Letters to the Editor

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

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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