Letters to the Editor

Letter: Growler roar is too loud, threatens public health

Editor, As a retired professional with 40 years of experience in the mental health field, I’m concerned about the health and welfare of citizens —… Continue reading

  • Jun 14, 2019

 

Letter: Sound Defense Alliance is a regional organization

Editor, Recent letters to the editor painted an inaccurate picture of the Sound Defense Alliance, or SDA, portraying the group as a handful of disgruntled… Continue reading

  • Jun 14, 2019

 

Letter: Bottle-raised deer are more likely to be trouble

Editor, I read the rampaging deer article with interest. As a veterinarian working on South Whidbey for the past 29 years, I have treated many… Continue reading

  • Jun 14, 2019

 

Letter: I’m not that Patricia, we only share a first name

Editor, I would like to inform the community that the Whidbey News Group reporter Patricia Guthrie, who works for Sound Publishing’s South Whidbey Record and… Continue reading

  • Jun 14, 2019

Letter: Garage of Blessings helps many in the community

Editor, Garage of Blessings is a nonprofit organization whose sole purpose is to assist others in a time of need. The Garage of Blessings collects… Continue reading

  • Jun 11, 2019

Letter: South Whidbey Schools Foundation Gala a success

Editor, What an amazing, enthusiastic and generous community we live in. Thank you to all the supporters of the South Whidbey Schools Foundation Gala this… Continue reading

  • Jun 11, 2019

Letter: When nature is unbalanced, it leads to animal attacks

Editor, June 5: “Deer kills dog, attacks people,” “Island-hopping [amorous black bear] returned to wild.” June 8: “Cat killed as deer continues onslaught.” “…woman on… Continue reading

  • Jun 11, 2019

Letter: Editorial cartoons have been divisive, simplistic

Editor, I read the “Publisher’s Column” of Saturday’s Record with some measure of disbelief. The publisher’s expressed opinion, I think rightly exhorts all of us… Continue reading

  • Jun 11, 2019

Letter: Citizens of Ebey’s Reserve are not doing right thing

Editor, It is my understanding that, once again, Citizens of Ebey’s Reserve is planning a protest of our brave troops training at OLF Coupeville on… Continue reading

  • Jun 7, 2019

Letter: Growler jet training has to be done somewhere

Editor, I read the letter to the editor by Jim Innes, “OLF was here before the noise complainers.” I then thought, “while I’m not one… Continue reading

  • Jun 4, 2019

Letter: Should move Growlers to Joint Base Lewis-McChord

Editor, The May 18 suggestion in the letter by Robert Brown, Walt Sutton and Bill Lane to move Growler landing practice operations to Joint Base… Continue reading

  • Jun 4, 2019

Letter: Thank you for writing a letter on repealing AUMF

Editor, I appreciated seeing the letter from Karen Anderson supporting the appeal of the 2001 AUMF Act. My husband and I are both retired psychiatrists,… Continue reading

  • Jun 4, 2019

Letter: Thank you for supporting WhidbeyHealth event

Editor, Everyone who attended WhidbeyHealth Foundation’s fundraiser Saturday evening was served great food, met interesting people and enjoyed lively entertainment, all while supporting the WhidbeyHealth’s… Continue reading

  • Jun 4, 2019

Letter: New safety alarms as the number of Growlers grow

Editor, This week, I witnessed firsthand the dangers we are facing with the increased number of Growlers practicing around Outlying Landing Field Coupeville. Growler jets… Continue reading

  • May 31, 2019

Letter: It’s time to put a stop to his incompetent leadership

Editor, A fifth migrant child died in U.S. custody at the southern border this year. Prior to this, it was 10 years since there was… Continue reading

  • May 31, 2019

Letter: Seeking financial support for the SW School District

Editor, The school funding shortfalls in our district have been much in the news recently. Despite budget restraints, teachers and staff continue to do amazing… Continue reading

  • May 31, 2019

Letter: Island County Planning staff not doing a good job

Editor, The Island County Planning staff is currently butchering the Island County zoning codes because of a perception that the codes are hard to understand… Continue reading

  • May 28, 2019

Letter: Setting the record straight about COER community

Editor, In her May 17 letter, Carol Parbs got many of her facts wrong. On behalf of the Citizens of the Ebey’s Reserve, I would… Continue reading

  • May 28, 2019

Woman benefited from her brash embezzling

Editor, It appears embezzling pays pretty good , if you only have to do 17 months for stealing over a quarter of a million dollars… Continue reading

  • May 28, 2019

Letter: WhidbeyHealth is seeking feedback, community voice

Editor, WhidbeyHealth has released an online survey to better understand the community’s health care needs, preferences, and perceptions. We will use this data to support… Continue reading

  • May 24, 2019