Letters to the Editor

Letter: Trump’s time nearly over, give Biden his moment

Editor, We at this moment have the most corrupt and petulant person ever, Donald J. Trump, in the White House. But we are also on… Continue reading

  • Nov 13, 2020

Letter: Why are so many willing to trade freedom for socialism?

Editor, In the USA, our constitutional republic guarantees each individual citizen more rights and freedom than those in any other country on earth. So why… Continue reading

Letter: Community Harvest won’t be hosting dinner this year

Editor, It is with a heavy heart that I am informing the community of Oak Harbor that the North Whidbey Community Harvest will not be… Continue reading

  • Nov 10, 2020

Letter: Congratulating opponent in court race on her win

Editor, We started this journey early this year. In many ways, I had no idea what a public campaign was. Yet, the campaign came together… Continue reading

  • Nov 10, 2020

Letter: Disgusted by the rioting over the election results

Editor, I am disgusted by the rioting taking place across the country by those violent, racist, homophobic right wing terrorists because Donald Trump lost. Thank… Continue reading

  • Nov 10, 2020

Letter: Support Biden in effort to repair our democracy

Editor, On the day Joe Biden was elected President of the United States, the bells of Paris rang; and all across America, there was dancing… Continue reading

  • Nov 10, 2020

Letter: Working hard to get new system up and running

Editor, Some WhidbeyHealth patients are having severe technical problems when calling our Cabot Drive facility. Too often the system puts callers on hold or the… Continue reading

  • Nov 10, 2020

Letter: Electoral college skews intent of total popular vote

Editor, Our method of selecting the president and the vice president is not as simple as it appears at first glance. The electoral college scheme… Continue reading

  • Nov 6, 2020

Letter: Looking forward to day when GOP reforms party

Editor, In his Oct. 30 letter to the editor, congressional candidate Timothy Hazelo claims that it is the Republicans who are anti-racist and anti-hate and… Continue reading

  • Nov 6, 2020

Letter: Republic ensures minority rights are accounted for

Editor, In his letter to the editor, Brad Taylor made the argument for the electoral college, and I would like to add my two pennies… Continue reading

  • Nov 6, 2020

Letter: Statements made in letter needed fact checked

Editor, In a recent letter to the editor defending the electoral college, Brad J. Taylor wrote that Hillary Clinton won the popular vote by approximately… Continue reading

  • Nov 6, 2020

Letter: Athiest: Perhaps ask god to end miscarriages

Editor, My wife drove me on a rare trip to Oak Harbor from where we live in Langley. As we entered the city, I saw… Continue reading

  • Nov 3, 2020

Letter: Elections decided by millions, not the extremists

Editor, To all the Proud Boys, WA 3%, KKK, Patriot Prayer and armed Antifa extremists — stand down and grow up. The 2020 elections will… Continue reading

  • Nov 3, 2020

Letter: Elminate electoral college, eliminate the disproportion

Editor, This is in response to a letter to the editor by Brad Taylor of Oak Harbor, who seems to want to point out that… Continue reading

  • Nov 3, 2020

Letter: Still seeing delays in delivery of the mail

Editor, Just a heads up that, despite comments that the postal service is once again back to normal, I do see that certain flyers that… Continue reading

  • Nov 3, 2020

Letter: What is happening with COVID-19 in Coupeville?

Editor, Mr. Higman, please tell us, what is happening in Coupeville? Just giving the COVID-19 numbers does not help. It’s a huge increase in cases.… Continue reading

  • Nov 3, 2020

Letter: Don’t let ‘woke liberals’ dictate actions, speech

Editor, This letter is in response to Steve V. Horton’s Oct. 24 letter to the editor regarding a factual commercial on TV. The truth hurts.… Continue reading

  • Oct 30, 2020

Letter: EMTs, hospital provided excellent care at every stage

Editor, While hiking on Aug. 22, I slipped on a steep gravel section of a trail in South Whidbey Trustland Trails, off Craw Road. It… Continue reading

  • Oct 30, 2020

Letter: Read what candidates say about following the science

Editor, My wife had COVID-like symptoms of increasing shortness of breath and disabling fatigue for more than a week. We started to get concerned and… Continue reading

  • Oct 30, 2020

Letter: Volunteer drivers needed to drive vets in van to VMAC

Editor, Thank you volunteers. We at the Disabled American Veterans Chapter 47 would like to thank all the organizations and individuals who assisted in building… Continue reading

  • Oct 30, 2020