Opinion

Today’s cartoon for Monday, April 10, 2017

Today’s cartoon is by Bob Englehart.

  • Apr 10th, 2017

EDITORIAL | EMTS deserve recognition, our gratitude

In our Wednesday edition, The Record published a story about emergency medical…

  • Apr 8th, 2017

EDITORIAL | Whidbey cable, internet providers made the right call protecting customer privacy

Whidbey Telecom leaders this week confirmed that the company will not sell…

  • Apr 8th, 2017

Today’s cartoon for Saturday, April 8, 2017

Today’s cartoon is by Adam Zyglis.

  • Apr 8th, 2017

Today’s cartoon for Friday, April 7, 2017

Today’s cartoon is by Pat Bagley.

  • Apr 7th, 2017

Today’s cartoon for Thursday, April 6, 2017

Today’s cartoon is by Nate Beeler.

  • Apr 6th, 2017

Today’s cartoon for Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Today’s cartoon is by R.J. Matson.

  • Apr 5th, 2017

Today’s cartoon for Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Today’s cartoon is by Dave Granlund.

  • Apr 4th, 2017

VIEWPOINT | Compassion, justice are core values of faith and central to immigration, refugee issues

By SOUTH WHIDBEY ISLAND FAITH LEADERS Our nation is currently in the…

  • Apr 3rd, 2017

Today’s cartoon for Monday, April 3, 2017

Today’s cartoon is by John Darkow.

  • Apr 3rd, 2017

Today’s cartoon for Saturday, April 1, 2017

Today’s cartoon is by Adam Zyglis.

  • Apr 2nd, 2017

EDITOR’S COLUMN | Don’t miss the whale festival, consider volunteering with Hearts & Hammers

By JUSTIN BURNETT One of the best parts about living on South…

Today’s cartoon for Friday, March 31, 2017

Today’s cartoon is by Dave Granlund.

  • Mar 31st, 2017

Today’s cartoon for Thursday, March 30, 2017

Today’s cartoon is by Rick McKee.

  • Mar 30th, 2017

Today’s cartoon for Wednesday, March 27, 2017

Today’s cartoon is by Nate Beeler.

  • Mar 29th, 2017

EDITORIAL | Landslides are common on Whidbey, know what to watch for

Landslides are a fact of life on Whidbey Island, especially during the…

  • Mar 29th, 2017

Today’s cartoon for Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Today’s cartoon is by Dave Granlund.

  • Mar 28th, 2017

Today’s cartoon for Saturday, March 25, 2017

Today’s cartoon is by Steve Sack.

  • Mar 25th, 2017

Today’s cartoon is for Friday, March 24, 2017

Today’s cartoon is by Patrick Chappatte.

  • Mar 24th, 2017

Today’s cartoon for Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Today’s cartoon is by Dave Granlund.

  • Mar 22nd, 2017

Election, budget, health care poses many whys

Editor, I would like to see every newspaper publish a list of…

  • Mar 21st, 2017

Today’s cartoon for Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Today’s cartoon is by Bill Schorr.

  • Mar 21st, 2017

Missing friends, places he came to love while living on Whidbey

Editor, The purple mountain majesty — Olympics — the fruited plains —…

  • Mar 18th, 2017

Today’s cartoon for Saturday, March 18, 2017

Today’s cartoon is by Daryl Cagle.

  • Mar 18th, 2017

Today’s cartoon for Friday, March 17, 2017

Today’s cartoon is by Steve Sack.

  • Mar 17th, 2017

Hold newspapers accountable, yes, but see social media spin for what it is

When Langley Mayor Tim Callison sent the South Whidbey Record a $64…

Today’s cartoon for Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Today’s cartoon is by Nate Beeler.

  • Mar 15th, 2017

EDITORIAL | Yeah, we’re not paying

Langley Mayor Tim Callison doesn’t seem to be getting the message. Still…

  • Mar 11th, 2017

Today’s cartoon for Saturday, March 11, 2017

Today’s cartoon is by Nate Beeler.

  • Mar 11th, 2017

Today’s cartoon for Friday, March 10, 2017

Today’s cartoon is by Steve Sack.

  • Mar 10th, 2017

Today’s cartoon for Thursday, March 9, 2017

Today’s cartoon is by Bob Englehart.

  • Mar 9th, 2017

Today’s cartoon for Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Today’s cartoon is by R.J. Matson.

  • Mar 8th, 2017

Today’s cartoon for Wednesday, March 7, 2017

Today’s cartoon is by Bill Day.

  • Mar 7th, 2017

EDITORIAL | Goosefoot, our hats are off to you

Goosefoot came to the rescue of Senior Services of Island County’s Meals…

  • Mar 6th, 2017

Today’s cartoon for Saturday, March 4, 2017

Today’s cartoon is by Adam Zyglis.

  • Mar 4th, 2017

Today’s cartoon for Friday, March 3, 2017

Today’s cartoon is by Rick McKee.

  • Mar 3rd, 2017

Today’s cartoon is for Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017

Today’s cartoon is by Nate Beeler.

  • Feb 25th, 2017

EDITORIAL | Shame on who?

You dare to question me on my performance as an elected official?…

  • Feb 25th, 2017

Today’s cartoon for Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017

Today’s cartoon is by Dave Granlund.

  • Feb 23rd, 2017

VIEWPOINT | OLF, jet noise: tone down the rhetoric, no more hate speech

By VICKI ROBIN Fighting words are flying triggered by the Navy’s need…

  • Feb 23rd, 2017

Today’s cartoon is for Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2016

Today’s cartoon is by David Fitzsimmons.

  • Feb 22nd, 2017

Today’s cartoon for Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017

Today’s cartoon is by John Darkow.

  • Feb 21st, 2017

VIEWPOINT | Santuary city risks are small; Langley should move forward

By JOHN GRAHAM President Trump’s proposed immigration policy will force more misery…

  • Feb 19th, 2017

Coupeville council remarks have potential to damage Island County’s economic stability

My recent position on the Coupeville Community Greens Grant, submitted by the…

  • Feb 18th, 2017

Today’s cartoon for Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017

Today’s cartoon is by Dave Granlund.

  • Feb 15th, 2017

Today’s cartoon for Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017

Today’s cartoon is by Rick McKee.

  • Feb 14th, 2017

Today’s cartoon for Monday, Feb. 13, 2017

Today’s cartoon is by Steve Sack.

  • Feb 13th, 2017

Today’s cartoon for Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017

Today’s cartoon is by R.J. Matson.

  • Feb 9th, 2017

Today’s cartoon for Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017

Today’s cartoon is by Bill Schorr.

  • Feb 8th, 2017

VIEWPOINT | Langley needs to put inclusivity into ordinance form

By FRAN ABEL I could quibble with what I believe are unvetted…

  • Feb 8th, 2017