Opinion

Letter: Replacing aging bridge needs to remain an option

Editor, As the writer of the advertisement published in this newspaper, I want to thank John Bjoge for reading the article and writing a response… Continue reading

  • Jun 4, 2019

Letter: Sound Off should have been returned for rewrite

Editor, The editor of the Whidbey News-Times must have taken an early Memorial Day weekend. The Sound Off by Dr. Dawn Keith-Madeiros should have been… Continue reading

  • Jun 4, 2019

Sound Off: Conversations on homelessness are difficult

By Vivian Rogers Decker This newspaper was more kind than I deserved in the article a week ago Saturday. I appreciate that. I lost my… Continue reading

  • May 31, 2019

Cartoon for June 1, 2019

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  • May 31, 2019

Letter: Woman who stole money didn’t offer true remorse

Editor, It appears embezzling pays pretty good , if you only have to do 17 months for stealing over a quarter of a million dollars… Continue reading

  • May 31, 2019

Letter: WhidbeyHealth is seeking input for planning efforts

Editor, WhidbeyHealth has released an online survey to better understand the community’s healthcare needs, preferences and perceptions. We will use this data to support our… Continue reading

  • May 31, 2019

Letter: Memorial Service was well done, honored the heroes

Editor, Well done. My wife, daughter and I attended the Memorial Day service organized by Kelly Davidson and it was an absolutely beautiful and moving… Continue reading

  • May 31, 2019

Cartoon for May 29, 2019

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  • May 28, 2019

Letter: Island County Planning staff not doing a good job

Editor, The Island County Planning staff is currently butchering the Island County zoning codes because of a perception that the codes are hard to understand… Continue reading

  • May 28, 2019

Letter: Socialism doesn’t work, stop trying to convince us

Editor, I read Julia Lary’s letter to the editor Saturday, May 4 with interest. Unfortunately, Lary did not give a simple example of where her… Continue reading

  • May 28, 2019

Letter: Clarifying history about COER group, its goals

Editor, In her May 17 letter, Carol Parbs got many of her facts wrong. On behalf of the Citizens of the Ebey’s Reserve, I would… Continue reading

  • May 28, 2019

Cartoon for May 25, 2019

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  • May 24, 2019

Letter: Repeal Authorization for Use of Military Force Acts

Editor, Did you know that the United States has been involved in continuous military combat since 2002? Did you know that since 2002 our country… Continue reading

  • May 24, 2019

Letter: Please put ‘Civility First’ Memorial Day weekend

Editor, On Memorial Day, we pause to remember those who made the ultimate sacrifice in defense of our nation. These brave men and women answered… Continue reading

  • May 24, 2019

Editorial: Remember the names this Memorial Day

More than anything, it’s the names that have the power to bring a crowd to tears. On Memorial Day, Capt. Matthew Arny, the commanding officer… Continue reading

  • May 24, 2019

Sound Off: Focus should be on public safety issues, finding solutions

By Dawn Keith-Madeiros I am sharing with you directly the post that I placed online regarding the article that focused on Vivian Decker and Spin… Continue reading

  • May 21, 2019

Letter: Thank you to those who worked on house, yard

Editor, Saturday, May 4, a team of volunteers from Hearts & Hammers worked on my yard and house-- team captain John Herwick and team member… Continue reading

  • May 21, 2019

Letter: OLF Coupeville was here before noise complainers

Editor, I moved to Whidbey Island about four years ago. Though prices were attractive, due to the noise I purposely did not buy near or… Continue reading

  • May 21, 2019

Cartoon for May 22, 2019

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  • May 21, 2019

Cartoon for May 18, 2019

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  • May 20, 2019