Letters To The Editor

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

We need to get proactive about code enforcement

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

  • Aug 4th, 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

Next step to heal US is with ‘President Pence’

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

  • Aug 1st, 2017

Grateful for service local newspaper provides

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

  • 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

Wallin Funeral Home was a good choice

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

  • Jul 28th, 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

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

People outside city also support Oak Harbor pool

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

  • Jul 21st, 2017

Parks district an important part of North Whidbey

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

  • 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

Legislature need to focus on management, not more taxes

Editor, I don’t know if it’s ignorance on the part of the…

  • 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

Swim club’s dissolution will definitely leave a big void

Editor, I feel for all members of the North Whidbey Aquatic Club…

  • Jul 18th, 2017

When there’s smoke, there’s probably a fire — vote ‘no’

Editor, I do not plan to vote for North Whidbey Fire and…

  • Jul 14th, 2017

Do you really want to give fire district more of your money?

Editor, Fire commissioners say they need more of your money. Maybe that’s…

  • Jul 14th, 2017

Thanks for supporting Beachcomber Bazaar

Editor, The Oak Harbor Kiwanis Club Beachcombers Bazaar was a great success…

  • Jul 11th, 2017

Ryan’s House provides vital services

Editor, After reading the articles and opinion columns written about Ryan’s House,…

  • Jul 11th, 2017

Swim club proposals have been nothing but accounting manuevers

Editor, In the 20 months that I have been on the North…

  • Jul 11th, 2017

Ignoring signs of suicide may be a matter of life or death

Editor, Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the United…

  • Jul 7th, 2017

Thanks for helping to make Garden Club tour a success

Editor, The Oak Harbor Garden Club wishes to thank the community for…

  • Jul 7th, 2017

Heart of public governance is open dialogue

Editor, There have been a variety of articles and opinion pieces in…

  • Jul 7th, 2017

Foolish to think climate change isn’t man-made

Editor, I read the recent letters by David Powell and Ed Hickey…

  • Jul 5th, 2017

Letter writer is incorrect on many health care facts

Editor, As a long-ago naval officer, I respect anyone, like Capt. Edward…

  • Jul 5th, 2017

Thankful Larsen protects right to healthcare coverage

Editor, In response Edward Drum’s June 21 letter to the editor on…

  • Jul 3rd, 2017

Letter writer wrong on many points about health care

Editor, I was intrigued by Edward Drum’s June 21 letter to the…

  • Jun 30th, 2017

Set a fireworks law that police can, and will, enforce

Editor, Of the 599 calls for service in the three days referenced…

  • Jun 30th, 2017

Dedication, knowledge of NAS Whidbey personnel appreciated

Editor, My husband and I attended the Naval Air Station Whidbey Island…

  • Jun 27th, 2017

Do Republicans believe they can fool everybody?

Editor, When the Medicare bill was passed in 1965, only 70 of…

  • Jun 27th, 2017

Don’t use pollution control to justify climate change ‘hoax’

Editor, In response to Mr. Sheldon’s June 21 letter, I am providing…

  • Jun 23rd, 2017

Tell PSE that ‘clean and green’ is the way to go

Editor, One participant said “From the Ashes” was the best documentary they’ve…

  • Jun 23rd, 2017

Show support by attending base open house

Editor, On June 24, we get to show our support for our…

  • Jun 23rd, 2017

Larsen leading charge on healthcare deceptions

Editor, Congressman Rick Larsen’s vision of common sense: Larsen assaults “Trump-care” with…

  • Jun 20th, 2017

Looking at direct source helps determine credibility

Editor, I am writing in response to the recent letter to the…

  • Jun 20th, 2017

Navy pushing the envelope with these late night flights

Editor, It is 1 a.m. on June 8 and the growlers are…

  • Jun 16th, 2017

100 deadly days of summer has begun

Editor, Memorial Day Weekend to the end of Labor Day Weekend is…

  • Jun 16th, 2017