Letters to the Editor

Letter: Habitat for Humanity is grateful for supporters

Editor, Thank you to our supporters. It has never been more important than today to talk about the need of affordable housing in Island County.… Continue reading

  • Aug 14, 2018

Letter: If you want to have a say, make service mandatory

Editor, Let’s be honest, this was never about noise. It’s about people who don’t like the military and want military people out of their neighborhood… Continue reading

  • Aug 14, 2018

Letter: It’s the illegal immigrants who are bad for America

Editor, As I was reading the many articles in the July 18 edition of the Whidbey News-Times, the section of letters to the editor got… Continue reading

  • Aug 13, 2018

Letter: Jet noise is ‘the sound of freedom,’ not ‘of war’

Editor, The “sound of war?” Really? This is a response to the absolutely repugnant and disgusting letter to the editor by Patrick Hurley. We suspect… Continue reading

  • Aug 13, 2018

Letter: Act responsibly and vote this election cycle

Editor, I want to express my gratitude for all the local candidates who are running for office in Island County. As a volunteer for current… Continue reading

  • Aug 13, 2018

Letter: Please donate to the campaign to purchase the historic Haller House

Editor, There was an informative article in the Aug. 1 issue of the Whidbey News-Times concerning the status of the intended purchase of the historic… Continue reading

  • Aug 13, 2018

Letter: Thank you to businesses for their participation

Editor, We would like to thank the following Coupeville businesses for participating in our Dine/Shop Out fundraisers: Sunshine Drip, Ciao, Oystercatcher, Salty Mug, Aqua, Smile… Continue reading

  • Aug 7, 2018

Letter: Our elections should be free of outside influence

Editor, Our elections should be free of outside influence. Every attempt is being made by the left to promote their claim of Trump/Russia collusion to… Continue reading

  • Aug 7, 2018

Letter: Brace for impacts from the ‘sounds of war’ on Whidbey

Editor, Let’s be honest. “The Sound of Freedom” is a Madison Avenue military phrase for “the Sound of War.” The Growler’s arrival on Whidbey Island… Continue reading

  • Aug 7, 2018

Letter: Feeling good after watching act of kindness by three men

Editor, Wednesday about 1 p.m., I was stopped at the Coupeville/State Highway 20 stoplight when in the car next to me ran out of gas.… Continue reading

  • Aug 3, 2018

Letter: Rick Hannold understands what’s best for community

Editor, Janet St. Clair is a talking head managed by puppeteers from “Freattle.” She has only lived on Camano for three years. How could she… Continue reading

  • Aug 3, 2018

Letter: Illegal immigrants should be responsible for actions

Editor, Your edition of Saturday, July 14, 2018 contained two letters, one from Ed Hickey and the other from Richard Ays, that are completely correct.… Continue reading

  • Aug 3, 2018

Letter: Hutchison is the best choice for U.S. Senator

Editor, There are 29 candidates running for U.S. senator. With that many candidates, two thoughts come to mind: First, it is obvious that not that… Continue reading

  • Jul 31, 2018

Letter: Pick Hazelrigg-Hernandez for Appeals Court

Editor, It’s often difficult to know enough about the candidates for Appeals Court Judge and I would like to recommend Cecily Hazelrigg-Hernandez for the position… Continue reading

  • Jul 31, 2018

Letter: Why do teachers beg, bargain, hold signs?

Editor, “Fair and equitable salaries!” These were the resounding words left in the audience’s minds at the packed school board meetings June 25 and July… Continue reading

  • Jul 31, 2018

Letter: Thank you to volunteers who cleaned and painted

Editor, On behalf of Washington State Parks, I would like to extend our most sincere appreciation to the fantastic group of volunteers who donated their… Continue reading

  • Jul 31, 2018

Letter: Come celebrate the ‘Protect Washington’ act up for vote

Editor, Don’t we deserve wise, courageous leadership, elected officials that make reality-based, well-thought out decisions? Dave Paul, Janet St. Clair and Scott McMullen know that… Continue reading

  • Jul 31, 2018

Letter: Latsinova best qualified for the state Court of Appeals

Editor, There is one outstanding candidate running for the Court of Appeals. Rita Latsinova is uniquely the best qualified for this important position. The Court… Continue reading

  • Jul 31, 2018

Cartoon for July 28, 2018

Cartoon for July 28, 2018… Continue reading

  • Jul 27, 2018

Letter: Changes and rain showers didn’t dampen garage sale

Editor, Thank you, Coupeville. Change is often risky. But, apparently, not so with this year’s Coupeville Lions Club Garage Sale, held June 30 through July… Continue reading

  • Jul 27, 2018