Opinion

Editorial: Toxic waste disposal vital and must be funded

Toxic chemicals are still harmful to the environment, but not enough to…

  • May 5th, 2017

Public meetings will highlight need for fire bond

Editor, Central Whidbey Island Fire &Rescue has spent a significant amount of…

  • May 5th, 2017

Cartoon for Wednesday, May 3

Cartoon by Dave Granlund.

  • May 2nd, 2017

Fishing, clamming restrictions painful but necessary

People driving by Penn Cove over the weekend probably assumed from the…

  • May 2nd, 2017

Time is running out to stave off disaster

Editor, Mr. David Powell’s April 22 letter caught my attention. It is…

  • May 2nd, 2017

Math not quite right on doctor’s opinion

Editor, I read with great interest Joseph Sheldon’s column about climate change.…

  • May 2nd, 2017

Letter writer needs to take science class again

Editor, David Powell, your last letter showed that your beliefs — and…

  • May 2nd, 2017

Man-made global warming is real, not a hoax

Editor I am responding to the questions asked by David Powell of…

  • May 2nd, 2017

Not all global warming is caused the same way

Editor, This is a response to David Powell’s Saturday, April 22 letter…

  • May 2nd, 2017

Editorial: Plans for second fire station should move forward

How long should it take firefighters to arrive at the scene of…

  • Apr 28th, 2017

Climate change debate is more politics than science

Editor, While some people will reject any attempt to “prove” that human…

  • Apr 28th, 2017

Thank you for highlighting Metropolitan Opera

Editor, Thank you for sending Patricia Guthrie to do the story about…

  • Apr 28th, 2017

Global warming comments not all that convincing

Editor, Mr. Joe Sheldon’s comments that man is creating global warming are…

  • Apr 28th, 2017

Parks board needs to keep holding the line

Editor, Not much has changed since last I served on the North…

  • Apr 28th, 2017

Cartoon for Saturday, April 29

Cartoon by Dave Granlund.

  • Apr 28th, 2017

Cartoon for Wednesday, April 26

Cartoon by Steve Sack.

  • Apr 25th, 2017

Guest Editorial: Data shows climate change is caused by humans

In his April 22 letter to the editor, David Powell suggests that…

  • Apr 25th, 2017

Argument against global warming flawed and only confuses

Editor, David Powell in his April 22 letter to the editor has…

  • Apr 25th, 2017

Can future generations replace competition with cooperation?

Editor, This old Earth has seen a full share of travesty. Almost…

  • Apr 25th, 2017

Local efforts at Lone Lake are great, those of the state are not

Editor, Cheers to the fishing clubs and bowhunters trying to improve the…

  • Apr 21st, 2017

Guest editorial: Urge legislators to support essential public health funding

By Helen Price Johnson, Richard Hannold and Grethe Cammermeyer Washington’s Public Health…

  • Apr 21st, 2017

There’s no proof humans are causing global warming

Editor, There is absolutely no proof that man is causing global warming.…

  • Apr 21st, 2017

Skies aren’t so friendly with United

Editor, What’s up with the “friendly skies” of United Airlines? Taking a…

  • Apr 21st, 2017

Cartoon for Saturday, April 22

Cartoon by Bob Englehart

  • Apr 21st, 2017

Clearing up some ‘myths’ circulating about swim club

Editor, I can’t let your opinion piece about the North Whidbey Aquatic…

  • Apr 18th, 2017

Editorial: Successful addiction medication should be easier for doctors to prescribe

It’s refreshing to see positive stories come out our local court system.…

  • Apr 18th, 2017

Refund policy a control for tax-dollar mismanagement

Editor, North Whidbey Park and Recreation District’s first and foremost priority is…

  • Apr 18th, 2017

Stand up for Science on April 22 in Coupeville

Editor, Time to take a stand for truth and reality. Can we…

  • Apr 18th, 2017

Cartoon for Wednesday, April 19

Cartoon by Daryl Cagle.

  • Apr 18th, 2017

Join the Earth Day rally April 22

Editor, A strange malady is infecting politicians all over the world. Not…

  • Apr 14th, 2017

Editorial: Tax dollars shouldn’t subsidize swim club

John Vanderzicht Memorial Pool is in jeopardy of going under. A replacement…

Cartoon for Wednesday, April 12

Cartoon by Dave Granlund.

  • Apr 11th, 2017

Duck hunting at Crockett Lake wasn’t a problem

Editor, This is the first time ever for me to write to…

  • Apr 11th, 2017

Whidbey Earth and Ocean Month offers a chance to collect our thoughts

Editor, There is a sadness that hangs over Earth Day 2017— Saturday,…

  • Apr 11th, 2017

Cartoon for Saturday, April 8

Cartoon by Gatis Sluka.

  • Apr 7th, 2017

Editorial: April Fools’ response reflective of ‘fake news’ dilemma

When the Whidbey News-Times orchestrated its April Fools’ joke with the “Whidbey…

  • Apr 7th, 2017

Grateful for response to Sundberg lecture event

Grateful for response to Sundberg lecture event

  • Apr 7th, 2017

Show where your loyalties lie April 15

Editor, April 15 is the day we demonstrate our commitment and loyalty…

  • Apr 7th, 2017

You want noise? Go live in Seattle

Editor, I came to Whidbey in 1971 from Illinois via Vietnam. Got…

  • Apr 7th, 2017

Cartoon for Wednesday, April 5

Cartoon for Wednesday, April 5

  • Apr 4th, 2017