Opinion

Don’t eliminate parking spots for wider sidewalks

Editor, Regarding the parking in Langley, I was quite surprised to read in the South Whidbey Record that many of the businesses in Langley were… Continue reading

  • Nov 15, 2017

Storm is a reminder to be prepared, help island’s homeless

The first major wind-and-rain storm of the year hit Monday, ushering in the days of long, gray and windy days on Whidbey Island. About 18,000… Continue reading

  • Nov 15, 2017

EDITOR’S COLUMN | Thanks for the good times, South Whidbey

Well, that’s it South Whidbey. My time here has come to an end. This is my last column as editor of The Record. Skipping all… Continue reading

  • Nov 11, 2017

Today’s cartoon for Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017

Today’s cartoon for Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017.… Continue reading

  • Nov 11, 2017

Today’s cartoon for Friday, Nov. 10, 2017

Today’s cartoon for Friday, Nov. 10, 2017.… Continue reading

  • Nov 10, 2017

Today’s cartoon for Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017

Today’s cartoon for Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017.… Continue reading

  • Nov 9, 2017

EDITORIAL | It’s time for gun reform in the United States

Another day, another mass shooting, more people dead. So it goes in the United States of America. It’s been barely a month since a gunman… Continue reading

  • Nov 8, 2017

Local governments should join together to slow carbon pollution

Editor, It’s happened. The Trump Administration withdrew from the detested Obama administration Clean Power Plan in October. Now, acknowledging harmful pollution is up to other… Continue reading

  • Nov 8, 2017

Today’s cartoon for Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017

Today’s cartoon for Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017.… Continue reading

  • Nov 8, 2017

Today’s cartoon for Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017

Today’s cartoon for Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017.… Continue reading

  • Nov 7, 2017

Today’s cartoon for Monday, Nov. 6, 2017

Today’s cartoon for Monday, Nov. 6, 2017.… Continue reading

  • Nov 6, 2017

VIEWPOINT | Drinking and driving is still dangerous — don’t do it

By MIKE DIAMANTI Once again, Island Thrift has fulfilled the Impaired Driving Impact Panel of Island County (IDIPIC) grant request for $5,000 (matching grant.) When… Continue reading

  • Nov 4, 2017

Today’s cartoon for Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017

Today’s cartoon for Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017.… Continue reading

  • Nov 4, 2017

Langley should weigh walkability, parking needs carefully

Langley leaders held an open house last week to garner public opinion on a planned makeover of First Street. One of the primary hopes for… Continue reading

  • Nov 1, 2017

Today’s cartoon for Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2017

Today’s cartoon for Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2017.… Continue reading

  • Nov 1, 2017

Today’s cartoon for Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017

Today’s cartoon for Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017.… Continue reading

  • Oct 31, 2017

Today’s cartoon for Monday, Oct. 30, 2017

Today’s cartoon for Monday, Oct. 30, 2017.… Continue reading

  • Oct 30, 2017

Today’s cartoon for Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017

Today’s cartoon for Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017.… Continue reading

  • Oct 28, 2017

EDITORIAL | Langley ethics board has a tough job

The Langley Ethics Training and Advisory Board has its hands full this month with four separate reviews, including one levied against one of its own… Continue reading

  • Oct 28, 2017

Today’s cartoon for Friday, Oct. 27, 2017

Today’s cartoon for Friday, Oct. 27, 2017.… Continue reading

  • Oct 27, 2017