Opinion

Letter: Why is President Trump afraid to give tax returns?

Editor, So even though President Trump promised to release his tax returns once he was elected, it is clear that he never intended to do… Continue reading

  • Apr 12, 2019

Letter: Opioid crisis restrictions don’t consider everyone

Editor, Regarding the April 6, 2019 South Whidbey Record article on the opioid crisis. I understand the nation’s opioid crisis is devastating, but let me… Continue reading

  • Apr 12, 2019

Cartoon for April 10, 2019

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  • Apr 9, 2019

Letter: Is this the new normal for Whidbey Island residents?

Editor, Is the Navy planning on “taking” Whidbey Island from us? The secretary of the Navy has said the declared expansion is only returning to… Continue reading

  • Apr 9, 2019

Letter: Please don’t be late with property taxes this year

Editor, Taxpayers of Island County, please take note. Property taxes are due April 30, 2019. Please mail early. When you mail your tax payment from… Continue reading

  • Apr 9, 2019

Letter: WICA play is worth the watch, good for laughs

Editor, Go see the new play at WICA, “Next to Normal.” While your first reaction might be that a play about mental illness would be… Continue reading

  • Apr 9, 2019

Letter: WhidbeyHealth CEO salary needs to match Whidbey

Editor, As the WhidbeyHealth commissioners consider whether to give the retiring CEO an “incentive compensation” — bonus — I hope they will decide “no.” I… Continue reading

  • Apr 9, 2019

Cartoon for April 6, 2019

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  • Apr 5, 2019

Letter: Why doesn’t the Navy take the Growlers elsewhere?

Editor, This is regarding EA-18G and F/A-18 training flights Why doesn’t the Navy conduct this training at Selah Airfield at the Yakima Training Center? It’s… Continue reading

  • Apr 5, 2019

Letter: There’s much more that the taxpayers need to know

Editor, Letter writer Mark Wahl, of Langley, accurately noted in the March 27 South Whidbey Record that the 300-pound gorilla influencing housing issues here is… Continue reading

  • Apr 5, 2019

Letter: ‘Liar-in-chief’ once again trying to destroy AC

Editor, The Liar-in-Chief is at it again. While saying the Republicans are “the party of health care,” Trump has instructed his Atty. Gen. William Barr… Continue reading

  • Apr 5, 2019

Letter: Laurie’s Warm Fuzzies is as good as article reported

Editor, Just wanted to commend your recent article on Laurie’s Warm Fuzzies rolling dog spa services. Not only was it accurate in terms of how… Continue reading

  • Apr 5, 2019

Letter: Girls Night Out Bunco a success again this year

Editor, Guild 21 of Providence General Children’s Association, PGCA, would like to thank all of the women who helped make our 15th annual Girls Night… Continue reading

  • Apr 5, 2019

Letter: Atheist has no worries about depopulations, die-offs

Editor, As Steve Erickson perceptively notes (March 27 letter), do not panic about trees dying. Baby trees parasitize their parents. Although I used to panic… Continue reading

  • Apr 2, 2019

Letter: Hospital is asset that must be supported, financed

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 2, 2019

Letter: Post physical location, for everyone’s safety, health

Editor, I wanted to share a harrowing experience I had this week and encourage changes to prevent it from happening in the future. I was… Continue reading

  • Apr 2, 2019

Sound Off: Democrats in charge, but GOP helping steer debate

It’s the home stretch of the 2019 legislative session. With a month to go, Democrats are looking to use their majorities in the House and… Continue reading

  • Apr 2, 2019

Cartoon for April 3, 2019

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  • Apr 2, 2019

Cartoon for March 30, 2019

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  • Mar 29, 2019

Letter: Why is a private company not paying property taxes?

Editor, Why isn’t the privately owned Navy family housing company paying real estate taxes? The family homes on the Navy base are owned by a… Continue reading

  • Mar 29, 2019