Letters to the Editor

Letter: Incumbents are calm, steady leaders

Editor, The election this November requires your very special attention as you vote for your school board members. I am writing in support of Andrea… Continue reading

  • Oct 15, 2021

Letter: Incumbents have educated viewpoints

Editor, I have lived in Clinton for over 30 years and have been a teacher in the South Whidbey School District for over 20. Having… Continue reading

  • Oct 15, 2021

Letter: Refusals to attend forum speak volumes

Editor, I served on the South Whidbey School Board for 13 years. What I have witnessed during the current campaign for three board positions has… Continue reading

  • Oct 15, 2021

Letter: Candidates’ claims are misleading

Editor, Ms. Manning-Davis, one of the candidates running for school board, says she “is about engaging with the community ….” I find myself being suspect… Continue reading

  • Oct 15, 2021

Letter: Our hospital deserves the full support of voters

Editor, I urge everyone of voting age with a pulse to vote yes on Proposition #1, the WhidbeyHealth Medical Center levy lid increase. That place… Continue reading

  • Oct 12, 2021

Letter: Hospital proposition crucial for health of community

Editor, Hospitals are as important to a community as other major services such as a fire department and a police department because they work hand… Continue reading

  • Oct 12, 2021

Letter: Write in Fleming for Langley council

Editor, Write in Gail Fleming for Langley City Council, Position 5. We moved to Langley almost six years ago. Gail is our neighbor and became… Continue reading

  • Oct 12, 2021

Letter: Thompson will return common sense to district

Editor, Children are the victims of today’s leftist agenda, one which has been enabled by left-leaning school boards like the Oak Harbor School Board. Evidently,… Continue reading

  • Oct 8, 2021

Letter: Salerno, Bobis, Fleming are right for Langley

Editor, I am writing to encourage you, my Langley neighbors, to vote for these three candidates to the city council: Rhonda Salerno, Harolynne Bobis and… Continue reading

  • Oct 8, 2021

Letter: Write in Gail Fleming for Langley council

Editor, The best candidate for Langley Council Position 5 isn’t even on the ballot. To elect Gail Fleming, a Langley resident with a stellar track… Continue reading

  • Oct 8, 2021

Letter: Gill is not qualified, vote for Fleming

Editor, Today’s article about the Langley City Council race between Gail Fleming, as a write-in candidate, and Tony Gill reminded me to write in support… Continue reading

  • Oct 5, 2021

Letter: Gail Fleming is tried and true

Editor, For the upcoming city council election, I am writing in my vote for Gail Fleming, for Position #5 to represent the interests of all… Continue reading

  • Oct 5, 2021

Letter: Vote for incumbent South Whidbey School Board members

Editor, I respect freedom of press and the obligation of the media to responsibly report events. However, choosing to place the article “South End school… Continue reading

  • Oct 5, 2021

Letter: Hospital levy is an important step forward

Editor, The governance and management of WhidbeyHealth are taking an important step in asking for a levy increase for operations. This is the right action… Continue reading

  • Oct 5, 2021

Letter: County should help bail out hospital

Editor, I read with interest the article in the paper about our local hospital district’s ongoing financial woes. The article mentioned numerous times that COVID… Continue reading

  • Oct 5, 2021

Letter: Write in Gail Fleming for Langley council

Editor, Thanks so much for your diligent coverage of local stories; we are fortunate indeed to have the blessing of responsible and balanced journalism that… Continue reading

  • Oct 1, 2021

Letter: Langley candidate Fleming is a proven leader, listener

Editor, The Langley City Council has much important work ahead of it. It is critical that we elect experienced and qualified people to serve. I… Continue reading

  • Oct 1, 2021

Letter: Mayor’s stand against developers’ influence laudable

Editor, I applaud Mayor Severns’ principled stand against the seemingly growing influence of outside developers on local politics. The mayor notes that while most developers… Continue reading

  • Oct 1, 2021

Letter: Passing school bond measure would be a blunder

Editor, After reading the $429 million school project I’m beginning to wonder who or what is running Oak Harbor; oops, I meant ruining it. But… Continue reading

  • Oct 1, 2021

Letter: Power grid should be ready for foreign attacks

Editor, We must do more to strengthen our power grid against an electromagnetic pulse (EMP) event. Such an event can result from an attack by… Continue reading

  • Sep 28, 2021