Opinion

Cartoon for Saturday, April 22

Cartoon by Bob Englehart

  • Apr 21st, 2017

 

Cartoon for Wednesday, April 19

Cartoon by Daryl Cagle.

  • Apr 18th, 2017

 

Guest editorial: Urge legislators to support essential public health funding

By Helen Price Johnson, Richard Hannold and Grethe Cammermeyer Washington’s Public Health…

  • 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

There’s no proof humans are causing global warming

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

  • Apr 21st, 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

Cartoon for Wednesday, April 12

Cartoon by Dave Granlund.

  • Apr 11th, 2017

Editorial: Successful addiction medication should be easier for doctors to prescribe

It’s refreshing to see positive stories come out our local court system.…

  • Apr 18th, 2017

Argument against global warming flawed and only confuses

Editor, David Powell in his April 22 letter to the editor has…

  • Apr 25th, 2017

Can future generations replace competition with cooperation?

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

  • Apr 25th, 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

Refund policy a control for tax-dollar mismanagement

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

  • Apr 18th, 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

Join the Earth Day rally April 22

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

  • Apr 14th, 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

Duck hunting at Crockett Lake wasn’t a problem

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

  • Apr 11th, 2017

Editorial: Tax dollars shouldn’t subsidize swim club

John Vanderzicht Memorial Pool is in jeopardy of going under. A replacement…

You want noise? Go live in Seattle

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

  • 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

Grateful for response to Sundberg lecture event

Grateful for response to Sundberg lecture event

  • Apr 7th, 2017

Editorial: April Fools’ response reflective of ‘fake news’ dilemma

When the Whidbey News-Times orchestrated its April Fools’ joke with the “Whidbey…

  • Apr 7th, 2017

Cartoon for Saturday, April 8

Cartoon by Gatis Sluka.

  • Apr 7th, 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

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

Wallin family grateful for outpouring of love, support

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

  • Apr 4th, 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

Looking Back: Congressmen confirm Whidbey designated as defense area

From the Oak Harbor News 100 years ago, in 1917: n Oak…

Cartoon for Wednesday, April 5

Cartoon for Wednesday, April 5

  • 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

Editorial: April Fools! Whidbey Snooze-Times shouldn’t be taken seriously

Eagle-eyed readers may notice something unusual about today’s Whidbey News-Times. The Saturday…

  • Apr 1st, 2017

Cartoon for Saturday, April 1

Cartoon by Adam Zyglis.

  • 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

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

Watch out America, Democracy is falling

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

  • Mar 31st, 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

Experience a reminder of all the good on island

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

  • Mar 28th, 2017

Editorial: Public-private effort a good way to help homeless

Homeless people on North Whidbey will soon have an emergency shelter within…

  • Mar 28th, 2017

Cartoon for Wednesday, March 29

Cartoon by Nate Beeler.

  • Mar 28th, 2017

Why add to an already bloated defense budget?

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

  • 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