Letters To The Editor

Can future generations replace competition with cooperation?

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

  • Apr 25th, 2017

Local efforts at Lone Lake are great, those of the state are not

Editor, Cheers to the fishing clubs and bowhunters trying to improve the…

  • Apr 21st, 2017

There’s no proof humans are causing global warming

Editor, There is absolutely no proof that man is causing global warming.…

  • Apr 21st, 2017

Skies aren’t so friendly with United

Editor, What’s up with the “friendly skies” of United Airlines? Taking a…

  • Apr 21st, 2017

Clearing up some ‘myths’ circulating about swim club

Editor, I can’t let your opinion piece about the North Whidbey Aquatic…

  • Apr 18th, 2017

Refund policy a control for tax-dollar mismanagement

Editor, North Whidbey Park and Recreation District’s first and foremost priority is…

  • Apr 18th, 2017

Stand up for Science on April 22 in Coupeville

Editor, Time to take a stand for truth and reality. Can we…

  • Apr 18th, 2017

Join the Earth Day rally April 22

Editor, A strange malady is infecting politicians all over the world. Not…

  • Apr 14th, 2017

Duck hunting at Crockett Lake wasn’t a problem

Editor, This is the first time ever for me to write to…

  • Apr 11th, 2017

Whidbey Earth and Ocean Month offers a chance to collect our thoughts

Editor, There is a sadness that hangs over Earth Day 2017— Saturday,…

  • Apr 11th, 2017

Grateful for response to Sundberg lecture event

Grateful for response to Sundberg lecture event

  • Apr 7th, 2017

Show where your loyalties lie April 15

Editor, April 15 is the day we demonstrate our commitment and loyalty…

  • Apr 7th, 2017

You want noise? Go live in Seattle

Editor, I came to Whidbey in 1971 from Illinois via Vietnam. Got…

  • Apr 7th, 2017

Meerkerk, just what the doctor ordered

Editor, May I suggest an antidote to this long, dark, wet and…

  • Apr 7th, 2017

Article on ‘hidden costs’ report launched a community conversation

Editor, Thank you for the coverage of meetings introducing Michael Shuman’s report,…

  • Apr 4th, 2017

Wallin family grateful for outpouring of love, support

Editor, Thank you, from the family of Gary Wallin. Words cannot express…

  • Apr 4th, 2017

Refusing to refund for their mistake is just bad business

Editor, I have been visiting Oak Harbor for over 20 years. During…

  • Apr 4th, 2017

Don’t move the jet noise to Deception Pass State Park

Editor, Your March 29 article about the Navy’s draft Environmental Impact Statement…

  • Apr 4th, 2017

April Fools’ section was well done, ‘Snooze-Times’

Editor, Snooze-Times - well done! Clever articles, Island Scammers sounded a lot…

  • Apr 4th, 2017

Guild Bunco a great success raising money for Providence

Editor, Guild 21 of Providence General Children’s Association hosted its 13th annual…

  • Mar 31st, 2017

Watch out America, Democracy is falling

Editor, A wall on the United States/Mexican border? C’mon! Doesn’t anyone remember…

  • Mar 31st, 2017

News-Times reporter did excellent job on article about new business

Editor, Thank you so much for the recent article about my new…

  • Mar 31st, 2017

Appreciates two-page show of support for law enforcement

Editor, I would like to thank you, your staff and all the…

  • Mar 31st, 2017

Why add to an already bloated defense budget?

Editor, Go ahead, Google this. The Defense Business Board was created in…

  • Mar 28th, 2017

Experience a reminder of all the good on island

Editor, Last week I bought a mattress and boxsprings from Habitat for…

  • Mar 28th, 2017

Transit forgot to include additional public meetings

Editor, Thank you for publishing our Letter to the Editor in the…

  • Mar 28th, 2017

Public invited to review proposed transit changes

Editor, Island Transit has been reviewing our fixed route bus system and…

  • Mar 24th, 2017

Public health discussions should move to Congress

Editor, For the past year, Island County Public Health has been caught…

  • Mar 24th, 2017

Newspapers should publish list of those who don’t vote

Editor, I would like to see every newspaper publish a list of…

  • Mar 21st, 2017

Jazz festival was a great collaboration of schools

Editor, Community spirit is built in many ways. Last Friday night, at…

  • Mar 21st, 2017

We stand for: Greed for today.

Editor, When we have another election will anything be changed for the…

  • Mar 21st, 2017

Oak Harbor police help neighbors get rid of ‘nuisance house’

Editor, I just wanted to send a letter stating what a wonderful…

  • Mar 21st, 2017

‘Fourth estate’ membership shouldn’t mean free access

Editor, Langley Mayor Tim Callison should be congratulated for fiscal responsibility rather…

  • Mar 17th, 2017

‘Me’ generation of should be asking how they can help

Editor, My friends and I have noticed over the last few years…

  • Mar 17th, 2017

Speaking out can be important, but sometimes it’s just ‘hot air’

Editor, This is in response to the letter to the editor by…

  • Mar 17th, 2017

To allow this small business to ‘die’ is simply shameful

Editor, It is egregious — outstandingly bad, shocking, appalling, terrible, awful, horrendous,…

  • Mar 17th, 2017

Small business has suffered mightily at hands of the city

Editor, This is an open letter to Mayor Robert Severns and the…

  • Mar 17th, 2017

Callison must be removed before he does real damage

Editor, Once again, because of who we elect to government positions, we…

  • Mar 14th, 2017

Thanks to restaurant for helping with cancer battle

Editor, As members of the Idex Health and Science Relay For Life…

  • Mar 14th, 2017

Loosing my marbles over missing puzzle pieces

Editor, For everyone who donates to local thrift stores, please don’t give…

  • Mar 14th, 2017