Topic: Letters

Golf Scramble a Success

Written on May 27, 2016 at 5:39 am, by

Dear Editor, The May 22nd 10th Annual LEO (Leadership, Experience, Opportunity) Club Golf Scramble was a success! We had beautiful weather and lots of support for this event! We give thanks to the enthusiastic players, generous sponsors and auction donors, the staff at the SJI Golf & Tennis Club, our hamburger chef, Harvey — and  Continue Reading

From the Mailbag…

Written on May 26, 2016 at 5:37 am, by

Michelle Loftus writes in to share this news with you… Judah Finney Elected as Delegate to National Republican Convention Judah Finney, San Juan County Republican State Committee Man, was elected as an Alternate Delegate to the National Republican Convention in Cleveland, Ohio this upcoming July. Judah, raised on San Juan Island, has represented San County  Continue Reading

From the Update Mailbag

Written on May 18, 2016 at 5:37 am, by

Let’s see what’s in the ol’ Update mailbag today – here’s a letter from Judah Finney… This goes out to those Republican voters who were going to vote for Ted Cruz in the upcoming Primary, but are now thinking that, since he suspended his campaign, your vote is meaningless. So you’re just going to let  Continue Reading

Bill & Rita

Written on May 13, 2016 at 5:34 am, by

From the SJ Update Mailbag, here’s a letter to the community from Bill and Rita Ament… With a short notice we need a home before June 30th. We need to find this home now. We are even ready to take a house that is available June 1st. We need either a: 2 bedroom + office (den)  Continue Reading

Letter from Diane Martindale

Written on May 11, 2016 at 5:37 am, by

Dear Editor, You may be perplexed over what Washington’s May 24 Democratic Presidential Primary means, especially if you participated in the March 26 Democratic precinct caucuses. But I encourage you to vote! The media will report the results of the Washington State Republican primary on May 24, as they use the primary results to assign delegates  Continue Reading

Stop Paddle Law

Written on May 3, 2016 at 5:47 am, by

Kris DayVincent shares this with you… Did you know we have six stoplights on San Juan Island? They are all perfectly legal; in fact there is up to a $394 (RCW 46.61.372) fine if you run one of them. What you say? True! The catch is these stop lights are attached to school buses, those  Continue Reading

17 Year Olds Can Caucus In San Juan County, Too!

Written on February 16, 2016 at 5:35 am, by

Here’s a Letter to the Editor from Diane Martindale… Mark March 26 th on your calendars now for the Democratic caucuses in San Juan County. Hillary wants your vote that day. Attention 17 year olds! If you are turning 18 on or before November 8 you CAN participate in the Democratic caucuses. Hillary is a  Continue Reading

Letters About Hospital District Election

Written on November 3, 2015 at 4:30 am, by

You can see a list of letters from individuals at the link below. As more letters come in, this list will be updated so be sure to check back. Click here

San Juan County – a Third World Country?

Written on November 8, 2014 at 5:34 am, by

Here’s a note from Merri Ann Simonson about internet service on the island… I have never thought of San Juan County as being as remote as a Third World Country although many of my friends tell me they are leaving for “America” when they go off island. I guess I was shocked and appalled to  Continue Reading