Letters to the Editor

Letter: Infrastructure bond an expensive pipe dream

Editor, If you think that a vote for the infrastructure bond is a vote for affordable housing in Langley, think again. This is really a… Continue reading

  • Oct 21, 2019

Letter: Column on jet noise was a ‘weak smokescreen’

Editor, Keven Graves is a news publisher whose business relies on advertising and popular approval of his newspaper’s perspective. It is no surprise that he… Continue reading

  • Oct 15, 2019

Letter: Linda Racicot provides leadership on school board

Editor, I support Linda Racicot for School Board because for over eight years, Linda has provided leadership, integrity and commitment to South Whidbey Schools. Linda… Continue reading

  • Oct 15, 2019

Letter: Climate crisis doesn’t need to cause a catastrophe

Editor, Let’s jump forward to 2040 and see what’s new with our climate crisis. It seems countries of the world finally united to actually do… Continue reading

  • Oct 15, 2019

Consider the facts and vote for water infrastructure bond

Editor, I am responding to the letter from Mr. Moses of Edgecliff Drive (10/8/2019) in Langley and wish to provide additional facts and details that… Continue reading

  • Oct 14, 2019

Letter: Groundwater management is a much needed component

Editor, The Langley Infrastructure Program handout of May 28 states that the proposed storm water management system as part of the Water Management System Improvement… Continue reading

  • Oct 11, 2019

Letter: Cyr is ‘smart, personable, progressive,’ right for job

Editor, I join the chorus of voices urging citizens to elect Craig Cyr to the Langley City Council. He’s a fresh, smart, personable, progressive civic… Continue reading

  • Oct 11, 2019

Letter: Don’t buy into ‘myths’ about septic pollution

Editor, In response to Tim Callison’s letter to the editor in the Oct. 5 South Whidbey Record: Of course we all want Puget Sound to… Continue reading

  • Oct 11, 2019

Letter: Navy naysayers may not like the consequences

Editor, To the misguided citizens trying so very hard to force the Navy to leave Whidbey Island, admit it: that has been your agenda from… Continue reading

  • Oct 11, 2019

Letter: Reject the water system bond, focus on repairs

Editor, The city wants more money for a “Water Management System Improvement Bond” and letters to — and editorials from — this newspaper point to… Continue reading

  • Oct 8, 2019

Letter: In search of rank-and-file supporters with integrity

Editor, I write today to decry all Republicans, and others, who still support the most villainous president in American history. I believe this man could… Continue reading

  • Oct 8, 2019

Letter: Moving from California doesn’t mean Californian

Editor, My wife and I recently moved to Whidbey Island from Southern California. Residents in our area have overwhelmingly proven to be welcoming and friendly,… Continue reading

  • Oct 8, 2019

Letter: If you agree with retired captain’s letter, say ‘ditto’

Editor, Navy Capt. Larry Salter wrote an eloquent Sound Off in the Sept. 28 issue of the South Whidbey Record. He summarized my feelings exactly,… Continue reading

  • Oct 4, 2019

Letter: Need to be closer to the jet noise problem to understand

Editor, Your take on the “noise” made by the Growlers is wrong. Normally I would not tell someone they are totally wrong but I do… Continue reading

  • Oct 4, 2019

Letter: The environment deserves to be named as stakeholder in Growler lawsuit

Editor, The U.S. Navy in Oak Harbor is a very bad neighbor indeed. Not only do their Growler flyovers violate my sound space, they violate… Continue reading

  • Oct 4, 2019

Letter: Langley water system ideas will improve health

Editor, There are many technical and economic aspects of the proposed Langley Water Management System Improvement Bond that are being discussed and debated. As a… Continue reading

  • Oct 4, 2019

Letter: Growlers are impacting all life, Navy needs to wake up

Editor, Apparently the U.S. Navy never did learn the lessons of Pearl Harbor. With all these atomic bombs and nuclear ships, we are a target.… Continue reading

  • Oct 1, 2019

Letter: Recent Sound Off offered the same old tired points

Editor, I just had to respond to the “Sound Off” article in the Saturday, Sept. 28, South Whidbey Record by Bremerton resident Capt. Larry Salter,… Continue reading

  • Oct 1, 2019

Letter: Craig Cyr will lead Langley and council into the future

Editor, Craig Cyr will be an excellent addition to the city council. He’s worked hard for decades at various volunteer organizations, so he has a… Continue reading

  • Oct 1, 2019

Letter: Don’t assume we lost your check, it’s likely in the mail

Editor, Island County retrieves its mail from the post office daily at 8:30 a.m. By 10, it has been distributed to the appropriate department or… Continue reading

  • Sep 27, 2019