Letters to the Editor

Letter: Island Drug has done great job delivering shots

Editor, Thank you, Island Drug, from Clinton to Oak Harbor. Thank you for restructuring your entire organization in record time in order to take care… Continue reading

  • Apr 9, 2021

Letter: Learn about, appreciate our wild neighbors

Editor, I have watched many newcomers move to Coupeville in the last 25 years. Some came from cities, suburbs and other parts of the country… Continue reading

  • Apr 9, 2021

Letter: Don’t let leftists ‘cancel’ millions of Americans

Editor, The Democratic party agenda has been hijacked by socialist leftists. Their strategy is to manufacture social chaos and ethnic conflict to divide us into… Continue reading

  • Apr 9, 2021

Letter: Agrees that all of the clearcutting must stop

Editor, I cannot agree enough with M. Diane Carr’s letter regarding clearcutting on Whidbey Island. As we drive from Zylstra Road area, Fort Nugent Road… Continue reading

  • Apr 6, 2021

Letter: Common-sense ways to live with wildlife

Editor, Imagine walking out your front door only to discover that all paths have vanished. You still have a car and a willingness to walk,… Continue reading

  • Apr 6, 2021

Letter: Hearts Hammers forced to postpone event once again

Editor, The past year has been strange and difficult with COVID-19 disrupting just about everyone’s lives. The operations of non-profit organizations, including Central Whidbey Hearts… Continue reading

  • Apr 6, 2021

Letter: NIMBYs need to realize their good fortune is luck

Editor, I agree with Sky Graham regarding the issue of homelessness in Coupeville. I live in the neighborhood of the church on Morris Road. Using… Continue reading

  • Apr 6, 2021

Letter: Town should be ashamed to pass ordinance

Editor, Shame on the Coupeville Town Council. The recent ordinance outlawing feeding of deer and other wild creatures is shameful. There is, as usual, a… Continue reading

  • Apr 6, 2021

Letter: WhidbeyHealth staff dedicated professional,

Editor, As a recent patient at WhidbeyHealth I believe that I could not have received better care at any other facility. From admission to discharge,… Continue reading

  • Apr 6, 2021

Letter: Will watch for word to turn up in crosswords

Editor, Kudos to your staff writer who used the term “venator” in a sentence in order to break-up having to re-write the word “hunter” three… Continue reading

  • Apr 2, 2021

Letter: WhidbeyHealth professionals deserve accolades

Editor, This letter is not about Rush Limbaugh — give thanks to God for that — it is not about the folks who lost their… Continue reading

  • Apr 2, 2021

Letter: Animals will suffer because of ordinance

Editor, I am disappointed in the Coupeville mayor and city council “do-not-feed” ordinance. I understand they don’t care, but I know that one day history… Continue reading

  • Apr 2, 2021

Letter: Enact limits now on carbon emissions

Editor, On June 23, 1988, James Hansen of the NASA Goddard Space Institute gave testimony to the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources… Continue reading

  • Apr 2, 2021

Letter: Treatment of addicts, homeless shameful

Editor, The treatment of the homeless and addicts of Whidbey Island is embarrassing and shows just how incompetent our local leaders are. It’s dysfunctional to… Continue reading

  • Apr 2, 2021

Letter: Once trees are all gone, where will animals live

Editor, Here’s to you greedy people out there. Please stop stripping our land. You are taking away our beauty that the Lord has given us.… Continue reading

  • Apr 2, 2021

Letter: ‘Angel would be welcome addition to city

Editor, I write in support of the “Angel of Creativity,” the sculpture the city has been offered. I find it to be an extremely attractive… Continue reading

  • Mar 30, 2021

Letter: Shocked by opposition to new shelter

Editor, On Wednesday, March 24, an article was published that concerned the Whidbey Homeless Coalition and the new site they are in the process of… Continue reading

  • Mar 30, 2021

Letter: All Trump accomplished wiped out by Biden

Editor, I just want to thank all the Democrats on Whidbey Island, in Washington state and across the country for electing a Congress of idiots… Continue reading

  • Mar 26, 2021

Letter: Find humane way to handle deer in town

Editor, I have watched many newcomers move to Coupeville in the last 25 years. Some have come from cities, suburbs and other parts of the… Continue reading

  • Mar 26, 2021

Letter: Get to know people at ‘The Haven’ before making judgments

Editor, I am saddened to once again realize that the caring community of Whidbey Island is in some ways a myth. When I read in… Continue reading

  • Mar 26, 2021