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United we stand | Letter to the Editor

I think we all owe a debt of gratitude to those who…

  • Jun 3rd, 2021

 

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A letter to the Lopez community and the person(s) who stole the Pride flags | Letter

How did I feel when my flags were stolen? Of course, it…

  • Jun 2nd, 2021

 

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On wearing masks | Letter

Recently I had the delightful opportunity to visit a sheep farm and…

  • May 28th, 2021

 

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Safe holiday tips | Letter

The islands will have some of the largest tide changes and strongest…

  • May 28th, 2021
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CCC appreciates OICF’s support | Letter

The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC), a program of the San Juan Islands…

  • May 26th, 2021
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Support name change for Harney Channel | Letter

I live on Harney Channel and I support the campaign to change…

  • May 14th, 2021
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Ranked-choice voting for San Juan County?

Have you ever looked at your choices on a ballot and thought,…

  • May 13th, 2021
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Wave for civility | Letter

Wave for civility I have long cherished a Lopez Island tradition, The…

  • Apr 28th, 2021
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OPALCO incumbents ask for vote | Letter

It is time to vote for Orcas District directors for OPALCO (and…

  • Apr 6th, 2021
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‘Double your donation’ challenge for Lopez Swim Center | Letter

Friends of Lopez Island Pool is thrilled to announce that local residents…

  • Apr 1st, 2021
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Struthers for OPALCO board | Letter

Jeffrey Struthers is a current OPALCO board member and a vital asset…

  • Apr 1st, 2021
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Cohen for OPALCO board | Letter

I strongly endorse and recommend Joe Cohen for a board position with…

  • Apr 1st, 2021
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Support for Fant and Osterman | Letter

After listening to the recent OPALCO board candidate forum, we found both…

  • Apr 1st, 2021
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Deed restriction on ADUs will hurt year-round rentals

It has come to my attention that there is a proposal that…

  • Mar 9th, 2021
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Thank you Rep. Larsen | Letter

We are writing to publicly thank Representative Rick Larsen for cosponsoring H.R.…

  • Mar 9th, 2021
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Indoor Swim Center progress

Friends of Lopez Island Pool (FLIP) is excited to provide this update…

  • Feb 22nd, 2021
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Have you been unable to get a vaccine appointment? | Letter

Submitted by Kirman Taylor We are trying to get a handle on…

  • Feb 16th, 2021
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For The People Act

Congress has before it HR 1, the For The People Act. This…

  • Feb 13th, 2021
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Agree with frustration over local vaccination access

We wholeheartedly agree with Eric Gourley’s letter RE: SJC Covid website. We…

  • Feb 7th, 2021
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Vaccine vexation

Fareed Zakaria called America’s handling of the CV19 vaccination program “a hap…

  • Feb 6th, 2021
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Biden should cancel student loans | Letter

[President] Joe Biden should cancel all student loans. This would put a…

  • Jan 26th, 2021
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Use the three “P’s” to determine truth | Letter

The “Three P’s” are a basic method for distinguishing something that’s true…

  • Dec 23rd, 2020
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Reform Washington state’s taxes | Letter

If you meet a grizzly bear in the woods, you need to…

  • Dec 18th, 2020
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Stay home for the holidays | Letter

As cases spike dramatically in San Juan County, Washington and the United…

  • Nov 19th, 2020
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Say no to COVID holidays | Letter

In regards to the pandemic, is it just me or does anyone…

  • Nov 18th, 2020
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Repeal sex education bill | Letter

The voters of Washington State passed Proposition 90, the Sex Education Bill,…

  • Nov 14th, 2020
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Help stop disastrous hospice sale | Letter

San Juan County, being relatively tiny in the eyes of Medicare, receives…

  • Nov 9th, 2020
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Vote for Cindy Wolf | Letter

My name is Sally O’Brien and I’m a counselor on Orcas Island.…

  • Oct 30th, 2020
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Palmateer is the obvious choice for District 1 | Letter

Over the years, we have both worked with Ryan in various capacities…

  • Oct 28th, 2020
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Vote for Rick Hughes | Letter

I have known Rick Hughes for the better part of 50 years,…

  • Oct 28th, 2020
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Huddle Lopez Island unanimously endorses Palmateer and Wolf | Letter

We at Huddle Lopez Island are excited to endorse Ryan Palmateer and…

  • Oct 27th, 2020
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Hughes for council | Letter

After taking the time to research our two candidates for the County…

  • Oct 27th, 2020
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Vote to reelect Rick Hughes | Letter

“What can I do to help?”. Over the years of his tenure…

  • Oct 26th, 2020
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Keep Rick Hughes on the county council | Letter

Rick Hughes has earned my vote to re-elect him to our county…

  • Oct 26th, 2020
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Vote for Rick Hughes | Letter

Rick Hughes is the best choice for County Council. I met Rick…

  • Oct 26th, 2020
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Support for Cindy Wolf | Letter

It is my great pleasure to write in support of Cindy Wolf…

  • Oct 26th, 2020
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Vote for Hughes — the politics of the middle | Letter

These are polarized times. While all are free to express their opinions,…

  • Oct 26th, 2020
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Our current reality requires tested leadership | Letter

I’m not typically one to shout my politics from the rooftops… but…

  • Oct 26th, 2020
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Consider the curriculum | Letter

For those in support of Referendum 90, consider the curriculum. Comprehensive Sex…

  • Oct 26th, 2020
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Vote for Wolf | Letter

I am choosing to vote for Cindy Wolf for County Council, District…

  • Oct 26th, 2020
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