Opinion

Cartoon for Saturday, Sept. 23

Cartoon by Steve Sack.

  • Sep 22nd, 2017

Passing levy important to keep pool open

Editor, The North Whidbey Park and Recreation District owns the only local…

  • Sep 22nd, 2017

Foundation seeking sponsors for lecture series

Editor, The Sno-Isle Libraries Foundation is the proud sponsor of what is…

  • Sep 22nd, 2017

Many helped to make annual Jamboree by the Sea a success

Editor, Deception Pass Sail and Power Squadron would like to thank the…

  • Sep 22nd, 2017

After 75 years, Navy base an integral part of Whidbey

Seventy-five years ago, in the midst of World War II, Naval Air…

  • Sep 19th, 2017

Cartoon for Wednesday, Sept. 20

Cartoon by Jeff Koterba.

  • Sep 19th, 2017

Think twice before supporting annexation into Oak Harbor

Editor, People need to think twice before they agree to have their…

  • Sep 19th, 2017

Proposed development would only worsen water problems

Editor, What’s wrong with this picture? In the Sept. 2 issue of…

  • Sep 19th, 2017

Response from miniature horse article is amazing

Editor, Thank you so much for running the initial article on the…

  • Sep 15th, 2017

Standing in solidarity to protest PSE fracking

Editor, We’ll stand with the Puyallup tribe Thursday afternoon on Sept. 21…

  • Sep 15th, 2017

Lawsuit against state is about protecting public’s right to know

Recall earlier this year when the state Legislature passed its $43.7 billion…

  • Sep 15th, 2017

Cartoon for Saturday, Sept. 16

Cartoon by Dave Granlund.

  • Sep 15th, 2017

Editorial: Education key to fighting transgender discrimination

Ignorance is often at the heart of fear and hate. While the…

  • Sep 12th, 2017

Come enjoy new Oak Harbor exhibit

Editor, Thanks to all who dropped by last Friday for the opening…

  • Sep 12th, 2017

Cartoon for Wednesday, Sept. 13

Cartoon by R.J. Matson

  • Sep 12th, 2017

Everyone should be prepared for natural disasters

As the nation struggles to grasp the enormity of the disaster wrought…

  • Sep 8th, 2017

Excessive growth is a drain on limited water resources

Editor, Once again, the endless stream of fancy-pants salesmen are descending on…

  • Sep 8th, 2017

Cartoon for Saturday, Sept. 9

Cartoon by Bob Englehart.

  • Sep 8th, 2017

League speaks out against Trump decision to reverse DACA policy

Editor, Following Tuesday’s announcement that the Trump Administration will reverse the Deferred…

  • Sep 8th, 2017

Today’s cartoon for Friday, Sept. 8, 2017

Today’s cartoon for Friday, Sept. 8, 2017.

  • Sep 8th, 2017

Transit building should be available for public to tour

Editor, It’s a building bought and paid for by taxpayers. So why…

  • Sep 5th, 2017

Taxing robots to slow down worker displacement

Last February, the European Parliament rejected a tax on robots, but took…

  • Sep 5th, 2017

Cartoon for Wednesday, Sept. 6

Cartoon by Dave Granlund.

  • Sep 5th, 2017

Editorial: Taking island group’s ‘Civility Pledge’ is a good start

It may not be the answer to the woes of a divided…

Hit-and-run driver missed the chance to be forgiven

Editor, This is to the driver of the white car with black…

  • Sep 1st, 2017

Learn about climate initiative at meeting set for Sept. 20

Editor, “Failing to plan is planning to fail.” — Eben Fodor What…

  • Sep 1st, 2017

‘Door hangers’ can be an invitation to burglars

Editor, There is a local organization using “door hangers” to advertise its…

  • Sep 1st, 2017

The Petri Dish: Snohomish cowboy ready to take on ‘Sheriff Joe’ again

A presidential pardon in hand, Arizona’s “Sheriff Joe” may be getting ready…

Case shows inadequacies of animal cruelty law

Allegations that a Whidbey Island man killed a dog with a pickaxe…

  • Aug 29th, 2017

Maybe Coupeville writer should be the one making apologies

Editor, This is in response to the ill-informed Coupeville writer who suggested…

  • Aug 29th, 2017

Be amazed by creative minds during annual Driftwood Day

Editor, On Saturday, Sept. 9, Oak Harbor will be home to the…

  • Aug 29th, 2017

Cartoon for Wednesday, Aug. 30

Cartoon by RJ Matson.

  • Aug 29th, 2017

Opinion: Vigilantism isn’t the solution to opioid abuse problem

It’s critical for the community and police to work together to confront…

  • Aug 22nd, 2017

Property owners need more respect from the legislature

Editor, Washingtonians sure like driving on the left side of the road.…

  • Aug 22nd, 2017

What’s not said can have as much impact in news story

Editor, I was somewhat confused by the Whidbey News-Times’ July 22 Publisher’s…

  • Aug 22nd, 2017

There’s no ‘fault’ in role U.S. played in nuclear history

Editor, To the apologetic letter writer who thinks we should “admit guilt…

  • Aug 18th, 2017

Editorial about development was spot on

Editor, Thank you for your editorial regarding Wright’s Crossing. This project is…

  • Aug 18th, 2017

Military is owed citizens speak in support

Editor, I just want to advise folks of a major Team Whidbey…

  • Aug 18th, 2017

Guilt for WWII atom bomb deaths belongs solely to Japan

Editor, The recent letter, “We must admit guilt, end this nuclear madness,”…

  • Aug 18th, 2017

Bowling alley changes name from SM Recreation to Oak Harbor Recreation

100 years ago (1916 — Oak Harbor News) n Oak Harbor News…

  • Aug 18th, 2017