Letters to the Editor

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Deputy should face it: He lost

To the editor:Enough is enough. I can’t believe your headline “Jay Wallace breaks his silence.”We’ve heard a lot from former deputy Wallace. How does he… Continue reading

  • Jun 26, 2008

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Thank you Hearts & Hammers crew was the tops

To the editor:We would like to express our thanks to Ginger White and her Hearts & Hammers team for all the work they did. They… Continue reading

  • Jun 26, 2008

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Student column was right on target

To the editor:Bravo to the two students, Barbara Haupt and Philip Hofius, who write the column called Between Classes for their article in last Saturday’s… Continue reading

  • Jun 26, 2008

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Highland Games will return to the island

To the editor:The Whidbey Island Celtic Society, sponsors of the Whidbey Island Highland Games, would like to give a big thank–you to our past president… Continue reading

  • Jun 26, 2008

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Volunteers make this island special

To the editor:To all the wonderful Hearts & Hammer people who donated their time and labor on Saturday, May 3 and all the businesses that… Continue reading

  • Jun 26, 2008

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Many deserve our deepest gratitude

To the editor:We want to express our deepest gratitude to this wonderful and most beloved of communities for their tender care, support and abiding compassion… Continue reading

  • Jun 26, 2008

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Tax increase is a small price to pay

To the editor:I was somewhat appalled at the tone and strength of negativity of the letter published May 10 regarding the port commission’s intention of… Continue reading

  • Jun 26, 2008

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Port commissioners are too delusional

To the editor:I am not sure whether to laugh or cry after reading “Port hopes to triple property tax levy.”The belief of port commissioners that… Continue reading

  • Jun 26, 2008

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Bush OK’d torture

To the editor:If George Bush were not holding the office of president, he would be charged with murder.Dilawar was a 22-year-old Afghan taxi driver who… Continue reading

  • Jun 26, 2008

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Support made our raffle a big success

To the editor:The BeachWatchers Class of 2007 would like to thank all the businesses who so generously donated items to us for our raffle held… Continue reading

  • Jun 26, 2008

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: View looks good from cheap seats

To the editor:Things are slow in the winter around here but some good drama can be found outside the local theatre, particularly with the perverse… Continue reading

  • Jun 26, 2008

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Sign theft limits my free speech

To the editor:I woke up this morning and looked out my window and noticed something was missing; it was my Barack Obama yard sign.I have… Continue reading

  • Jun 26, 2008

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Your support beautifies Island

To the editor:The Greenbank Garden Club wants to sincerely thank the community for supporting our plant sale on April 19.We now know for sure that… Continue reading

  • Jun 26, 2008

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: The question means the cause be great

To the editor:From Newsweek columnist Anna Quindlen’s "The Last Word," April 14: "There is only one reason to go to war, and the architects of… Continue reading

  • Jun 26, 2008

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Maybe someone shares my opinion

To the editor:There are many reasons I consider myself lucky.For instance, I’ve lived on South Whidbey for nearly 10 years and until today have never… Continue reading

  • Jun 26, 2008

LETTER TO THE EDITOR:Earmarks profit war interests

To the editor:I just read the article re: Rep. Rick Larsen’s earmark wish list. This earmark money,$767 million, is said to be "mostly focused on… Continue reading

  • Jun 26, 2008

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: There is only one human race

To the editor:Lately the concept of race has become an issue in the current contest for the presidency of the United States. Now, while I’m… Continue reading

  • Jun 26, 2008

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: A fruitless search is not a bargain

To the editor:To all garage-sale holders: Please do us the courtesy of putting up signs when you hold your garage sale.Just last week we wasted… Continue reading

  • Jun 26, 2008

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: No joke: In defense of violists

To the editor:I want to especially thank Zoe Hensler for joining the viola section at the Wednesday Saratoga Chamber Orchestra concert.I felt it was unfortunate… Continue reading

  • Jun 26, 2008

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Michael Nutt touched many

To the editor:I'm re-reading a remarkable book, titled "Power Vs Force" by Dr. David R. Hawkins.About power, he says, "It appeals to what uplifts, dignifies… Continue reading

  • Jun 26, 2008