Letter: Law enforcement could have lessened backup during outage


There is absolutely no reason that the Washington State Patrol, Oak Harbor police or the Island County law enforcement personnel could not have directed the traffic at the traffic lights at Deception Pass State Park or Whidbey Island Naval Air Station/State Highway 20 intersection during Friday’s power outage.

But no, that would make too much sense. Let folks snake their way north for the better part of an hour or longer on Friday afternoon.

On the other hand, kudos to those of us in that line. We patiently waited and waited and waited.

D. Johnson

Oak Harbor

More in Letters to the Editor

Letter: What value is our freedom, citizenship, if unprotected?

Editor, Back in the 1970s, in a border state where party registration… Continue reading

Letter: Programs not socialism, won’t lead to serfdom

Editor, I read many letters warning about the dangers of socialism. It… Continue reading

Letter: Paris Accord is a dismal failure that gives false hope

Editor, I enjoyed reading Robert Boenish’s letter to the editor where Bob… Continue reading

Letter: Libaries are using funding wisely during difficult time

Editor, I will leave it to others to respond to Kurt Vieke… Continue reading

Letter: Electromagnetic radiation has hidden health hazards

Editor, Having tuned into the Langley City Council meeting on Nov. 16… Continue reading

Letter: Greenbank Farm needs your support for maintenance, open spaces

Editor, Our island is extremely fortunate to have the Greenbank Farm open… Continue reading

Letter: Updates to the state Growth Management Act needed

Editor, It’s the time of the year when we consider what we’re… Continue reading

Letter: Hold the criticism of Biden till he has had time to do job

Editor, All politicians have something in common — they like the spotlight… Continue reading

Letter: Biden should rehire fired director of Cybersecurity, Infrastructure

Editor, Add the name of Chris Krebs, director of the Cybersecurity and… Continue reading

Most Read