Opinion

Letter: Felici is caring, effective and best for sheriff job

Editor, I am writing to share my perspective on Rick Felici as candidate for Island County sheriff. As a member of the county’s Law and… Continue reading

  • Nov 2, 2018

Letter: Hannold’s misleading claims show desperation

Editor, I just received a campaign mailing from Rick Hannold who is desperate to hold onto his job as a county commissioner. His desperation shows… Continue reading

  • Nov 2, 2018

Letter: Can thank Hannold for keeping out fish pens

Editor, I love the peace of fishing. Oh, I know fishing along places like Saratoga Passage is not what it was when I was younger… Continue reading

  • Nov 2, 2018

Letter: Vote carefully on initiatives

Editor, The editorial board of the Whidbey News Group has really shown its hand in this election. I rely on the paper to provide unbiased… Continue reading

  • Nov 2, 2018

Letter: Pass I-1631 for good of climate

Editor, A just released Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, the leading international body for the assessment of climate change, stated that we have just 12… Continue reading

  • Nov 2, 2018

Letter: Please vote to re-open pool

Editor, I have been an elected commissioner for the North Whidbey Pool, Park and Recreation District for the last three years. Some of the reasons… Continue reading

  • Nov 2, 2018

Cartoon for Nov. 3, 2018

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  • Nov 2, 2018

Sound Off: Rick Felici understands all facets of complex, difficult job

By Greg Banks, Island County prosecutor For years, I have turned down requests to endorse candidates for Island County elected offices. Recent coverage of the… Continue reading

  • Oct 31, 2018

Cartoon for Oct. 31, 2018

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  • Oct 31, 2018

Editorial: St. Clair, Felici best candidates for county positions

Island County will be in good hands no matter who wins the races for commissioner and sheriff, but Janet St. Clair and Rick Felici, respectively,… Continue reading

  • Oct 30, 2018

Letter: Days of public trust and transparency are over

Editor, Dear Hospital District Board of Commissioners: it has come to my attention that WhidbeyHealth no longer allows WhidbeyHealth Primary Care to dispense Drug company… Continue reading

  • Oct 30, 2018

Letter: Souless money-grubbing people rule in U.S. today

Editor, A journalist, whose words in our free press had exposed abuses and excesses of the absolute rulers of Saudi Arabia, was most likely murdered… Continue reading

  • Oct 30, 2018

Letter: Rick Felici has a plan to fight drug trafficking

Editor, I’ve been following the race for Island County sheriff, and I fully support Rick Felici. Rick is overwhelmingly the right person at the right… Continue reading

  • Oct 30, 2018

Letter: Vote Rick for Island County Sheriff in Nov.

Editor, Rick Felici looks like the best choice for County Sheriff. He has extensive knowledge about what those who work in the sheriff’s office are… Continue reading

  • Oct 30, 2018

Editorial: Norma Smith, Dave Paul our picks for 10th District

In the race for the two state representative positions in District 10, voters should replace one incumbent and keep another. State Rep. Dave Hayes, a… Continue reading

  • Oct 26, 2018

Letter: Hayes, Felici best candidates for respective positions

Editor, I reviewed the qualifications of the candidates for Island County sheriff and concluded Rick Felici is, by far, the best candidate. He will bring… Continue reading

  • Oct 26, 2018

Letter: Vague, unconstitutional, I-1639 should be rejected

Letter | Vague, unconstitutional, Initiative 1639 should be rejected by voters

  • Oct 26, 2018

Letter: Kavanaugh seems to show reconciliation

Editor, This is an open letter to Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh. First, as an 80-year-old proud citizen of my heritage as an American, but… Continue reading

  • Oct 26, 2018

Letter: GOP destroying republic, vote for Democrats

Editor, Why are we in this Trump/Republican mess? It is because people didn’t vote. This is partially due to continual voter suppression and lies by… Continue reading

  • Oct 26, 2018

Letter: St. Clair offers fair, balanced leadership

Editor, In a few days, the ballots for our November election will arrive in your mailbox. I am writing to express my strong support for… Continue reading

  • Oct 26, 2018