Letters to the Editor

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Clearcut should stir Langley residents to action

Has anyone noticed the clearcut logging operation at the intersection of Maxwelton and Langley roads? I noticed it a couple of weeks ago and thought, “Hmmm, that’s too bad. I wonder how that happened.” Life is busy — four kids, two dogs, a wife, goat and a job (not necessarily in that order!) all competing for my attention. Who has time for taking it any further? I drove on.

  • Jun 30, 2008

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Langley logging project is a shame

To the editor:After fielding numerous inquiries regarding our participation in the clear cutting operation on Langley Road we would like to set the record straight!We… Continue reading

  • Jun 28, 2008

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Obama bake sale a big success

To the editor:Thank you, Whidbey community, for making the Obama bake sale a huge success.We live in such a great supportive community, and I want… Continue reading

  • Jun 28, 2008

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: The whiny wheel gets the grease

To the editor:I am disappointed but not surprised that the county auditor caved on sticking to clear policy. The late entries for two candidates should… Continue reading

  • Jun 28, 2008

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Comfort from a caring community

To the editor:We want to express our gratitude to all the South Whidbey community for their thoughts, prayers and cards in the recent loss of… Continue reading

  • Jun 28, 2008

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: How to follow Obama’s private money trail?

To the editor:The cartoon about Obama and the crocodile tears got me to wondering...If candidates don’t accept public funding for their campaigns does that mean… Continue reading

  • Jun 26, 2008

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Langley car crash victims thankful for helpers

To the editor:Island life is not impersonal.We are reminded again and again of our interconnectedness and the strength of community; it is one of our… Continue reading

  • Jun 26, 2008

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Langley apprenticeship program thrives with community support

To the editor:As the school year draws to a close and I reflect on this year’s activities, I am once again impressed with how supportive… Continue reading

  • Jun 26, 2008

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Volunteers helped keep Coupeville Water Festival alive

To the editor:Saturday, May 17, we celebrated the 17th annual Penn Cove Water Festival in Coupeville.Thanks to the hard work of a small group of… Continue reading

  • Jun 26, 2008

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: South Whidbey should consider reducing taxes

To the editor:I was pleased to read in the South Whidbey Record of the port commissioners’ tax hike reversal.I applaud their realization and acknowledgment of… Continue reading

  • Jun 26, 2008

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: South Whidbey improvements should be tabled till economy improves

To the editor:Am I living on Whidbey Island or in Beverly Hills, Calif.?Every time I read the Record, I see major stories about new projects… Continue reading

  • Jun 26, 2008

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Iraq oil deal could mean victory for ‘Dear Leader’

To the editor:The United States has generously offered to guard Iraq’s oil fields with American troops and mercenaries at taxpayer expense taking a mere 70… Continue reading

  • Jun 26, 2008

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Vote yes for Coupeville library expansion

To the editor:Andrew Carnegie, industrialist (1835-1919) said: “There is not such a cradle of democracy upon the earth as the Free Public Library, this republic… Continue reading

  • Jun 26, 2008

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Bush Democrats ‘shred’ Fourth Amendment

To the editor:On Friday, June 20 the American people were betrayed by House “Democratic” Leader Steny Hoyer and his Bush Democrats, 105 of whom voted… Continue reading

  • Jun 26, 2008

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Freeland neighbors help at accident scene

To the editor:I wish to thank the kind people from Freeland who stopped to help me and the deer that dropped in front of my… Continue reading

  • Jun 26, 2008

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: What’s the harm in Reece Rose campaign signs?

To the editor:In rebuttal to the “Rose signs bloom much too early” letter I wish to express the following opinion.It is interesting to read Mark… Continue reading

  • Jun 26, 2008