Opinion

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  • Aug 23, 2019

 

The Petri Dish: Advisory measures on ballot will tax voters’ attention

If you lost count of how many new and higher taxes state lawmakers passed this year, it was 12. And voters will get a chance… Continue reading

  • Aug 23, 2019

 

Sound Off: Other side of the story sometimes can’t be shared

By Jake Kempton, legal officer for WhidbeyHealth Thank you for publishing a fairly balanced article regarding the recent settlement between the hospital district and Dr.… Continue reading

  • Aug 20, 2019

 

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  • Aug 20, 2019

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  • Aug 16, 2019

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  • Aug 13, 2019

Soundoff: Patients have good reasons to trust WhidbeyHealth

My wife and I were guests at a lovely Oak Harbor wedding on Saturday, and several of the attendees, who have lived on Whidbey Island… Continue reading

  • Aug 6, 2019

Letter: Bailey exaggerates, ‘spews falsehoods’ in Op-Ed

Editor, Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson is forcing a review of the environmental impact statement for the Navy’s expansion of Growler flights at Whidbey… Continue reading

  • Aug 3, 2019

Letter: Navy not above the law, as Sen. Bailey seems to think

Editor, I take issue with Sen. Barbara Bailey’s use of derogatory name-calling in her July 24 “Sound Off” Op-Ed commentary. Sen. Bailey is certainly entitled… Continue reading

  • Aug 2, 2019

Letter: Sen. Bailey believes money trumps the Constitution

Editor, I just came across state Sen. Bailey’s July 19 attack on Attorney General Bob Ferguson’s suit against NAS Whidbey. She attacked Ferguson with ad… Continue reading

  • Aug 2, 2019

Letter: Malpractice lawsuits for hospital are not surprising

Editor, I was not surprised to read of three malpractice suits against WhidbeyHealth — an oxymoron if there ever was one. My daughter saw a… Continue reading

  • Aug 2, 2019

Letter: Sen. Bailey misinforming public about Navy lawsuit

Editor, Barbara Bailey is taking a page from Trump’s playbook. I was aghast when I read her Op Ed regarding Bob Ferguson’s lawsuit against the… Continue reading

  • Aug 2, 2019

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  • Jul 30, 2019

Letter: Intelligence report shows all 50 states were hacked

Editor, The House Intelligence Committee released a report stating that the election systems of all 50 states were hacked in the last presidential election. The… Continue reading

  • Jul 30, 2019

Letter: AG lawsuit questions EIS process, not Navy’s value

Editor, State Rep. Norma Smith wrote: “I’m deeply disappointed in Attorney General Bob Ferguson’s misguided lawsuit and attack on our military community on Whidbey Island.”… Continue reading

  • Jul 30, 2019

Letter: AG lawsuit questions EIS process, not Navy’s value

Editor, Recently, Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson filed a lawsuit against the Navy, alleging that the Environmental Impact Statement process used in determining the… Continue reading

  • Jul 30, 2019

Letter: We must speak up against subtleties of evil behavior

Editor, Dear residents of Whidbey Island: I have lived here for 12 years and love this island and its people. I’m happy we all can… Continue reading

  • Jul 26, 2019

Letter: Sen. Bailey’s record shows she’s lost touch on issues

Editor, State Sen Bailey’s July 24 Sound Off in the South Whidbey Record exposes her as a disappointing representative who flirts with the truth and… Continue reading

  • Jul 26, 2019

Letter: Sen. Bailey is willing to sacrifice citizens’ health

Editor, I am disturbed, and not terribly surprised, that Barbara Bailey’s screed on your recent editorial page used all the “red meat” tropes she could… Continue reading

  • Jul 26, 2019

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  • Jul 26, 2019