Opinion

Letter: Patriot Prayer shouldn’t be welcomed on Whidbey

Editor, Patriot Prayer shouldn’t be welcomed on Whidbey Island. You may be fortunate enough to have never heard of the organization Patriot Prayer; they’re often… Continue reading

  • Feb 1, 2019

Cartoon for Feb. 2, 2019

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  • Feb 1, 2019

Cartoon for Jan. 30

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  • Jan 30, 2019

Letter: Beauty of Ebey’s historic reserve needs to be preserved

Editor, Navy: you’ve done enough harm. Stop destroying, poisoning our environment. As a noted historian and Island County citizen Mr. Thom Gunn stated in a… Continue reading

  • Jan 29, 2019

Letter: County Coroner Robert Bishop works tirelessly

Editor, I’d like to take a moment to thank Island County Coroner Robert Bishop for all he does for our community. After the sudden loss… Continue reading

  • Jan 29, 2019

Letter: Trump is not to blame for everything that’s wrong

Editor, Why is the president being blamed for everything going wrong in our country right now? The real cause is the Republican voters who elected… Continue reading

  • Jan 29, 2019

Letter: A state bank would keep Washington’s money here

Editor, The Washington State Office of Financial Management used $480,000 to contract with the Daniel J. Evans School of Public Policy and Governance at the… Continue reading

  • Jan 29, 2019

Cartoon for Jan. 26, 2019

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  • Jan 25, 2019

Sound Off: Newspaper appropriately followed five W’s, and H

Since moving to our beloved Rock 10 years ago, I have been intrigued by the number of serious, often weird crimes that are committed on… Continue reading

Letter: Claims by local Growler opponents easily debunked

Editor, The Jan. 18, “Japanese understand impact of Navy jet noise” letter is not factual. In reality, the Japanese FCLP relocation underscores the importance of… Continue reading

  • Jan 25, 2019

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