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City ignoring real problems

May 7, 2019 To the editor: A few weeks ago, the Island Reporter ran an article about the city changing all the words in all their manuals, etc., to read chairperson, police person, etc. more »»

City council needs to address traffic

April 23, 2019 To the editor: A lot of us Sanibel residents are waiting for the city council to do something about the Periwinkle Way traffic problems before the next tourist season. more »»

For shame

April 23, 2019 To the editor: Attendance at the Lee County Commissioners' meeting on April 17 was record breaking and described as a “painful” day. more »»

Thank you for the support

April 16, 2019 To the editor: The Sanibel-Captiva Optimist Club thanks the following organizations, businesses and people who contributed to another successful “Sanibel Uncorked” Food and Wine Fest: Bailey's... more »»

Thank you for the support

April 9, 2019 To the editor: The Dunes Golf and Tennis Club held its annual Play For P.I.N.K. Golf Tournament on Feb. 9 and raised over $31,000 for the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. more »»

Traffic still needs to be addressed

April 9, 2019 To the editor: We’ve heard from a great many Sanibelians supporting our letter published in the Island Reporter on March 20 requesting the Sanibel City Council to explore solutions to the in-season... more »»

Better editing please

April 9, 2019 To the editor: I can appreciate the difficulty in journalism of keeping what gets into print free of offensive language, but I also feel that better copy editing would have removed (or re-worded) th... more »»

Island LWV stands behind article

April 2, 2019 To the editor: The League of Women Voters of Sanibel offers a series of educational programs each year. more »»

Running for IWA board

April 2, 2019 To the editor: There are three reasons why I'm running for the Island Water Association board. The first is I think they need a more technically experienced person on the board. more »»

In-season traffic remains issue on Sanibel

March 19, 2019 To the editor: When is enough enough? Like too many other Sanibelians, we are trapped in our homes too many hours a day too many days a week throughout the tourist season — about one-third of the... more »»

Actions of citizens also impact water quality

February 26, 2019 To the editor: A young friend was visiting me several months ago and asked me what the ongoing construction project on Casa Ybel was? I did not know at the time, so when the Sanibel papers published... more »»

Support proposed EICDA

February 26, 2019 To the editor: As a seasonal visitor who loves Sanibel, I read with interest the story about the presentation to city council on the island’s vulnerability to sea-level rise and storms. more »»

Shell Love Bug issue is still unresolved

February 19, 2019 To the editor: An article on Feb. 5, 2019, in a local publication gave the misleading impression that the issue of ownership of the Shell love Bug has been resolved in the favor of Lee Count. more »»

Recipe for island's rabbit problem

February 19, 2019 To the editor: The island overrun by rabbits? Well, it has spread to The Islander. Rabbits on four pages before you even get to the rabbit sharing a page with the rabbi. more »»

Put support behind governor's programs

February 13, 2019 To the editor: Upon taking office, Gov. DeSantis laid out a plan to improve the water quality. more »»

Spectacular accomplishments from Trump

February 6, 2019 To the editor: There continues to be much noise in Congress about the possible impeachment of President Donald Trum. more »»

Rabbits taking over the island

February 6, 2019 To the editor: Parts of the island are currently being invaded by swarms of rabbits. They are destroying much of the vegetation. more »»

275 pairs of shoes, 650 pairs of socks

January 30, 2019 To the editor: We just turned over to Veterans Affairs the results of this year's Sanibel Shoes for Homeless Vets drive. We set a goal of 200 pairs of shoes and 400 pairs of socks. more »»

Staff make library visits a joy

January 30, 2019 To the editor: What a joy it is to walk into an establishment and have the employees take an interest in you and who help you if you need help. This has been my luck many times. more »»

End the Shell Love Bug drama

January 23, 2019 To the editor: The fact that the Lee County Board of County Commissioners have allowed the Shell Love Bug dispute to drag on for two years at an expense of nearly $50,000, with three attorneys on... more »»

Limelight well deserved for SCCF

January 23, 2019 To the editor: Have you wondered who was literally and figuratively standing behind Gov. more »»



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