19th, 2017

Lopez residents can’t afford a tax-funded clinic | Letter

Not if the entire bill were paid for by residents. Fact: only…

  • Apr 18th, 2017

Save our clinic | Letter

We more often come in the back door of Lopez Clinic than…

  • Apr 18th, 2017

Vote yes for hospital district | Letter

But, of course, I am supporting and voting for a Public Health…

  • Apr 11th, 2017

Thank you, United Way | Letters

Every day, the Lopez Island Family Resource Center (LIFRC) is a busy…

  • Apr 4th, 2017

Vote no on hospital district | Letter

Vote no on hospital district Please keep in mind that the clinic…

  • Apr 4th, 2017

Vote no on hospital district | Letter

Vote NO this time – rewrite the proposition to restrict the spending…

  • Apr 3rd, 2017

Vote yes on hospital district | Letter

I’m going to vote yes on the property tax measure to form…

  • Apr 3rd, 2017

Thank you, United Way | Letter

As the only licensed early learning center on Lopez Island, the Lopez…

  • Mar 28th, 2017

Vote for hospital district | Letter

Lopez Island has a fortunate history of medical service availability thanks to…

  • Mar 28th, 2017

Growling | Letter

Growling about growlers The paradigm of Greg Blomberg’s anti-growler growling is his…

  • Jan 25th, 2017

Thank you, Lopez islanders | Letter

Now is a good time to thank our Island community. Not too…

  • Jan 23rd, 2017

Re: Loftus column; Democratic Socialism – letter

In her opinion piece published Nov. 30, titled “Republican view of the…

  • Dec 21st, 2016

RE: Republican view of the election

​The article “A Republican’s Point of View on the Election” sounded like…

  • Dec 21st, 2016

Re: Loftus column; Trump’s attitude towards women can’t be rationalized | Letter

In her guest opinion on Nov. 30, Michelle Loftus provides a textbook…

  • Dec 21st, 2016

Dear Land Bank, don’t buy Clure property | Letter

The Land Bank should abandon its plan to purchase the Clure property…

  • Dec 12th, 2016

Excessive “Growler noise” | Letter

We recently moved to Lopez Island, attracted by its remoteness and serenity.…

  • Dec 12th, 2016

Make San Juan County a sanctuary for immigrants | Letter

Dear Fellow Islanders, I am writing to urge you to join me…

  • Dec 7th, 2016

Jet Noise Feedback | Letter

On November 10th, the Navy released its draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS)…

  • Nov 29th, 2016

Hughes for council | Letter

I’ve gotten to know Rick Hughes over the past couple of years,…

  • Nov 3rd, 2016

Vote for Watson | Letter

I am voting for Bill Watson for County Council. Why? Because he…

  • Nov 3rd, 2016

Watson for council | Letter

We are going to vote for Bill Watson for the San Juan…

  • Nov 3rd, 2016

Jarman for council | Letter

Others have written letters of support for Bob Jarman, and I feel…

  • Nov 3rd, 2016

Durland for council | Letter

I consider it a privilege to endorse Michael Durland for County Council.…

  • Nov 3rd, 2016