Opinion

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

Letter: There’s still kind, helpful people left in this world

Editor, On my drive home from a three-day visit with my son and his family, I realized my handbag was still in Tacoma. No cell… Continue reading

  • Jul 5, 2019

Letter: Putting a new twist on the Pledge of Allegiance

Editor, Happy birthday, USA. I pledge allegiance to the flag of the [allegedly] United States of America [except Canada, Central and South] America, and to… Continue reading

  • Jul 5, 2019

Cartoons for July 3, 2019

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  • Jul 3, 2019

Letter: Instead of trashing camps, show some compassion

Editor, To the Whidbey Island community, this letter is to encourage communication, understanding and sensible problem-solving in our community. We must meet the needs of… Continue reading

  • Jul 2, 2019

Letter: Peer review is crucial to climate change answers

Editor, Regarding, “There are plenty of answers for climate change question” from June 28, I’d like to add a few more sources for solid, science-based… Continue reading

  • Jul 2, 2019

Letter: Better enjoy shellfish before they go extinct

Editor, In response to Kenneth Gunther’s offer to buy a meal for anyone who can explain climate change in practical terms, I’d like to set… Continue reading

  • Jul 2, 2019

Letter: They are here because we were there violating rights

Editor, Guatemala is the single largest contributor of refugees to the United States. A recent poll shows partisan divisions regarding support for Central American refugees,… Continue reading

  • Jun 28, 2019

Letter: There are plenty of answers for climate change question

Editor, Dear Mr. Gunther, today, while attending a Zumba class at Island Athletic, I happened to read the recent editorial in the South Whidbey Record… Continue reading

  • Jun 28, 2019

Letter: A volunteer’s volunteer; thank you for all your help

Editor, Volunteers are the lifeblood of the many nonprofits and local organizations on Whidbey Island, bringing their skills, expertise, passion and commitment to serve our… Continue reading

  • Jun 28, 2019

Cartoon for June 29, 2019

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  • Jun 28, 2019

Cartoon for June 25, 2019

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  • Jun 26, 2019

Letter: What is climate change? What is it changing to?

Editor, Will someone please explain to me what is meant by “climate change?” What does the climate change to? Now if the climates are changing,… Continue reading

  • Jun 25, 2019

Letter: President has us on the cusp of war, is reckless

Editor, Here we are, at the cliff’s edge of a war with Iran. Just where we want to be, right? It makes for such good… Continue reading

  • Jun 25, 2019

Letter: Please return the kayaks to Port of South Whidbey

Editor, For 10 years, “Music for the Eyes” shop in Langley has made available to anyone as a community service three red plastic “Fred’s Loaner”… Continue reading

  • Jun 25, 2019

Letter: Work is underway to bring back Choochokam

Editor, This past February, I convened a community meeting at the United Methodist Church to discuss the future of Choochokam. My purpose was to inform… Continue reading

  • Jun 24, 2019

Sound Off: Remember, ‘civility first’ this Independence Day

By Kate Bracy As we come up to Independence Day this year, we can take a moment to consider all that July Fourth has come… Continue reading

  • Jun 21, 2019

Cartoon for June 22, 2019

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  • Jun 21, 2019