Opinion

Letter: Why doesn’t the Navy take the Growlers elsewhere?

Editor, This is regarding EA-18G and F/A-18 training flights Why doesn’t the Navy conduct this training at Selah Airfield at the Yakima Training Center? It’s… Continue reading

  • Apr 5, 2019

Letter: There’s much more that the taxpayers need to know

Editor, Letter writer Mark Wahl, of Langley, accurately noted in the March 27 South Whidbey Record that the 300-pound gorilla influencing housing issues here is… Continue reading

  • Apr 5, 2019

Letter: ‘Liar-in-chief’ once again trying to destroy AC

Editor, The Liar-in-Chief is at it again. While saying the Republicans are “the party of health care,” Trump has instructed his Atty. Gen. William Barr… Continue reading

  • Apr 5, 2019

Letter: Laurie’s Warm Fuzzies is as good as article reported

Editor, Just wanted to commend your recent article on Laurie’s Warm Fuzzies rolling dog spa services. Not only was it accurate in terms of how… Continue reading

  • Apr 5, 2019

Letter: Girls Night Out Bunco a success again this year

Editor, Guild 21 of Providence General Children’s Association, PGCA, would like to thank all of the women who helped make our 15th annual Girls Night… Continue reading

  • Apr 5, 2019

Letter: Atheist has no worries about depopulations, die-offs

Editor, As Steve Erickson perceptively notes (March 27 letter), do not panic about trees dying. Baby trees parasitize their parents. Although I used to panic… Continue reading

  • Apr 2, 2019

Letter: Hospital is asset that must be supported, financed

Editor, WhidbeyHealth is an extremely valuable resource for island residents that must be preserved and especially nurtured. It is a rural, critical access health system,… Continue reading

  • Apr 2, 2019

Letter: Post physical location, for everyone’s safety, health

Editor, I wanted to share a harrowing experience I had this week and encourage changes to prevent it from happening in the future. I was… Continue reading

  • Apr 2, 2019

Sound Off: Democrats in charge, but GOP helping steer debate

It’s the home stretch of the 2019 legislative session. With a month to go, Democrats are looking to use their majorities in the House and… Continue reading

  • Apr 2, 2019

Cartoon for April 3, 2019

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  • Apr 2, 2019

Cartoon for March 30, 2019

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  • Mar 29, 2019

Letter: Why is a private company not paying property taxes?

Editor, Why isn’t the privately owned Navy family housing company paying real estate taxes? The family homes on the Navy base are owned by a… Continue reading

  • Mar 29, 2019

Letter: Growler noise level is overwhelming, unfair

Editor, For the past three years, I’ve attended meetings, presentations and rallies, signed postcards, written letters and hoped that the U.S. Navy would minimize their… Continue reading

  • Mar 29, 2019

Letter: Increased Growler noise will detract from our island

Editor, After years of testimonies and commentaries and public meetings and protests, the Navy has determined what it already knew — that, despite the proven… Continue reading

  • Mar 29, 2019

Letter: WIN’s annual fundraiser in Langley a big success

Editor, Des Rock rocks again. On Saturday March 23, Whidbey Island Nourishes, or WIN, held its annual fundraiser dinner, Heart to Heart, at the Useless… Continue reading

  • Mar 29, 2019

Cartoon for March 27, 2019

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  • Mar 26, 2019

Letter: Habitat for Humanity saw successful building event

Editor, Thank you for a successful Women Build 2019 event. On March 8 and 9, we saw over 80 enthusiastic Women Build volunteers at our… Continue reading

  • Mar 26, 2019

Letter: Island shouldn’t have to put up with noise abuse

Editor, Listening to the Growlers practice last week at both airports led me to a significant conclusion. I have over 30 years’ experience planning and… Continue reading

  • Mar 26, 2019

Letter: Navy needs to be part of the solution for housing

Editor, I read in Saturday’s, March 23 Record that Whidbey leaders in planning and real estate met to try to “solve” Whidbey’s burgeoning housing scarcity… Continue reading

  • Mar 26, 2019

Letter: Log cabins, buildings needed for photo project

Editor, I’m a long-time resident of this beautiful island and have been seeing a lot of new development in the past few years. I’m starting… Continue reading

  • Mar 26, 2019