Opinion

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

Letter: Vote Janet St. Clair county commissioner

Editor, As the political season heads toward November, voters may rightly feel sick of national political antics. But we need to pay close attention to… Continue reading

  • Aug 24, 2018

Letter: Editorial more divisive than the use of nouns

Editor, In response to the editorial, “Attaching labels is divisive behavior we shouldn’t tolerate.” Labels are nouns and by themselves are not necessarily divisive. However,… Continue reading

  • Aug 24, 2018

Letter: Definitions of socialism, communism, liberalism

Editor, As we prepare to be assaulted by yet another election cycle I note that political invective is already being hurled indiscriminately. As usual, political… Continue reading

  • Aug 24, 2018

Letter: Whidbey Island swamp also needs to be drained

Editor, I just read the front page article of the Aug. 8 paper, and I am totally disgusted and chagrined at the apparent lack of… Continue reading

  • Aug 24, 2018