Opinion

Letter: Facing challenges locally while navigating stores

Editor, I can’t help but feel as though there’s a war on parents happening on the South End, and let me explain why. My complaints… Continue reading

  • Jul 19, 2019

 

Letter: WhidbeyHealth staff were respectful, professional

Editor, I was recently admitted to WhidbeyHealth as an inpatient in the Med/Surg Unit. I could not have been treated more professionally or graciously by… Continue reading

  • Jul 19, 2019

 

Letter: Leave pets at home, don’t let them suffer in a hot car

Editor, It’s hot out folks, even if it’s overcast. It’s too hot to leave your dog in the car. Please don’t leave your dogs in… Continue reading

  • Jul 19, 2019

 

Letter: Sheriff’s Citizens Patrol kept an eye on residence

Editor, Thank you, to the Island County Sheriff’s Citizens Patrol for watching our home while we were on vacation. We have a security system and… Continue reading

  • Jul 16, 2019

Letter: Paper’s editorial about FOI states what needed said

Editor, Thanks so much for putting in print what needed to be said, what people need to be reminded of…that in the discourse around the… Continue reading

  • Jul 16, 2019

Letter: Navy should reconsider increased use of OLF

Editor, I fear for the safety of my family. I am a 1964 Naval Academy graduate. I received my wings in 1965, flew 3,500 hours… Continue reading

  • Jul 16, 2019

Letter: Navy should reconsider increased use of OLF

Editor, I’d like to thank our legislature, and our House Representative Dave Paul specifically, for making major progress in addressing climate change and protecting our… Continue reading

  • Jul 16, 2019

Letter: Pride picnic held on South Whidbey a family affair

Editor, On the Island Life page of the July 13 edition of the South Whidbey Record, the two folks to the reverend’s right in the… Continue reading

  • Jul 16, 2019

Cartoon for July 17, 2019

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  • Jul 16, 2019

Cartoon for July 13, 2019

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  • Jul 12, 2019

Letter: Ask leaders to support bill for early-onset Alzheimer’s

Editor, There’s a bill coming up in Congress to assist the 200,000 Americans who have early-onset Alzheimer’s. I’m urging Rick Larsen, Maria Cantwell and Patty… Continue reading

  • Jul 12, 2019

Letter: It’s easy for an outsider to criticize Growler victims

Editor, I just had to respond to the letter in the South Whidbey Record of July 10 from Joe Kunzler of Sedro-Woolley. Joe refers to… Continue reading

  • Jul 12, 2019

Balkanizing the Rock: What distrust may lead to | Rockin’ a Hard Place:

I’m just back from a dream trip along the coast of Slovenia and Croatia. Roman ruins everywhere, gorgeous sunsets, the clear blue waters of the… Continue reading

Cartoon for July 10, 2019

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  • Jul 9, 2019

Editorial: Freedom of information must apply to everyone

It’s fitting that the Freedom of Information Act was signed on the Fourth of July in 1966. The federal law is emblematic of the most… Continue reading

  • Jul 9, 2019

Letter: What is climate change? The weather is changing

Editor, A response Mr. Gunther’s editorial question of June 26. I have visited the destruction, and participated in cleanup, after five “one-hundred-year storms”, and one… Continue reading

  • Jul 9, 2019

Letter: Sign stealers are not accomplishing anything

Editor, It has come to my attention that small fractions of Americans seem to want to waste valuable time and effort vandalizing the signs of… Continue reading

  • Jul 9, 2019

Letter: DNC is failing to spotlight threat of climate change

Editor, The Democratic National Committee has thus far failed to agree to hold a presidential debate with the sole focus being climate change. The UN… Continue reading

  • Jul 9, 2019

The Petri Dish: Yes, legislature did raise a lot of taxes, fees this year

State lawmakers outdid themselves this year in the assortment of ways they chose to extract more bucks from you, your neighbor, and even your friends… Continue reading

  • Jul 5, 2019

Cartoon for July 6, 2019

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  • Jul 5, 2019