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LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Lone Lake needs management

  • Sep 24, 2016 at 2:00PM

Editor, This lake is so poorly managed it is depressing. People come from places as far as Canada to fish this lake; every fly fishing store and club in the Puget Sound will have a report on this lake and yet it is managed by idiots. I have fished this lake with a fly since the late 80’s and have watched it deteriorate into a slimy, green and smelly mess.

 

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Whidbey man says voting Democrat is the only way

  • Sep 24, 2016 at 12:00PM

Editor, When I was in my 20s I worked for social justice and followed my heart when voting for candidates who most represented my values. Hence, I voted for candidates of the Democratic Party. In my forties, at the height of my business career, I used my brain and voted for the candidates whose policies were best for the economic health of the nation. I found I voted for candidates of the Democratic Party.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Thanks to community, new farm grows

  • Sep 24, 2016 at 10:00AM

Editor, Have you peeked behind the old Bayview School building lately? I spy a 20-foot by 48-foot hoophouse filled with tomato plants that nearly scrape the top, 130-foot rows of hardy greens and root vegetables, and a 13-tree orchard of young plum, pear, Asian pear, and quince trees. I see bees and insects pollinating and hear birds chirping and twittering.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Street light decision needs careful thought

  • Sep 24, 2016 at 8:00AM

Editor, We are writing in regard to the upcoming advisory vote on the kind of street lights to use in Langley. We urge the citizens of Langley to support the environment, human health and preservation of the night sky by voting for the 3000-Kelvin LED street lights. We also are writing to suggest that citizen concerns regarding the conversion may be best addressed by shielding the city’s street lights so the light points down.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Whidbey voters have a chance to address climate change

  • Sep 21, 2016 at 12:00PM

Editor, Would you like to actually do something about climate change? Something more than the small steps toward energy conservation all of us should be making. Voters in Washington have the opportunity to pass Initiative 732 (I-732) this November. The proposed tax on fossil fuels is revenue neutral. The money paid by oil, gas and coal companies will be used for three things:

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