Opinion

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Cartoon for Saturday, Nov. 26

Cartoon by Dave Granlund.

  • Nov 28th, 2016

 

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Cartoon for Saturday, Nov. 19

Cartoon by Dave Granlund

  • Nov 28th, 2016

 

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Publisher’s column: #thankful for that ever-swinging pendulum

Ever long for the days before the Internet highway came ripping and…

 

Opinion column: Notable leaders have reasons to be thankful

With Thanksgiving upon us, we take a few moments to consider those…

Letter: Stated cause of death should read, ‘technological overload’

Editor, I was delighted to read your Nov. 19 Publisher’s Column regarding…

  • Nov 26th, 2016

Letter: Trump’s primary goal is, clearly, self-promotion

Editor, I understand that, nationally, roughly 80 percent of white Evangelicals voted…

  • Nov 26th, 2016
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Cartoon for Wednesday, Nov. 30

Cartoon by Dave Granlund

  • Nov 30th, 2016
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Let’s agree that we all share the same Constitution

Editor, Let’s agree on who we as Americans are, not a red…

  • Nov 30th, 2016

Unfathomable Trump will share same title as Eisenhower

Editor, In his January 1961 farewell address to the nation, President Dwight…

  • Nov 30th, 2016

IDIPIC wishes everyone a safe holiday season

Editor, Today I had the honor and privilege to read out loud…

  • Nov 30th, 2016

Editorial: Take time Saturday to support small businesses

Islanders this weekend can join consumers across the country in supporting their…

  • Nov 28th, 2016

A three-second day to speed Trump away

Editor, Like millions of my fellow Americans, for the last few days…

  • Nov 23rd, 2016

Trump backers will regret their egregious choice

Editor, Get a grip, Trump voters. Working class people: do you really…

  • Nov 23rd, 2016

Letter: Trump administration doesn’t exist, nor are there any policies

Editor, I am seriously concerned about radicals and anarchists pretending to be…

  • Nov 19th, 2016

Letter: All of those who voted ‘anybody but Hillary’ should march

All of the crybaby sore losers should be ashamed

  • Nov 19th, 2016

Letter: In recognition of veterans, VFW Auxiliary has poppies available

Editor, The following is in response to Rose Sires’ letter to the…

  • Nov 19th, 2016

Letter: Hillary Clinton has blazed a trail for first woman president

Editor, Whoever the first woman to become our president is, Hillary Clinton…

  • Nov 16th, 2016

Letter: It’s time again to serve a free Thanksgiving dinner

North Whidbey Community Harvest welcomes donations, though they’re not required

  • Nov 16th, 2016

Column: Putting Americans back to work must be job one for president-elect

The message is clear. President-elect Donald Trump’s “Job One” is to put…

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Cartoon for Wednesday, Nov. 16

Cartoon by Gary McCoy

  • Nov 16th, 2016
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Newspaper editorial: Meetings are an opportunity to learn about water testing

News that the Navy will test dozens of wells on Whidbey for…

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Today’s cartoon for Wednesday, Nov. 16

Cartoon by Gary McCoy.

  • Nov 16th, 2016
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Letter: Thank you to landowners who see trees as more than lumber, firewood

Seeing trees for their value to environment is keeping Whidbey beautiful

  • Nov 16th, 2016

Letter: Firefighters are deserving of recognition, appreciation

A firefighter’s intervention no doubt led to life-saving treatement

  • Nov 16th, 2016

Letter: Resident wonders, where were the poppies on Veterans Day?

Wearing flower used to be a way to remember fallen comrades, support veterans

  • Nov 19th, 2016

Letter: Electoral College does not need to be replaced

Editor, The 2016 presidential election is behind us and many are surprised…

  • Nov 19th, 2016

Letter: Expect great things with return to state legislature

Editor, I would like to take this opportunity to thank all the…

  • Nov 16th, 2016

Letter: When it comes to paying taxes let’s use Trump as our example now

Editor, Well there is a silver lining to Donald Trump being our…

  • Nov 19th, 2016

Letter: ‘Free press’ failed the American people when it chose a side in election

Editor, For those in the mainstream media who are surprised at Tuesday…

  • Nov 19th, 2016

Letter: Campaign was ‘clean,’ while Bailey’s was built on ‘lies’

Editor I want to thank all the people who voted for me…

  • Nov 19th, 2016

Letter: Loves this country and is not willing to give up

Editor, I am devastated by the election of Donald Trump. To me,…

  • Nov 19th, 2016
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Cartoon for Saturday, Nov. 12

Cartoon by R.J. Matson

  • Nov 14th, 2016
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Cartoon for Friday, Nov. 11

Cartoon by Dave Granlund

  • Nov 14th, 2016
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County’s decision to tackle opioid abuse a welcome one

Police officers watching the houses of known heroin dealers on Whidbey Island…

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Cartoon Nov. 8

Cartoon by Nate Beeler

  • Nov 9th, 2016
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Election night was crazy, but some ballots are still to be counted — Jerry Cornfield

Wow. Tuesday was crazy. Unforgettable. Historic. Across the nation we consumed results…

Photo on another publication’s cover was more suited for centerfold

Editor, I picked up a copy of another publication (unrelated to the…

  • Nov 9th, 2016
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Today’s cartoon for Saturday, Nov. 5, 2016

Today’s cartoon is by John Darkow

  • Nov 5th, 2016
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Cartoon Nov. 5

Cartoon by Dave Granlund

  • Nov 9th, 2016
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Publisher’s Column: Don’t squander your chance to prove our elections system works

Not since my parents vigorously argued over Richard Nixon in 1972 have…

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