Opinion

Sound Off: Can U C Me Campaign aims to prevent deaths

By Maribeth Crandell I’m saddened by the death of an 80-year-old woman while crossing the highway in the dark near Freeland last week. As mobility… Continue reading

  • Jan 22, 2019

 

Cartoon for Jan. 23, 2019

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  • Jan 22, 2019

 

Letter: Outcomes show WAIF is employing best practices

Editor, To address some misunderstandings in the article published Jan. 9, as WAIF’s executive director, I wanted to provide clarification for those in the community.… Continue reading

  • Jan 22, 2019

 

Letter: Marvel, ooze patriotism at beauty, power of Growlers

Editor, In September 1940, the sounds of friendly aircraft over London were replaced by the unnerving sounds of the enemy German Luftwaffe, ordered by Hitler.… Continue reading

  • Jan 22, 2019

Editorial: Community responds to murder with compassion

If ever there was a reason to help a local family in need, this is it. A GoFundMe account has been set up to provide… Continue reading

  • Jan 21, 2019

Cartoon for Jan. 19, 2019

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  • Jan 18, 2019

Letter: Japanese understand impact of Navy jet noise

Editor, The Jan. 9, 2019 edition of The Asahi Shimbun News reports that the Japanese government is going to purchase “a small, uninhabited island in… Continue reading

  • Jan 18, 2019

Letter: Description of crime was unnecessary, damaging

Editor, Regarding the Jan. 16, 2019 article, “Man kills his ex-girlfriend, calls to tell mother, then shoots self” was disturbing, especially given the grief and… Continue reading

  • Jan 18, 2019

Letter: Citizens’ job is to ensure elected representativs are doing theirs

Editor, Is the southern border situation a national emergency or a tempest in a teapot? I will let you decide. However, the border controversy is… Continue reading

  • Jan 15, 2019

Editorial: Discussing animal shelter policies a healthy exercise

Articles in the Whidbey News-Times about dogs and cats are always well read. Reactions are usually impassioned, whether it’s about kitties being abandoned, a pooch… Continue reading

  • Jan 15, 2019

Letter: Volunteers for treasurer’s office are invaluable at tax time

Editor, The Island County Treasurer’s Office wishes to extend its annual thanks to our volunteers, who help us open mail and prepare tax payments for… Continue reading

  • Jan 15, 2019

Cartoon for Jan. 12, 2019

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  • Jan 12, 2019

Letter: Distract, don’t talk about investigation, is a strategy

Editor, I believe President Trump nailed it when he said he prefers the word “strike” to describe what is going on in Washington, D.C. right… Continue reading

  • Jan 12, 2019

Letter: Writer’s information is propaganda, not facts

Editor, In your Dec. 26, 2018 edition of the Whidbey News-Times, you had a nice long (letter) by Terrence P. West of Coupeville. Some of… Continue reading

  • Jan 11, 2019

Letter: ‘Angel lady’ who turned in lost purse new best friend

Editor, In early December, I had a quick errand at Walmart, parked in the handicapped area, and did my shopping. I loaded my car and… Continue reading

  • Jan 11, 2019

Letter: Storm should have been front, center on page one

Editor, It is obvious where the Whidbey News-Times’ priorities are when the front page of the Saturday Dec. 22 edition was dominated by an ongoing… Continue reading

  • Jan 11, 2019

Cartoon for Jan. 9, 2019

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  • Jan 8, 2019

Letter: COER shouldn’t be able to hijack Section 106 process

Editor, Citizens of Ebey’s Reserve, or COER, has hijacked the Section 106 process. Based on an Island County public records request, COER hijacked the historical… Continue reading

  • Jan 8, 2019

Letter: Disheartened by editorial cartoon on Trump, his wall

Editor, It was disheartening that, when I opened the Whidbey News-Times Saturday, the first thing I saw was a very disrespectful cartoon of our president.… Continue reading

  • Jan 8, 2019

Letter: League of Women Voters, AAUW legislative brunch open to public

Editor, Much has been said about the renewed interest in government in the last few years. While this “new-found” interest may appear to be the… Continue reading

  • Jan 8, 2019