Opinion

Cartoon for Saturday, May 20

Cartoon by Bill Day.

  • May 19th, 2017

 

Cartoon for Wednesday, May 17

Cartoon by Martin Sutovec.

  • May 16th, 2017

 

Editorial: There’s still time to vote for the Best of Whidbey

There’s still time to offer your two cents on some of the…

  • May 19th, 2017

 

Grateful for all the sherrif’s office does for community

Editor, Special thanks the Island County Sheriff’s Office for working to remove…

  • May 19th, 2017

97 percent of scientists say climate change is real, man made

Editor, We’ve had 10 “Earth Days” since Vice President Al Gore’s film…

  • May 19th, 2017

Editorial: WhidbeyHealth CEO’s goals should be clear

WhidbeyHealth’s hospital board handed hospital CEO Geri Forbes a $70,000 bonus, which…

Editorial: Lawmakers need to take time, get health care right

It’s not a good sign when the passage of a bill sends…

  • May 9th, 2017

CEO’s next bonus should be based on staff retention

Editor, The CEO of WhidbeyHealth just got a $70,000 bonus for her…

  • May 16th, 2017

Coupeville Post Office worker bids farewell

Editor, It is with a heavy heart that I leave Coupveville Post…

  • May 16th, 2017

You either meet your goals, or you don’t

Editor, I read with interest that WhidbeyHealth CEO Geri Forbes received a…

  • May 16th, 2017

Cartoon for Wednesday, May 3

Cartoon by Dave Granlund.

  • May 2nd, 2017

Tyrannical history is important to remember

Editor, We must remember our history or we are doomed to repeat…

  • May 16th, 2017

Thanks to Bronsons for a memorable student trip

Editor, What sparks curiosity in children more than solving a mystery! Thanks…

  • May 9th, 2017

Drug Take Back another successful event

Editor, I am pleased to announce we just completed another successful “Drug…

  • May 9th, 2017

Threat of lost insurance might detour cell phone use

Editor, Are the local, county and state police enforcing the cell phone…

  • May 9th, 2017

Thanks to all who made Miss OH pageant a success

Editor, As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the…

  • May 12th, 2017

EDITORIAL | Filing week begins this Monday, but consider public office carefully

This week, FBI Director James Comey’s head became the latest to roll…

  • May 13th, 2017

Public meetings will highlight need for fire bond

Editor, Central Whidbey Island Fire &Rescue has spent a significant amount of…

  • May 5th, 2017

Editorial: Toxic waste disposal vital and must be funded

Toxic chemicals are still harmful to the environment, but not enough to…

  • May 5th, 2017

Science ralliers see selves protectors, not protesters

Editor, Organizers and sponsors of the Stand Up for Science Rally and…

  • May 5th, 2017

Smart thing is to exercise caution and protect planet

Editor, If I were to set my political views and biases aside,…

  • May 5th, 2017

County must pay to dispose of toxic waste if state won’t

Editor, Island County needs to fund toxic waste disposal if the state…

  • May 5th, 2017

There are healthier ways to raise money for schools

Editor, On a recent drive home, I passed a sign at McDonald’s…

  • May 5th, 2017

Cartoon for Saturday, May 6

Cartoon by Adam Zyglis.

  • May 5th, 2017

Guest Opinion: Tackling country’s drug dependency problems will take a united effort?

By Robert C. Schoening Use of controlled substances in this country is…

  • May 5th, 2017

Man-made global warming is real, not a hoax

Editor I am responding to the questions asked by David Powell of…

  • May 2nd, 2017

Time is running out to stave off disaster

Editor, Mr. David Powell’s April 22 letter caught my attention. It is…

  • May 2nd, 2017

Not all global warming is caused the same way

Editor, This is a response to David Powell’s Saturday, April 22 letter…

  • May 2nd, 2017

Letter writer needs to take science class again

Editor, David Powell, your last letter showed that your beliefs — and…

  • May 2nd, 2017

Math not quite right on doctor’s opinion

Editor, I read with great interest Joseph Sheldon’s column about climate change.…

  • May 2nd, 2017

Fishing, clamming restrictions painful but necessary

People driving by Penn Cove over the weekend probably assumed from the…

  • May 2nd, 2017

Global warming comments not all that convincing

Editor, Mr. Joe Sheldon’s comments that man is creating global warming are…

  • Apr 28th, 2017

Thank you for highlighting Metropolitan Opera

Editor, Thank you for sending Patricia Guthrie to do the story about…

  • Apr 28th, 2017

Climate change debate is more politics than science

Editor, While some people will reject any attempt to “prove” that human…

  • Apr 28th, 2017

Editorial: Plans for second fire station should move forward

How long should it take firefighters to arrive at the scene of…

  • Apr 28th, 2017

Cartoon for Saturday, April 29

Cartoon by Dave Granlund.

  • Apr 28th, 2017

Parks board needs to keep holding the line

Editor, Not much has changed since last I served on the North…

  • Apr 28th, 2017

Can future generations replace competition with cooperation?

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

  • Apr 25th, 2017

Argument against global warming flawed and only confuses

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

  • Apr 25th, 2017

Guest Editorial: Data shows climate change is caused by humans

In his April 22 letter to the editor, David Powell suggests that…

  • Apr 25th, 2017