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

 

Thanks to all who have helped Mother Mentors of Whidbey Island

Editor, I am so grateful to live and work in a community…

  • Feb 3rd, 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

County commissioners need to behave like the adults they are

Editor, As I read the article in Saturday’s Whidbey News-Times regarding our…

  • Feb 14th, 2017

Coupeville Town Council was responding to concerns voiced by residents

Editor, We are writing to express our dismay with the two Island…

  • Feb 14th, 2017

COER’s junk science, town’s comments, feel anti-Navy

Editor, When we married in 1964, my husband took his first shore…

  • Feb 14th, 2017

Commissioners’ actions show Trumpism has come to Island County

Editor, In a naked misuse of power, Island County commissioners Jill Johnson…

  • Feb 14th, 2017

Citizens showing up to have their voices heard, rights preserved

Editor, The past two weeks in national and international politics has been…

  • Feb 10th, 2017

To make things better, we must start doing things God’s way

Editor, There’s a saying, “when all else fails, read the directions.” God…

  • Feb 10th, 2017

Don’t allow political ugliness spill into everyday behavior

Editor, I work at a store on South Whidbey. Most people here…

  • Feb 7th, 2017

Petitions are fine, but comments on Navy’s EIS are more effective

Editor, Signing dueling petitions is fine, but not nearly as effective as…

  • Feb 7th, 2017

Why not use decommissioned aircraft carrier for landing practices?

Editor, So why not take a decommissioned aircraft carrier like the USS…

  • Feb 7th, 2017

Coupeville Community Allies holding EIS info meeting Monday

Editor, The Navy’s plan to dramatically increase Growler flight operations will significantly…

  • Feb 4th, 2017

Elected officials should use DC trip to lobby more Impact Aid

Editor, Here are the financial numbers for what the Oak Harbor School…

  • Feb 3rd, 2017

Time for Republican women to fill key roles

Editor, I am fed up with the total lack of diversity in…

  • Feb 3rd, 2017

Thankful for community helpers that make Holiday House happen each year

Thanks to all for another successful Holiday House

  • Feb 3rd, 2017

Town statement well reflects citizen needs

Editor, The Coupeville Town Council, along with Mayor Molly Hughes and our…

  • Feb 3rd, 2017

Let’s at least respect those with whom we disagree

Editor, On Jan. 21, I heard from dozens of friends and family…

  • Jan 31st, 2017

Feds should pick up share of cost for NAS Whidbey dependents

Editor, What a beautiful levy increase mailer from Oak Harbor School District.…

  • Jan 31st, 2017

Sign petition supporting base, comment on Navy draft EIS

Editor, I’m deeply concerned that those whom support Naval Air Station Whidbey…

  • Jan 27th, 2017

Media needs to start treating Trump with greater respect

Editor, I am extremely disappointed in the liberal news media’s reporting on…

  • Jan 27th, 2017

Is it worse for lies or delusions to run country?

Editor, I would like to thank Ed Hickey for his Jan. 25…

  • Jan 28th, 2017

Trump saga will impact everyone

Editor, Jan. 20, 2017, is another date which will live in infamy.…

  • Jan 24th, 2017

We only have one Earth, Trump. Protect it.

Editor, Why, President Donald Trump? Why put the needs of your billionaire…

  • Jan 24th, 2017

Media needs to return to center field

Editor, After reading “In Our Opinion” in the Saturday, Jan. 21 edition…

  • Jan 24th, 2017

Preserving national parks should be top priority

Editor, I was part of the group of veterans from Mission Continues…

  • Jan 24th, 2017

Park managers need new administration’s support

Editor, Recently, I worked alongside other volunteers from National Parks Conservation Association,…

  • Jan 24th, 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

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

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

Trump team meant Putin will be handling governmental affairs

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

  • Jan 20th, 2017

Group encourage everyone to get involved in discussion

Editor, This is an open letter to the Central Whidbey community. You…

  • Jan 22nd, 2017