Letters to the Editor

Miss Potter saves the farms

If you have not seen the movie “Miss Potter,” you should. It is available in stores to buy or you can rent it now.Miss Potter… Continue reading

  • Jul 4, 2007

Be wary of new initiative

Doug McLaughlin (Letters, June 16) can be expected to come out of the woodwork whenever Tim Eyman proposes another state initiative to cut taxes. This… Continue reading

  • Jun 30, 2007

Don’t bring a date here

A recent poll listed the Coachman Inn as third best place to take a date. We would’ve preferred not to have been considered in that… Continue reading

  • Jun 30, 2007

Should have saved for new ferries

I read in the paper the other day that our State Sen. Mary Margaret Haugen was making the Keystone to Port Townsend ferry a priority.There… Continue reading

  • Jun 30, 2007

Family feels welcome at cove

I would just like to extend a big thank you to the members of the Admirals Cove Homeowners Association. I paid my dues for my… Continue reading

  • Jun 27, 2007

Officer made to feel at home

I’m a naval officer living in Whidbey, among many others, and want to share another example of how fantastic this community is to its service… Continue reading

  • Jun 27, 2007

Don’t complain about discounts

I am shocked by and ashamed of the people who complain about “military discounts.” The members of our armed forces are all now volunteers and… Continue reading

  • Jun 27, 2007

How to avoid expiration dates

I am writing in regard to the June 2 letter by J. Longworth. As a military spouse/veteran I realize the responsibilities of moving to new… Continue reading

  • Jun 27, 2007

Inflexibility hurts Keystone ferry

Your article of June 16, “Boats now Keystone priority,” was factual at publication, but unfortunately the facts changed rapidly. Your article suggested it was a… Continue reading

  • Jun 27, 2007

Spouses also serve country

C. Gilbert of Burlington (Letters, June 16), you are so terribly wrong when you say our military spouses do not serve our country. We serve… Continue reading

  • Jun 23, 2007

We all must obey the law

Ms. Longworth (Letters, June 2, “Military spouse ticket unfair?”), I would recommend that you do your research on the laws in the state of Washington… Continue reading

  • Jun 23, 2007

County park in good hands

In response to Ms. Ghandi, (Letters, “Park not a tree farm,” June 16), before you sling mud at the Island County commissioners and Mr. Lee… Continue reading

  • Jun 23, 2007

It’s not easy being a spouse

I am writing in regards to Ms. Raines’ letter on military discounts. I don’t want to beat a dead horse, but I realize that at… Continue reading

  • Jun 23, 2007

Legal crab chances remote

The annual sport Dungeness crab season opener for the Oak Harbor area known as 8-1, has been established as 4 July 2007. That’s about the… Continue reading

  • Jun 20, 2007

Opening displays imperial attitude

Tell me that the article appearing on the front page of the June 15 paper contained a clerical error in the statement that attendance at… Continue reading

  • Jun 20, 2007

Let us not import felons

The U.S. Senate recently debated an Immigration Bill (S. 1348) which would have legalized all of the estimated 12 to 20 million illegal immigrants in… Continue reading

  • Jun 20, 2007

Poor substitute for valedictorian

This is directed towards the person or persons at OHHS who, in their infinite wisdom, decided that naming a valedictorian would be too crushing for… Continue reading

  • Jun 20, 2007

Fire brings out blessings

Since our house fire last month, we have so many people to thank for all of your kindness, love, prayers, and support, it is difficult… Continue reading

  • Jun 20, 2007

Widening idea makes no sense

Every now and then I read in your delightful newspaper that the city council plans to widen Pioneer Way “downtown.” I seldom drive through “downtown”… Continue reading

  • Jun 20, 2007

Card says it’s for active duty

This is my reply to the lady that wrote the letter published June 2 concerning her not getting a 10 percent military discount. Get over… Continue reading

  • Jun 16, 2007