Letters To The Editor

Staggering number of deer | Letter

Is it just me, or is anyone else concerned about the large…

  • Sep 17th, 2020

 

An open letter to Washington State Ferries | Letter

We deserve better.

  • Sep 10th, 2020

 

In praise of the Post Office| Letter

In these fractured times, can we just agree that the Post Office…

  • Sep 1st, 2020

 

Vote for Rick Hughes for council member | Letter

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

  • Sep 1st, 2020

Thanks from Michael Durland | Letter

“I wholeheartedly support Cindy Wolf for Council and encourage all of you to vote for her.”

  • Aug 26th, 2020

Strange omission in ‘History-revision by omission’

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

  • Aug 19th, 2020

An open letter to the council-elect | Letter

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

  • Aug 11th, 2020
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Look up EECP | Letter

EECP — look it up on your computer and it says Enhanced…

  • Aug 12th, 2020
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History — revision by omission | Letter

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

  • Aug 12th, 2020

Thank you to San Juan County| Letter

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

  • Aug 4th, 2020

Kivisto for council| Letter

Thank you to Sharon Kivisto for running for the county council! Sharon…

  • Jul 29th, 2020

Transition is difficult and challenging

Transition for us humans is often both difficult and challenging. We find…

  • Jul 28th, 2020

Vote for Kayl| Letter

The future is female. Write in Mindy Kahl for San Juan County…

  • Jul 28th, 2020

Vote for Ryan Palmateer | Letter

I support Ryan Palmateer for the County Council District 1 position. I…

  • Jul 22nd, 2020

Correcting San Juan County’s GOP version of history | Guest column

David Kobrin Orcas I was saddened by the tone set in the…

  • Jul 28th, 2020

Clifford Jordan’s letter “Response to Protests”, pub. 6/24 | Letter

Yes, George Floyd may have had a criminal record. Like most of…

  • Jul 14th, 2020

Make peace, not war | Letter

The San Juan Islands Advocacy Team is a group of concerned citizens…

  • Jul 14th, 2020

Local Democrats make endorsements for the upcoming primary | Guest column

Submitted by San Juan County Democrats At the June 20 meeting of…

  • Jul 14th, 2020

Response to the San Juan County Democrats resolution on police reform| Guest column

Submitted by the San Juan County Republican Party The San Juan County…

  • Jul 14th, 2020

Support for Congressman Rick Larsen | Letter

I’m proud to write this letter of support for Congressman Rick Larsen.…

  • Jul 14th, 2020

Moved by Dr. Frank James concern and thoroughness| Letter

I listened to the audio from the San Juan County Council meeting…

  • Jul 7th, 2020

Questioning county’s reopening | Letter

I am writing as an island resident and retired physician/surgeon. Our islands…

  • Jul 7th, 2020

Seeing protests clearly | Letter

In a letter to the Journal on June 24, Clifford Jordan argues…

  • Jul 7th, 2020

Support for Land Bank| Letter

I recently received a letter written by Ron Whalen regarding the County…

  • Jul 7th, 2020

Police killing of George Floyd | Letter

Thanks to the Journal for publishing Clifford Jordan’s letter. I like to…

  • Jul 7th, 2020

Dr. James in a difficult position | Letter

I have noticed several letters to the editor in recent weeks in…

  • Jul 2nd, 2020

New proposed dam will impact orcas

The Southern Resident orcas have captivated us for decades. To many of…

  • May 26th, 2020

No ban act| Letter

This is just for the record so you might consider the vote…

  • May 5th, 2020

End shelter in place |Letter

End shelter in place |Letter

  • Apr 28th, 2020

Grateful for Land Bank | Letter

During this time of coronavirus unrest, there are some particularly comforting aspects…

  • Apr 21st, 2020

Vacation rentals running despite the Ban due to Covid19| Letter

I personally work in the vacation rental business and while the owners…

  • Apr 25th, 2020

Relax HIPPA | Letter

These are strange times indeed, like a bad ‘B’ movie, the sequels…

  • Apr 14th, 2020

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