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Plea to Montgomery: Tear down this wall | Letter

  • Feb 3, 2016 at 4:00AM

The beach and Wonn Road belong to the people, not the Montgomerys.


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Don’t lose sight of fact it’s a hospital | Letter

  • Feb 3, 2016 at 3:00AM

WhidbeyHealth? Is this a medical clinic? A fitness center? A health club?

State has no plan in place if bridges close | Letter

  • Feb 3, 2016 at 3:00AM

In the wake of the Interstate 5 bridge collapse, I thought about the two most critical links to Island County residents: Deception Pass bridges and the State Highway 532 bridge to Camano Island. What would happen if these bridges were closed for a lengthy time due to structural failure, failure due to natural disasters such as earthquakes or terrorist activities?

Provide input on proposed changes | Letter

  • Jan 30, 2016 at 2:00AM

Washington State Ferries, the City of Mukilteo and WSDOT are looking at a “Road Diet” concept for the new road alignment when the new ferry terminal is built in Mukilteo.

Other groups also deserve tax dollars | Letter

  • Jan 27, 2016 at 3:00AM

Accusations by Oak Harbor Chamber of Commerce President Jason McFadyen in the Jan. 20 Whidbey News-Times about the distribution process of the county’s 2 percent hotel-motel tax funds as “being undermined by politics and or some other rationale …” are indeed unfortunate. They imply that the current involvement of the Island County Commissioners in this process is somehow unfair to the Oak Harbor Chamber of Commerce.

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