Opinion

Letter: When did the Republican party lose their path?

Editor, I have seen a lot of very shameful behavior the last couple weeks from the Republicans in the House and the Senate. They seem… Continue reading

  • May 14, 2019

Letter: New building fuels ideas, speculation and theories

Editor, The topic in the Goose checkout line the other day was that enormous building sprouting up on Bayview road. Speculations included a training facility… Continue reading

  • May 14, 2019

Letter: South Whidbey Hearts Hammers work went well

Editor, It was a stellar day of sunshine on Saturday, May 4, and South Whidbey Hearts & Hammers volunteers showed their mettle on its annual… Continue reading

  • May 14, 2019

Cartoon for May 11, 2019

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  • May 10, 2019

Letter: Bears are wild animals, not ‘cute,’ please be wary

Editor, I agree with the comment about bears. They are not “cute.” They are wild animals. They can hurt adults, who should know this, and… Continue reading

  • May 10, 2019

Letter: Anyone know where all of the Hilltop deer went?

Editor, For the past year and a half, I have enjoyed my Hilltop neighborhood in Clinton and delighted in the local herd of deer. They… Continue reading

  • May 10, 2019

Letter: Thank you to all those who helped after crash

Editor, My family and I wanted to thank every kind person who took the time out of their day to assist our mother who was… Continue reading

  • May 10, 2019

Letter: Bullies are nothing new, students need to adapt

Editor, I read your recent issue. Some parents reported their children must deal with bullies in school. Bullies are as old as the hills. They… Continue reading

  • May 10, 2019

Sound Off: State mandates cost counties big, funding must follow

It’s a fact that it takes money to run the government. And, “government” is often seen as a bad word. But, let’s remember what government… Continue reading

  • May 10, 2019

Cartoon for May 8, 2019

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  • May 7, 2019

Letter: Show appreciation for foster parents, families

Editor, It is no surprise that May is the month chosen as National Foster Care Appreciation Month. The month of May carries us well into… Continue reading

  • May 7, 2019

Letter: Another successful workday for Hearts Hammers

Editor, On Saturday, May 4, volunteers from Hearts & Hammers spread out across Whidbey Island to assist homeowners with needed repairs, improvements and maintenance to… Continue reading

  • May 7, 2019

Letter: Urge politicians to repeal bills for betterment of all

Editor, I live on the west side of Whidbey Island and often observe Navy ships heading to or from Everett or Bremerton, submarines from Bangor,… Continue reading

  • May 7, 2019

Letter: Ron Telles shouldn’t be new WhidbeyHealth CEO

Editor, Based on my experience, Ron Telles is unqualified to become the CEO at WhidbeyHealth. I was one of the 50 or so people whose… Continue reading

  • May 7, 2019

Cartoon for May 4, 2019

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  • May 3, 2019

Letter: WhidbeyHealth would benefit from new board

Editor, Recently, Langley’s Frank Hemeon wrote a letter to the editor advocating additional taxes for the preservation and nurturing of WhidbeyHealth. Though Mr. Hemeon has… Continue reading

  • May 3, 2019

Letter: Don’t be fooled, bears are dangerous animals

Editor, Good grief. When I read the story about the black bear near Fort Ebey being a “nice” kind of bear, several years of Cub… Continue reading

  • May 3, 2019

Letter: Assessments are not in line with school results

Editor, We, the people of Whidbey Island, have had our tax assessments go up every year for the schools, and yet our children and our… Continue reading

  • May 3, 2019

Cartoon for May 1, 2019

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  • Apr 30, 2019

Letter: Quit complaining about Navy noise and Growlers

Editor, I am so sorry to sound like a one-string guitar, but I have never heard so many complaints against our military fly boys. I… Continue reading

  • Apr 30, 2019