Letters To The Editor

Eagerly awaiting the performance of ‘No there’

Editor, I attended the aptly titled “Comedy of Errors” at the Island…

  • Sep 9th, 2017

Support Whidbey’s Save the Trails

Editor, We support the effort to Save the Trails, as written about…

  • Sep 9th, 2017

Trump’s DACA decision is ‘shameful,’ wrong

Editor, The decision to rescind the “Dreamers” program is shameful and does…

  • Sep 9th, 2017

Leierer family is grateful for support

Editor, Since Jim “Coach” Leierer passed away in June 2016, our family…

  • Sep 6th, 2017

South Whidbey responds to Hurricane Harvey

Editor, This is a tender time in our community, our country and…

  • Sep 6th, 2017

Addicted to oil: Climate change is happening now

Editor, “Failing to plan is planning to fail.” — Eben Fodor What…

  • Sep 2nd, 2017

DJT is an embarrassment, disgrace

Editor, No more change. There is no good change with Donald Trump.…

  • Aug 30th, 2017

Speak softly, but carry a big stick

Editor, To the apologetic letter writer who thinks we should “admit guilt…

  • Aug 30th, 2017

People shouldn’t have to die because they can’t afford to live

Editor, In response to Lorinda Newton’s letter in the Aug. 26 edition…

  • Aug 30th, 2017

Greenhouse gases have an alibi

Editor, My point Mr. Enell is your statement that the 97 percent…

  • Aug 30th, 2017

Trump, you cannot fool all the people all the time

Editor, Art can save us. Here’s mine. Imagine this political cartoon: In…

  • Aug 30th, 2017

Whidbey’s criminals should not be coddled

Editor, In response to the editorial “ Vigilantism, shaming won’t fix opioid…

  • Aug 30th, 2017

A few thoughts about single-payer health care

Editor, Single-payer health care (aka socialized medicine or government-run health care) is…

  • Aug 26th, 2017

Holmes Harbor golf course is open

Editor, In spite of the fact that Holmes Harbor Golf Club is…

  • Aug 26th, 2017

Wills, estate plans are important — don’t delay

Editor, Approximately 55 percent of American adults do not have a will…

  • Aug 26th, 2017

Family Forrest Fest wasn’t bad at all

Editor, I’m writing this in response to your article regarding the “Family…

Thanks, commissioners, for addressing problems with bond request

Editor, I want to thank our Central Whidbey Island Fire & Rescue…

  • Aug 25th, 2017

Recent letter was a harbinger of current events

Editor, The carefully detailed letter by Chuck Clark, “Guilt for WWII atom…

  • Aug 25th, 2017

Double Bluff Park proposal needs work

Editor, I have been reviewing the proposed changes to Double Bluff park…

  • Aug 24th, 2017

Woodard/Highway 525 intersection is dangerous

Editor, The new intersection of Woodard Avenue and Highway 525 is likely…

  • Aug 23rd, 2017

Don’t be silent, speak out against racism

Editor, I wondered how to respond to Michael Eric Dyson’s New York…

  • Aug 23rd, 2017

Don’t say I didn’t warn you, Whidbey

Editor, Why do we love Whidbey Island? Almost nothing happens here. Why…

  • Aug 23rd, 2017

Global warming: I’m sticking with the 97 percent

Editor, Thank you Mr. Wyman for bringing forward two members in your…

  • Aug 23rd, 2017

Island County Clerk’s Office was awesome

Editor, I represented myself in a legal matter in Island County Superior…

  • Aug 19th, 2017

Langley leaders: consider Freeland sewer offer cautiously

Editor, With regard to offering Langley wastewater treatment capacity to assist Freeland,…

  • Aug 17th, 2017

Climate change is real, accept it

Editor, After a lengthy search, Mr. Wyman finally found two scientists in…

  • Aug 16th, 2017

Guilt for WWII atom bomb deaths belongs solely to Japan

Editor, The recent letter, “We must admit guilt, end this nuclear madness,”…

  • Aug 16th, 2017

Langley should keep its promise to artists

Editor, This is letter is in response to The Record’s Aug. 12…

  • Aug 16th, 2017

No, not all scientists agree on global warming

Editor, Thanks Ms. Mayhew for furnishing a listing of a large number…

  • Aug 12th, 2017

Senior Thrift: determined to make lemonade from life lemons

Editor, Crisis reinforces how special our Whidbey community is. Early in the…

  • Aug 12th, 2017

Thanks for bringing up WhidbeyHealth emergency room concerns

Editor, Regarding Pat Wallace’s letter about difficulties at WhidbeyHealth (long emergency department…

  • Aug 12th, 2017

Use the HERO line, stop South Whidbey ferry line cutters

Editor, Many readers have by now seen the article in the Monday…

  • Aug 12th, 2017

We must admit guilt, end this nuclear madness

Editor, Seventy-two years ago on Aug. 9, 1945, only three days after…

  • Aug 12th, 2017

The Morgens made South Whidbey a better place

Editor, Kathryn and Michael Morgen, creative talented staples in our vibrant arts…

  • Aug 9th, 2017

Whidbey needs to get proactive about code enforcement

Editor, In response to a recent article on code violations, this seems…

  • Aug 9th, 2017

Whidbey woman experiences single payer health care, fast and free

Editor, On a recent trip to Scotland I had the misfortune to…

  • Aug 9th, 2017

Humans and civilized humans, there’s an age of difference

Editor, Members of this culture are so narcissistic that they’re now calling…

  • Aug 5th, 2017

Lawmakers, can you live on $20,000 a year?

Editor, Legislators, I see you got another raise. That’s two years in…

  • Aug 5th, 2017

Trump should return to reality TV

Editor, Perhaps it’s time for Donald J. Trump to return to reality…

  • Aug 5th, 2017

Next step to heal US is with ‘President Pence’

Editor, We are nearing the age of “senior citizenship.” As with many…

  • Aug 2nd, 2017

Tansy ragwort is nasty stuff, we need it gone

Editor, I’ve noticed a sharp increase in the amount of tansy ragwort…

  • Aug 2nd, 2017

WhidbeyHealth hospital needs to step up its game

Editor, If you have had to visit the emergency room or schedule…

  • Aug 2nd, 2017

Scientists agree that global warming is a catastrophe in the making

Editor, This is in response to Ronald Wyman’s letter published on July…

  • Aug 2nd, 2017

Hoping, listening for global silence in 2018

Editor, All my life, people have told me I am too verbose.…

  • Jul 29th, 2017

Wallin Funeral Home was a good choice

Editor, Your recent article about Burley and Visser Funeral Homes closing prompts…

  • Jul 29th, 2017

There are some of us who love ‘alternative facts’

Editor, I found the recent commentary in the Saturday, July 22 publisher’s…

  • Jul 28th, 2017

Republican led Senate is holding the state capital budget hostage

By KIM DRURY and TOM FOX This is about protecting state water…

  • Jul 26th, 2017

Summertime ‘hygge’ on South Whidbey

Editor, Have you heard of the Danish word “hygge?” It is a…

  • Jul 26th, 2017

We’re all passengers of the ship called Earth, so relax and enjoy the ride

Editor, This letter is in response to Mr. Howard’s July 21 letter…

  • Jul 26th, 2017