Letters to the Editor

Perhaps they should buy farm themselves | Letter

  • Aug 29, 2015 at 3:00AM

Yesterday evening, the Swan Lake Preservation Group placed a flyer on my doorstep. In it, they portend the Fakkema family’s use of their own private property on the west side of Whidbey Island in a legal manner.


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Support the efforts to conserve family’s farm | Letter

  • Aug 29, 2015 at 3:00AM

I wish to encourage you to support the efforts to conserve the Fakkema family farm acreage as rural agricultural and forest lands.

How would proposal impact your business? | Letter

  • Aug 29, 2015 at 3:00AM

The following is an important message to each member of our community, both business owner and employee alike, regarding the proposed regulations requested by the president regarding the Fair Labor Standards Act and the payment of overtime.

Hospital has its own, why not expand it? | Letter

  • Aug 29, 2015 at 3:00AM

The closing of Linds Pharmacy is a blow to Coupeville. The town, like Langley in 2009, appears to be too small to accommodate a standard pharmacy. Whidbey General, however, has a pharmacy, which currently serves only hospital inpatients.

Offering ideas for how event could be better | Letter

  • Aug 26, 2015 at 4:00AM

While talking to some of the food vendors and some of the competitors, we did hear some disturbing comments regarding the Oak Harbor weekend.

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Do you like the idea of transforming some of the wood from the post office Garry oak into large acorns?

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