Letters to the Editor

Solutions pose question

Regarding “Traffic change seen as fire truck hazard,” Whidbey News-Times, Sept. 17.Hey! I’ve got a great idea, put a speed bump there (Troxell and Monkey… Continue reading

  • Sep 26, 2008

Special people, special place

As I reflect on the past eight months of the primary election season, I am humbled and grateful for the incredible support the Coupeville Library… Continue reading

  • Sep 26, 2008

Haugen fan sings praises

Since 1979, I have watched Mary Margaret Haugen serve the people in Island County. First, on her local school board, then in the state House,… Continue reading

  • Sep 26, 2008

Port tax needed to save the farm

The voters of Central Whidbey should be aware of one especially important issue on their November ballot: The proposed levy for the Port of Coupeville.Ten… Continue reading

  • Sep 26, 2008

Global warming cause uncertain

The comment by Dr. Mary K. Sandford (“Letters,” Sept. 20) implying Barbara Bailey’s “denying the validity of overwhelming scientific evidence does not change reality,” may… Continue reading

  • Sep 26, 2008

We have our own Sarah Palin

I became so excited about America’s new hockey mom, Sarah Palin, that I decided to tell you about Whidbey Island’s version, Linda Haddon.Linda, like Sarah,… Continue reading

  • Sep 26, 2008

Why we should control our energy

You have probably found a glossy flier in your mail urging you to “Pull the Plug” and vote no to a “government energy takeover.” That… Continue reading

  • Sep 26, 2008

Two women and history

We have a great and historic opportunity to elect two women to be our Island County commissioners.Angie Homola and Helen Price-Johnson are both extraordinary women… Continue reading

  • Sep 23, 2008

Palin should drop McCain

What are the qualifications to be vice president? As far as I’m concerned there isn’t a senator or congressman qualified for either president or vice… Continue reading

  • Sep 19, 2008

Deputies needed for our safety

It makes me sigh, and shake my head, just thinking about local government officials who maybe haven’t thought about the big picture, which also involves… Continue reading

  • Sep 19, 2008

‘Release’ traced back to Sanders

What an exciting time, Aug. 29, to see the first piece of public art at Fort Nugent Park. Congratulations to the Oak Harbor Arts Commission… Continue reading

  • Sep 17, 2008

Helping make America dumber

I was dismayed to note in your column of Sept. 10 that you actually celebrate the candidacy of Sarah Palin for the second highest political… Continue reading

  • Sep 17, 2008

Angels help at recycling bin

On Sunday afternoon, Aug. 24, I was at the glass recycle bin and had an accident. I want to thank the gentleman who was standing… Continue reading

  • Sep 17, 2008

Concert fan gives a shout out

I know I speak for many people who attended the free weekly concerts played at City Beach by the Island Community Band. This group of… Continue reading

  • Sep 17, 2008

Palin has seen the light

Dear Ann Adams (Letters, Sept. 13), your comparison of Sarah Palin and Barack Obama is 180 degrees off. Community organizers are indeed worthy of respect.… Continue reading

  • Sep 17, 2008