Letters To The Editor

Think twice before supporting annexation into Oak Harbor

Editor, People need to think twice before they agree to have their…

  • Sep 19th, 2017

 

Proposed development would only worsen water problems

Editor, What’s wrong with this picture? In the Sept. 2 issue of…

  • Sep 19th, 2017

 

Response from miniature horse article is amazing

Editor, Thank you so much for running the initial article on the…

  • Sep 15th, 2017

 

Standing in solidarity to protest PSE fracking

Editor, We’ll stand with the Puyallup tribe Thursday afternoon on Sept. 21…

  • Sep 15th, 2017

Come enjoy new Oak Harbor exhibit

Editor, Thanks to all who dropped by last Friday for the opening…

  • Sep 12th, 2017

Excessive growth is a drain on limited water resources

Editor, Once again, the endless stream of fancy-pants salesmen are descending on…

  • Sep 8th, 2017

League speaks out against Trump decision to reverse DACA policy

Editor, Following Tuesday’s announcement that the Trump Administration will reverse the Deferred…

  • Sep 8th, 2017

Transit building should be available for public to tour

Editor, It’s a building bought and paid for by taxpayers. So why…

  • Sep 5th, 2017

‘Door hangers’ can be an invitation to burglars

Editor, There is a local organization using “door hangers” to advertise its…

  • Sep 1st, 2017

Learn about climate initiative at meeting set for Sept. 20

Editor, “Failing to plan is planning to fail.” — Eben Fodor What…

  • Sep 1st, 2017

Hit-and-run driver missed the chance to be forgiven

Editor, This is to the driver of the white car with black…

  • Sep 1st, 2017

Be amazed by creative minds during annual Driftwood Day

Editor, On Saturday, Sept. 9, Oak Harbor will be home to the…

  • Aug 29th, 2017

Maybe Coupeville writer should be the one making apologies

Editor, This is in response to the ill-informed Coupeville writer who suggested…

  • Aug 29th, 2017

What’s not said can have as much impact in news story

Editor, I was somewhat confused by the Whidbey News-Times’ July 22 Publisher’s…

  • Aug 22nd, 2017

Property owners need more respect from the legislature

Editor, Washingtonians sure like driving on the left side of the road.…

  • Aug 22nd, 2017

Military is owed citizens speak in support

Editor, I just want to advise folks of a major Team Whidbey…

  • Aug 18th, 2017

There’s no ‘fault’ in role U.S. played in nuclear history

Editor, To the apologetic letter writer who thinks we should “admit guilt…

  • Aug 18th, 2017

Editorial about development was spot on

Editor, Thank you for your editorial regarding Wright’s Crossing. This project is…

  • Aug 18th, 2017

Guilt for WWII atom bomb deaths belongs solely to Japan

Editor, The recent letter, “We must admit guilt, end this nuclear madness,”…

  • Aug 18th, 2017

Thankful for board’s efforts to pass fire bond

Editor, I want to thank our fire commissioners at Central Whidbey Island…

  • Aug 15th, 2017

Honey bees are vital to food production

Editor, Aug. 19 is National Honey Bee Day, a day to celebrate…

  • Aug 15th, 2017

Let’s not sacrifice island’s health for a quick buck

Editor, What on earth goes on in the heads of Oak Harbor…

  • Aug 11th, 2017

Whidbey woman experiences single payer health care, fast and free

Editor, On a recent trip to Scotland I had the misfortune to…

  • Aug 8th, 2017

We must admit guilt, end the madness of nuclear war

Editor, Seventy two years ago, on Aug. 9, 1945, only three days…

  • Aug 8th, 2017

Lawmakers, have you tried living on $20,000 a year?

Editor, Legislators, I see you got another raise. That’s two years in…

  • Aug 4th, 2017

We need to get proactive about code enforcement

Editor, In response to a recent Whidbey News-Times article on code violations,…

  • Aug 4th, 2017

Trump should return to reality TV

Editor, Perhaps it’s time for Donald J. Trump to return to reality…

  • Aug 4th, 2017

Humans and civilized humans, there’s an age of difference

Editor, Members of this culture are so narcissistic that they’re now calling…

  • Aug 4th, 2017

Next step to heal US is with ‘President Pence’

Editor, We are nearing the age of senior citizenship. As with many…

  • Aug 1st, 2017

Hospital needs to step up its game

Editor, If you visited the emergency room or schedule a procedure at…

  • Aug 1st, 2017

Grateful for service local newspaper provides

Editor, You said it well and said it right in your column…

  • Aug 1st, 2017

Wallin Funeral Home was a good choice

Editor, Your recent article about Burley and Visser Funeral Homes closing prompts…

  • Jul 28th, 2017

Fire levy increase isn’t warranted

Editor, With my many years as a senior budget analyst for city,…

  • Jul 25th, 2017

Vote ‘yes’ Aug. 1 to save the pool

Editor, I am a commissioner for the North Whidbey Parks and Recreation…

  • Jul 25th, 2017

There are some of us who love ‘alternative facts’

Editor, I found the recent commentary in the Saturday, July 22 publisher’s…

  • Jul 25th, 2017

Maybe it’s time for fire commission to change

Editor, The North Whidbey Fire and Rescue fire commissioners have already voted…

  • Jul 25th, 2017

Parks district an important part of North Whidbey

Editor, Please know how very important our North Whidbey Parks and Rec…

  • Jul 21st, 2017

People outside city also support Oak Harbor pool

Editor, Why would someone like me who lives and is a registered…

  • Jul 21st, 2017

Have fun fishing on Whidbey, but remember to be nice

Editor, It’s fishing season again off Whidbey’s west side beaches. It has…

  • Jul 18th, 2017

PSE offering free LED bulbs to OH residents

Editor, Thank you Oak Harbor for saving energy, one LED light bulb…

  • Jul 18th, 2017