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EDITOR’S COLUMN | Resolutions, ice cream and bumpy plane rides

So much for New Year’s resolutions. I only had one — to…

 

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Today’s cartoon for Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017

Today’s cartoon is by Daryl Cagle.

  • Jan 21st, 2017

 

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Today’s cartoon for Friday, Jan. 20, 2017

Today’s cartoon is by John Cole.

  • Jan 20th, 2017

 

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Today’s cartoon for Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017

Today’s cartoon is by Rick McKee.

  • Jan 19th, 2017
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VIEWPOINT | Fire chief, CERT training are a benefit to South Whidbey

By MARY GREEN South Whidbey Fire/EMS Chief Rusty Palmer recently led neighbors…

  • Jan 18th, 2017
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Today’s cartoon for Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017

Today’s cartoon is by Bob Englehart.

  • Jan 17th, 2017
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Today’s cartoon for Monday, Jan. 16, 2017

Today’s cartoon is by John Darkow.

  • Jan 16th, 2017
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Today’s cartoon for Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017

Today’s cartoon is by John Darkow.

  • Jan 14th, 2017
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Today’s cartoon for Friday, Jan. 13, 2017

Today’s cartoon is by Steve Sack.

  • Jan 13th, 2017
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Today’s cartoon for Thursday, Jan. 12, 2016

Today’s cartoon is by R.J. Matson.

  • Jan 12th, 2017
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Today’s cartoon for Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017

Today’s cartoon is by Bill Day.

  • Jan 11th, 2017
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VIEWPOINT | Working together works better

By ELIZABETH GUSS In 2015, several faith communities here on Whidbey presented…

  • Jan 11th, 2017
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EDITORIAL | Whidbey’s commissioners were wrong to challenge the high court

There’s an old proverb out there that says, “Two wrongs don’t make…

  • Jan 13th, 2017
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Today’s cartoon is for Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017

Today’s cartoon is by R.J. Matson.

  • Jan 10th, 2017
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Today’s cartoon for Monday, Jan. 9, 2017

Today’s cartoon is by Steve Sack.

  • Jan 9th, 2017
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Today’s cartoon for Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017

Today’s cartoon is by Nate Beeler.

  • Jan 7th, 2017
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PUBLISHER’S COLUMN | News-Times picking up mantle as Coupeville newspaper closes

On Thursday, Jan. 19, we will be publishing the last edition of…

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Today’s cartoon for Friday, Jan. 6, 2017

Today’s cartoon is by R.J. Matson.

  • Jan 6th, 2017
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Today’s cartoon for Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2017

Today’s cartoon is by David Fitzsimmons.

  • Jan 4th, 2017
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Fires are deadly, take the time to be safe | EDITORIAL

Last month, a mother and her two young children perished in a…

  • Jan 4th, 2017
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Today’s cartoon for Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017

Today’s cartoon is by Monte Wolverton.

  • Jan 6th, 2017
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Today’s cartoon for Saturday, Dec. 31, 2016

Today’s cartoon is by Bill Day.

  • Dec 31st, 2016
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EDITORIAL | Online polls offer new way to weigh in

Langley should not become a sanctuary city, parents need to butt out…

  • Dec 31st, 2016
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Today’s cartoon for Friday, Dec. 30, 2016

Today’s cartoon is by Arcadio Esquivel.

  • Dec 30th, 2016
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Today’s cartoon for Thursday, Dec. 29, 2016

Today’s cartoon is by Dave Granlund.

  • Dec 29th, 2016
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Today’s cartoon for Wednesday, Dec. 28. 2016

Today’s cartoon is by Daryl Cagle.

  • Dec 28th, 2016
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VIEWPOINT | With respect, the Supreme Court was right

With all due respect to Judge Hancock, it was not the nine…

  • Dec 28th, 2016
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Today’s cartoon for Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2016

Today’s cartoon is by Sean Delonas.

  • Dec 27th, 2016
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Today’s cartoon for Saturday, Dec. 24, 2016

Today’s cartoon is by Bill Day.

  • Dec 24th, 2016
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EDITORIAL | Don’t flush the Freeland sewer project

As with most large and expensive public infrastructure projects, the effort to…

  • Dec 24th, 2016
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Today’s cartoon for Thursday, Dec. 22, 2016

Today’s cartoon is by Nate Beeler.

  • Dec 22nd, 2016
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Today’s cartoon for Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2016

Today’s cartoon is by Dave Granlund.

  • Dec 21st, 2016
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Supreme Court’s interpretation resulted in erroneous ruling for Island County

By ALAN HANCOCK With all due respect, the State Supreme Court’s decision…

  • Dec 21st, 2016
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Today’s cartoon for Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2016

Today’s cartoon is by Bob Englehart.

  • Dec 20th, 2016
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Today’s cartoon for Monday, Dec. 19, 2016

Today’s cartoon is by John Cole.

  • Dec 19th, 2016
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Today’s cartoon for Saturday, Dec. 17, 2016

Today’s cartoon is by Steve Sack.

  • Dec 18th, 2016
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EDITORIAL | The high court ruled, it’s time for Island County to move on

The state Supreme Court made a big decision this week, and we…

  • Dec 18th, 2016
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Today’s cartoon for Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2016

Today’s cartoon is by Daryl Cagle.

  • Dec 14th, 2016
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EDITOR’S COLUMN | They’re gonna be great, trust me.

It’s been more than a month since the November General Election, and…

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Today’s cartoon for Monday, Dec. 12, 2016

Today’s cartoon is by John Cole.

  • Dec 12th, 2016
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Today’s cartoon for Saturday, Dec. 10, 2016

Today’s cartoon is by Pat Bagley

  • Dec 10th, 2016
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VIEWPOINT | It’s better to endure stagnation for a while, than to be dominated forever, by a few

By Harry S. Hansen In this past Saturday’s edition of your newspaper…

  • Dec 10th, 2016
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Today’s cartoon for Friday, Dec. 9, 2016

Today’s cartoon is by Rick McKee.

  • Dec 9th, 2016
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Today’s cartoon for Thursday, Dec. 8, 2016

Today’s cartoon is by R.J. Matson.

  • Dec 8th, 2016
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Today’s cartoon is for Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016

Today’s cartoon is by Steve Sack.

  • Dec 7th, 2016
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EDITOR’S COLUMN | Beware Washington’s signature green goop

Question: What’s slipperier, the slime/mold that so loves to cake decks on…

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Today’s cartoon for Monday, Dec. 5, 2016

Today’s cartoon is by Adam Zyglis.

  • Dec 5th, 2016
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Today’s cartoon for Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016

Today’s cartoon is by Steve Sack.

  • Dec 3rd, 2016
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VIEWPOINT | It’s time to get rid of the electoral college

By STEVE ERICKSON Remember “All men are created equal?” The Electoral College…

  • Dec 3rd, 2016
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Today’s cartoon for Friday, Dec. 2, 2016

Today’s cartoon is by John Cole.

  • Dec 2nd, 2016
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