Letters to the Editor

Letter: Never give your personal info over phone, by mail

Editor, Voters, if you recently received a letter from the Island County Auditor’s Election Office regarding a signature issue, follow the instructions in the letter… Continue reading

  • Nov 26, 2018

Letter: IT made a great choice in picking Morrow for job

Editor, I got a chuckle when I saw the front page of the South Whidbey Record today when I saw that Todd Morrow was selected… Continue reading

  • Nov 23, 2018

Letter: WICA lesbian event raised $1,000 for history project

Editor, Thanks to the South Whidbey Record and reporter Patricia Guthrie for the great article about the Old Lesbians Oral History Project, or OLOHP, presentation… Continue reading

  • Nov 23, 2018

Letter: Golden Rule is what most Americans are living by

Editor, Norms, standards and behaviors. We have moved through another election cycle, a time when voters are often asked to choose Ford or Chevy, Republican… Continue reading

  • Nov 20, 2018

Letter: Writer should be ashamed of his ‘misleading letter’

Editor, Well, I hope no one ever hires Lee Rebman to analyze campaign contributions. They would be pretty disappointed. In his letter to the editor,… Continue reading

  • Nov 16, 2018

Letter: We can do better —don’t drive under the influence

Editor, Once again, Island Thrift has fulfilled the Impaired Driving Impact Panel of Island County — IDIPIC — request for a $5,000 matching grant. This… Continue reading

  • Nov 16, 2018

Letter: Trump is thuggish buffoon who would be laughed at

Editor, So, we’ve come to this. A president who praises Congressman Gianforte for beating a reporter and finds Saudi claims of a rendition gone wrong… Continue reading

  • Nov 13, 2018

Letter: Let your representative know the changes wanted

Editor, We all know that government is slow, at least when it comes to accomplishing something worthwhile. I’ve been riding ferries all my life, and… Continue reading

  • Nov 13, 2018

Letter: Electromagnetic fields are all around us, affect health

Editor, In normal Whidbey life, the typical exposure of a child or adult to high-frequency, wildly pulsing, invisible, strong electromagnetic fields (EMF) is everyday common.… Continue reading

  • Nov 13, 2018

Letter: Letter writer was incorrect about Initiative 1631 info

Editor, Norman Bodine’s anti-Initiative 1631 letter of Oct. 9 states, “95 percent of all electricity is from non-fossil fuel sources now, and we make our… Continue reading

  • Nov 13, 2018

Letter: Can U C Me Campaign for safety awareness

Editor, This time of year, it’s dark when I leave my house in the morning and soon it will be dark on my way home,… Continue reading

  • Nov 13, 2018

Letter: Oncology team appreciates patience of its patients

Editor, Fourteen months later, WhidbeyHealth has completed the new pharmacy that meets the new USP-800 regulations for safe mixing of hazardous drugs. These standards ensure… Continue reading

  • Nov 9, 2018

Letter: To be great again, let’s bring back compassion in America

Editor, What’s happened to our compassion? As I watch with much anxiety the very long road to a hopefully better life for the hundreds of… Continue reading

  • Nov 9, 2018

Letter: Will continue to serve with honesty, integrity, dignity

Editor, I am writing to express my deepest gratitude for my devoted supporters, volunteers and campaign staff. You have stood by me through this extremely… Continue reading

  • Nov 9, 2018

Letter: However one voted, we are all Americans, neighbors

Editor, Whether we voted in this election as a conservative, moderate, liberal or libertarian — we are all Americans, Washingtonians and Whidbey Islanders. We are… Continue reading

  • Nov 6, 2018

Letter: Before Trump, Americans would welcome immigrants

Editor, With all the murders, extortion, rapes, etc., in Honduras, San Salvador and other countries, I believe I would be heading out to a more… Continue reading

  • Nov 6, 2018

Letter: Help keep local businesses healthy and going strong

Editor, I support a healthy and vibrant business and residential community on Whidbey Island. My concern is that the squeaky wheel continues to get oiled… Continue reading

  • Nov 6, 2018

Letter: Candidate takes issue with ‘anti-Navy’ label

Editor, I rarely respond to letters to the editors, but calling me anti-Navy is one issue I take quite personally. I am a Navy daughter.… Continue reading

  • Nov 2, 2018

Letter: St. Clair would bring honesty, integrity to job

Editor, Rick Hannold: keep your lies out of our mailbox. Your recent mailer is unbecoming of a sitting Island County commissioner. It contains lies and… Continue reading

  • Nov 2, 2018

Letter: Longtime lawyer supports Lane Campbell for sheriff

Editor, We have been very fortunate to have experienced the leadership and professionalism of Island County Sheriff Mark Brown during the last several years; but,… Continue reading

  • Nov 2, 2018