Editor, I sent the following to Nancy Conard: Hello Nancy, As one who saw the sign referenced in your news release of Aug. 26, 2014, I appreciate that you are correct to stand up for this citizen’s right to free speech.
Editor, “As the CEO of ____________, as the mayor of ____________, as the chairman of the board of directors of _____________, as the superintendent of _____________, as the top executive of ___________, as the head honcho of _________, I take full responsibility for this situation.”
Editor, I want to express my most sincere appreciation for the numerous volunteers who made the 2014 Coupeville Arts and Crafts Festival a success.
Editor, I have known Martha Rose for almost 20 years. I’ve worked with her on the Steering Committee of the Sustainable Whidbey Coalition for several years and know her to be a person of integrity with a deep passion and commitment to Island Transit. I can also vouch for her husband and two beautiful adopted children.
Editor, The Coupeville High School Senior Parents and Class of 2015 would like to send out a great big thank-you to all who made this year’s running of Race the Reserve Whidbey Island a success.
Editor, More history, please. Tuesday’s outstanding historic tour of Coupeville led by Paul Whelan was very well attended. The hour-and-a-half, mile-long walk around town entertained and informed us all.
Editor, I have been a critic of Island Transit since the beginning for the reason that while free transportation sounds good, it is a utopian view and not really free because we all pay for it through a portion of the sales tax in Island County. No added fares are paid by actual users of Island Transit.
Editor, I was recently reminded, through a stunning demonstration of generosity, how fortunate we are to be part of such a caring community.
Editor, In early June, I had a stroke, not the worst anyone could have, and for that I am grateful. My friends, family and amazing community came to my rescue.
Editor, I am writing to show my appreciation to the Whidbey Island League of Women Voters and the Sno-Isle Library System for providing Island County voters with another great Voter’s Forum featuring candidates for Island County treasurer and Washington State representative, Legislative District 10, Position 2. The forum was conducted professionally and gave candidates an opportunity to answer questions provided by the public as well as League members.
Editor, Prepare for an invasion. Sometime on Friday, thousands of men, women and children — well, teenagers — will arrive on Whidbey and traverse a combined total of approximately 34,000 miles of the island … on foot.
Editor, The Coupeville Lions Club would like to express our gratitude to the community for their support in helping to make our club’s largest fundraiser of the year, the garage sale of June 28 and 29, so successful.
Editor, To all businesses in Coupeville, you have my heartfelt thanks.
Editor, Every year, animals and people have a hard time with the extremely frightening noise of the fireworks. A lot of veterans can’t deal with what sounds like assault rifles. As Jill Johnson says, this is a Navy island.
Editor, On Saturday, June 21, from 8 a.m. until about 2 p.m., 27 generous people converged on the gardens in front of the Island County Museum.
Editor, The Community Foundation for Coupeville Public Schools would again like to send a huge thank you to the businesses who have participated in our Dine Out 4 Kids and Shop 4 Kids fundraising program — Ciao!, The Honey Bear, Aqua Gifts, Christopher’s, Front Street Grill, The Knead and Feed and Kapaws Iskreme.
Editor, I recently became a board member of the Friends of Ebey’s and, as the newest member of the board, I would like to clarify The Friends of Ebey’s mission.‘Friends’ is the nonprofit fundraising arm of the Trust Board of Ebey’s Landing National Historical Reserve.
Editor, The Community Foundation for Coupeville Public Schools would like to send a huge thank you to the businesses who have participated in our Dine Out 4 Kids and Shop 4 Kids fundraising program — Ciao!, The Honey Bear, Aqua Gifts, Christopher’s, Front Street Grill, The Knead and Feed and Kapaw’s Ice Kreme who will share the proceeds of ice cream sales 11:30 a.m. to 5:50 p.m. on Thursday, June 12 – the last day of school!
Editor, I am one of the co-captains of the Whidbey General Hospital Answer For Cancer Relay for Life Team.
Editor, Regarding Harry Anderson’s homage to lawn mowing, “Mowing the Grass: A Spiritual Experience,” really?