Letters to the Editor

Change city’s name to ‘Dudley Harbor?’ | Letter

  • Apr 18, 2014 at 4:08PM

Editor, Our elected officials go behind closed doors and plan the execution of the very symbol of Oak Harbor. They destroyed the “oak.”


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Glad tree’s no longer next to parking spot | Letter

  • Apr 12, 2014 at 10:00AM updated Apr 18, 2013 at 9:26AM

Editor, Reading all the negative letters concerning the cutting of the post office Garry oak tree, it seems to me that the ones protesting its removal most are the ones with the least knowledge of the health of the tree and the hazard it had become.

Ode to mighty Quercus Garryana | Letter

  • Apr 6, 2014 at 2:00PM updated Apr 18, 2013 at 9:26AM

Farewell to thee mighty Oak, Twas not rot nor blight Made thee croak.

Men’s Chorus was a great success | Letter

  • Apr 12, 2014 at 10:23AM

Editor, What a privilege to have the Seattle Men’s Chorus return to Whidbey Island to perform a benefit concert for Citizens Against Domestic and Sexual Abuse, or CADA.

Vaccination is not a cause of autism | Letter

  • Apr 12, 2014 at 10:22AM

Editor, Large outbreaks of measles currently being reported in California, British Columbia and New York are already raising concerns as people travel and spread cases. Whatcom County, the San Jaun Islands and Seattle are currently reporting cases.

Question of the Day

With an increasing number of measles cases being reported in Washington state, do you consider vaccinating all children a societal obligation?

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