Letters To The Editor

South Whidbey school board director was wrong, there are no conflicts of interests

Editor, First of all, I would like to once again congratulate Fred…

  • Jan 21st, 2017

 

Freedom isn’t free, Whidbey jets are necessary

Editor, I normally do not write letters to the editor, but Mr.…

  • Jan 21st, 2017

 

Clean water is a right for all Whidbey citizens

Editor, Whidbey water is contaminated. How much? Where? Here’s what we know:…

  • Jan 21st, 2017

 

The handling of U.S. goverment affairs

Editor, In response to the apparent lack of desire to govern or…

  • Jan 21st, 2017

Sports teaches Whidbey students life lessons

Editor, I had the opportunity to officiate the South Whidbey girls varsity…

  • Jan 18th, 2017

Tomorrow’s students will need Langley Middle School

Editor, As a young family with young kids who would have eventually…

  • Jan 18th, 2017

More growlers are no ‘boon’ to Whidbey

Editor, Clinton man Steve Gutzmer wrote in a recent letter to the…

  • Jan 18th, 2017

Homelessness: Whidbey Island can do better

Editor, On Tuesday, Jan. 10, Sno-Isle Libraries sponsored a discussion on “Homelessness…

  • Jan 18th, 2017

Langley should not become a sanctuary city

Editor, Why do the mayor of Langley and the city council want…

  • Jan 14th, 2017

Giving up, giving in on Wonn Road is unacceptable

Editor, Last Monday I contacted our Island County commissioners to voice my…

  • Jan 14th, 2017

Wearing pink ‘pussyhats,’ women will get this done

Editor, On a recent Sunday afternoon, knitting needles clicked and sewing machines…

  • Jan 14th, 2017

Navy Growlers will change Whidbey Island for the better

Editor, Simply stated, the addition of more squadrons of F-18 Growlers to…

  • Jan 14th, 2017

Bruiser, Whidbey’s lone elk, needs a lady friend.

Editor, I read about Bruiser, the Whidbey elk, and how for four…

  • Jan 14th, 2017

Thanks, emergency responders, for rescuing our Langley pup

Editor, We would like to extend our sincere thanks to South Whidbey…

  • Jan 14th, 2017

Whidbey’s dedication to our youth is something to be proud of

Editor, The South Whidbey High School Performing Arts Boosters would like to…

  • Jan 11th, 2017

Navy Growlers will change Whidbey Island

Editor, I live in Coupeville and I fear for the future of…

  • Jan 11th, 2017

Why would addicts go to Langley to shoot up?

Editor, Well, after reading about the needles found in Langley, it’s not…

  • Jan 11th, 2017

Langley made the right call with Seawall Park

Editor, After gathering information and listening carefully to views on all sides,…

  • Jan 7th, 2017

County shouldn’t settle Wonn Road lawsuit

Editor, As a county resident living on high bank property in the…

  • Jan 7th, 2017

Positive news you may have missed in 2016

Positive news you may have missed in 2016: Editor, From the BBC:…

  • Jan 4th, 2017

Secret Santas made this the best Christmas ever

Editor, My name is Angela and I live in Freeland. A little…

  • Dec 31st, 2016

The board complied with the actual terms of the statute

Editor, Prosecutor Greg Banks criticizes my column in which I point out…

  • Dec 31st, 2016

Federalist Papers are not the end-all of political debate

Editor, In response to Mr. Harry S. Hansen’s letter from Dec. 20,…

  • Dec 28th, 2016

What went wrong with Whidbey’s ferry?

Editor, What is the problem with the ferry system? Less than one…

  • Dec 28th, 2016

Loyalty, experience, transparency and honesty are reasonable qualifications for president

Editor, Fear and anger have recently triumphed over reason and logic. It…

  • Dec 28th, 2016

Raising rent just to raise it is inhumane

Editor, This is an open letter to all those who rent or…

  • Dec 24th, 2016

Trump’s critics include many in Europe

Editor, On Nov. 8, 2016, the civilized world was shocked and dismayed.…

  • Dec 24th, 2016

Whidbey volunteers are the stars of the auditor’s office

Editor, The Island County Treasurer’s Office again wishes to thank our volunteers…

  • Dec 21st, 2016

Return to sanity: the Christmas gift that was not to be

Editor, I just realized something about technology. As it becomes more complex…

  • Dec 21st, 2016

For the record, the US is not a true democracy

Editor, My letter to your newspaper in response to Mr. Erickson’s viewpoint…

  • Dec 21st, 2016

Record column, cartoon brought hard-to-find amusement

Editor, You, Justin Burnett, deserve a major thank-you for your tongue-in-cheek column…

  • Dec 17th, 2016

There are better ways to improve lives than making Langley a sanctuary city

Editor, Clearly, South Whidbey Island has a warm, generous and caring resident…

  • Dec 17th, 2016

Island Shakespeare Festival founder will be missed

Editor, I have heard that Rose Woods is leaving the Island Shakespeare…

  • Dec 14th, 2016

The Electoral College was valid once, but now it stinks like 1787 grape juice

Editor, Who said, “Freedom of the Press belongs to the man who…

  • Dec 20th, 2016

Current South Whidbey booster club board is not suspect

Editor, As the parent of a South Whidbey High School student involved…

  • Dec 14th, 2016

What was your ‘aha!’ moment?

Editor, Think back. Perhaps way back, to a time in school when…

  • Dec 10th, 2016

Expect more bull from the bully pulpit

Editor, What’s behind Donald Trump’s propaganda war with the press? At election…

  • Dec 10th, 2016

South Whidbey needs outside-the-box ferry thinking

Editor, Regarding the ferries, while I am happy to hear the Suquamish…

  • Dec 10th, 2016

Great job on a snowy day, South Whidbey Record

Editor, This is just to say thank you for going way beyond…

  • Dec 10th, 2016

OnWhidbey, nationally, we can achieve breakthroughs rather than stalemates

Editor, Americans are like the contentious crew of a rocky boat. We…

  • Dec 7th, 2016

If you toss the electoral college, should Senate go too?

Editor, Steve Erickson’s article published in the Dec. 3 edition of the…

  • Dec 7th, 2016

Is Langley becoming a sanctuary city a good idea or just another Liberal feel-good pat on the back?

Editor, My issue with the proposed “sanctuary city” for Langley is that…

  • Dec 7th, 2016

Langley, think through the consequences of your good intentions

Editor, The idea that Langley could become a sanctuary city is interesting.…

  • Dec 7th, 2016

Beliefs, appearance are not factors for immigration

Editor, Regarding the incident on the Ohio State University campus where the…

  • Dec 7th, 2016

Whidbey Homeless Coalition expresses thanks for support

Editor, In the spirit of Thanksgiving, the Whidbey Homeless Coalition would like…

  • Dec 7th, 2016

Citizens’ Climate Lobby isn’t done yet

Editor, There’s no papering over November’s painful defeat of state Initiative 732,…

  • Dec 7th, 2016

Island Shakespeare Festival director expresses graditude

Editor, Seven years ago, a scrappy theatre company was born in the…

  • Dec 3rd, 2016

Island Shakespeare Festival board thanks outgoing director

Editor, From the inception of Island Shakespeare Festival, the artistic vision of…

  • Dec 3rd, 2016

Langley should become a sanctuary city

Editor, At a time when hateful rhetoric is in danger of ruling…

  • Dec 3rd, 2016

Being Liberal doesn’t mean being unpatriotic

Editor, I want to comment on the letter you printed by Richard…

  • Dec 3rd, 2016