Opinion

Cartoon for Sept. 12, 2018

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  • Sep 11, 2018

Cartoon for Sept. 8, 2018

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  • Sep 7, 2018

Letter: Thanking Coupeville School Board, admin.

Editor, As a community member and the husband of a Coupeville School District teacher, I want to thank the Coupeville superintendent, Steve King, and the… Continue reading

  • Sep 7, 2018

Letter: OLF Coupeville crucial for Navy pilots’ safety

Editor, One could say this is a letter in response to Coupeville Mayor Molly Hughes’ recent letter regarding the pending release of the long-promised Navy’s… Continue reading

  • Sep 7, 2018

Letter: Letter regarding Growler mitigation was spot-on

Editor, When I moved to Coupeville six years ago, I learned about the Growlers on my first evening. In addition to the airplane noise, the… Continue reading

  • Sep 7, 2018

Letter: The ‘sound of freedom’ drowning out all else

Editor, It’s 6 p.m. A gorgeous, warm, late summer evening. But we can’t enjoy it. Just had to shut all the windows and doors and… Continue reading

  • Sep 7, 2018

Cartoon for Sept. 5, 2018

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  • Sep 4, 2018

Letter: Group doesn’t wish harm, or want to cause distress

Editor, To my North Whidbey Neighbors: There must be a way we can have an open-hearted and respectful discourse on the issues facing both Central… Continue reading

  • Sep 4, 2018

Letter: Why not be practicing for peace instead of war?

Editor, In Wednesday’s edition, letter writer Roger Dietrich makes a great case for keeping pilots like himself safe. However, he fails to consider the safety… Continue reading

  • Sep 4, 2018

Cartoon for Sept. 1, 2018

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  • Aug 31, 2018

Letter: Park bench dedicated to late husband much appreciated

Editor, I want to extend a sincere thank you to Rick Walti and crew from the Central Whidbey Lion’s Club for installing a memorial bench… Continue reading

  • Aug 31, 2018

Letter: Appreciates the facts, but there’s more to the story

Editor, As a COER board member and participant in regular joint meetings with CCA, I can think of no one in either group that does… Continue reading

  • Aug 31, 2018

Letter: Moving next to air station, expressing shock, a cliché

Editor, Regarding the letter, “Alarmed by plan to hike number of Navy EA-18Gs” in the Aug. 15 Whidbey News-Times, I know this is the post-truth… Continue reading

  • Aug 31, 2018

Letter: Good points raised, but hurt by snide comments

Editor, This is in response to Dave Rider’s one-sided letter to the editor, published Aug. 15. Though he makes some good points about war and… Continue reading

  • Aug 31, 2018

Cartoon for Aug. 29, 2018

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  • Aug 28, 2018

Letter: Vote ‘yes’ on I-1631, the Protect Washington Act

Editor, We have known for decades that carbon pollution would change our planet. In 1974, the CIA issued a classified report on the carbon-dioxide problem.… Continue reading

  • Aug 28, 2018

Letter: Navy should move some Growlers to Fallon, Nev.

Editor, We have owned a five-acre property several miles west of Outlying Field Coupeville since 1977. The land was originally part of Fort Casey. At… Continue reading

  • Aug 28, 2018

Letter: Oak Harbor Lions Club a ‘can-do’ organization

Editor, The Oak Harbor Lions Club is a “can-do” organization. The club’s commitment to service, combined with a wealth of skills, has made a great… Continue reading

  • Aug 28, 2018

Cartoon for Aug. 25, 2018

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  • Aug 24, 2018

Letter: Woman with master’s should not play victim

Editor, I am a woman who has been around way longer than the women’s movement. I am offended by the use of the woman card… Continue reading

  • Aug 24, 2018