Opinion

Coupeville council remarks have potential to damage Island County’s economic stability

My recent position on the Coupeville Community Greens Grant, submitted by the…

  • Feb 18th, 2017

 

Today’s cartoon for Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017

Today’s cartoon is by Dave Granlund.

  • Feb 15th, 2017

 

Today’s cartoon for Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017

Today’s cartoon is by Rick McKee.

  • Feb 14th, 2017

 

Today’s cartoon for Monday, Feb. 13, 2017

Today’s cartoon is by Steve Sack.

  • Feb 13th, 2017

Today’s cartoon for Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017

Today’s cartoon is by R.J. Matson.

  • Feb 9th, 2017

Today’s cartoon for Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017

Today’s cartoon is by Bill Schorr.

  • Feb 8th, 2017

VIEWPOINT | Langley needs to put inclusivity into ordinance form

By FRAN ABEL I could quibble with what I believe are unvetted…

  • Feb 8th, 2017

Today’s cartoon for Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017

Today’s cartoon is by R.J. Matson.

  • Feb 7th, 2017

Today’s cartoon for Monday, Feb. 6, 2017

Today’s cartoon is by Dave Granlund.

  • Feb 6th, 2017

VIEWPOINT | Ready to fight for the Affordable Care Act

By Rick Larsen Like the “dead” man scene in the classic Monty…

  • Feb 4th, 2017

Today’s cartoon for Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017

Today’s cartoon is by John Darkow.

  • Feb 4th, 2017

Today’s cartoon for Friday, Feb. 3, 2017

Today’s cartoon is by Rick McKee.

  • Feb 3rd, 2017

Today’s cartoon for Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017

Today’s cartoon is by Pat Bagley.

  • Feb 2nd, 2017

Congratulations to Island Beach Access for Wonn Road

Editor, Although a complete victory would have been sweet in this case,…

  • Feb 1st, 2017

VIEWPOINT | Growth Management Act is not responsible for homelessness

Rufus Rose claims in his Jan. 28 viewpoint in The Record that…

  • Feb 1st, 2017

EDITORIAL | Immigration, refugee ban is a black mark on America

President Donald Trump on Friday did just what he said he’d do…

  • Feb 1st, 2017

Today’s cartoon for Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017

Today’s cartoon is by R.J. Matson.

  • Feb 1st, 2017

Today’s cartoon for Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017

Today’s cartoon is by Adam Zyglis.

  • Jan 31st, 2017

VIEWPOINT | Growth laws hinder homeless, housing solutions

By RUFUS ROSE We have a Homeless and Housing Affordability problem that…

  • Jan 28th, 2017

Today’s cartoon for Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017

Today’s cartoon is by Monte Wolverton.

  • Jan 28th, 2017

Today’s cartoon for Friday, Jan. 27, 2017

Today’s cartoon is by Bill Day.

  • Jan 27th, 2017

Today’s cartoon for Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017

Today’s cartoon is by R.J. Matson.

  • Jan 26th, 2017

Today’s cartoon for Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2017

Today’s cartoon is by Adam Zyglis.

  • Jan 25th, 2017

Editorial | Role of ‘mainstream media’ is now more important than ever

Donald Trump is truly the antithesis of what Americans are used to…

  • Jan 25th, 2017

Today’s cartoon for Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017

Today’s cartoon is by Monte Wolverton.

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

Today’s cartoon is by Daryl Cagle.

  • Jan 21st, 2017

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

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

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

Today’s cartoon is by John Cole.

  • Jan 20th, 2017

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

Today’s cartoon is by Rick McKee.

  • Jan 19th, 2017

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

Today’s cartoon for Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017

Today’s cartoon is by Bob Englehart.

  • Jan 17th, 2017

Today’s cartoon for Monday, Jan. 16, 2017

Today’s cartoon is by John Darkow.

  • Jan 16th, 2017

Today’s cartoon for Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017

Today’s cartoon is by John Darkow.

  • Jan 14th, 2017

Today’s cartoon for Friday, Jan. 13, 2017

Today’s cartoon is by Steve Sack.

  • Jan 13th, 2017

Today’s cartoon for Thursday, Jan. 12, 2016

Today’s cartoon is by R.J. Matson.

  • Jan 12th, 2017

VIEWPOINT | Working together works better

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

  • Jan 11th, 2017

Today’s cartoon for Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017

Today’s cartoon is by Bill Day.

  • Jan 11th, 2017

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

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

Today’s cartoon is by R.J. Matson.

  • Jan 10th, 2017

Today’s cartoon for Monday, Jan. 9, 2017

Today’s cartoon is by Steve Sack.

  • Jan 9th, 2017

Today’s cartoon for Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017

Today’s cartoon is by Nate Beeler.

  • Jan 7th, 2017

PUBLISHER’S COLUMN | News-Times picking up mantle as Coupeville newspaper closes

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

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

Today’s cartoon is by R.J. Matson.

  • Jan 6th, 2017

Today’s cartoon for Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2017

Today’s cartoon is by David Fitzsimmons.

  • Jan 4th, 2017

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

Today’s cartoon for Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017

Today’s cartoon is by Monte Wolverton.

  • Jan 6th, 2017

Today’s cartoon for Saturday, Dec. 31, 2016

Today’s cartoon is by Bill Day.

  • Dec 31st, 2016

EDITORIAL | Online polls offer new way to weigh in

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

  • Dec 31st, 2016

Today’s cartoon for Friday, Dec. 30, 2016

Today’s cartoon is by Arcadio Esquivel.

  • Dec 30th, 2016

Today’s cartoon for Thursday, Dec. 29, 2016

Today’s cartoon is by Dave Granlund.

  • Dec 29th, 2016