Opinion

Today’s cartoon for Monday, July 31, 2017

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  • Jul 31, 2017

EDITORIAL | Public safety is the role of government, not private yacht clubs

Island County government said this week that its freshwater lakes technically belong to the state so, without supplied funding, it won’t test for the toxic… Continue reading

  • Jul 29, 2017

Today’s cartoon for Saturday, July 29, 2017

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  • Jul 29, 2017

EDITORIAL | Trump’s trans ban is a step back in anti-discrimination

President Donald Trump hit a new low this week with his Twitter decree banning transgenders from serving in the United State’s military. While we share… Continue reading

  • Jul 28, 2017

Today’s cartoon for Friday, July 28, 2017

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  • Jul 28, 2017

Today’s cartoon for Thursday, July 27, 2017

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  • Jul 27, 2017

Today’s cartoon for Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Today’s cartoon for Wednesday, July 26, 2017… Continue reading

  • Jul 26, 2017

Today’s cartoon for Tuesday, July 25, 2017

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  • Jul 25, 2017

Reject the ‘fake news’ lie, support local journalism

The motive behind the whole “fake news” narrative is clear, and the intentions, at best, nefarious. By repeating something over and over, eventually some people… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Saturday, July 22, 2017

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  • Jul 22, 2017

Today’s cartoon for Thursday, July 20, 2017

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  • Jul 20, 2017

EDITOR’S COLUMN | Ready for Whidbey and the Northwest

It’s nice to be back, really. I get pretty sick of the ole “Whidbey is so great” platitudes. They’re tiresomely common on the South End,… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Wednesday, July 19, 2017

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  • Jul 19, 2017

Today’s cartoon for Tuesday, July 18, 2017

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  • Jul 18, 2017

Today’s cartoon for Monday, July 17, 2017

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  • Jul 17, 2017

Get used to leaving the phone alone when driving

By The Herald Editorial Board Now would be a good time to start developing your phone-ignoring skills while driving. As of July 23, holding your… Continue reading

  • Jul 15, 2017

Exercise vigilance, caution on the roads this summer

The confluence of major road work, tourist season and ferry problems has made traveling on Whidbey more challenging than usual this summer. With thousands of… Continue reading

  • Jul 12, 2017

American Health Care Act is terrorism by Republicans

Editor; I need to get a point across to Republicans and the rest of my fellow citizens. I speak to my daughter often. She is… Continue reading

Life-saving Narcan should be available as much as possible

It’s both alarming and sad that opioid overdoses are now such a problem on Whidbey Island that a variety of government employees carry Narcan, which… Continue reading

  • Jul 5, 2017

Today’s cartoon for Tuesday, July 4, 2017

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  • Jul 4, 2017