Letters To The Editor

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

 

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

Whidbey’s own house needs to be in order before inviting guests

Editor, The South Whidbey community is unique in the amount of love…

  • Dec 5th, 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

When the road to oblivion becomes a narcotic reverie

Editor, Clive Hamilton, in his “Requiem for a Species: Why we Resist…

  • Nov 30th, 2016

The time for action is short, the consequences grave

Editor, President-elect Donald Trump has demonstrated time and again behavior that is…

  • Nov 30th, 2016

Thanks for the dinner, Mobile Turkey Unit

Editor, We would like to thank the Mobile Turkey Unit for a…

  • Nov 30th, 2016

Evangelical support for Trump seems contradictory

Editor, I understand that nationally roughly 80 percent of white Evangelicals voted…

  • Nov 26th, 2016

Stolen mail once again an issue in Langley

Editor, On Thursday, Nov. 17, while out enjoying a nice walk, I…

  • Nov 26th, 2016

Parades aren’t necessary, a ‘thank you’ is enough

Editor, This is in response to Richard Porter’s letter to the editor…

  • Nov 26th, 2016

Untenable is untenable, now and forever

Editor, This is in response to your recent editorial suggesting acceptance of…

  • Nov 26th, 2016

Daughters of Norway are grateful for the support

Editor, On behalf of our local Daughters-of-Norway lodge, I wish to thank…

  • Nov 23rd, 2016

Reporter left out the controversy

Editor, In writing about the proposed Wellness Center for Langley, the reporter…

  • Nov 22nd, 2016

Boxing training can help with Parkinson’s Disease

Editor, Eight months ago I learned I have Parkinson’s disease (PD), a…

  • Nov 22nd, 2016

This is a time for action, not defeat

Editor, Regarding the editor’s column on November 16, 2016: Justin, I will…

  • Nov 19th, 2016

The main stream media failed us

Editor, For those in the main stream media that are surprised at…

  • Nov 19th, 2016

Trump backers will regret their presidential pick

Editor, Get a grip, Trump voters. Working class people: do you really…

  • Nov 19th, 2016

Thanks for the votes, we’ll do great things together

Editor, I would like to take this opportunity to thank all the…

We need a three-second day to speed Trump away

Editor, Like millions of my fellow Americans, for the last few days…

  • Nov 19th, 2016

Where was Langley’s patriotism on Veterans Day?

Editor, Veterans Day was celebrated in Coupeville and Oak Harbor by the…

  • Nov 19th, 2016

Like the Borg, we should assimilate Trump

Editor, In the science fiction video series Star Trek: The Next Generation,…

  • Nov 16th, 2016

Political bias on South End is disheartening

Editor, On November 4, 2008, Americans went to the polls and voted…

  • Nov 16th, 2016

Quit whining, accept the election results

Editor, I can’t believe how many cry babies we have on this…

  • Nov 16th, 2016

Support our new president

Editor, Support our new president and “Make America Great Again!” Here’s how:Ban…

  • Nov 16th, 2016

We need a change to real democracy

Editor, The winner of the 2016 vote was Hillary Clinton but she…

  • Nov 16th, 2016

I will not give up the country I love

Editor, I am devastated by the election of Donald Trump. To me,…

  • Nov 16th, 2016

Outcast’s “DOG PARK: The Musical” was great

Editor, Don’t miss out on seeing “DOG PARK: The Musical. What a…

  • Nov 12th, 2016

Candidate thanks voters for support

Editor, This letter is to my fellow 10th LD Citizens. I want…

  • Nov 12th, 2016

My American dream, the one that wasn’t

Editor, What a treat! To wake up the morning after the election…

  • Nov 12th, 2016

There’s a silver lining to a Trump presidency

Editor, Well there is a silver lining to Donald Trump being our…

  • Nov 12th, 2016

Donald Trump is not my president either

Editor, Now that this surreal election is behind us, try this little…

  • Nov 12th, 2016

Americans deserve better from political leaders

Editor, When I imagine my bright and beautiful daughter and granddaughter working…

  • Nov 9th, 2016

Thank you South Whidbey Record for covering churches

Editor, Congratulations and a heartfelt thanks for today’s excellent front-page story about…

  • Nov 9th, 2016

Driver who hit deer should have done more to help

Editor, To the person who struck a deer at about 10:40 a.m.…

  • Nov 9th, 2016

Americans are deceived by the power of votes

Editor, And To The Republic For Which It Stands… We have a…

  • Nov 9th, 2016

Have saner heads prevailed in 2016 election?

Editor, If I were to participate in a national poll and be…

  • Nov 9th, 2016

The Record needs to improve its coverage of the arts

Editor, Last weekend the Saratoga Orchestra finished a fabulous concert of exciting…

  • Nov 9th, 2016

Record’s honors well deserved

Editor, Congratulations on well deserved honors of “general excellence” in state newspaper…

  • Nov 5th, 2016

What does a Trump vote say?

Editor, I just sealed my ballot and put a stamp on it.…

  • Nov 5th, 2016

Bailey is a great state senator

Editor, Seems as if there’s a coordinated letter campaign of hit pieces…

  • Nov 5th, 2016

Support Homola, Republican says

Editor, I’m a lifelong Republican and I am very disappointed with my…

  • Nov 5th, 2016

Bailey isn’t working for Island County

Editor, If girls are sugar and spice and boys are puppy dog…

  • Nov 5th, 2016