Letters To The Editor

Now there’s a word for it|Letter

Now there’s a word for it|Letter

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

  • Sep 17th, 2019
Now there’s a word for it|Letter
Addressing Harold Van Doren’s letter | Letter

Addressing Harold Van Doren’s letter | Letter

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

  • Sep 10th, 2019
Addressing Harold Van Doren’s letter | Letter
Response to Stephen Carter letter|Letter

Response to Stephen Carter letter|Letter

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

  • Sep 10th, 2019
Response to Stephen Carter letter|Letter
What to do in an emergency | Letter

What to do in an emergency | Letter

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

  • Sep 3rd, 2019
What to do in an emergency | Letter
Lamenting the Orca Initiative | Letter

Lamenting the Orca Initiative | Letter

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

  • Aug 27th, 2019
Lamenting the Orca Initiative | Letter
Letter- Thanks WSF boat captains

Letter- Thanks WSF boat captains

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

  • Aug 20th, 2019
Letter- Thanks WSF boat captains
United Way’s support is invaluable | Letter to the editor

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
United Way’s support is invaluable | Letter to the editor
Whale watching gone too far | Letter to the editor

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
Whale watching gone too far | Letter to the editor
Anacortes ferry terminal project

Anacortes ferry terminal project

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

  • Aug 6th, 2019
Anacortes ferry terminal project
Letter - in support of Liz Lovelett

Letter – in support of Liz Lovelett

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

  • Aug 6th, 2019
Letter - in support of Liz Lovelett
Vacation Rental Community Conversation thanks community | Letter to the editor

Vacation Rental Community Conversation thanks community | Letter to the editor

The organizers of the Vacation Rental Community Conversation thank all the members…

  • Jul 30th, 2019
Vacation Rental Community Conversation thanks community | Letter to the editor
Addressing the Navy presence

Addressing the Navy presence

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

  • Jul 30th, 2019
Addressing the Navy presence
Lawsuit against the Navy is vital for our Region | Letter to the editor

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

Lawsuit against the Navy is a political spectacle | Letter

Editor’s note: The Weekly typically only publishes letters from residents within San…

  • Jul 24th, 2019
Lawsuit against the Navy is a political spectacle | Letter
SJC Democrats Recommend State Senate Candidates | Letter to the editor

SJC Democrats Recommend State Senate Candidates | Letter to the editor

If you are a registered voter in San Juan County, you will…

  • Jul 24th, 2019
SJC Democrats Recommend State Senate Candidates | Letter to the editor
Thank you AG Ferguson for Growler lawsuit | Letter to the editor

Thank you AG Ferguson for Growler lawsuit | Letter to the editor

Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson just filed a lawsuit against the…

  • Jul 19th, 2019
Thank you AG Ferguson for Growler lawsuit | Letter to the editor
United Way supports community programs

United Way supports community programs

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

  • Jul 9th, 2019
United Way supports community programs
Don’t deny medevac flights | Letter

Don’t deny medevac flights | Letter

The recent denials of many medevac flights by Kaiser Permanente, followed by…

  • Jun 28th, 2019
Don’t deny medevac flights | Letter
Whale watch compromise

Whale watch compromise

Compromise for Whale Watch boats balking at new distance rules.. Made 400…

  • Jun 18th, 2019
Whale watch compromise
Stand with Stand Up Men

Stand with Stand Up Men

Four years ago, the Stand Up Men called for local men to…

  • Jun 18th, 2019
Stand with Stand Up Men
Rethinking plane travel

Rethinking plane travel

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

  • May 14th, 2019
Rethinking plane travel
Regarding the marijuana article | Letter

Regarding the marijuana article | Letter

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

  • May 1st, 2019
Regarding the marijuana article | Letter
RE: Growler guest column | Letter

RE: Growler guest column | Letter

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

  • Apr 16th, 2019
RE: Growler guest column | Letter
Easter and the Renewal of Life

Easter and the Renewal of Life

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

  • Apr 16th, 2019
Easter and the Renewal of Life
Fix the immigration system | Letters

Fix the immigration system | Letters

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

  • Mar 11th, 2019
Fix the immigration system | Letters
Protecting Jesus Coro

Protecting Jesus Coro

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

  • Mar 11th, 2019
Protecting Jesus Coro
If I were Randy Gaylord | Letters

If I were Randy Gaylord | Letters

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

  • Feb 13th, 2019
If I were Randy Gaylord | Letters
Measles Outbreak in Washington: Please vaccinate your kids

Measles Outbreak in Washington: Please vaccinate your kids

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

  • Feb 9th, 2019
Measles Outbreak in Washington: Please vaccinate your kids
Well wishes for a new year | Letters

Well wishes for a new year | Letters

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

  • Jan 1st, 2019
Well wishes for a new year | Letters
Military Industrial Complex | Letters

Military Industrial Complex | Letters

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

  • Dec 20th, 2018
Military Industrial Complex | Letters
Thank you voters | Letters

Thank you voters | Letters

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

  • Nov 14th, 2018
Thank you voters | Letters
Congrats to Jewett

Congrats to Jewett

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

  • Nov 14th, 2018
Congrats to Jewett
Comments needed on BLM plan | Letters

Comments needed on BLM plan | Letters

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

  • Nov 14th, 2018
Comments needed on BLM plan | Letters
Thank you

Thank you

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

  • Nov 6th, 2018
Thank you
Victim advocates support Gaylord | Letters

Victim advocates support Gaylord | Letters

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

  • Oct 30th, 2018
Victim advocates support Gaylord | Letters
Support for Gaylord | Letters

Support for Gaylord | Letters

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

  • Oct 30th, 2018
Support for Gaylord | Letters
Re-elect Randy Gaylord | Letters

Re-elect Randy Gaylord | Letters

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

  • Oct 30th, 2018
Re-elect Randy Gaylord | Letters
In favor of affordable home initiative | Letters

In favor of affordable home initiative | Letters

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

  • Oct 30th, 2018
In favor of affordable home initiative | Letters
Support for Jewett | Letters

Support for Jewett | Letters

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

  • Oct 30th, 2018
Support for Jewett | Letters
Support for Jewett | Letters

Support for Jewett | Letters

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

  • Oct 30th, 2018
Support for Jewett | Letters