Letters To The Editor

Wallin family grateful for outpouring of love, support

Editor, Thank you, from the family of Gary Wallin. Words cannot express…

  • Apr 5th, 2017

‘Rumors’ at WICA is a worthy see

Editor, Treat yourself to an evening of laughter with the Neil Simon…

  • Apr 5th, 2017

Meerkerk, just what the doctor ordered

Editor, May I suggest an antidote to this long, dark, wet and…

  • Apr 5th, 2017

A diversified Whidbey economy is a healthy one

Editor, Thank you for the coverage of meetings introducing Michael Shuman’s report:…

  • Apr 5th, 2017

Navy economic study includes a ‘glaring overstatement of taxes’

Editor, I am retired from the Island County Assessor’s Office (2007). In…

  • Apr 5th, 2017

Thanks Langley, Prima Bistro, for helping

Editor, This is a message of thanks to all those who helped…

  • Apr 2nd, 2017

Amplified music in Langley should be banned

Editor, I live in Langley and am writing to suggest eliminating the…

  • Apr 1st, 2017

A question for Trump supporters

Editor, Almost every mainstream (non-“fake”) news medium chronicles Donald Trump’s devastation of…

  • Apr 1st, 2017

Hoping for a civilized 2017 Langley election process

Editor, It’s been interesting to read and hear various current and former…

  • Mar 29th, 2017

Sanctuary cities are a travesty, Langley should not become one

Editor, I would like to voice my opinion on the City of…

  • Mar 29th, 2017

In a world underpopulated with 7.5 billion Homo sapiens…

Editor, Dragging my 173-year-old body down my gravel driveway to the only…

  • Mar 29th, 2017

Public invited to review proposed transit changes

Editor, Island Transit has been reviewing our fixed route bus system and…

  • Mar 25th, 2017

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