Letters to the Editor

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Questions remain over beach access

To the editor:I was happy to read of Island County’s commitment to shoreline public access as stated by planning director Jeff Tate in his Viewpoint… Continue reading

  • Jul 19, 2008

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Great friends have made it possible

To the editor:Moving on — but not far.Where else but on Whidbey Island could we have started with a patch of forest, a passion for… Continue reading

  • Jul 19, 2008

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Langley street dance was schlocky

To the editor:As a local resident, I look forward every summer to the tradition and ritual of attending Choochokam’s beer garden and Saturday night street… Continue reading

  • Jul 19, 2008

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Washington PUDs have lower rates

To the editor:Electricity service is a very important commodity that rightfully belongs in the public domain.By nature, electric systems must be monopolies. No one wants… Continue reading

  • Jul 19, 2008

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: South Whidbey is not a cash cow

To the editor:Do the port commissioners really believe that the marina will produce all these jobs and income for South Whidbey? It may benefit the… Continue reading

  • Jul 19, 2008

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Kudos for the many who helped

To the editor:I was remiss in not crediting Michael Stadler with the beautiful photography of the stone age woman in Saturday’s article, as well as… Continue reading

  • Jul 16, 2008

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: County prosecutor helps deliver justice

To the editor:I would like to bring to the public’s attention the superb work of the office of the Island County Prosecuting Attorney in obtaining… Continue reading

  • Jul 16, 2008

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Expanded marina will help economy

To the editor:Earlier this week the Port of South Whidbey reached a milestone in its marina expansion project. After months of public workshops and meetings… Continue reading

  • Jul 16, 2008

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Rachel Dearn always had a smile

To the editor:We were saddened to learn of Rachel Dearn’s passing. What a sweet and gentle soul.I’ll always remember how she loved to show me… Continue reading

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Whidbey is great for solar power

To the editor:I generally agree with Dave Hardesty’s advice (“Watch out for ‘experts’ in Whidbey PUD debate”) concerning caution in who and what to believe.… Continue reading

  • Jul 16, 2008

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Burden is great for new marina

To the editor:I am responding to the letter comparing the creation of national parks during the Great Depression and a proposed levy to build the… Continue reading

  • Jul 16, 2008

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Pool would be a good addition

To the editor:Sounds on Whidbey. In the fall it’s migrating foul heading south followed by the occasional hunting rifle. In the winter a muzzling blanket… Continue reading

  • Jul 16, 2008

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Celebrate America was fantastic event

To the editor:We want to again thank you everyone that put all of the work into the July 3 celebration with an outstanding fireworks show… Continue reading

  • Jul 16, 2008

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Giving fund helps our teen program

To the editor:The board of directors and staff of South Whidbey Youth Connection and the teens we serve would like to thank the Coastal Community… Continue reading

  • Jul 16, 2008

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Concert was sweet music to our ears

To the editor:On behalf of the board members of WISH, and myself I would like to thank Island Angel Chocolate owners Mona and Tony Newbauer… Continue reading

  • Jul 9, 2008

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Kids put on spectacular show

To the editor:Oh, what a night, again!South Whidbey was treated to two very special evenings this past week, when “singing sensation” Slaphappy preformed their third… Continue reading

  • Jul 9, 2008