Letters To The Editor

Trump represents the ultra rich

Editor, The Affordable Care Act is not failing. The GOP is trying…

Lets move beyond unfounded harassment, coverup rumors

Editor, Rumors are circulating insinuating that Inclusive Langley is harassing private citizens…

  • Mar 25th, 2017

Listening, cross-culturally is the only way to achieve balance

Editor, My favorite teacher used to say “It’s good to be open…

  • Mar 25th, 2017

Small town paper tells one-sided story

Editor, I find it interesting that The Record failed to mention that…

  • Mar 22nd, 2017

Base economy, impact is an Island County issue

Editor, There has been much discussed about the impact of the Navy…

  • Mar 22nd, 2017

Whidbey community should understand the issues

Editor, Now that the comment period has closed on the Navy’s plan…

  • Mar 22nd, 2017

South Whidbey Refugee Project aims to encourage understanding, appreciation

Editor, As the organizer of the refugee potluck luncheon that Reece Rose…

  • Mar 22nd, 2017

Why do the super rich need more?

Editor, Please help me, I don’t get it! Why, in the GOP…

  • Mar 22nd, 2017

Whidbey Jazz Festival brought Whidbey together through music

Editor, Community spirit is built many ways. Last Friday night at South…

  • Mar 21st, 2017

Election, budget, health care poses many whys

Editor, I would like to see every newspaper publish a list of…

  • Mar 21st, 2017

Why one South Whidbey woman shops at The Goose

Editor, In 2011, my family moved to Whidbey Island from Skagit County.…

  • Mar 21st, 2017

Losing my marbles over missing puzzle pieces

Editor, For everyone who donates to local thrift stores, please don’t give…

  • Mar 21st, 2017

Will Muslim culture damage Whidbey’s?

Editor, Just prior to Congressman Rick Larsen’s recent town hall meeting at…

  • Mar 18th, 2017

Clinton council says thanks for park cleanup

Editor, We would like to send a huge thanks to everyone who…

  • Mar 18th, 2017

Missing friends, places he came to love while living on Whidbey

Editor, The purple mountain majesty — Olympics — the fruited plains —…

  • Mar 18th, 2017

Attorneys charge fees, why is a reporter exempt?

Editor, Is there an ongoing vendetta against the Langley mayor and city…

  • Mar 18th, 2017

We stand for: Greed for today.

Editor, When we have another election will anything be changed for the…

  • Mar 18th, 2017

Quilts are a wonderful way to honor Whidbey veterans

Editor, It was heart-warming to see the front page photo of the…

  • Mar 18th, 2017

New ordinance could be ‘The Langley Privacy Act’

Editor, Thank you and The Record’s staff for the thorough and in-depth…

  • Mar 18th, 2017

Immigration ordinance — yes or no?

Editor, Maybe if the proposed Langley ordinance regarding immigration were limited to…

  • Mar 15th, 2017

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