Growler Issues in the Press

Pacific Northwest Coast Alliance

October 9th, 2019: MyNorthwest.com – Fight for Quiet in Olympic National Park Pits Navy Versus Nature

October 1, 2019: Whidbey News Times – (LTE) Navy Hasn’t Learned Any Lessons From the Past

September 27, 2019: South Whidbey Record – (LTE) Recent Column on Jet Noise Was a Weak “Smoke Screen”

September 17, 2019: South Whidbey Record – (LTE) NAS Whidbey Would Go On Without the Growler Jets

September 16, 2019: Seattle Times – Whidbey Island Residents Sue Navy Over Growler Jet Noise

September 6, 2019: Seattle Times – Feds Give New Scrutiny to Clash Between Whidbey Island Navy Jets and Endangered Sea Birds

September 3, 2019: Whidbey News Times – (LTE) Senator Shows She’s Lost Touch With Local Concerns

September 3, 2019: South Whidbey Record – (LTE) Navy is Here to Stay, But Adjustments are Needed 

August 27, 2019: South Whidbey Record – (LTE) Noise Problems Extend Beyond Whidbey Island

August 23, 2019: Whidbey News Times – (LTE) Jet Noise Much Louder Over Coupeville Than Oak Harbor

August 23, 2019: Whidbey News Times – (LTE) Many Support the Navy on Whidbey But Not Jet Noise

August 16, 2019: Whidbey News Times – (LTE) Despite Hyperbole, Lawsuit Not About Shuttering Base

August 15, 2019: Everett Herald – (LTE) Senator Bailey Misstates Intent of Whidbey Growler Lawsuit

August 13, 2019: Whidbey News Times – (LTE) ‘Navy brat’ Supports AG’s Lawsuit Against the Navy

August 12, 2019: Everett Herald – (LTE) Noise From Navy Growlers Will Hurt Whidbey Economy

August 12, 2019: Everett Herald – (LTE) Dispute Over Navy Growler Noise on Whidbey Not Partisan

August 7, 2019: LaConner Weekly News – (LTE) Jet Noise is Harmful

August 6, 2019: Whidbey News-Times – (LTE) Growlers Weren’t “here first” as Some Are Claiming

August 3, 2019: South Whidbey Record – (LTE) Bailey Exaggerates, ‘spews falsehoods’, in Op-ed

August 2, 2019: Peninsula Daily News – (LTE) Pleased State is Suing Navy Over EA-18G Growler Flights

August 2, 2019: South Whidbey Record – (LTE) Sen Bailey Misinforming Public About Navy Lawsuit

July 31, 2019: San Francisco Chronicle – State’s Lawsuit Against Navy Puts Island Officials at Odds

July 30th, 2019: South Whidbey Record – (LTE) AG Lawsuit Questions EIS Process, Not Navy’s Value

July 30th, 2019: Whidbey News Times – (LTE) Claims About AG Lawsuit Against Navy Misleading

July 30th, 2019: The Island’s Weekly – (LTE) Lawsuit Against the Navy is Vital For Our Region

July 16th, 2019: The Daily Herald – Editorial: Question Over Growler Impacts Now Left to Lawsuit

July 16, 2019: South Whidbey Record – (LTE) Navy Should Reconsider Increased Use of OLF

July 10, 2019: VIDEO, Washington AGO – Navy Growlers Press Conference

July 10, 2019: The Daily Herald – Washington Sues Navy Over Noisy Growlers on Whidbey Island

July 10, 2019: KBKW – AG Ferguson Sues Navy Over Impact of Expanded Growler Jet Operations

July 9, 2019: Whidbey News-Times – (LTE) Growlers Were Designed To Be Loud To Be Heard By All 

July 9, 2019: Victoria News – US Navy Being Sued For Expanded Flights From Island Near Victoria

July 9, 2019: KING 5 News – Washington AG Will Sue Navy Over Jet Noise on Whidbey Island

July 9, 2019: Seattle Times – Washington State Sues Navy Over Expansion of Growler Jet Training on Whidbey Island

July 9, 2019: Whidbey News-Times – COER Sues Navy Over FIOA Violations

July 9, 2019: Whidbey News-Times – State Attorney General is Suing Navy Over Growler Expansion at NAS Whidbey

June 23, 2019: Peninsula Daily News (LTE) – Navy Jets Disturb the Peace at Lake Crescent, Park

June 19th, 2019: Methow Valley News – Methow Valley Quiet Shattered Again by Navy Jets

June 14th, 2019: South Whidbey Record (LTE) – Growler Roar is Too Loud; Threatens Public Health

June 11th, 2019: Peninsula Daily News (LTE) – Navy Growlers Bring Noise to Wild Places

June 9th, 2019: Peninsula Daily News (LTE) – Olympic National Park No Place for Growlers Flying Overhead

May 31, 2019: South Whidbey Record – New Safety Alarms As The Number of Growlers Grow

May 17, 2019: South Whidbey Record (Letter to the Editor) – Suggests JBLM as Site for Navy Landing Practices 

May 3, 2019: Whidbey News-Times – Group Suing Navy for Not Producing Requested Growler Documents

April 10, 2019 (Letter to the Editor): PT Leader – Word Choice Questioned (LTE)

April 2, 2019: Whidbey News-Times (Letter to the Editor)- Jet Noise is Crippling for Navy Veteran Husband

March 29: South Whidbey Record (Letter to the Editor) – Increased Growler Noise Will Detract From Our Island 

March 14, 2019: Whidbey News-Times – Navy Announces Decision on Growlers

February 26, 2019: South Whidbey Record – Agency Suggests More Negotiations on Growlers

February 21, 2019: South Whidbey Record (Letter to the Editor) – Fear Navy Wasn’t Working in Good Faith Now Confirmed

February 15, 2019: Whidbey News Times (Letter to the Editor) Exposure to Jet Noise May Have Damaging Effects

February 5, 2019: South Whidbey Record – Navy Philosophy Dismisses Locals Growlers Concerns

February 1, 2019: South Whidbey Record – Navy Moves Forward Without Final Growler Decision 

January 18, 2019: Whidbey News-Times: (Letter to the Editor) Japanese Understand Impact of Navy Jet Noise

January 8, 2019: Whidbey News-Times – Shutdown Delays Final Decision on Growlers

January 8, 2019: South Whidbey Record – Letter Writer Was Spot On About Growler Concerns

January 4, 2019: South Whidbey Record – (Letter to the Editor) Whidbey Island is Too Vulnerable for EA-18G Growler Aircraft

December 28, 2018: Whidbey News Times – (Letter to the Editor) Navy Should Consider More on Growler Increase

December 26, 2018: Whidbey News Times – (Letter to the Editor) Ebey’s is a Rare Jewel, Please Protect It Forever

December 25, 2018: South Whidbey Record – (Letter to the Editor) Bristow Should Know the Locals Before Labeling

December 24, 2018: South Whidbey Record – (Letter to the Editor) Opposing Noisy Growlers is Far Cry From Unpatriotic 

December 21, 2018: South Whidbey Record – Navy Confronted Over Jet Noise, Historic Sites 

December 20, 2018: Seattle PI – Whidbey Residents Tell Navy: Let’s Negotiate on Your Noisy Growler Jets

December 13, 2018: Whidbey News Times – (Letter to the Editor) Increase in Flights Will Hurt Environment, Orcas

December 11, 2018: South Whidbey Record – (Letter to the Editor) Not Anti-Defense; Against Being ‘Collateral Damage’

December 11, 2018: Whidbey News Times – Meeting Set for Growler Impact on Historic Sites

December 9, 2018: Everett Herald – (Editorial) Navy Should Return to Talks On Growlers Impacts

December 5, 2018: South Whidbey Record – (Editorial) Hopefully Door Isn’t Fully Closed on Crucial Agreement

December 5, 2018: Seattle Times – (Letter to the Editor) Navy’s Growler Jets Ruin Whidbey Island Visit

November 30, 2018: San Juan Islander – Navy Terminates Section 106 Consultation for Increased Growler Operations at NAS Whidbey Island

October 31, 2018: Whidbey News Times – Larsen Asks Navy to Reduce Planned Coupeville Flights

October 27, 2018: South Whidbey Record – (Letter to the Editor) Department of Defense is Using D.C. Doublespeak

October 24, 2018: South Whidbey Record – Navy Wants Comments on Growler Impact to Reserve

October 3, 2018: GoAnacortes – Navy Releases Final Impact Study on NAS Whidbey Growler Fleet Expansion

September 29, 2018: HeraldNet – Navy’s Final EIS Sticks with 36 New Growlers at Whidbey Base

April 16, 2018: knkx.org – Navy Growler Noise Spurring Community Action Beyond Whidbey Island