Letters to the Editor

Letter: Dave Paul just makes sense

Editor, We live in very perilous times. We have been witnessing the possible collapse of constitutional government. It’s possible in a short while all three… Continue reading

  • Jul 24, 2018

Letter: Look closely at candidates

Editor, Rita Latsinova is a better choice for judge. I urge voters to check the backgrounds of the candidates for Court of Appeals, and not… Continue reading

  • Jul 24, 2018

Letter: Rick Felici is the most qualified

Editor, We would encourage everyone to cast their vote for Rick Felici for Island County sheriff. By far, Rick is the most qualified candidate. His… Continue reading

  • Jul 24, 2018

Letter: Felici top pick for sheriff

Editor, I have been watching the race for Island County Sheriff carefully. My father and brother were in law enforcement, and I have worked closely… Continue reading

  • Jul 24, 2018

Letter: Janet St. Clair best for commissioner

Editor, I read the article about the county commissioner district 3 candidates with interest. I think you captured the Janet St. Clair campaign. It’s clear… Continue reading

  • Jul 24, 2018

Letter: We need new voices to change the narrative

Editor, Do Rep. Larsen, Sen. Cantwell, and Sen. Murray really want more war-mongering saber rattling in all caps in the wee hours by a president… Continue reading

  • Jul 24, 2018

Letter: Oak Harbor Kiwanis Beachcombers Bazaar was a ‘great success’

Editor, The 15th Annual Oak Harbor Kiwanis Beachcombers Bazaar was a great success, thanks to our wonderful vendors and all the super shoppers. We appreciate… Continue reading

  • Jul 24, 2018

Letter: Protest at the Coupeville Veteran’s Memorial was disgraceful

Editor, I read about the protest at the Veteran’s Memorial in Coupeville on July 4th that disgraced our veterans, some of whom gave the ultimate… Continue reading

  • Jul 24, 2018

Letter: Seguine strong candidate for Appeals Court

Editor, I recently met Tom Seguine and had an in-depth conversation with him about his candidacy for judge of the Washington State Court of Appeals.… Continue reading

  • Jul 20, 2018

Letter: Accident reveals flaws in emergency services

Editor, I am the 80-year-old man who managed to survive a boat capsizing on July 1 while my partner did not make it. First, I… Continue reading

  • Jul 20, 2018

Letter: Those who violate law, should face consequence

Editor, Your lead article, “Islanders join protest,” in the July 4 edition of the Whidbey News Times got my attention very fast. I was pleased… Continue reading

  • Jul 20, 2018

Letter: It’s worth taking time to read the U.S. Constitution

Editor, It’s getting hard to ignore our national news and the extensively detailed Mueller investigation that clearly is zeroing in on President Trump — a… Continue reading

  • Jul 17, 2018

Letter: Please accept apologies for President Donald Trump’s behavior

Editor, Dear Europe: Please accept my heartfelt apology as an American citizen for inflicting Donald Trump upon you these past several days. Let me assure… Continue reading

  • Jul 17, 2018

Letter: Immigrants are not the source of America’s woes

Editor, Three people in the United States have more combined wealth than half of all Americans. Since the late 1970s, CEO pay has increased over… Continue reading

  • Jul 17, 2018

Letter: Before judging, walk a mile in their shoes first

Editor, It has come to my attention that there has been lots of negativity concerning our homeless population. I am hoping to possibly shed a… Continue reading

  • Jul 17, 2018

Letter: Officers showed compassion

Editor, My wife passed away unexpectedly late in June. Deputy Sheriff Robert J. Davison and Deputy J. Johnson arrived at my home and were organized,… Continue reading

  • Jul 13, 2018

Letter: Humbled to be grand marshal

Editor, I was deeply humbled to have been selected as this year’s grand marshal of the Oak Harbor Fourth of July Parade. It has been… Continue reading

  • Jul 13, 2018

Letter: Can’t keep allowing immigrants to invade

Editor, We have a huge and growing problem at our southern border. It is national suicide to try to save everyone in Third World countries… Continue reading

  • Jul 13, 2018

Letter: Maybe should have used words ‘Nazis,’ ‘fascists?’

Editor, My apologies to left wingers who are not loonies. I was referring to those who incite violent riots and protests when their demands are… Continue reading

  • Jul 13, 2018

Letter: ‘Right-wingers’ ignore children

Editor, I want to respond to the recent “left-wing loonies” letter. I am a left-wing loony. One of the biggest differences I can see between… Continue reading

  • Jul 10, 2018