Letters To The Editor

Signs could warn hikers of the dangers of jet noise

Editor, Whidbey News-Times reports that Island County commissioners Jill Johnson and Rick…

  • Jun 13th, 2017

The sun controls our climate, not mankind

Editor, I would like to acknowledge Mr. David Powell’s fine June 7…

  • Jun 13th, 2017

Natural climate change info came from NASA web search

Editor, In Gary Piazzon’s June 3 letter he asked where I was…

  • Jun 9th, 2017

Islanders are particularly vulnerable to climate change

Editor, Our new president just backed out of the Paris climate agreement,…

  • Jun 9th, 2017

WhidbeyHealth staff truly top-quality, compassionate

Editor, I just spent eight days in the WhidbeyHealth Medical Center, and…

  • Jun 7th, 2017

Commissioners committing act of ‘political extortion’

Editor, Whidbey News-Times reported June 3 that Island County commissioners Jill Johnson…

  • Jun 6th, 2017

Climate denial is based in ideology, addiction, fear

Editor, David Powell is at it again insisting we ignore science and…

  • Jun 2nd, 2017

There is a consensus on global warming

Editor, I am responding to the letter from David Powell of Oak…

  • Jun 2nd, 2017

Windjammer play area a disappointment for kids

Editor, I grew up in this town, moved away for many years,…

  • May 30th, 2017

Thankful for community support of gallery’s move

Editor, We would like to express our deepest gratitude for the overwhelming…

  • May 30th, 2017

Earth is just going through natural temperature cycle

Editor, In Mark Enell’s May 20 letter he indicates that he believes…

  • May 26th, 2017

Time is now to take action on dangerous intersection

Editor, FDR once said, “It is common sense to take a method…

  • May 26th, 2017

Grateful for all the island’s foster care community does

Editor, It is fitting that the month of May is dedicated as…

  • May 26th, 2017

97 percent of scientists say climate change is real, man made

Editor, We’ve had 10 “Earth Days” since Vice President Al Gore’s film…

  • May 19th, 2017

Grateful for all the sherrif’s office does for community

Editor, Special thanks the Island County Sheriff’s Office for working to remove…

  • May 19th, 2017

Tyrannical history is important to remember

Editor, We must remember our history or we are doomed to repeat…

  • May 16th, 2017

Coupeville Post Office worker bids farewell

Editor, It is with a heavy heart that I leave Coupveville Post…

  • May 16th, 2017

You either meet your goals, or you don’t

Editor, I read with interest that WhidbeyHealth CEO Geri Forbes received a…

  • May 16th, 2017

CEO’s next bonus should be based on staff retention

Editor, The CEO of WhidbeyHealth just got a $70,000 bonus for her…

  • May 16th, 2017

Thanks to all who made Miss OH pageant a success

Editor, As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the…

  • May 12th, 2017

Torture undermines the moral standing of the U.S.

Editor, Thank you for the May 6 lead story on Island County…

  • May 12th, 2017

Threat of lost insurance might detour cell phone use

Editor, Are the local, county and state police enforcing the cell phone…

  • May 9th, 2017

Drug Take Back another successful event

Editor, I am pleased to announce we just completed another successful “Drug…

  • May 9th, 2017

Thanks to Bronsons for a memorable student trip

Editor, What sparks curiosity in children more than solving a mystery! Thanks…

  • May 9th, 2017

There are healthier ways to raise money for schools

Editor, On a recent drive home, I passed a sign at McDonald’s…

  • May 5th, 2017

County must pay to dispose of toxic waste if state won’t

Editor, Island County needs to fund toxic waste disposal if the state…

  • May 5th, 2017

Smart thing is to exercise caution and protect planet

Editor, If I were to set my political views and biases aside,…

  • May 5th, 2017

Science ralliers see selves protectors, not protesters

Editor, Organizers and sponsors of the Stand Up for Science Rally and…

  • May 5th, 2017

Public meetings will highlight need for fire bond

Editor, Central Whidbey Island Fire &Rescue has spent a significant amount of…

  • May 5th, 2017

Time is running out to stave off disaster

Editor, Mr. David Powell’s April 22 letter caught my attention. It is…

  • May 2nd, 2017

Math not quite right on doctor’s opinion

Editor, I read with great interest Joseph Sheldon’s column about climate change.…

  • May 2nd, 2017

Letter writer needs to take science class again

Editor, David Powell, your last letter showed that your beliefs — and…

  • May 2nd, 2017

Man-made global warming is real, not a hoax

Editor I am responding to the questions asked by David Powell of…

  • May 2nd, 2017

Not all global warming is caused the same way

Editor, This is a response to David Powell’s Saturday, April 22 letter…

  • May 2nd, 2017

Climate change debate is more politics than science

Editor, While some people will reject any attempt to “prove” that human…

  • Apr 28th, 2017

Thank you for highlighting Metropolitan Opera

Editor, Thank you for sending Patricia Guthrie to do the story about…

  • Apr 28th, 2017

Global warming comments not all that convincing

Editor, Mr. Joe Sheldon’s comments that man is creating global warming are…

  • Apr 28th, 2017

Parks board needs to keep holding the line

Editor, Not much has changed since last I served on the North…

  • Apr 28th, 2017

Argument against global warming flawed and only confuses

Editor, David Powell in his April 22 letter to the editor has…

  • Apr 25th, 2017

Can future generations replace competition with cooperation?

Editor, This old Earth has seen a full share of travesty. Almost…

  • Apr 25th, 2017