I sincerely thank you for coming to the Maple Ridge Center to record the poppy girls and the awesome veterans there.
We’d like to publicly thank several groups of people who have recently helped to improve the South Whidbey High School tennis courts.
In the next couple of weeks the Washington State Legislature will decide whether to fund construction of a third 144-car ferry.
I’m sorry, but what a crock. Several years ago when the school district awarded the food service contract it was under the illusion that the district would be revenue neutral
To the editor: Concerning Mr. Jefferds’ comment (The Record, May 4) that he is offended he may be required to prove his commercial shell fish farm in Penn Cove does not result in “adverse environmental impact,” I submit the following.
To the editor: I was very disappointed in our community leaders when the recycling initiative was repealed. Our environment should be of the highest priority, especially because ours, Whidbey Island, is a particularly fragile one.
To the editor: This is regarding the Island County Assessor’s Office questionnaire.
To the editor: As many of you probably don’t know, National Nurses Week began May 6.
To the editor: June wants me to share her appreciation, no, her downright excitement for the work that was accomplished Saturday by Hearts & Hammers. Happiness is really all it is cracked to be.
To the editor: Just months after the beautiful five and six year olds were gunned down in Newtown, Conn., like ducks at a carnival, someone thought it was OK to open a gun store next to our Island pharmacy.
To the editor: At the Island County Board of Commissioners meeting on April 22 a capacity crowd of 100-plus people were on hand, primarily to discuss the rescinding of the recycling ordinance that had been passed in late December.
To the editor: We need Sen. Barbara Bailey to support funding for a new 144-car ferry this session. Building these ferries provides jobs at Nichols Brothers.
To the editor: It’s a sad day in Mudville, for mighty Casey has struck out, from a famous poem in 1888 about an overconfident baseball slugger. Casey fell victim to a wicked curve ball back then.
A lot of people ask, “What’s the big deal about the jet noise at OLF?”
I wanted to take this opportunity to talk about people who you, as readers, rarely see or even come in contact with. But they are every bit as important to the production of this newspaper as anyone.
To the editor: Steve Burr has it right on: The game IS rigged. The question then becomes, what should we do?