Letters to the Editor

Crosses along the side of Bush Road on South Whidbey. Photo by Martin Nix.

Letter: Don’t need more pavement, taxes, ‘speed demons’

Editor, Is there a message? We need to be doing something besides SUVs, clearcut trees for parking lots and three empty seats. • Extend the… Continue reading

  • Apr 20, 2021

 

Letter: Letter writer should read ‘Animal Farm’

Editor, Apparently Steen Halling missed a few history lessons, or is unaware of what Marxism is. Even the founders of the Black Lives Movement have… Continue reading

  • Apr 20, 2021

 

Letter: Need to have an honest discussion about bisexuality

Editor, When I was in sixth grade there was a boy in my class who I found attractive. I remember thinking, “I can’t like boys,… Continue reading

  • Apr 20, 2021

 

Letter: Zero evidence linking Trump to Jan. 6 insurrection

Editor, I feel sorry for those Americans who buy into the overwhelming false claims constantly made by the Democrats and the left-wing media. I can… Continue reading

  • Apr 20, 2021

Letter: Will be paying forward random act of kindness

Editor, To whomever paid for my son’s meal at Dairy Queen on Monday, April 12, thank you. I pulled up, and the person says, “your… Continue reading

  • Apr 16, 2021

Letter: Total of $6,348 raised for Friends of Friends Medical Support

Editor, A round of applause and a great big thank you go to the South Whidbey community for rounding up to the nearest dollar at… Continue reading

  • Apr 16, 2021

Letter: We need two parties, but not ‘cult of Trump’

Editor, A healthy democratic country has to have at least two viable political parties. For that reason alone all of us should be concerned that… Continue reading

  • Apr 16, 2021

Letter: Appreciative of a random act of kindness

Editor, On Saturday April 10, when picking up a meal from Gordon’s Restaurant, I found that a very kind anonymous person had paid our bill.… Continue reading

  • Apr 13, 2021

Letter: Finally figured out someone new in White House

Editor, Congratulations to your editorial board. The Dick Wright cartoon in the April 10 edition of the newspaper proves that they finally noticed a change… Continue reading

  • Apr 13, 2021

Letter: Groups pose a direct threat to our democracy

Editor, The Jan. 6 insurrection demonstrated beyond any shadow of a doubt the threat posed by far-right militia groups such as the Washington 3 Percenters… Continue reading

  • Apr 13, 2021

Letter: Insurrectionists tried to cancel 81 million votes

Editor, I am writing in regard to a letter to the editor published April 10. I would like to ask the writer, Ed Meyer, when… Continue reading

  • Apr 13, 2021

Letter: Question is not about letter, but misinformation

Editor, At first glance, Mr. Meyer’s letter to the editor seems 180 degrees untrue. Substituting “far right terrorists” for “left wing socialists” would begin to… Continue reading

  • Apr 13, 2021

Letter: What is Critical Race Theory? Who is being canceled?

Editor, Thanks to Whidbey News Times for going mail delivery; I am finally enjoying the local news in a timely manner. I especially like the… Continue reading

  • Apr 13, 2021

Letter: Where is all the outrage now that Trump is gone

​Editor, I am curious as to why, in just a few months, those people who were telling all of us that putting children in “cages”… Continue reading

  • Apr 13, 2021

Letter: Proud of Navy pilots for bravery, patriotism

Editor, Today, I stopped by the side of the road at Outlying Field Coupeville to watch the Growler pilots doing touch-and-go landing practices. Now that… Continue reading

  • Apr 9, 2021

Letter: Superintendent shouldn’t earn more than Inslee

Editor, Upon receiving our 2021 property tax statement I noticed four different school categories for tax distribution. I added those four amounts together, and the… Continue reading

  • Apr 9, 2021

Letter: Cartoonist must think readers uninformed

Editor, Your political cartoon artist is obviously just another liberal propagandist. His cartoon regarding the state of Georgia’s refined voting law does not prohibit voters… Continue reading

  • Apr 9, 2021

Letter: ‘Angel’ sculpture would be welcome addition to park

Editor, I strongly urge the Oak Harbor Park Board, city administrator and city council to accept the gift of Sebastian’s wonderful sculpture, “Angel de la… Continue reading

  • Apr 9, 2021

Letter: Why can’t people simply follow the instructions?

Editor, Island Drug was smart in the beginning by having people send a text message upon arrival and having them stay in their cars to… Continue reading

  • Apr 9, 2021

Letter: Place sculpture where it belongs — Los Angeles

Editor, The “Angel de la Creatividad, “sculpted by a world-renowned artist, deserves to be and belongs where it will get the most exposure and appreciation.… Continue reading

  • Apr 9, 2021