Letters To The Editor

Media identifying killers will only lead to copycats

Editor, Again we hear the broadcast media clamoring for a “motive.” Most…

  • Oct 6th, 2017

Lamont has experience needed to serve district

Editor, I am voting for T.J. Lamont for fire commissioner, North Whidbey…

  • Oct 6th, 2017

Humbled by appreciation pages for law enforcement

Editor, As head of law enforcement in Island County, I am humbled…

  • Oct 6th, 2017

Hope commissioners are as conscientious

Editor, A huge round of applause to the Island County Planning Commission…

  • Oct 3rd, 2017

Pool provides excellent therapy for all

Editor, Are we really going to let our community pool close? We…

  • Oct 3rd, 2017

Please save our community pool

Editor, If you would like to have family day at the pool;…

  • Oct 3rd, 2017

Pool time helped reader grow stronger

Editor, I am Mildred Johanson and I am 72 years young. When…

  • Oct 3rd, 2017

Pool offers community a healthy recreation option

Editor, You are not seeing campaign posters for the November North Whidbey…

  • Sep 29th, 2017

Is no vote really good planning?

Editor, The planning commission voted on Monday to say no to Wrights…

  • Sep 29th, 2017

We need to stand against Trump dictatorship

Editor, Our current president is profoundly misusing the power and influence of…

  • Sep 29th, 2017

Sharing information allows people to make choices

Editor, Issues of transparency and money are at the heart of controversy…

  • Sep 29th, 2017

hanks to community for supporting schools

Editor, On the Friday before Labor Day, James Steller, a parent of…

  • Sep 26th, 2017

Voice opinions about proposed development

Editor, Thank you Whidbey News-Times for the great coverage of Mr. Wright’s…

  • Sep 26th, 2017

Passing levy important to keep pool open

Editor, The North Whidbey Park and Recreation District owns the only local…

  • Sep 22nd, 2017

Foundation seeking sponsors for lecture series

Editor, The Sno-Isle Libraries Foundation is the proud sponsor of what is…

  • Sep 22nd, 2017

Many helped to make annual Jamboree by the Sea a success

Editor, Deception Pass Sail and Power Squadron would like to thank the…

  • Sep 22nd, 2017

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

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

Learn about climate initiative at meeting set for Sept. 20

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

  • Sep 1st, 2017

‘Door hangers’ can be an invitation to burglars

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

  • Sep 1st, 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

Be amazed by creative minds during annual Driftwood Day

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

  • Aug 29th, 2017

Property owners need more respect from the legislature

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

  • Aug 22nd, 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

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

Military is owed citizens speak in support

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

  • 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

Honey bees are vital to food production

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

  • Aug 15th, 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

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