Opinion

Letter: Growler noise will turn Coupeville a ghost town

Editor, I love living in Coupeville. My daughter thrives in school. It’s peaceful and friendly; what a great town. It’s home. I’m really concerned for… Continue reading

  • Sep 14, 2018

Letter: Be advised, the jets will never leave Whidbey

Editor, In their last desperate throes of achieving a political solution, the groups known as COER, WISE, CCA, Sound Defense Alliance, Protect Olympic Peninsula, Quiet… Continue reading

  • Sep 14, 2018

Letter: How about eminent domain as a solution?

Editor, Enough with the arguments about OLF Coupeville. This has gone on for years with no agreement for resolving it. I have the solution. Local… Continue reading

  • Sep 11, 2018

Letter: Concerned by a lack of civil discourse over noise

Editor, I am a Navy veteran and served as a division officer from 1968 to 1971. I am proud of my service. When my wife… Continue reading

  • Sep 11, 2018

Editorial: Injustice happens everywhere, even on Whidbey

A report issued by a grand jury in Pennsylvania sent shock waves through the Catholic Church — and world. It described how church leaders in… Continue reading

  • Sep 11, 2018

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