Keven Graves

Letter: Letter writer was right; things can’t get much worse

Editor, I am writing in response to Richard Ays letter to the editor in the Saturday, June 13 Whidbey News-Times. His letter said it all.… Continue reading

 

Newspaper returns to broadsheet format, moves to new home

No, you aren’t imagining things. Yes, the Whidbey News-Times-South Whidbey Record you’re holding in your hands looks and feels different. That’s because it is bigger… Continue reading

 

Letter: Email scam was tricky, don’t fall victim to it

Editor, I received an email allegedly from someone I know on the island here. It asked me to help her out with an Amazon purchase.… Continue reading

 

Letter: One person’s ‘sound of freedom’ another person’s ‘sound of war’

Editor, While I strongly disagree with the premise of the letter, “Buy earplugs … appreciate Growlers,” published Saturday, April 18, I write primarily to raise… Continue reading

Letter: Coupeville Lions are keeping active during this pandemic

Editor, The Lions are not sleeping through the current health crisis. You will see Coupeville Lions Club members performing some essential services throughout our community… Continue reading

Marjorie Jane (McLeod) Carter

Marge was born in Seattle, Wash. to John and Winnie Mcleod on Halloween 1947. She grew up near Jackson Park Golf Course and graduated from… Continue reading

Extraordinary measures during extraordinary times

With each day — with each passing hour, in fact — we’re learning more about how the coronavirus pandemic is transforming our everyday lives into… Continue reading

Maynard Lowell Bos: March 10, 1942 – Feb. 12, 2020

Maynard Lowell Bos, 77, longtime Oak Harbor, Wash., resident, passed away at his home following a lengthy illness, on Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020. He was… Continue reading

MaryAnn Guidry: Oct. 1, 1938-Oct. 13, 2019

Following an extended illness, MaryAnn Guidry passed away in the comfort of her home, Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019, surrounded with love by her devoted family.… Continue reading

Claude Merrill: Oct. 20, 1931-Oct. 9, 2019

Claude Merrill, 87, passed away Oct. 9, 2019 ,at his home in Coupeville, Wash. He was born in Tompkinsville, N.Y., to Myrtle and Claude Merrill… Continue reading

Teresa Ann Eggland: Jan. 18, 1968-Sept. 26, 2019

Teresa Ann Eggland, age 51, of Coupeville, Wash., passed away on Sept. 26, 2019, after a courageous battle with cancer. Teresa was born on Jan.… Continue reading

Publisher’s Column: Moving under Growler flight path is a choice

Growing up in Anacortes in the 1970s and 80s, the rumble of A-6E Intruders and EA-6Bs flying overhead was familiar and normal. I don’t recall… Continue reading

George Edward Proft: July 19, 1924 – July 10, 2019

George Edward Proft, 94.9583 years old and a resident of Western Washington, died peacefully in his sleep at his home in Normandy Park, Wash., on… Continue reading

Rowland Edwin Davis: June 26, 1938 – July 10 , 2019

Rowland Edwin Davis was born June 26, 1938 in Juneau, Alaska to James V. Davis and Anna (Bergstrom) Davis. Rowland attended Coupeville Elementary and High… Continue reading

Publisher’s Column: Open, constructive dialogue helps build communities

The issues surrounding homelessness are broad and troubling, not just in Oak Harbor, Coupeville or Whidbey Island, but across the country. There is no quick… Continue reading

PUBLISHER’S COLUMN: Lawmakers should follow true science, pass HB1683

Growing up in Anacortes during the 1970s, we would line up in the elementary school hallway to get our vaccinations. A couple of nurses would… Continue reading

Editorial: Attaching labels is divisive behavior we shouldn’t tolerate

Island County Commissioner Rick Hannold says he doesn’t like using labels But he sure didn’t show it when he criticized those who don’t exactly share… Continue reading

What was that in the sky Sunday? We’d like to know as well

A weather photo of what some suggest looks like a rocket being fired from the northern end of Whidbey Island has generated a fair amount… Continue reading

If the truth doesn’t matter, we’re in big trouble

It’s been said that we shouldn’t let the current state of politics become “the new normal.” But are we too late? There’s a different landscape… Continue reading

Reject the ‘fake news’ lie, support local journalism

The motive behind the whole “fake news” narrative is clear, and the intentions, at best, nefarious. By repeating something over and over, some people will… Continue reading