Opinion

Cartoon for April 24, 2019

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  • Apr 23, 2019

 

Letter: Writer shouldn’t get pulpit for sermon in newspaper

Editor, I have read the letter to the editor by Lorinda Newton entitled, “Easter is a time for more than just bunnies, eggs.” I am… Continue reading

  • Apr 23, 2019

 

Letter: Fire board experience important in running district

Editor, As candidate for South Whidbey Fire/EMS Board of Commissioners, I offer the district a wealth of experience in local government. Serving two terms on… Continue reading

  • Apr 23, 2019

 

Editorial: Win or lose, running for office is commendable

Our sincere hope is that nobody runs for office on Whidbey Island this year unopposed. Debate, discussion and new ideas are vital to a functioning… Continue reading

  • Apr 23, 2019

Cartoon for April 20, 2019

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  • Apr 19, 2019

Sound Off: Hospital commissioners should all tender resignations

WhidbeyHealth has outdone itself. As I write, I’ve just left a special hearing on the morning of April 14. Our hospital board just won the… Continue reading

  • Apr 19, 2019

Letter: Thank you from the South Whidbey Hearts Hammers

Editor, South Whidbey Hearts & Hammers would like to extend its heartfelt thanks to David Ossman and Judith Walcutt of Other World Media and to… Continue reading

  • Apr 19, 2019

Letter: People should model good behavior for the children

Editor, In reading the article in the South Whidbey Record and also seeing posts on Facebook, I am sensing a build up of frustration and… Continue reading

  • Apr 19, 2019

Business Commentary: Retrieving trash from ocean is only the first step

By Don C. Brunell People across our planet are increasingly aware of the growing amounts of trash floating in our oceans. While we are finding… Continue reading

  • Apr 18, 2019

Letter: Easter is a time for more than just bunnies, eggs

Editor, Each spring, at parks such as Dan Porter Park or on church grounds, many American families gather to watch children search for plastic eggs.… Continue reading

  • Apr 16, 2019

Cartoon for April 17, 2019

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  • Apr 16, 2019

Cartoon for April 17, 2019

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  • Apr 16, 2019

Letter: Our Southern resident orcas are in peril

Editor, Living on Whidbey Island is magical, with sweeping views out onto the majestic beauty of the Salish sea. Our natural environment inspires us with… Continue reading

  • Apr 16, 2019

Editorial: Change at schools may start with the ballot

When parents and other community members join together to tell school district leaders there’s something wrong, chances are there’s something wrong. Board members for the… Continue reading

  • Apr 12, 2019

Cartoon for April 13, 2019

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  • Apr 12, 2019

Letter: Island’s litter crews do a great job, keep us clean

Editor, I wanted to send a shout out to the litter crews of Whidbey Island. They do a fabulous job of keeping our roads pristine… Continue reading

  • Apr 12, 2019

Letter: Why is President Trump afraid to give tax returns?

Editor, So even though President Trump promised to release his tax returns once he was elected, it is clear that he never intended to do… Continue reading

  • Apr 12, 2019

Letter: Opioid crisis restrictions don’t consider everyone

Editor, Regarding the April 6, 2019 South Whidbey Record article on the opioid crisis. I understand the nation’s opioid crisis is devastating, but let me… Continue reading

  • Apr 12, 2019

Cartoon for April 10, 2019

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  • Apr 9, 2019

Letter: Is this the new normal for Whidbey Island residents?

Editor, Is the Navy planning on “taking” Whidbey Island from us? The secretary of the Navy has said the declared expansion is only returning to… Continue reading

  • Apr 9, 2019