Opinion

Letter: SW superintendent has little funding to work with

Editor, I am writing in support of Superintendent Jo Moccia, who is trying to do the impossible task of maintaining a school district with the… Continue reading

  • Apr 29, 2019

Letter: Whidbey’s hospital needs to be preserved, nurtured

Editor, WhidbeyHealth is an extremely valuable resource for island residents that must be preserved and especially nurtured. It is a rural, critical access health system,… Continue reading

  • Apr 26, 2019

Letter: Start researching answers to the world’s problems

Editor, As Wednesday’s South Whidbey Record illustrates, all humans, as self-aware animals, cannot live without hope. Very recently, an 18-year-old woman who made credible threats… Continue reading

  • Apr 26, 2019

Cartoon for April 27, 2019

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  • Apr 26, 2019

Cartoon for April 24, 2019

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  • Apr 23, 2019

Letter: Writer shouldn’t get pulpit for sermon in newspaper

Editor, I have read the letter to the editor by Lorinda Newton entitled, “Easter is a time for more than just bunnies, eggs.” I am… Continue reading

  • Apr 23, 2019

Letter: Fire board experience important in running district

Editor, As candidate for South Whidbey Fire/EMS Board of Commissioners, I offer the district a wealth of experience in local government. Serving two terms on… Continue reading

  • Apr 23, 2019

Editorial: Win or lose, running for office is commendable

Our sincere hope is that nobody runs for office on Whidbey Island this year unopposed. Debate, discussion and new ideas are vital to a functioning… Continue reading

  • Apr 23, 2019

Cartoon for April 20, 2019

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  • Apr 19, 2019

Sound Off: Hospital commissioners should all tender resignations

WhidbeyHealth has outdone itself. As I write, I’ve just left a special hearing on the morning of April 14. Our hospital board just won the… Continue reading

  • Apr 19, 2019

Letter: Thank you from the South Whidbey Hearts Hammers

Editor, South Whidbey Hearts & Hammers would like to extend its heartfelt thanks to David Ossman and Judith Walcutt of Other World Media and to… Continue reading

  • Apr 19, 2019

Letter: People should model good behavior for the children

Editor, In reading the article in the South Whidbey Record and also seeing posts on Facebook, I am sensing a build up of frustration and… Continue reading

  • Apr 19, 2019

Business Commentary: Retrieving trash from ocean is only the first step

By Don C. Brunell People across our planet are increasingly aware of the growing amounts of trash floating in our oceans. While we are finding… Continue reading

  • Apr 18, 2019

Letter: Easter is a time for more than just bunnies, eggs

Editor, Each spring, at parks such as Dan Porter Park or on church grounds, many American families gather to watch children search for plastic eggs.… Continue reading

  • Apr 16, 2019

Cartoon for April 17, 2019

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  • Apr 16, 2019

Cartoon for April 17, 2019

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  • Apr 16, 2019

Letter: Our Southern resident orcas are in peril

Editor, Living on Whidbey Island is magical, with sweeping views out onto the majestic beauty of the Salish sea. Our natural environment inspires us with… Continue reading

  • Apr 16, 2019

Editorial: Change at schools may start with the ballot

When parents and other community members join together to tell school district leaders there’s something wrong, chances are there’s something wrong. Board members for the… Continue reading

  • Apr 12, 2019

Cartoon for April 13, 2019

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  • Apr 12, 2019

Letter: Island’s litter crews do a great job, keep us clean

Editor, I wanted to send a shout out to the litter crews of Whidbey Island. They do a fabulous job of keeping our roads pristine… Continue reading

  • Apr 12, 2019