Letters To The Editor

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

RE: ‘Expecting More from Our County’ | Letter

A recent Guest editorial “Expecting More from Our County” has created more confusion than clarity. There are two parts to the situation described by Shireene Hale.

  • Dec 7th, 2015

Dump levy reminder | Letter

We all are so busy that we certainly do need reminders about things that are not a part of our everyday lives - we need to be reminded to VOTE!

  • Oct 22nd, 2015

Steckler for school board | Letter

Carol Steckler is an excellent candidate for Lopez School Board. She has served our community in a number ways, most recently on the School’s Finance Committee.

  • Oct 22nd, 2015

Adams strengthens the port | Letter

Steve Adams has been a part of strengthening the Port of Lopez and fulfilling its mission for the benefit of the citizens of Lopez Island. With your vote he can continue this work on the Port Commission.

  • Oct 22nd, 2015