Opinion

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

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  • 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
Banks

Cartoon for Oct. 31, 2018

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  • Oct 31, 2018

Editorial: St. Clair, Felici are right candidates for county positions

Island County will be in good hands no matter who wins the races for commissioner and sheriff, but Janet St. Clair and Rick Felici, respectively,… Continue reading

  • Oct 30, 2018

Letter: St. Clair has no so-called ‘special interest’ stakes

Editor, I read with great interest Lee Rebman’s letter to the Editor in the Oct. 23 South Whidbey Record concerning the campaign contributions for Janet… Continue reading

  • Oct 30, 2018

Letter: Rick Hannold is superior to opponent, St. Clair

Editor, Island County was hit with two problems when the economy tanked in 2008. One was the loss of revenue for the sheriff’s department and… Continue reading

  • Oct 30, 2018

Letter: Please vote to restore our governmental function

Editor, According to the filmmaker Michael Moore, our largest “political party” is not Democrats or Republicans but non-voters — over 100 million strong. To me,… Continue reading

  • Oct 30, 2018

Letter: Lane Campbell should be our next sheriff

Editor, I was a reserve police officer with Seattle Police Department for 41 years and a reserve deputy with Island County for three years, amassing… Continue reading

  • Oct 30, 2018

Letter: We need Janet St. Clair’s voice on commission

Editor, We have crossed “party lines” to support Janet St. Clair for Island County commissioner. It’s time that Camano had a resident islander at the… Continue reading

  • Oct 30, 2018

Letter: Vote Hannold out of office

Editor, I was astounded to read Rick Hannold’s statement in the Voters’ Pamphlet that he “has become known for working to keep taxes and fees… Continue reading

  • Oct 30, 2018

Cartoon for Oct. 27, 2018

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  • Oct 26, 2018

Cartoon for Oct. 27, 2018

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  • Oct 26, 2018

Editorial: Norma Smith, Dave Paul our picks for 2nd District

In the race for the two state representative positions in District 10, voters should replace one incumbent and keep another. State Rep. Dave Hayes, a… Continue reading

  • Oct 26, 2018

Letter: Department of Defense is using D.C. ‘double-speak’

Editor, The Department of Defense is speaking in Washington, D.C. double-speak. Let’s be clear, expansion means more and reduction means less. But the Department of… Continue reading

  • Oct 26, 2018

Letter: Vote no on I-1634; don’t give corporations power

Editor, Regarding Initiative 1634, you stated in your editorial that the decision about what to put into our bodies should be our own. There is… Continue reading

  • Oct 26, 2018

Letter: WSF needs to hear feedback

Editor, What prevents Washington State Ferries from issuing a monthly pass for residents of the island? What prevents WSF from allowing island residents from early… Continue reading

  • Oct 26, 2018

Letter: St. Clair would lead in a fair, balanced way

Editor, In a few days the ballots for our November election will arrive in your mailbox. I am writing to express my strong support for… Continue reading

  • Oct 26, 2018

Cartoon for Oct. 24, 2018

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  • Oct 23, 2018