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Gun control just causes problems | Letters
Jan 15 2013, 3:56 PM
The real danger to the public and our children are those among us who advocate disarmament.
These individuals have no moral equivocation with their actions for they do so with the approval of their own twisted sense of compassion.
That they have blood dripping from their hands is of no concern to them. It is more important that they feel good concerning their efforts to protect the children and the public.
We must provide our own protection | Letters
Jan 15 2013, 3:58 PM
A recent contributor to your paper stated that if a person cannot rely on the police and military for protection, he should move to another country.
As one who spent four decades in the military, many as a military police officer, I have a slightly opposing view.
Speak only for yourself, not others | Letters
Jan 15 2013, 3:59 PM
This is in response to Ronald Cope’s letter of Jan. 12.
Your impressive education aside, how dare you speak for me or others by stating that “firearms are an unacceptably dangerous and inefficient means to protect ourselves or our families.”
That statement is preposterous on its face. Rarely does law enforcement stop a crime in progress.
Island chapter Red Cross is looking for real heroes.
Jan 15 2013, 4:03 PM
Feb. 10 is the deadline to nominate someone who saved a life for the annual American Red Cross Real Heroes awards
Do you know a hero who has made a difference in our area?
Oak Harbor Music and Jazz Festival gearing up, help wanted
Jan 15 2013, 4:05 PM
Oak Harbor Music and Jazz Festival is gearing up for the 2013 music festival Aug. 30 through Sept. 1.
The festival has restructured under the name of Oak Harbor Music Festival and has a Board of Trustees composed of the key volunteers from the 2012 festival.
Those involved will begin meeting to organize committees, start fundraising and establish contracts with bands.
Outlying Field a big part of safe flying
Jan 16 2013, 11:31 AM
The safety risk to carrier-based aircraft squadrons would increase significantly if Navy pilots weren’t able to practice at Coupeville’s Outlying Field.
That’s according to Executive Officer of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 135, Cmdr. Adam Carlstrom, who addressed members of the Oak Harbor Area Council of the Navy League Tuesday at the Officers’ Club on Whidbey Island Naval Air Station.
Hedgebrook talent brings three Seattle writers’ works to life
Jan 16 2013, 11:32 AM
Hedgebrook and Whidbey Island Center for the Arts present “An Evening with Seattle Writers” as part of their Literary Series at Whidbey Island Center for the Arts, 565 Camano Ave., Langley, at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 16.
An Evening with Seattle Writers is described as a great opportunity to meet best-selling authors, hear their work be brought to life by local talent and connect with Hedgebrook Women’s Writers Retreat.
Fort Nugent Road house 'plundered' | Oak Harbor Scanner
Jan 16 2013, 11:33 AM
The following items were selected from reports made to the Oak Harbor Police Department:
Coupeville author uses experience to write medical self-help book
Jan 16 2013, 11:53 AM
Despite living in our bodies every day, when abnormal pain or illness strikes, it can be confusing. Does abdominal pain warrant a trip to the emergency room? What about early contractions while pregnant? And how can one begin to treat cancer?
Sign up now for 2013 Whidbey Island Farm Tour in September
Jan 16 2013, 11:54 AM
Planning is underway for the eighth annual Whidbey Island Farm Tour, set to take place Sept. 21 and 22.