Topic: Letters

In the Mailbag

Written on July 20, 2020 at 3:53 pm, by

In the San Juan Update mail­bag this after­noon we have this let­ter from Tan­ja at the Land Bank… Hel­lo San Juan Update! I’ve been post­ing our week­ly “nature notes” on our face­book and Insta­gram accounts since April, and today’s post­ing fea­tures a pilot project to help the Island Mar­ble but­ter­fly thrive. I think it’s a great  Con­tin­ue Reading

Letter in Support of Ryan Palmateer

Written on July 15, 2020 at 8:42 am, by

In the mail­bag this morn­ing we have this let­ter from Katie Flem­ing… Dear Edi­tor, I sup­port Ryan Palma­teer for the Coun­ty Coun­cil Dis­trict 1 posi­tion. I have worked with Ryan for 3 years on ener­gy con­ser­va­tion, renew­able ener­gy pro­mo­tion, and cli­mate action pro­grams in the San Juan Islands. Ryan is very com­mit­ted to the resilien­cy  Con­tin­ue Reading

Letters

Written on July 10, 2020 at 8:40 am, by

Today in the SJ Update Mail­bag we have this let­ter from Gay Gra­ham… To the Edi­tor: Covid-19 has caused us to make any num­ber of changes in the paths that we used to take. One of these can be for­get­ting to renew or not hav­ing the oppor­tu­ni­ty to sup­port those orga­ni­za­tions and caus­es that need  Con­tin­ue Reading

Letters

Written on July 8, 2020 at 1:45 pm, by

In the SJ Update Mail­bag we have this let­ter today from Daniel Schwartz, SJC Repub­li­can Precinct Com­mit­tee Offi­cer… Response to the San Juan Coun­ty Democ­rats Res­o­lu­tion on Police Reform The San Juan Coun­ty Democ­rats have pro­duced a res­o­lu­tion filled with the fab­ri­ca­tions, revi­sion­ist his­to­ry, and out­right false­hoods that make up the woke play­book of today’s  Con­tin­ue Reading

Letter from Island Stage Left

Written on July 8, 2020 at 8:08 am, by

In the mail­bag this morn­ing we have a note from Helen Machin-Smith of Island Stage Left… Hel­lo from Island Stage Left, Appar­ent­ly a rumor has been cir­cu­lat­ing that Island Stage Left has ceased oper­a­tions. This is news to us! The rumor is untrue. At this point we have no idea what the future holds (nor does any  Con­tin­ue Reading

Hospice in the Time of Covid19

Written on June 30, 2020 at 4:08 pm, by

In the SJ Update mail­bag today we have this let­ter from Beth Hel­stien… A huge shout out to Hos­pice of San Juan and San Juan Coun­ty Senior Ser­vices for all their ser­vices! Do you know that our local hos­pice orga­ni­za­tion loans all kinds of equip­ment to the com­mu­ni­ty whether you need Hos­pice vol­un­teer ser­vices or  Con­tin­ue Reading

Against Common Sense: White Male Privilege and Me

Written on June 29, 2020 at 8:40 am, by

In the SJ Update mail­bag this morn­ing we have these thoughts from David Kobrin… As an his­to­ri­an, I know there can be two oppos­ing accounts of the same event, both of which are equal­ly accu­rate. I’m not allud­ing to “alter­na­tive facts” or made up fic­tions. I mean exact­ly what I wrote: two sto­ries that con­tra­dict  Con­tin­ue Reading

A Letter From Roche Harbor Resort

Written on June 22, 2020 at 4:07 pm, by

In the mail­bag this after­noon we have this let­ter from Brent Snow, Gen­er­al Man­ag­er of Roche Har­bor Resort… Dear Friends, Neigh­bors and Com­mu­ni­ty, The COVID-19 pan­dem­ic has put a ter­ri­ble mon­key wrench in all our plans. These are not easy times for any hos­pi­tal­i­ty oper­a­tion and Roche Har­bor is found­ed and based on hos­pi­tal­i­ty.  We are  Con­tin­ue Reading