Letters To The Editor

Who would have thought?

Editor, Who would’ve thought? How did liberal minded, liberal spirited, and liberal…

  • Mar 15th, 2017

Newspaper story was one-sided, sensationalism

Editor, I am the City of Langley finance director and city clerk.…

  • Mar 15th, 2017

The South Whidbey Record is not the enemy

The media is not the enemy

  • Mar 15th, 2017

The mayor’s actions are unacceptable, not even in jest

Editor, The action of the mayor, for whatever intended purpose, is completely…

  • Mar 15th, 2017

Covering the lawyer’s bill would be a gift of public funds

Editor, I would like to have an opportunity to respond to the…

  • Mar 15th, 2017

Trump must own the sin of omission

Editor, According to “real news” sources, it has been established that during…

  • Mar 14th, 2017

It’s time to impeach Donald Trump

Editor, Please, please help start impeachment proceedings against fake President Trump. It’s…

  • Mar 11th, 2017

Whidbey public officials won’t stand up to the Navy

Editor, Being on Whidbey can mean drinking water with toxic chemicals from…

  • Mar 11th, 2017

Democracy works best with an informed public

Editor, Washingtonians understandably take pride in our state’s tradition of transparency in…

  • Mar 9th, 2017

Hypocrisy abounds concerning immigration stances

Editor, “All Americans… are rightly disturbed by the large numbers of illegal…

  • Mar 8th, 2017

States either have rights, or they don’t

Editor, I don’t use marijuana, but it’s legal here because it was…

  • Mar 8th, 2017

Remember what’s happening now during election season

Editor, What is happening to our island leadership? We have two elected…

  • Mar 8th, 2017

The world will become the one Hobbes feared

Editor, Like all civilizations careening toward collapse, we have become hostages to…

  • Mar 8th, 2017

Langley City Council should adopt a sanctuary city ordinance

Editor, Firstly, as residents of South Whidbey we would like to express…

  • Mar 4th, 2017

Langley mayor’s comments were justified

Editor, Am I the only person appalled by the unmitigated gall of…

  • Mar 4th, 2017

Who is the Langley City Council, mayor representing?

Editor, During a public comment period, Langley Mayor Tim Callison angrily interrupted…

  • Mar 4th, 2017

Whidbey is your home too, keep it clean

Editor, Together with a group of neighbors, my husband and I have…

  • Mar 4th, 2017

Being anti-noise does not equal being anti-Navy

Editor, In response to Island County Commissioner Jill Johnson’s Feb. 18 viewpoint…

  • Mar 1st, 2017

Thank you for helping me through

Editor, A coalition for the homeless who would have thought they would…

  • Mar 1st, 2017

Thank God for common sense

Editor, I live in rural Langley, not within the city so I…

  • Mar 1st, 2017

WICA’s Macbeth was great; Churchill’s performance reminded of Orson Welles

Editor, I had the pleasure of watching Macbeth at Whidbey Island Center…

  • Mar 1st, 2017

Whidbey jet noise complaints are legitimate

Editor In what appears to be a current Republican tactic, our two…

  • Mar 1st, 2017

Island County commissioners were right to deny Coupeville’s grant

Editor, We support the decisions of Island County commissioners Rick Hannold and…

  • Mar 1st, 2017

South Whidbey Record’s opinion piece was biased

Editor, Wow! After reading your Feb. 25 editorial, “Shame on Who?” I…

  • Mar 1st, 2017

The mayor should have led better

Editor, Your editorial chides Mayor Tim Callison for some of his actions…

  • Mar 1st, 2017

Climate change plan is not ‘good news’

Editor, The headline, “Republican Plan for climate change good news,” for the…

  • Feb 25th, 2017

Fact-based discussion of base commerce is needed

Editor, The recent political decision by Island County commissioners Jill Johnson and…

  • Feb 25th, 2017

Come on guys, this ain’t right.

Editor, To Island County Commissioners Jill Johnson and Rick Hannold: You recently…

  • Feb 25th, 2017

We have our own problems to deal with

Editor, This is in response to the issue of sanctuary cities, here…

  • Feb 25th, 2017

Hannold should ask himself if he’s acting for common good

Editor, This letter is in response to the Feb. 15 South Whidbey…

  • Feb 22nd, 2017

If compromise is proactively sought, then diversity is good

Editor, I recently went into a local business and saw a note…

  • Feb 22nd, 2017

Republican plan for climate change is good news

Editor, I’d like to be the bearer of hopeful news! Up until…

  • Feb 18th, 2017

Let’s work together, not at odds with each other

Editor, The last time I checked, we still had freedom of speech…

  • Feb 18th, 2017

Langley must stand by its most vulnerable residents

Editor, Before last night, when I attended an especially informative, engaging, polite…

  • Feb 15th, 2017

Time to reassert our Declaration of Independence

Editor, Once upon a time (Nov. 8, 2016 to be exact) Yankee…

  • Feb 15th, 2017

For enlightenment, study U.S. immigration policy

Editor, The “sanctuary city” meeting was for “educational” purposes. Given the list…

  • Feb 15th, 2017

Central Whidbey will be affected by jet noise

Editor, The Navy’s plan to dramatically increase Growler flight operations will significantly…

  • Feb 11th, 2017

Should Possession Point property be an official ‘park?’

Editor, We have learned from the folks at Washington State Parks and…

  • Feb 11th, 2017

Langley’s sanctuary city proposal is an opportunity

Editor, Have you ever met a refugee? Have you ever met or…

  • Feb 11th, 2017

Get him out, and his cronies too

Editor, Okay, events unfold daily on a predictable but alarming basis with…

  • Feb 11th, 2017

In civilized society, all laws should be followed

Editor, “A contempt of the laws is the high road to anarchy.”…

  • Feb 11th, 2017

Stand up for your rights, rights of others

Editor, In the South Whidbey Record and other media, I’m now seeing…

Some sanctuary questions need answering now

Editor, The City of Langley needs to answer, with the force of…

  • Feb 8th, 2017

Appealing Affordable Care Act could have consequences for Whidbey

Editor, I am writing to raise awareness that if the Affordable Care…

  • Feb 8th, 2017

Good luck Republicans, the whole world is watching

Editor, Perhaps the only good thing about this election is that it…

  • Feb 8th, 2017

Sanctuary: ‘History will record whether or not we took a stand or bowed in complicity’

Editor, Our city leaders are in a dilemma. Should they pass an…

  • Feb 6th, 2017

Testy retort letter about Whidbey airfield was inaccurate

Editor, I’m answering Pete Becker’s testy retort to me about Whidbey’s Growler…

  • Feb 4th, 2017

Let’s make Langley a safe place for all

Let’s make Langley a safe place for all

  • Feb 4th, 2017

Now is the time to stand up for our community, values, neighbors

Editor, My husband and I own a house in Langley. We strongly…

  • Feb 4th, 2017

Sanctuary city: Can we find the middle path that’s wide enough for all?

Editor, The following is a letter I sent to the Langley City…

  • Feb 1st, 2017