Opinion

Letter: Trump is thuggish buffoon who would be laughed at

Editor, So, we’ve come to this. A president who praises Congressman Gianforte for beating a reporter and finds Saudi claims of a rendition gone wrong… Continue reading

  • Nov 13, 2018

 

Letter: Let your representative know the changes wanted

Editor, We all know that government is slow, at least when it comes to accomplishing something worthwhile. I’ve been riding ferries all my life, and… Continue reading

  • Nov 13, 2018

 

Letter: Electromagnetic fields are all around us, affect health

Editor, In normal Whidbey life, the typical exposure of a child or adult to high-frequency, wildly pulsing, invisible, strong electromagnetic fields (EMF) is everyday common.… Continue reading

  • Nov 13, 2018

 

Letter: Letter writer was incorrect about Initiative 1631 info

Editor, Norman Bodine’s anti-Initiative 1631 letter of Oct. 9 states, “95 percent of all electricity is from non-fossil fuel sources now, and we make our… Continue reading

  • Nov 13, 2018

Letter: Can U C Me Campaign for safety awareness

Editor, This time of year, it’s dark when I leave my house in the morning and soon it will be dark on my way home,… Continue reading

  • Nov 13, 2018

Cartoon for Nov. 14, 2018

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  • Nov 13, 2018

Cartoon for Nov. 10, 2018

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  • Nov 9, 2018

Letter: Oncology team appreciates patience of its patients

Editor, Fourteen months later, WhidbeyHealth has completed the new pharmacy that meets the new USP-800 regulations for safe mixing of hazardous drugs. These standards ensure… Continue reading

  • Nov 9, 2018

Letter: To be great again, let’s bring back compassion in America

Editor, What’s happened to our compassion? As I watch with much anxiety the very long road to a hopefully better life for the hundreds of… Continue reading

  • Nov 9, 2018

Letter: Will continue to serve with honesty, integrity, dignity

Editor, I am writing to express my deepest gratitude for my devoted supporters, volunteers and campaign staff. You have stood by me through this extremely… Continue reading

  • Nov 9, 2018

Sounds Off: A look at the winners, losers in Tuesday’s election

A surge in voter interest, a swell in the ranks of Democratic state lawmakers and a spendy bunch of contests marked the 2018 election. As… Continue reading

  • Nov 9, 2018

Letter: However one voted, we are all Americans, neighbors

Editor, Whether we voted in this election as a conservative, moderate, liberal or libertarian — we are all Americans, Washingtonians and Whidbey Islanders. We are… Continue reading

  • Nov 6, 2018

Letter: Before Trump, Americans would welcome immigrants

Editor, With all the murders, extortion, rapes, etc., in Honduras, San Salvador and other countries, I believe I would be heading out to a more… Continue reading

  • Nov 6, 2018

Letter: Help keep local businesses healthy and going strong

Editor, I support a healthy and vibrant business and residential community on Whidbey Island. My concern is that the squeaky wheel continues to get oiled… Continue reading

  • Nov 6, 2018

Letter: Candidate takes issue with ‘anti-Navy’ label

Editor, I rarely respond to letters to the editors, but calling me anti-Navy is one issue I take quite personally. I am a Navy daughter.… Continue reading

  • Nov 2, 2018

Letter: St. Clair would bring honesty, integrity to job

Editor, Rick Hannold: keep your lies out of our mailbox. Your recent mailer is unbecoming of a sitting Island County commissioner. It contains lies and… Continue reading

  • Nov 2, 2018

Letter: Longtime lawyer supports Lane Campbell for sheriff

Editor, We have been very fortunate to have experienced the leadership and professionalism of Island County Sheriff Mark Brown during the last several years; but,… Continue reading

  • Nov 2, 2018

Letter: It’s time to expose the system of ‘good old boys’

Editor, This is my response to the “Sound Off” written by Greg Banks and published on Oct. 31, 2018. Well, if you ever wanted to… Continue reading

  • Nov 2, 2018

Cartoon for Nov. 3, 2018

Cartoon for Nov. 3, 2018… Continue reading

  • Nov 2, 2018
Banks

Sound Off: Rick Felici understands all facets of complex, difficult job

By Greg Banks, Island County prosecutor For years, I have turned down requests to endorse candidates for Island County elected offices. Recent coverage of the… Continue reading

  • Oct 31, 2018
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