Letters to the Editor

Letter: While driving, keep eye out for bicyclists

Editor, With more inviting weather, more bicyclists will be on the road in the coming months. I’d like to highlight some safety practices for sharing… Continue reading

  • May 3, 2021

Letter: Free speech doesn’t justify racist letter

Editor, I already know that I’m surrounded by racists in this community. Why is it necessary for the local newspaper to regularly dignify and publish… Continue reading

  • Apr 30, 2021

Letter: Evidence shows our country is racially diverse

Editor, Critical Race Theory claims that America is racist to the core, and the “evidence” keeps piling up. Vice President Kamala Harris is the nation’s… Continue reading

  • Apr 30, 2021

Letter: Don’t want to get killed? Then don’t commit crimes

Editor, Let’s step back for a moment and consider where this Black Lives Matter movement is taking us. Listening to various tweets of so called… Continue reading

  • Apr 27, 2021

Letter: Looking for someone to clear a path

Editor, I am finding it very difficult and worrisome at my age trying get on the beach via the dog trail at Double Bluff, especially… Continue reading

  • Apr 27, 2021

Letter: Read ‘Rise and Fall of the Third Reich’ instead

Editor, Most of the political letters to the editor don’t merit discussion, but one published on Wednesday recommended two books — “Animal Farm” and “1984.”… Continue reading

  • Apr 27, 2021

Letter: Grateful for return of new rescue dog after his escape from car

Editor, Many thanks to the kind person who caught our new rescue dog Elvis at the Goose parking lot and tied him to the table.… Continue reading

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

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