Letters To The Editor

Hoping Navy lives up to its environmental standard award

Editor, Page 3 of the Dec. 8 Whidbey News-Times contained two articles,…

  • Jan 13th, 2017

 

Letter: Atwood letter filled with innaccuracies

Editor, Once again, Maryon Atwood submits a letter that is filled with…

  • Jan 6th, 2017

 

Letter: Please take time to comment on Navy EIS

Editor, I live in Coupeville and I fear for the future of…

  • Jan 6th, 2017

 

County shouldn’t settle over Wonn Road lawsuit

Editor, As a county resident living on high bank property in the…

  • Jan 3rd, 2017

Letter: COER’s objective is clearly to expel Navy from island

Editor, I read with great admiration the latest insightful and knowledgeable letter…

  • Dec 30th, 2016

Letter: Losing with the most votes isn’t a Democratic system

Editor, The big flaw in Harry S. Hansen’s comparison of the electoral…

Letter: Why is Navy not testing for jet fuel contamination?

Editor, The Navy is testing for PFOA contamination of ground water. Why…

  • Dec 16th, 2016

Whidbey volunteers are the stars of the auditor’s office

Editor, The Island County Treasurer’s Office again wishes to thank our volunteers…

  • Dec 20th, 2016

Letter: Consider joining climate change efforts

Editor, There’s no papering over November’s painful defeat of Initiative 732, which…

  • Dec 9th, 2016

Letter: Constitution’s writers saw a need for checks, balances

Editor, In Saturday’s edition of the Whidbey News-Times, guest columnist Steve Erickson…

  • Dec 9th, 2016

Trump team meant Putin will be handling governmental affairs

Editor, This is in response to the apparent lack of desire to…

  • Jan 20th, 2017

PFOA is a man-made chemical that can easily be eliminated

Editor, Whidbey water is contaminated. How much? Where? Here’s what we know:…

  • Jan 20th, 2017

Why is the Navy keeping well test results such a big secret?

Editor, There are a couple ongoing themes of the water well contamination…

  • Jan 20th, 2017

Price Johnson stood up for public’s interest in Wonn Road

Editor, We want to thank Island County Commissioner Helen Price Johnson for…

  • Jan 20th, 2017

Get involved to help solve homeless crisis

Editor, During a panel discussion on homelessness last week, the question was…

  • Jan 17th, 2017

Time for Navy to pick up increased school costs

Editor, Once again the school system wants more money from property owners.…

  • Jan 17th, 2017

Rebel-rousing, politically correct writer is greatly misinformed

Editor, In response to Katlaina Rayne’s Jan. 7 letter on the Navy…

  • Jan 17th, 2017

All are invited to join nonpartisan League of Women Voters

Editor, The League of Women Voters’ motto is to make democracy work…

  • Jan 13th, 2017

Recently learned that Coupeville Festival Association gives back to local causes

Editor, Coupeville has many wonderful nonprofit organizations serving the community. Something I…

  • Jan 13th, 2017

Letter: Use letters to editor to debate facts,not vilify other writers

Editor, While being a relatively recent addition to Whidbey Island, I have…

  • Jan 10th, 2017

Letter: Spate of fires draw attention to issue of overloaded outlets

Editor, I just want to personally thank everyone with Whidbey News-Times —…

  • Jan 10th, 2017

Letter: Don’t negotiate for property that was ‘stolen’ from public

Editor, I do not understand why the Island County commissioners have to…

  • Jan 10th, 2017

Letter: Police captain an asset to City of Oak Harbor

Editor, I read your article about Oak Harbor police Capt. Terri Gardner…

  • Jan 10th, 2017

Letter: Hopes readers do their own fact-checking in 2017

Editor, Positive news you may have missed in 2016: From the BBC:…

  • Jan 3rd, 2017

Letter: Help deliver message island doesn’t want more jets

Editor, Although the Navy had 3 years to draft an EIS for…

  • Dec 29th, 2016

Letter: Electoral College works as intended, but does not mean it works for us today

Editor, In response to Mr. Harry S. Hansen’s letter on Dec. 2,…

  • Dec 29th, 2016

Letter: Letter writer exaggerated Navy’s impact

Editor, This is a rebuttal to Ms Attwoods letter of Dec. 28.…

  • Dec 30th, 2016

Letter: Raising rent just to raise it is inhumane

Editor, This is an open letter to all those who rent or…

  • Dec 23rd, 2016

Letter: Thanks for another great Home Tour

Editor, The 2016 Soroptimist International of Oak Harbor’s Christmas Home Tour was…

  • Dec 23rd, 2016

Trump’s critics include many in Europe

Editor, On Nov. 8, 2016, the civilized world was shocked and dismayed.…

  • Dec 23rd, 2016

Founders chose to create a ‘Constitutional Republic’

Editor, My letter to your newspaper in response to Steve Erickson’s guest…

  • Dec 20th, 2016

Kiwanis Santa Orange Project a success

Editor, Once again the Kiwanis Santa Orange Project was a great success.…

  • Dec 20th, 2016

Letter: Thanks to Samaritan who returned purse

Editor, Monday, Dec. 12, I was grocery shopping at Haggens. Upon returning…

  • Dec 13th, 2016

Please return soldiers stolen from Pioneer

Editor, I don’t know if criminals read the paper, but on the…

  • Dec 13th, 2016

Letter: Electoral College no longer makes sense, serves no purpose

Editor, The Electoral College is outdated in the same way that we…

  • Dec 13th, 2016

Valid once, but the Electoral College now stinks like 1787 grape juice

Editor, Who said, “Freedom of the press belongs to the man who…

  • Dec 13th, 2016

Letter: EIS comment period is way to make voices heard

Editor, The public comment within the federal arena is one of the…

  • Dec 7th, 2016

Letter: Same argument can be made for Senate elimination

Editor, Steve Erickson’s article published in the Dec. 3 Whidbey News-Times argues…

  • Dec 7th, 2016

Letter: Check out an NJROTC event — you won’t be disappointed

Editor, Today I had the honor of attending my daughter’s first NJROTC…

  • Dec 7th, 2016

Letter: Soroptimist grateful for community support

Editor, During this season of being thankful for our blessings, Soroptimist International…

  • Dec 7th, 2016