I have read the stories about the wineries and neighborhoods on our island having a conflict over wedding venues.
Oak Harbor teachers joining a one-day walk out with other districts in the state was not an easy decision to make for most of us, and I feel the need to explain why I personally came to this decision.
On Tuesday, April 21, the members of the Oak Harbor Education Association (OHEA) voted to participate in a one-day strike on Friday, May 1.
William Burnett wrote a scathing criticism of former commissioner Angie Homola’s environmental efforts.
It hit the news last week that there is only one remaining male northern white rhinoceros left in the world.
Regarding your headline “Jury finds chief nurse innocent of assaulting mental health patient” April 15:
In the next few months, Oak Harbor City Council will be making decisions about the new waste water treatment plant that will change how Windjammer Park and Pioneer Way look for the next 100 years.
I don’t often agree with Mayor Scott Dudley, but I agree with him 100 percent on halting the sewage treatment plant.
This is in response to the letter to the editor titled “Urge legislators to fund critical services,” by Ms. Peterson and Mr. Goldberg.
Week after week, I’ve read the stupid comments from many of our uninformed residents of Whidbey Island and surrounding areas.
We have learned that grabbing a four-point restrained, medicated mental health patient by the chin and telling her that she has “lost her rights and privileges” is considered an acceptable treatment modality and is legal in Island county.
The following email was sent to the Whidbey Island Naval Air Station Cmdr. Michael Nortier:
Editor, Toddler Learning Center would like to express its appreciation of the article written by the Whidbey News-Times regarding the Stuart family, autism and the importance of early intervention.
Editor, This is in response to a letter by Mari Milanoski in your March 11 edition of the Whidbey News-Times.
Editor, At last week’s Town Hall in Coupeville, we once again heard the over-the-top Citizens of Ebey’s Reserves falsehoods and their outright cheering for OLF closure and Growler relocation, which would close Whidbey Island Naval Air Station and throw 30,000 people into unemployment.
Editor, I live on Ebey’s Prairie, directly under the northwest corner of the OLF flight pattern. I built this home in 1975 knowing OLF Coupeville existed at its present location.
Editor, Bravo for the April Fools Edition! An impressive show of creativity, hilarity and teamwork by every member of your news staff.
Editor, Have you noticed how many things Whidbey General Hospital and Island Transit have in common?
To the other three people recently fired by Mayor Dudley, I would like to say thank you for your work. I have been told that all of you were excellent, talented workers who have served our city well.