Opinion

Letter: Habitat for Humanity saw successful building event

Editor, Thank you for a successful Women Build 2019 event. On March 8 and 9, we saw over 80 enthusiastic Women Build volunteers at our… Continue reading

  • Mar 26, 2019

Letter: Island shouldn’t have to put up with noise abuse

Editor, Listening to the Growlers practice last week at both airports led me to a significant conclusion. I have over 30 years’ experience planning and… Continue reading

  • Mar 26, 2019

Letter: Navy needs to be part of the solution for housing

Editor, I read in Saturday’s, March 23 Record that Whidbey leaders in planning and real estate met to try to “solve” Whidbey’s burgeoning housing scarcity… Continue reading

  • Mar 26, 2019

Letter: Log cabins, buildings needed for photo project

Editor, I’m a long-time resident of this beautiful island and have been seeing a lot of new development in the past few years. I’m starting… Continue reading

  • Mar 26, 2019

Letter: Club raising money to repair storm damage

Editor, Many people who have been in, or rented, the Greenbank Clubhouse, are asking me when they will be able to use it again. A… Continue reading

  • Mar 26, 2019

Letter: Americans should celebrate social programs, safety nets

Editor, Dear Americans, are you for or against Social Security? Here’s what the polls say: On average, 80 percent of Americans are in favor of… Continue reading

  • Mar 22, 2019

Letter: Ferry spokesman gave reporter false information

Editor, Reporter Laura Guido was given false information by Ian Sterling, “a spokesman for state ferries.” (March 13 story, “Kayak disrupts ferry.”) I quote from… Continue reading

  • Mar 22, 2019

Sound Off: What tax-raising idea will win out in budget madness?

Let the budget games begin. Lawmakers learned Wednesday, March 20, how much the state is expected to collect in taxes during the next two-year budget… Continue reading

  • Mar 22, 2019

Cartoon for March 23, 2019

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  • Mar 22, 2019

Letter: Pay bumps for our school leaders are well-deserved

Editor, The purpose of this letter is to provide information to the community regarding administrative salaries. The South Whidbey School Board was unanimous in its… Continue reading

  • Mar 20, 2019

Cartoon for March 20, 2019

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  • Mar 19, 2019

Editorial: In a time of change, hospital board needs to be open, transparent

After a year of bad financial news and a week of rumors, WhidbeyHealth CEO Geri Forbes announced she will retire. To calm community concerns about… Continue reading

  • Mar 19, 2019

Letter: Neighbor dog is not the problem, claims are unfair

Editor, This is in response to Steve Trembley’s letter regarding a dog problem. (Note: This refers to a March 5 story about leash laws.) I… Continue reading

  • Mar 19, 2019

Letter: The U.S’s world standing depends on ousting Trump

Editor, Donald J. Trump gives aid and comfort to dictators around the world and the Republicans give aid and comfort to Donald Trump, so says… Continue reading

  • Mar 19, 2019

Editorial: Navy should fund independent Growler noise testing

The secretary of the Navy’s decision to assign 80 percent of the EA-18G Growler carrier landing practice to Naval Air Station’s Outlying Field Coupeville, as… Continue reading

  • Mar 15, 2019

Cartoon for March 16, 2019

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  • Mar 15, 2019

Letter: There are many benefits to an extra hour of sun

Editor, I read with alarm the plans to go to year-round daylight savings time. What might be workable for those living in states to the… Continue reading

  • Mar 15, 2019

Letter: Navy decision is based on ‘fear mongering’

Editor, I read with 100 percent anger and horror about the Navy’s decision to go ahead with proliferating the Growler right here on our island.… Continue reading

  • Mar 15, 2019

Blog: ‘Just like insulin for diabetes’

The word was easy to read even from my vantage point, upside down from the doctor’s view. In front of her lay a sheet of… Continue reading

Cartoon for March 13, 2019

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  • Mar 12, 2019