Letters to the Editor

Gun reform is needed in America

Editor, Anticipating a reaction to The Record’s Nov. 8 editorial advocating a modicum of gun control, it is useful to remember that the Second Amendment,… Continue reading

  • Nov 11, 2017

Local governments should join together to slow carbon pollution

Editor, It’s happened. The Trump Administration withdrew from the detested Obama administration Clean Power Plan in October. Now, acknowledging harmful pollution is up to other… Continue reading

  • Nov 8, 2017

Thank Puget Sound Energy workers for their efforts

Editor, How many people lost power the other day? Has anyone thanked the Puget Sound Energy workers who toiled in the middle of the night?… Continue reading

  • Nov 8, 2017

Let’s drive through the fog of ‘densification’ slowly, carefully

Editor, As a writer, photographer and Langley homeowner, I find the nomenclature of planning for the future growth of our small town to be rather… Continue reading

  • Nov 4, 2017

Silencing others because of affiliations or roles is undemocratic

Editor, Do politics in this polarized era, even in Langley, always have to devolve into fear-mongering or name-calling? It seems reactivity has replaced civility, escalation… Continue reading

  • Nov 4, 2017

Letter writer apologizes for not stating city affiliation

Editor, My name is Monica Guzman and I am writing this letter as a Langley private citizen, not as a member of the City of… Continue reading

  • Nov 4, 2017

Burt Beusch has years of business experience, and passion for Langley

Editor, Most of us, the ones not lucky enough to be born and raised here, come with a background of varied life experiences. But we… Continue reading

  • Nov 1, 2017

Korrow, Emerson, Morton have letter writer’s vote for Langley City Council

Editor, I support the South Whidbey Record’s city council endorsement of Christy Korrow and Dominique Emerson. In my capacity as a past mayor for the… Continue reading

  • Nov 1, 2017

Support Korrow, Emerson, Morton for Langley City Council

Editor, I am writing to urge my friends and neighbors in Langley who have not yet posted their ballots to do so right away as… Continue reading

  • Nov 1, 2017

You can’t have it both ways when it comes to presidential support

Editor, Kudo’s to the South Whidbey Record for its editorial re the Guzman-Beusch-Trump ethics board spat. I have experienced similar reactions from other Trump supporters… Continue reading

  • Nov 1, 2017

Please vote for Peter Morton, Christy Korrow and Dominique Emerson

Editor, I have had the pleasure of involvement in Langley nonprofits and government since returning to my beloved hometown from college years ago. In those… Continue reading

  • Oct 28, 2017

Why is there no election coverage to ignore?

Editor, Running to catch the free bus that used go by our house once a week to take me to the gym, pennies and pills… Continue reading

  • Oct 28, 2017

Congressman’s gun viewpoint was ‘emotional, ignorant claptrap’

Editor, Rick Larsen’s viewpoint on gun control, “It’s never too soon to prevent gun violence,” is one of the best examples of emotional, ignorant claptrap… Continue reading

  • Oct 25, 2017

Don’t overlook a Langley star out of loyalty for one who has served

Editor, Because I know Peter Morton from my experience working with him behind the scenes in support of a South Whidbey nonprofit serving children and… Continue reading

  • Oct 25, 2017

Island Beach Access says thanks for accessibility project help

Editor, Island Beach Access would like to thank the people of Whidbey Island for making the Clinton Beach Universal Accessibility Project such a great success.… Continue reading

  • Oct 25, 2017

Korrow is bold, intelligent, and a true leader

Editor, This is my first personal letter to the editor that I have submitted in the last 15 years. There was a time I shared… Continue reading

  • Oct 25, 2017

Many proposed gun laws go too far

Editor, This letter is in response to Rep. Rick Larsen’s viewpoint, “It’s never too soon to prevent gun violence,” which ran in The Record Wednesday,… Continue reading

  • Oct 25, 2017

Morton’s skills, personality make him right for city council

Editor, I appreciated the privilege of being mayor of the City of Langley from 2013 to 2015 and working with all the people of the… Continue reading

  • Oct 25, 2017

Think outside the bus, be safe, smart

Editor, Fall is my favorite season. The leaves are wearing their bright colors. The air is crisp and cool. I love apple cider and pumpkin… Continue reading

  • Oct 25, 2017

Vote Burt Beusch for Langley City Council

Editor, The past four months as chairman of the Langley Arts Commission Advisory Board has provided me an opportunity to work closely with and to… Continue reading

  • Oct 25, 2017