Opinion

Cartoon for Jan. 12, 2019

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  • Jan 12, 2019

Letter: Choose the life of a child over getting an abortion

Editor, This Jan. 22 marks the 46th anniversary of Roe vs. Wade. Many gather to remember this day. Some will gather on Jan. 19 for… Continue reading

  • Jan 11, 2019

Editorial: Discussing animal shelter policies can be healthy, productive

Stories in the South Whidbey Record about dogs and cats are always well read. Reactions are usually strong, whether it’s about kitties being abandoned, a… Continue reading

  • Jan 11, 2019

Cartoon for Jan. 9, 2019

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  • Jan 8, 2019

Letter: COER shouldn’t be able to hijack Section 106 process

Editor, Citizens of Ebey’s Reserve, or COER, has hijacked the Section 106 process. Based on an Island County public records request, COER hijacked the historical… Continue reading

  • Jan 8, 2019

Letter: League of Women Voters, AAUW legislative brunch open to public

Editor, Much has been said about the renewed interest in government in the last few years. While this “new-found” interest may appear to be the… Continue reading

  • Jan 8, 2019

Letter: Letter writer was spot-on about Growler concerns

Editor, Kudos for Dave Anderson’s strong review of the many arguments for shifting the anticipated tripling of Growler practice to places off of Whidbey. He… Continue reading

  • Jan 8, 2019

Whidbey Island is too vulnerable for EA-18G Growler aircraft | Letter

Editor, In response to the proposed increased number of Growler planes and training flights, residents of Whidbey Island have proposed scaling back their numbers or… Continue reading

  • Jan 4, 2019

Lack of emergency vets on island is a serious problem | Letter

Editor, Last night, our large, blue-eyed beautiful dog suddenly became very ill. Although it was only 4:15 p.m., I called our vet as well as… Continue reading

  • Jan 4, 2019

Volunteers are vital to Point in Time count | In our opinion

You should go out and count homeless people. Island County officials need volunteers to help with the Point in Time count of homeless people on… Continue reading

A big fish tops the most read stories of 2018

About 435,000 people read stories on the South Whidbey Record website in 2018, even with a change in a Facebook algorithm that made it more… Continue reading

  • Jan 1, 2019

Cartoon for Dec. 29, 2018

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  • Dec 28, 2018

Letter: Employees getting a bad deal, losing their morale

Editor, I am writing this in response to two letters recently published in your newspaper regarding the transparency of WhidbeyHealth Medical Center in several important… Continue reading

  • Dec 28, 2018

Letter: Navy should consider more on Growler increase

Editor, In response to the proposed increased number of Growler planes and training flights, residents of Whidbey Island have proposed scaling back their numbers, or… Continue reading

  • Dec 28, 2018

Cartoon for Dec. 22, 2018

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  • Dec 24, 2018

Letter: Opposing noisy growlers is far cry from unpatriotic

Editor, I am getting tired of those who are opposed to the Outlying Landing Field (OLF) referred to as unpatriotic, while those teary eyed supporters… Continue reading

  • Dec 24, 2018

Letter: Trump is sending a bad message to rest of world

Editor, America is closed. That is the message Trump wants out in the world. If it takes the death of a seven-year-old child, that’s OK… Continue reading

  • Dec 24, 2018

Letter: Bristow should know the locals before labeling

Editor, In Northwest Voices, Steve Bristow, president of Oak Harbor Council of the Navy League complains about cartoonist Dave Horsey’s depiction titled, “Navy’s noise need… Continue reading

  • Dec 24, 2018

Letter: Mayor deserves praise for making a tough decision

Editor, This is a letter of praise for Langley Mayor Tim Callison — from someone who has occasionally been at cross purposes with him. But… Continue reading

  • Dec 21, 2018

Letter: Level of militarism simply unsustainable

Editor, On the front page of the Dec. 19 edition of The South Whidbey Record a headline reads “Growler meeting may draw a crowd” and… Continue reading

  • Dec 21, 2018