Opinion

Publisher’s column: #thankful for that ever-swinging pendulum

By KEVEN GRAVES Ever long for the days before the Internet highway…

Today’s cartoon for Friday, Nov. 18, 2016

Today’s cartoon is by Adam Zyglis.

  • Nov 18th, 2016

Today’s cartoon for Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016

Today’s cartoon is by Nate Beeler.

  • Nov 16th, 2016

EDITOR’S COLUMN | Trump is our new president, accept it

I’ve been thinking about a post-election column on the presidential race for…

Today’s cartoon for Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2016

Today’s cartoon is by R.J. Matson.

  • Nov 15th, 2016

Today’s cartoon for Monday, Nov. 14, 2016

Today’s cartoon is by Steve Sack.

  • Nov 14th, 2016

Today’s cartoon for Saturday, Nov. 12, 2016

Today’s cartoon is by John Cole.

  • Nov 12th, 2016

County’s decision to tackle opioid abuse a welcome one

Police officers watching the houses of known heroin dealers on Whidbey Island…

  • Nov 12th, 2016

Today’s cartoon for Friday, Nov. 11, 2016

Today’s cartoon is by Dave Granlund.

  • Nov 11th, 2016

Today’s cartoon for Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016

Today’s cartoon is by John Darkow.

  • Nov 9th, 2016

“Farewell, it’s been good to know ya”

By MARGARET WALTON Back in May, when I was working on a…

  • Nov 9th, 2016

Today’s cartoon for Friday, Nov. 8, 2016

Today’s cartoon is by Patrick Chappatte.

  • Nov 8th, 2016

Today’s cartoon for Monday, Nov. 7, 2016

Today’s cartoon is by Dave Granlund.

  • Nov 7th, 2016

Today’s cartoon for Saturday, Nov. 5, 2016

Today’s cartoon is by John Darkow

  • Nov 5th, 2016

Today’s cartoon for Friday, Nov. 4, 2016

Today’s cartoon is by Dave Granlund

  • Nov 4th, 2016

Cartoon for Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2016

Today’s cartoon is by R.J. Matson

  • Nov 3rd, 2016

Cartoon for Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2016

Today’s cartoon is by Daryle Cagle

  • Nov 3rd, 2016

Today’s cartoon for Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016

Today’s cartoon is by Steve Sack.

  • Nov 3rd, 2016

EDITORIAL | The Record’s 2016 political endorsements

Take a deep breath South Whidbey, this is the moment you’ve been…

  • Nov 2nd, 2016

EDITORIAL | Take the time in October to learn about breast cancer

Readers will likely notice a rather unusual color highlight on page 1 and throughout today’s editions of both the South Whidbey Record and the Whidbey News Times. The answer is “no,” we’re not making a fashion statement, but “yes,” pink is our new favorite color, at least for the next couple of weeks.

  • Oct 11th, 2016

EDITOR’S COLUMN | Whidbey roads are a path to island history

Like many middle-aged, working-class family men, I have a few defining and perhaps stereotypical characteristics. I like watching TV, my dirty socks never seem make it to the clothes hamper, I spend too much time at work and I like to eat. A lot. Yup, being the man of the house and finishing off that extra scoop of rice at dinner — I can’t responsibly let it go to waste — have taken a hefty toll. I won’t go into details, but let’s just say the days of weighing a trim buck-60 are long gone.

EDITORIAL | Election forums: be there or be square

Ready or not, here Election Day comes. The big moment when we select a new president, and potentially new county and state leadership as well, is just one month away. So who’s ready?

  • Oct 3rd, 2016

EDITOR’S COLUMN | Participate in a spelling bee? Not this year.

“Hell no, absolutely not!” That was my official response to The Record’s recent invitation to participate in the Clinton Library’s first Spellathon.