Letters to the Editor

Letter: Vote for candidate Dave Paul for state House is a vote for integrity

Editor, Are you feeling we need some political relief — some integrity these days? Well, hallelujah, we have the unique opportunity to get an effective,… Continue reading

  • Jul 27, 2018

Letter: Residents located in jets’ flight path long-suffering

Editor, I had an insight. My neighbor hired a company with a tree grinder to decimate some big laurel branches and it was making some… Continue reading

  • Jul 24, 2018

Letter: Should closely examine the candidates for Court of Appeals

Editor, Rita Latsinova is a better choice for judge. I urge voters to check the backgrounds of the candidates for Court of Appeals, and not… Continue reading

  • Jul 24, 2018

Letter: The behavior from president Donald Trump is ludicrous

Editor, Do Rep. Larsen, Sen. Cantwell, and Sen. Murray really want more war-mongering saber rattling in all caps in the wee hours by a President… Continue reading

  • Jul 24, 2018

Letter: Proposed sewage system a bad idea

Editor, I read the article that appeared in the South Whidbey Record on July 18 about the Freeland Plaza Shopping Center submitting an application to… Continue reading

  • Jul 20, 2018

Letter: America does not come first for president

Editor, For Trump to stand next to Putin and think Putin’s suggestion that our own intelligence people be interviewed by the Russians is a great… Continue reading

  • Jul 20, 2018

Letter: Trump’s remarks were treasonous

Editor, I was completely stunned and horrified by Donald Trump’s remarks after his meeting with Putin. Our president’s words provided aid and comfort to an… Continue reading

  • Jul 20, 2018

Letter: Prepare for the smokescreen on Initiative 1631, fossil fuels

Editor, Initiative 1631 places a fee on sources of carbon dioxide (fossil fuels) as they enter or are produced in Washington state. Putting a price… Continue reading

  • Jul 20, 2018

Letter: Tom Seguine a good candidate for Washington Appeals Court

Editor, I recently met Tom Seguine and had an in-depth conversation with him about his candidacy for judge of the Washington State Court of Appeals.… Continue reading

  • Jul 20, 2018

Letter: It is worth taking time to read the U.S. Constitution, articles

Editor, It’s getting hard to ignore our national news and the extensively detailed Mueller investigation that clearly is zeroing in on President Trump --- a… Continue reading

  • Jul 17, 2018

Letter: Sheriff candidate’s campaign signs violate flag etiquette

Editor, I am disgusted every time I drive past a Lane Campbell for Sheriff sign with an American flag permanently affixed to it. The flag… Continue reading

  • Jul 17, 2018

Letter: The Coupeville School board needs greater transparency

Editor, Coupeville School District has an opportunity to set a new standard for teacher and support staff compensation, a fair and competitive standard. A standard… Continue reading

  • Jul 17, 2018

The South Whidbey Yacht Club has a wide range of offerings

Editor, First of all, many thanks to reporter Patricia Guthrie for her front-page article about the South Whidbey Yacht Club. Our club’s mission is to… Continue reading

  • Jul 13, 2018

Letter: Before you judge someone, walk a mile in his or her shoes

Editor, It has come to my attention that there has been lots of negativity concerning our homeless population. I am hoping to possibly shed a… Continue reading

  • Jul 13, 2018

Letter: Don’t blame Trump for the immigration system problems

Editor, I am amazed that some folks believe we should just open the borders, but they would be the last to offer lodging or their… Continue reading

  • Jul 10, 2018

Letter: Do we expect too much from police?

By Rufus Rose How much do we expect of our police? Perhaps, too much at times. Consider the following points: 1. Langley Police Chief David… Continue reading

  • Jul 10, 2018

Letter: Whidbey Institute’s July 1 open house was a total success

Editor, These times are filled with bad news — social justice atrocities, environmental devastation, an increasingly polarized political climate, and local, national and international tensions… Continue reading

  • Jul 10, 2018

Letter: Offer compassion and housing for the homeless

Editor, In response to Ms. Duggan’s letter to the editor June 23, “Life isn’t free….” After Vietnam, while living in Thailand, I received my first… Continue reading

  • Jul 10, 2018

Letter: President Donald Trump the real problem, not illegal immigrants

Editor, We do not have an illegal immigration problem in this country, immigration is at an all-time low. Donald J. Trump is the problem, trying… Continue reading

  • Jul 6, 2018

Letter: Island Transit made right decision on bus fares; ‘free’ will benefit all

Editor, When Island Transit’s board decided to continue a policy of no bus fares, it was continuing what we, the citizens, of Island County intended… Continue reading

  • Jul 6, 2018