Letters to the Editor

Letter: Will keep voters updated on public safety improvements

Editor, We want to thank the South Whidbey community for supporting a recent fire levy lid lift request. As of this writing, the ballot measure… Continue reading

  • Aug 11, 2020

 

Letter: Wearing a mask is not about you, it’s about us

Editor, This is a letter to all those who think that their liberty is being impaired by having to wear a mask during this pandemic.… Continue reading

  • Aug 11, 2020

 

Letter: COER is dedicated to keeping things factual

Editor, In an Aug. 8 letter to the editor, Skagit County resident Joe Kunzler attacks an earlier COER letter that quoted internal Navy correspondence speaking… Continue reading

  • Aug 11, 2020

 

Letter: Trump should think about this country, not Russia

Editor, Donald J. Trump’s attempt to pass “bills,” or executive actions or memos, or whatever he calls them, is neither constitutional nor legal. Only Congress… Continue reading

  • Aug 11, 2020

Letter: To eliminatef racism, we first need to first identify it

Editor, When I read the letter to the editor by Richard Ays in the July Whidbey News-Times, I was shocked that you chose to print… Continue reading

  • Aug 11, 2020

Letter: Gets hackles up when sees flagrant abuses

Editor, As an independent candidate for commissioner with no fund raising I relied on The Record to get my views out. In a Record candidate… Continue reading

  • Aug 11, 2020

Letter: It shouldn’t take a world war to unite Americans again

Editor, Will we, the people, ever be Americans again? Why do we have to be Republicans or Democrats; blacks, whites, or Asians; conservatives or liberals;… Continue reading

Letter: Former county commissioner backing Muzzall

Editor, Since I resigned as an Island County commissioner, I have chosen to stay on the sidelines in local political races. However, Ron Muzzall’s campaign… Continue reading

  • Aug 7, 2020

Letter: Instantly felt a ‘kinship’ with Cliff, judge candidate

Editor, I believe Carolyn Cliff is running for Island County Superior Court judge for all the right reasons: she truly cares about people and our… Continue reading

  • Aug 7, 2020

Letter: El Centro was addressed in Navy’s EIS

Editor, This is in response to Bob Wilbur’s Aug. 5 letter to the editor, in which he makes wild claims about some “internal e-mail.” Well,… Continue reading

  • Aug 7, 2020

Letter: Questions about proposed levy lid lift are welcome

Editor, The board of fire commissioners for North Whidbey Fire and Rescue recently approved a resolution asking voters to consider a 15-cent fire levy lid… Continue reading

  • Aug 7, 2020

Letter: Renninger is a role model for adults, kids

Editor, I was thrilled to read your Aug. 1 article, “Renninger revels in the success of her teammates,” highlighting Avalon Renninger, a recent graduate of… Continue reading

  • Aug 7, 2020

Letter: Cult leader Trump has brought this country to shame

Editor, Richard Ays’ misguided, asinine comparison of the DNC as “mental” slaves was pathetic and fell flat on its face. Well, Donald Trump, serving as… Continue reading

  • Aug 7, 2020

Letter: Do due diligence and learn about the candidates

Editor, Election years are always full of disinformation, misleading articles and skewed polling results. Hard to believe anything you read or hear. Trying to simplify… Continue reading

  • Aug 7, 2020

Letter: Recognizing those who contributed

Editor, Roots of Wellness/Healing Circles Langley recognized people who went above and beyond to support the South Whidbey community during the COVID-19 pandemic. Nominations were… Continue reading

  • Aug 7, 2020

Letter: Why not move landing practices to El Centro?

Editor, Field carrier landing practices at Outlying Field Coupeville on the afternoon of June 29, about 3:15 to 5 p.m., used runway no. 32 during… Continue reading

  • Aug 4, 2020

Letter: In 2016, a ‘crazy’ was voted into White House

Editor, I want to thank Richard Ays for his letter to the editor in the July 29 edition, “It may be mental, not physical, but… Continue reading

  • Aug 4, 2020

Letter: Americans must vote in order to see better days

Editor, It seems like Donald J. Trump has been quietly putting “his people” — sometimes just donors with no experience — in positions of power,… Continue reading

  • Aug 4, 2020

Letter: Allow the most vulnerable to opt out of jury duty

Editor, I am outraged that Island County is forcing seniors to report for jury duty with the threat of COVID-19 still with us. Seniors should… Continue reading

  • Aug 4, 2020

Letter: Black Lives Matter movement not living up to its name

Editor, The password of the day seems to be “Black Lives Matter.” BLM gets credit for organizing protests without controls, which turn into riots and… Continue reading

  • Aug 4, 2020