In response to Mr. Robert Jobe’s Nov. 14 letter to the editor, “Low voter turnout was ‘disgusting,’ ” my vote is earned, not obligated.
Recently I read a letter to the editor about gun ownership, specifically the responsibilities of securing those weapons properly.
I’m so sorry to read about the problems Island Transit is experiencing. Island Transit provides a wonderful service to our community.
It is fitting that this season of Thanksgiving is also the season to give thanks to the adoptive parents and families who grace our communities.
This election was just plain disgusting. Not because of who won or lost, but because of what did not happen. Two-thirds of the people in this country who are eligible to vote did not vote.
Will Home Depot, Walmart, Lowe’s, Cabela’s and countless other sporting goods and hardware stores, as well as construction companies in Washington and even the state Department of Transportation, comply with Initiative 594 when it becomes law, and will this state’s prosecuting attorneys prosecute those who don’t?
Buy a dad or loved one a gun safe for Christmas. I waited in the aftermath of the Marysville-Pilchuck High School shooting to write this letter so as to not jump on the emotional bandwagon.
I would like to thank you for the faith and support you have bestowed upon me as I served as your Island County treasurer.
Don’t ever hesitate when it comes to using our local Whidbey Hospital emergency room.
There are several ways of looking at why Island Transit is in disarray. One is to focus on people. The other is to focus on organizational structure.
Recent articles and editorials in the Whidbey News-Times have included much criticism of the Island Transit Board of Directors.
I am probably one of a few Island Transit users speaking up.
I sincerely appreciate the front-page story the Whidbey News-Times wrote on my son’s assault.
One of your readers left comments online after the article “Navy acknowledges climate change threat,” that demonstrate a lack of knowledge of basic climate science, yet his name is linked with the University of Washington.
Soroptimist International of Oak Harbor deeply thanks the community for supporting its thrift store, Upscale Resale, the past two years.
In the Oct. 25, 2014, issue of the Whidbey News-Times, in the Sound Off column “Will work to ensure transit has a future,” Island County Commissioner Helen Price Johnson provides a “get-well plan” to bring Island Transit back to an operational status where it is providing “what the community wants the transit system to provide in the future.”
Island Transit’s current board oversight challenges may have many causes, but the greatest may not be the fault of the current Island Transit Board at all.
Recent discussion of Island Transit finances confuses the state audit report with the separation agreement for the previous executive director.
We would like to send our thanks to Norm at the corner of State Highway 20 and Arnold Street.
I am an alumna of Marysville-Pilchuck High School.