Letters To The Editor

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

Housing help made a big difference for DjangoFest artists

Editor, I wish to express my gratitude to the many who offered…

  • Jul 22nd, 2017

Ferry system needs to rethink its ‘scheduled’ maintenance plans

Editor, Have I missed something? Did I read that the Tokitae was…

  • Jul 22nd, 2017

Have fun fishing on Whidbey, but remember to be nice

Editor, It’s fishing season again off Whidbey’s west side beaches. It’s been…

  • Jul 19th, 2017

South Whidbey folks are going to live a long time

Editor, Headlines! “Only funeral home on South Whidbey closes.” I think that…

  • Jul 19th, 2017

Beware of kennel cough, it’s on Whidbey Island

Editor, We had the very unpleasant experience dealing with our puppy’s debilitating…

  • Jul 19th, 2017

GOP’s new Trumpcare bill even meaner to users

Well, if President Trump called the House bill “mean” in a rare…

  • Jul 15th, 2017

Women’s group seeking like-minded members

Editor, Are there Christian women in Snohomish County who are concerned about…

  • Jul 15th, 2017

Guns are not the bane of society

Editor, I am pretty fed up with all the ills of society…

  • Jul 12th, 2017

Ryan’s House offers vital services to community

Editor, After reading the articles and opinion columns written about Ryan’s House,…

  • Jul 12th, 2017

Suicide is something we can no longer ignore

Editor, Suicide is the tenth leading cause of death in the United…

  • Jul 10th, 2017

Police need a fireworks law they can better regulate

Editor, Out of the 599 calls for service in the three days…

  • Jul 10th, 2017

Letter writer is incorrect on health care facts

Editor, As a long-ago naval officer, I respect anyone, like Capt. Edward…

  • Jul 5th, 2017

Government may control it, but we have health care

Editor, I was intrigued by Ed Drum’s letter concerning health care. Ed…

  • Jul 5th, 2017

Opportunity to tour Naval Air Station Whidbey Island was appreciated

Editor, On Saturday, my husband and I attended the Naval Air Station…

  • Jul 5th, 2017

Appreciate, respect those who support inclusive city

Editor, As a citizen of greater South Whidbey, I’d like to personally…

  • Jul 5th, 2017

Evidence supports claim man caused global warming

Editor, I read the recent letters by David Powell denying human-caused climate…

  • Jul 3rd, 2017

Do the ‘right thing,’ protect Whidbey wildlife from fireworks

Editor, As it gets closer to the time of the year for…

  • Jul 1st, 2017

Retired Good Cheer chief deserves South Whidbey’s gratitude

Editor, I attended Kathy McCabe’s retirement party from Good Cheer this week.…

  • Jul 1st, 2017

Vote for South Whidbey as ‘nicest’ place in America

Editor, We just found that South Whidbey made it to Reader’s Digest’s…

  • Jun 30th, 2017

Lecture series at WICA reflects well on community

Editor, The overwhelming success of the recent three-part lecture series on the…

  • Jun 28th, 2017

Washington State Ferries needs to make some changes

Editor, This is a copy of the letter I sent to Roger…

  • Jun 28th, 2017

We need common sense gun control

Editor, So many, too many shootings. How sad we have let our…

Tell PSE that ‘clean and green’ is the way to go

Editor, One participant said “From the Ashes” was the best documentary they’ve…

  • Jun 24th, 2017