Opinion

Cartoon for Sept. 1, 2018

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  • Aug 31, 2018

Letter: Restoration project needs experts who’ve walked beach

Editor, Small fish were jumping by the dozens in the Hidden Beach shallows, precisely where speakers from Northwest Straits and the Island County Marine Resources… Continue reading

  • Aug 31, 2018

Cartoon for Aug. 29, 2018

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  • Aug 28, 2018

Letter: Administration spouts lies, nonsense; vote in November

Editor, “Truth isn’t truth.” Come on, Giuliani, what kind of baloney is that? From Giuliani to Conway to Trump, who said, “What you are seeing… Continue reading

  • Aug 28, 2018

Letter: Teachers deserve excellent, salaries, sustainable ones

Editor, The South Whidbey School District is currently bargaining with its teachers. The school board is the fiscal agent of the district, and the superintendent… Continue reading

  • Aug 28, 2018

Cartoon for Aug. 25, 2018

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  • Aug 24, 2018

Letter: Help the Tiny Houses In Name of Christ to get a Langley property

Editor, THINCwhidbey.org (Tiny Houses In Name of Christ) is seeking a property in Langley, on city sewer and water, for the construction of affordable workforce… Continue reading

  • Aug 24, 2018

Letter: Success at the Whidbey Island Nourishes’ Summer Frolic

Editor, Whidbey Island Nourishes’ annual Summer Frolic was a huge success. It rained and then it rained some more, but then the clouds parted and… Continue reading

  • Aug 24, 2018

Letter: Support Protect Washington Act to help salvage our planet

Editor, We have known for decades that carbon pollution would change our planet. In 1974, the CIA issued a classified report on the carbon-dioxide problem.… Continue reading

  • Aug 24, 2018

Letter: County needs to find better and safer way to maintain roads

Editor, Can anyone tell me why Island County Road Department dumps thousands of gallons of oil on the road, then dumps a bunch of gravel… Continue reading

  • Aug 24, 2018

Letter: Hosting movie and a discussion on the NAS Growler expansion

Editor, In addition to the state and local races heating up before the November election, the federal government is making its way to a verdict… Continue reading

  • Aug 21, 2018

Letter: Our local teachers deserve fair and competitive pay in schools

Editor, It is an oft-repeated phrase that to choose to teach is to take a vow of poverty. Teachers are and historically have been grossly… Continue reading

  • Aug 21, 2018

Letter: Vote Kim Schrier to loosen Republican grip on Congress

Editor, Those of us who live in congressional district WA-02 are extremely fortunate to have Rick Larsen working for us in Congress. He cruised to… Continue reading

  • Aug 21, 2018

Cartoon for Aug. 22, 2018

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  • Aug 21, 2018

Sound Off: When there’s no time, it’s time to ask questions

At this time of year, there is no time to waste on a farm, no time for new things, no time for things to break,… Continue reading

  • Aug 17, 2018

Cartoon for Aug. 18, 2018

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  • Aug 17, 2018

Letter: Tell superintendent, school board to raise teacher pay

Editor, Through its McCleary decision, the Washington State Supreme Court concluded that Washington state failed in its constitutionally mandated obligation to adequately fund K-12 education.… Continue reading

  • Aug 17, 2018

Sound Off: Media plays key role in preserving American democracy

By Fred Obee The plight of a grieving orca who continues to carry her dead calf for weeks is reported by the Seattle Times. The… Continue reading

  • Aug 14, 2018

Cartoon for Aug. 15, 2018

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  • Aug 14, 2018

Letter: Whidbey Habitat for Humanity grateful for all its supporters

Editor, Thank you to our supporters. It has never been more important than today to talk about the need for affordable housing in Island County.… Continue reading

  • Aug 14, 2018