Opinion

Letter: Rick Felici is best choice in the race for Island County sheriff

Editor, I have looked into the candidates who are running for Sheriff. It is clear to me that Rick Felici has the knowledge, experience and… Continue reading

  • Sep 25, 2018

Cartoon for Sept. 22, 2018

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  • Sep 21, 2018

Editorial: I-1631 takes the right approach to limiting carbon

Asking people to vote to increase the cost of a gallon of gas is a hard sell. But members of the Whidbey Chapter of the… Continue reading

  • Sep 21, 2018

Letter: Cast vote for Janet St. Clair for Island County commissioner

Editor, This fall’s election is offering us an experienced, committed, engaging, people-oriented candidate for Island County commissioner, one we see only rarely. Janet St. Clair… Continue reading

  • Sep 21, 2018

Cartoon for Sept. 19, 2018

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  • Sep 18, 2018

Letter:Shout out to local restaurants for being very child-friendly

Editor, I wanted to take a moment to thank all the restaurants and establishments in our island community for being so kid- and family-friendly. As… Continue reading

  • Sep 18, 2018

Letter:A story of ‘adventure’ with WhidbeyHeath referral

Editor, This may amuse other Whidbey residents who’ve dealt with WhidbeyHealth. A good laugh should always be shared. One of the doctors wished to refer… Continue reading

  • Sep 18, 2018

Cartoon for Sept. 15, 2018

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  • Sep 14, 2018

Letter: Drunk driving laws in state need to be reviewed, improved

Editor, I don’t write letters normally, and here I am with the second one in two weeks. What is wrong with our state’s enforcement of… Continue reading

  • Sep 14, 2018

Letter: Contrast between Trump, Obama could not be any greater

Editor, During the first weekend of September we witnessed a memorial service for a Republican hero, U.S. Sen. John McCain. His valor, service, kindness and… Continue reading

  • Sep 14, 2018

The Petri Dish: Paid postage on ballots failed to move the needle

Even with the postage paid, thousands of Washington voters didn’t get their ballots in on time for the August primary. Collectively, auditors rejected 17,167 ballots… Continue reading

  • Sep 14, 2018

Cartoon for Sept. 12, 2018

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  • Sep 11, 2018

Letter: Reasons to elect Janet St. Clair as commissioner

Editor, I’m voting for Janet St. Clair for Island County commissioner 3. I’m 87 years old and have lived on Camano Island for the past… Continue reading

  • Sep 11, 2018

Editorial: Injustice happens everywhere, even on South Whidbey

A report issued by a grand jury in Pennsylvania sent shock waves through the Catholic Church — and world. It described how church leaders in… Continue reading

  • Sep 11, 2018

Cartoon for Sept. 8, 2018

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  • Sep 7, 2018

Letter: The loud ‘sound of freedom’ drowns out everything else

Editor, It’s 6 p.m. A gorgeous, warm, late summer evening. But we can’t enjoy it. Just had to shut all the windows and doors and… Continue reading

  • Sep 7, 2018

Letter: Ultimate Frisbee a safer sport than football — switch it out

Editor, I read with pleasure the article last week about local Whidbey youth Connor Ryan and teammates smashing all Junior Ultimate Frisbee competition from many… Continue reading

  • Sep 7, 2018

Letter: Buyers beware of the listed property descriptions online

Editor, Talk about ‘caveat emptor.’ I recently submitted a complaint to the state department of compliance and regulations for real estate. I complained that several… Continue reading

  • Sep 7, 2018

Cartoon for Sept. 5, 2018

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  • Sep 4, 2018

Letter: Striving to provide the best in recreation programs, parks

Editor, We write this letter to thank the South Whidbey community for the support of the South Whidbey Parks and Recreation District 2019 maintenance and… Continue reading

  • Sep 4, 2018