Letters to the Editor

Letter: Experienced on the bench, Cliff has proven herself honest, fair

Editor, Carolyn Cliff will be an outstanding superior court judge. Not only is she the candidate with the most judicial experience, some 20 years as… Continue reading

  • Oct 27, 2020

 

Letter: Opinion touting Trump was devoid of true facts

Editor, In response to Joseph E Coomer’s ad: where to begin. When history is written, Trump will put Joseph McCarthy to shame in the category… Continue reading

  • Oct 27, 2020

 

Letter: Plenty of people had money troubles and got scammed

Editor, I believe voters are smart enough to see past all the 11th-hour political hit pieces. Even so, just this month, the Democrats spent more… Continue reading

  • Oct 27, 2020

 

Letter: Price Johnson supports growth, environment

Editor, I am voting for Helen Price Johnson for 10th Legislative District state senator. Please join me in supporting Helen because she has been supporting… Continue reading

  • Oct 27, 2020

Letter: Reject Referendum 90, ’protect our students’

Editor, In March, while Washington state was shutting down businesses, schools and churches, leaders in Olympia shoved through a mandatory comprehensive sex education bill that… Continue reading

Letter: There is a reason for the electoral college

Editor In response to Steven Horton of Langley, who is against the electoral college. There are 3,141 counties in the United States President Trump won… Continue reading

  • Oct 27, 2020

Letter: Vote for Democrats is the more prudent vote, actually

Editor, A vote for Democratic candidates is the more prudent vote. This is directly in response to an Oak Harbor citizen’s recent letter to the… Continue reading

  • Oct 27, 2020

Letter: Washington state GOP now the party of Trump

Editor, Growing up as an Ike Republican gives me a unique vantage point. Republicans used to support family values, the environment, the Constitution and the… Continue reading

  • Oct 27, 2020

Letter: Bacon ideal candidate for diversity of Island County

Editor, I support Melanie Bacon for Island County commissioner, District 1. Melanie’s experience managing human resources for Island County and working closely with our county… Continue reading

  • Oct 23, 2020

Letter: Be clear in anti-racist actions, stand up against hate groups

Editor, All around us, on island and off, white supremacy lurks. We have seen it reflected in how police officers treat Black, indigenous and people… Continue reading

  • Oct 23, 2020

Letter: Cliff knows us, we know her, and she has earned our trust

Editor, I met Carolyn Cliff, candidate for Island County Superior Court Judge position 2, in the late 1980s. I was starting Genesis House in Langley,… Continue reading

  • Oct 23, 2020

Letter: Coverage of Greene suit came across as ‘hit piece’

Editor, I think it’s important to let you know that your hit piece on Damian Greene is completely out of context. We all know this… Continue reading

  • Oct 23, 2020

Letter: Evaluate local candidates on civility, magnanimity

Editor, October is the month in which we celebrate civility. I wonder, is this timed to coincide with the month before Americans cast their ballots… Continue reading

  • Oct 23, 2020

Letter: Greene problem solver who uses traditional solutions

Editor, I’m voting for Damian Greene for Island County commissioner. He is an honest, hard-working man who took on a large corporation because of his… Continue reading

  • Oct 23, 2020

Letter: Hazelo TV commercial appalling, a gauge of where GOP is today

Editor, This letter calls out Tim Hazelo, candidate for U.S. Congress in the Second District, for his outrageous television commercial asserting that Democrats support Jim… Continue reading

  • Oct 23, 2020

Letter: Homola is exactly the person who should hold elected office

Editor, I’m writing to express dismay at the Whidbey News-Times’s distasteful claim that Angie Homola is brittle and thus less suited for office than Greg… Continue reading

  • Oct 23, 2020

Letter: No candidate support because of ‘rigged two-party system’

Editor, I can’t wait for the voting season to be done with. It will be nice to get rid of all the “sight pollution” from… Continue reading

  • Oct 23, 2020

Letter: Price Johnson has what it takes to get job done

Editor, Helen Price Johnson has what it takes to get the job done. I urge you to take advantage of the experience, dedication and work… Continue reading

  • Oct 23, 2020

Letter: Price Johnson is a problem-solver we need in state Senate

Editor, I am voting for Helen Price Johnson for our 10th Legislative District because I have known her as an engaged parent and role model… Continue reading

  • Oct 23, 2020

Letter: Tarleton leads efforts to expand voter participation

Editor, Secretary of state races usually don’t attract much interest. But we should pay attention. Here in Washington state, vote for Democrat Gael Tarleton. She… Continue reading

  • Oct 23, 2020