Letters To The Editor

Challenging times | Letter

Twelve hundred dollars! A new bicycle? Pastries every Sunday for a year!…

  • Apr 7th, 2020

 

Help save local news | Letter

Now, more than ever, our local news media is a lifeline for…

  • Apr 2nd, 2020

 

Letter from the EDC Director | Letter

These are challenging times. We know that you are facing extraordinary difficulties…

  • Apr 5th, 2020

 

Stop non-essencial travel | Letter

There’s an email now circulating that asks that all non-essential travel to…

  • Mar 25th, 2020

Hoarding|Letter

We lived on Orcas Island during 9/11. We dealt with the worry…

  • Mar 25th, 2020

Vote Smart | Letter

It is very important to register and vote in every election. Your…

  • Feb 18th, 2020

Update our Emergency Communications System | Letter

There is a disaster looming in San Juan County. Our emergency radio…

  • Feb 4th, 2020

Vote yes for radio systems | Letter

I hope everyone in San Juan County learns as much as they…

  • Feb 4th, 2020

Enjoy the land bank | Letter

We are now embarking on a new decade. Carrying the tide for…

  • Jan 21st, 2020

Thank you, council | Letter

Thank you, Commissioners Hughes and Watson, for voting to appoint Alex Ramel…

  • Jan 21st, 2020

FLIP update | Letter

2019 marks a year of major progress towards having a community swim…

  • Jan 21st, 2020

Why a moratorium? | Letter

Every time someone asks us, “Why a moratorium?” we just have to…

  • Jan 14th, 2020

Friends of the San Juans Ensures Added Protections for Southern Resident Killer Whales | Letter

On Aug. 29, Friends of the San Juans appealed Whatcom County’s conditional…

  • Jan 1st, 2020

Submit your Monument comments | Letter

Dear Islanders, Some of you may be aware of the opportunity (and…

  • Dec 17th, 2019

Library Director bids farewell | Letter

Dear Lopez: As some of you may know, I resigned from my…

  • Oct 29th, 2019

Re-elect Carol and Del | Letter

Please join us in supporting Carol Steckler and Del Guenther for the…

  • Oct 29th, 2019

In Support of Proposition 2 | Letter to the editor

When you look in the Voters’ Guide at the dozen programs and…

  • Oct 29th, 2019

LSWDD tax request | Letter

The next to last item on your November ballot may be the…

  • Oct 29th, 2019

Vote for Carol Steckler | Letter

I have known Carol for almost a decade and worked with her…

  • Oct 29th, 2019

Good role models for the children | Letter

Hearing about recent events at Lopez School, and at school board meetings,…

  • Oct 22nd, 2019

Re-elect Del Gunther | Letter

We are writing to ask the community to support Del Gunther for…

  • Oct 22nd, 2019

Vote for Carol Steckler | Letter

For over 40 years Carol Steckler has served this community in a…

  • Oct 22nd, 2019

Re-elect Carol Steckler | Letter

Lopez is truly fortunate to have the continuing commitment of Carol Steckler…

  • Oct 22nd, 2019

Lopez united | Letter

Editor’s note: This letter was submitted prior to the events that resulted…

  • Oct 15th, 2019

OPALCO’s dam decision is concerning | Letter

I have been distraught that the OPALCO board decided to adopt a…

  • Oct 1st, 2019

Community conflict | Letter

The conflict in our community with regard to the school has pushed…

  • Oct 1st, 2019

Lopez Island School Board responds to accusor’s allegations

To our Community, The Lopez Island School District and School Board take…

  • Sep 24th, 2019

Library director on administrative leave | Letter

The Lopez Library Board of Trustees appreciates the support the Lopez Island…

  • Sep 18th, 2019

Now there’s a word for it|Letter

We’ve all felt it in our quiet moments: the breakdown of community…

  • Sep 17th, 2019

Response to Stephen Carter letter|Letter

Stephen Carter has a view of the future without private automobiles on…

  • Sep 10th, 2019

Addressing Harold Van Doren’s letter | Letter

Harold Van Doren, in his letter to the editor a few weeks…

  • Sep 10th, 2019

What to do in an emergency | Letter

Dispatch has received a couple of calls from people for clarification on…

  • Sep 3rd, 2019

Lamenting the Orca Initiative | Letter

The Orca Protection Initiative was struck down in court, despite thousands of…

  • Aug 27th, 2019

United Way’s support is invaluable | Letter to the editor

Lopez Children’s Center is preparing for its 16th school year. Our first…

  • Aug 20th, 2019

Whale watching gone too far | Letter to the editor

I’m struggling to find words to express my disgust at what could…

  • Aug 20th, 2019

Letter- Thanks WSF boat captains

The San Juan Island Yacht Club would like to thank the Washington…

  • Aug 20th, 2019

Anacortes ferry terminal project

By now many of you have learned of the proposed project to…

  • Aug 6th, 2019

Letter – in support of Liz Lovelett

We support Elizabeth (Liz) Lovelett for State Senate. We are impressed with…

  • Aug 6th, 2019

Lawsuit against the Navy is vital for our Region | Letter to the editor

We are writing to refute assertions made by Oak Harbor Chamber of…

  • Jul 30th, 2019

Addressing the Navy presence

The Navy can be a wonderful asset in any community. I am…

  • Jul 30th, 2019