Letters to the Editor

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

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Unhappy with Rep. Larsen’s stance on Iraq

To the editor:I called Congressman Rick Larsen’s office in Washington, D.C. to encourage him to vote to stop the funding of the illegal slaughter in… Continue reading

  • Jun 26, 2008

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Freeland parade filled with surprises

To the editor:An estimated 300 to 400 residents and visitors attended this year’s Harborside Parade on May 10 in Freeland.The parade was filled with the… Continue reading

  • Jun 26, 2008

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Thanks to South Whidbey for support of humanitarian

To the editor:On behalf of the Langley nonprofit Giraffe Heroes Project,I want to take this opportunity to thank the South Whidbey community for their support… Continue reading

  • Jun 26, 2008

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Whidbey Telecom disagrees with story

To the editor:The June 4, 2008, edition of the South Whidbey Record contained an article entitled “Whidbey Telecom and Sprint finally reach agreement.” We are… Continue reading

  • Jun 26, 2008

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Dems could be more inclusive

To the editor:Marti Anamosa’s reply to my letter to the editor concerning the Island County Democrats’ candidate endorsement meeting on June 9, gave me a… Continue reading

  • Jun 26, 2008

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Abandoned car is a big eyesore

To the editor:Does anyone know “the rest of the process” for getting an abandoned car removed from public property?As anyone who has driven along Smugglers… Continue reading

  • Jun 26, 2008

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Accountability is very important

To the editor:People of the best dang island in all of the world, why do we let these politicians separate us when we live in… Continue reading

  • Jun 26, 2008

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Mathematics can explain high prices

To the editor:There are gasoline refineries as close as 25 miles to Whidbey Island.Yet, the price of gasoline is about 25 cents higher than distant… Continue reading

  • Jun 26, 2008

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: High oil prices means less aid

To the editor:Can you ask the big wigs: How can we afford the cost of fuel? We can’t work. If we can’t work we can’t… Continue reading

  • Jun 26, 2008

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: New York trip was a fantastic journey

To the editor:Now that we have returned from the Essentially Ellington Festival in New York City, I wish to express my gratitude for all the… Continue reading

  • Jun 26, 2008