Letters to the Editor

We need common sense gun control

Editor, So many, too many shootings. How sad we have let our society come to this. No political party or ideology is ever more important… Continue reading

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

Editor, One participant said “From the Ashes” was the best documentary they’ve ever seen. It got a five-star rating from all in attendance last Wednesday… Continue reading

  • Jun 24, 2017

Show support by attending NAS Whidbey open house

Editor, On June 24 we get to show our support for our troops. I get that it’s hard for many of my fellow supporters of… Continue reading

  • Jun 24, 2017

Who on the city council represents Langley residents?

Editor, If Langley residents were asked to vote on having amplified rock music played in their neighborhoods on a monthly basis they would say, “No,… Continue reading

  • Jun 24, 2017

If government controls health care, it controls you

Editor, Representative Rick Larsen assaults “Trump-care” with the statement “If there were a book on Common Sense, I’m sure it would include a chapter on”… Continue reading

  • Jun 21, 2017

Yes, the sky is falling and the ice is melting

Editor, Mr. Ronald Wyman is at it again. His global “warning” letter in Saturday’s paper, “There’s no catastrophe, no global warming,”claims, “…the ones who [are]… Continue reading

  • Jun 21, 2017

There is no catastrophe, no global warming — it’s hysteria

Editor, The believers in global warning are carefully to avoid history, geological history. For example, consider the glaciations and expansions of the polar ice caps… Continue reading

  • Jun 17, 2017

Online merchants have an unfair advantage over Whidbey businesses

Editor, Recent efforts by eBay to lobby the Legislature don’t tell the whole story. Washington state has an outdated sales tax collection system which has… Continue reading

  • Jun 17, 2017

Vote all the ‘bums’ out of Washington D.C.

Editor, I think I finally get it. The GOP Congress and Trump keep sticking it to the poor and elderly because they can. In their… Continue reading

  • Jun 17, 2017

Ryan’s House grant concerns are valid

Editor, My letter is in reference to the recent article re: Lori Cavender and her request for $200,000 in state capital funding for Ryan’s House.… Continue reading

  • Jun 15, 2017

Let Whidbey residents make their own choices about jet noise

Editor, The Record reports that commissioners Jill Johnson and Rick Hannold want to protect citizens from toxic noise by denying a grant to build an… Continue reading

  • Jun 14, 2017

If you’re worried about hearing damage from Whidbey jets, buy 1$ ear plugs

Editor, Bravo Zulu to commissioners Jill Johnson and Rick Hannold for their efforts to make those who would shut down Outlying Field Coupeville, and run… Continue reading

  • Jun 14, 2017

Langley’s inclusive ordinance isn’t a political issue, it’s a human one

Editor, Shameful. Through some procedural sleight-of-hand, our city council voted last week to kill the inclusive ordinance. This pesky ordinance: “We don’t need it,” said… Continue reading

  • Jun 14, 2017

Look at climate change again, the consensus is there

Editor, “There’s no proof CO2 causes global warming” (May 27): This letter asks the source of the frequently quoted “97 percent of the world’s scientists… Continue reading

  • Jun 10, 2017

Many deserve thanks for the ‘brutalized’ fawn story

Editor, Thank you to the South Whidbey Record for reporting the very disturbing story of the man who killed a deer and brutalized its fawn.… Continue reading

  • Jun 10, 2017

There is a consensus on climate change

Editor, Mr. Wyman in his recent letter to the editor, “No consensus on global warming has been reached,” suggests that there is no consensus on… Continue reading

  • Jun 10, 2017

Traffic problems do occur at Cameron Road intersection

Editor, Wednesday, one week ago, I was on my way to the Country Store on Cameron Road. In front of me was a tractor-trailer rig… Continue reading

  • Jun 7, 2017

A consensus on global warming has not been reached

Editor, I was interested in Robin Charlwood’s response in the May 31 edition, “There is a consensus on global warming,” to David Powell’s concerns on… Continue reading

  • Jun 7, 2017

100 deadly days of summer has begun

Editor, Memorial Day Weekend to the end of Labor Day Weekend is a 100-day period that embraces vacation time, travel time, and nice weather. Seen… Continue reading

  • Jun 3, 2017

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Show respect for our local theater

Editor, This past Thursday, May 25, my husband and I went to the Clyde Theater to see a very charming movie as we do on… Continue reading

  • Jun 3, 2017