Opinion

Cartoon for May 18, 2019

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  • May 20, 2019

 

What about JBLM for flight landing practices?

Editor, Recently, we requested the Navy consider a viable alternative to using Outlying Field Coupeville, particularly during the summer. On many nights during summer months,… Continue reading

  • May 18, 2019

 

Letter: Late-night jet noise is causing stress and pain

Editor, It’s a quarter to 11 p.m. The planes started flying again tonight at 9:15, after flying off and on for most of the day.… Continue reading

  • May 17, 2019

 

Letter: Why would you complain about the jet noise now?

Editor, Silence is no longer golden regarding my feelings for the Navy jet noise. I have lived less than a mile from Outlying Field Coupeville… Continue reading

  • May 17, 2019

Cartoon for May 15, 2019

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  • May 14, 2019

President unddeserving of praise for the economy

Editor, Ed Hickey wrote in the Whidbey News-Times May 1 that President Donald Trump deserves praise for what he describes as a prosperous economy, as… Continue reading

  • May 14, 2019

Cartoon for May 15, 2019

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  • May 14, 2019

Letter: Thanks for proving rare sighting on island was real

Editor, This is a thank you note to this newspaper and the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife for proof of the bear I read… Continue reading

  • May 14, 2019

Letter: Why would anyone want to replace this great icon?

Editor, May 4 edition on page A16, “Replacing the Deception Pass Bridge,” a paid advertisement. Is this a joke or do we really think this… Continue reading

  • May 14, 2019

Letter: A hundred deadly days of summer, please be safe

Editor, I just returned from a wonderful vacation week spent on the Oregon Coast. As I returned to Island County, I realized that we are… Continue reading

  • May 14, 2019

Cartoon for May 11, 2019

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  • May 10, 2019

Letter: Children well-served by Island County community

Editor, It is no surprise that May is the month chosen as National Foster Care Appreciation Month. The month of May carries us well into… Continue reading

  • May 10, 2019

Letter: Another successful workday for Hearts Hammers

Editor, On Saturday, May 4, volunteers from Hearts and Hammers spread out across Whidbey Island to assist homeowners with needed repairs, improvements and maintenance to… Continue reading

  • May 10, 2019

Sound Off: State mandates cost counties big, funding should follow

It’s a fact that it takes money to run the government. And, “government” is often seen as a bad word. But, let’s remember what government… Continue reading

  • May 10, 2019

Letter: There are parents willing to adopt unwanted children

Editor, Abortion, which means killing babies, violates the sixth of the 10 Commandments, “Thou shalt not kill.” Abortion, though very convenient, is selfish. God creates… Continue reading

  • May 7, 2019

Letter: Telles isn’t the best choice for CEO at WhidbeyHealth

Editor, Based on my experience, Ron Telles is unqualified to become the CEO at WhidbeyHealth. I was one of the 50 or so people whose… Continue reading

  • May 7, 2019

Letter: Opinion page letters, column good for a laugh

Editor, The Whidbey News-Times doesn’t need a comic section to make us laugh, it has the Opinion page. On May 4, we had Jerry Cornfield… Continue reading

  • May 7, 2019

Cartoon for May 8, 2019

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  • May 7, 2019

Cartoon for May 4, 2019

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  • May 3, 2019

Letter: Socialism benefits society, don’t be fooled by Trump

Editor, It’s easy to get caught up in the propaganda percolating across America. It’s also important to correct misnomers as espoused by Ed Hickey in… Continue reading

  • May 3, 2019