Opinion

Sound Off: Other side of the story sometimes can’t be shared

By Jake Kempton, legal officer for WhidbeyHealth Thank you for publishing a fairly balanced article regarding the recent settlement between the hospital district and Dr.… Continue reading

  • Aug 20, 2019

 

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  • Aug 20, 2019

 

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  • Aug 16, 2019

 

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  • Aug 13, 2019

Soundoff: Patients have good reasons to trust WhidbeyHealth

My wife and I were guests at a lovely Oak Harbor wedding on Saturday, and several of the attendees, who have lived on Whidbey Island… Continue reading

  • Aug 6, 2019

Letter: Bailey exaggerates, ‘spews falsehoods’ in Op-Ed

Editor, Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson is forcing a review of the environmental impact statement for the Navy’s expansion of Growler flights at Whidbey… Continue reading

  • Aug 3, 2019

Letter: Navy not above the law, as Sen. Bailey seems to think

Editor, I take issue with Sen. Barbara Bailey’s use of derogatory name-calling in her July 24 “Sound Off” Op-Ed commentary. Sen. Bailey is certainly entitled… Continue reading

  • Aug 2, 2019

Letter: Sen. Bailey believes money trumps the Constitution

Editor, I just came across state Sen. Bailey’s July 19 attack on Attorney General Bob Ferguson’s suit against NAS Whidbey. She attacked Ferguson with ad… Continue reading

  • Aug 2, 2019

Letter: Malpractice lawsuits for hospital are not surprising

Editor, I was not surprised to read of three malpractice suits against WhidbeyHealth — an oxymoron if there ever was one. My daughter saw a… Continue reading

  • Aug 2, 2019

Letter: Sen. Bailey misinforming public about Navy lawsuit

Editor, Barbara Bailey is taking a page from Trump’s playbook. I was aghast when I read her Op Ed regarding Bob Ferguson’s lawsuit against the… Continue reading

  • Aug 2, 2019

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  • Jul 30, 2019

Letter: Intelligence report shows all 50 states were hacked

Editor, The House Intelligence Committee released a report stating that the election systems of all 50 states were hacked in the last presidential election. The… Continue reading

  • Jul 30, 2019

Letter: AG lawsuit questions EIS process, not Navy’s value

Editor, State Rep. Norma Smith wrote: “I’m deeply disappointed in Attorney General Bob Ferguson’s misguided lawsuit and attack on our military community on Whidbey Island.”… Continue reading

  • Jul 30, 2019

Letter: AG lawsuit questions EIS process, not Navy’s value

Editor, Recently, Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson filed a lawsuit against the Navy, alleging that the Environmental Impact Statement process used in determining the… Continue reading

  • Jul 30, 2019

Letter: We must speak up against subtleties of evil behavior

Editor, Dear residents of Whidbey Island: I have lived here for 12 years and love this island and its people. I’m happy we all can… Continue reading

  • Jul 26, 2019

Letter: Sen. Bailey’s record shows she’s lost touch on issues

Editor, State Sen Bailey’s July 24 Sound Off in the South Whidbey Record exposes her as a disappointing representative who flirts with the truth and… Continue reading

  • Jul 26, 2019

Letter: Sen. Bailey is willing to sacrifice citizens’ health

Editor, I am disturbed, and not terribly surprised, that Barbara Bailey’s screed on your recent editorial page used all the “red meat” tropes she could… Continue reading

  • Jul 26, 2019

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  • Jul 26, 2019

Letter: WhidbeyHealth’s ER hasn’t improved at all

Editor, Recently, I’ve read articles bout the “new” WhidbeyHealth and how a person would be happy to be a “visitor” to the Coupeville facility. I… Continue reading

  • Jul 23, 2019

Letter: New signs for bike route are a waste of money

Editor, I just read about how the county is about to spend $109,500 of our tax dollars for signage on a bike route around the… Continue reading

  • Jul 23, 2019