Topic: Letters

Press Release from Frank Penwell

Written on August 12, 2016 at 5:02 am, by

Let’s see what’s in the Update email bag this morn­ing. Here’s a let­ter from Frank Pen­well… CT has lost its lease and CT will be mov­ing, or clos­ing down over the next 6 months, because the prop­er­ty is going up for sale. For those who want more details: Press Release: The Pen­well Trust is ter­mi­nat­ing  Con­tin­ue Reading

Rental Property Options

Written on July 14, 2016 at 5:43 am, by

Mer­ri Ann Simon­son shares this detailed infor­ma­tion for rental prop­er­ties… San Juan Coun­ty cur­rent­ly has sev­er­al mech­a­nisms for legal­ly rent­ing a home in the Coun­ty. The infor­ma­tion below is meant for infor­ma­tion­al pur­pos­es only, and does not incor­po­rate all of the rules and reg­u­la­tions. It will how­ev­er pro­vide those who want to learn more about  Con­tin­ue Reading

The Flower Hall

Written on July 12, 2016 at 5:51 am, by

Fiona Nor­ris invites you to join the San Juan Island Gar­den Club at the San Juan Coun­ty Fair Flower Hall… The Flower Hall is orga­nized by the San Juan Island Gar­den Club and Hor­ti­cul­tur­al Soci­ety with able assis­tance from WSU Mas­ter Gar­den­er vol­un­teers par­tic­u­lar­ly on intake day. In 2015 we were assigned a new loca­tion in the  Con­tin­ue Reading

Undervotes, Overvotes, and Write-ins

Written on July 12, 2016 at 5:41 am, by

This is the sev­enth in a series of arti­cles about elec­tions in Wash­ing­ton State by San Juan Coun­ty Audi­tor F. Milene Hen­ley. The Coun­ty Audi­tor admin­is­ters elec­tions and vot­er reg­is­tra­tion in the Coun­ty… Let’s face it: some­times you don’t know who to vote for. Maybe it’s a judge, or maybe it’s a state posi­tion you’re  Con­tin­ue Reading

Frank Penwell Enters the Race

Written on July 11, 2016 at 5:45 am, by

Dear Cit­i­zens, I am run­ning for Coun­ty Coun­cil Posi­tion 1. I am best known for my integri­ty, char­i­ta­ble activ­i­ties, and for start­ing Com­mu­ni­ty Trea­sures. I do not sup­port pol­lut­ing our Coun­ty rur­al roads with polit­i­cal signs, so I invite you to vis­it my web­site to review my plat­form and lead­er­ship expe­ri­ences over the last 40  Con­tin­ue Reading

Simply Wright

Written on July 10, 2016 at 4:20 pm, by

Car­la Wright has just opened a design/consulting busi­ness. Here she is with the scoop… I am now pro­vid­ing design con­sul­ta­tion for those need­ing help with restyling their home or busi­ness, clos­et attacks (my spe­cial­i­ty) and per­son­al shop­ping (tar­get­ing men who nor­mal­ly need help in this cat­e­go­ry). All things to help make your life eas­i­er and more enjoy­able. This  Con­tin­ue Reading

Ferry Tail LLC

Written on July 7, 2016 at 12:43 pm, by

This just popped into the SJ Update mail­bag today. Take a look… Hel­lo San Juan Update, I thought you might be inter­est­ed in, our new web­site that allows own­ers of expir­ing fer­ry pass­es to post them online for sale. We were fea­tured on the chan­nel 7 Kiro news last week, and are on the front page of  Con­tin­ue Reading

Letter from Family Resource Center

Written on July 7, 2016 at 5:47 am, by

From the San Juan Update mail­bag… Dear Edi­tor, We all look for­ward to sum­mer, but it’s easy to for­get that it can be a time of stress for young fam­i­lies. Many par­ents are work­ing long hours while school is out and their child­care options may be lim­it­ed. Unit­ed Way of San Juan Coun­ty rec­og­nizes the  Con­tin­ue Reading

A Letter About the EMS Levy

Written on June 10, 2016 at 5:48 am, by

This let­ter was sub­mit­ted by the “Vote Yes for SJI EMS 2016” Levy Com­mit­tee… In August 2016, vot­ers will be asked to vote on a replace­ment levy for San Juan Island Emer­gency Med­ical Ser­vices (SJIEMS). This mea­sure sup­ports SJIEMS — NOT hos­pi­tal ser­vices at Peace Island Med­ical Cen­ter. The cur­rent levy expires on Decem­ber 31,  Con­tin­ue Reading

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 Repub­li­cans at  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) & 1–1/2  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 to  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 big  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 pro­gres­sive  Con­tin­ue Reading