Letters to the Editor

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

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Record’s medical surgery story saved family money

To the editor:We don’t know how much to thank you for your article on Wednesday, June 11 about the medical surgery in another country.Well, actually… Continue reading

  • Jun 26, 2008

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Whidbey candidates couldn’t have missed deadline

To the editor:After reading the article, it certainly seemed to me that it must have come directly from Bakke’s office and that you simply put… Continue reading

  • Jun 26, 2008

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: President’s legacy not so memorable in Britain

To the editor:George Bush recently returned from his last trip to Europe while holding the office of president.The London Independent could not have summed up… Continue reading

  • Jun 26, 2008

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Langley councilwoman says she misspoke

To the editor:Last Saturday (June 7) there was an article in the Record reporting my comments to Langley City Council about the cemetery. Unfortunately, I… Continue reading

  • Jun 26, 2008

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Langley’s Friends of Friends helps people out

To the editor:Medical insurance or the lack thereof is becoming a bigger issue with every passing day. A recent article in the Seattle Times reported… Continue reading

  • Jun 26, 2008

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: I-1029 is expensive and ill-conceived

To the editor:Don’t be fooled by the rhetoric of the sponsors of Initiative 1029, an initiative designed to dramatically increase training requirements for all home-… Continue reading

  • Jun 26, 2008

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Media has treated Senator Clinton badly

To the editor:I find your choice of cartoons in the June 11 paper to be appalling. Sen. Hillary Clinton does not deserve to be depicted… Continue reading

  • Jun 26, 2008

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Thanks to Whidbey residents who donated to breast cancer walk

To the editor:We, the families who put on the garage and bake sale to benefit the Breast Cancer Three-Day Walk would like to thank this… Continue reading

  • Jun 26, 2008

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Sad to see Freeland Lanes go

To the editor:It is with great sadness that I read the article describing the end of an era with the closure of Freeland Lanes.Bowling is… Continue reading

  • Jun 26, 2008

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Price Johnson ready to lead as Island County commissioner

To the editor:Island County is a wonderful place to live. I want it to stay this way.We have an opportunity to elect a very qualified… Continue reading

  • Jun 26, 2008