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Teen describes her role in documentary, life in Sanibel

October 1, 2014 Despite her best efforts to remain in the background, Jessica Andrews has emerged in full public view. more »»

 
 
 
Demand pushes Farmers Market opening to Oct. 1

October 1, 2014 An islands favorite returns early this season. The Sanibel Island Farmers Market opens Oct. 5 at Sanibel City Hall ground. more »»

Ding photo contest draws wealth of talent

October 1, 2014 Point and shoot has a different connotation in Sanibel. Some 118 amateurs have turned in their work for the annual J.N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge photography contest. more »»

Island merchant guiding solutions to Gulf health

October 1, 2014 There are few better advocates for the environmental health of southwest Florida than John Talmage. more »»

Sweet Treat: Time is now for sea grape jelly

October 1, 2014 If it’s fall, it must be time for sea grape jelly. But hurry; the Sanibel Cafe will run out of the tasty treat quickly, said Ken Loewit, the cafe’s co-owner and the cook in the kitchen. more »»

Pizzeria to open at Bailey’s Center next month

October 1, 2014 Food choice grows by one in November. The city has approved a request by a Sanibel businessman to open a pizzeria at the Bailey’s Shopping Center comple. more »»

Islander rescues those in financial distress

October 1, 2014 The islander rubber-banded household bills and stuffed the bundles into bank boxes around southwest Florida. more »»

Zonta gains insight into island housing agency

October 1, 2014 Community Housing & Resources (CHR) is often described as Sanibel’s best-kept secret, but not within the Zonta Club of Sanibel-Captiva. more »»

Island Hopper taps Captiva’s small-town charm, many venues to attract festival-goers

September 24, 2014 For a brief time, Captiva will be transformed into a different kind of sanctuary. The Island Hopper Songwriter Fest rolls into town Sept. 26-28. more »»

City to gather coyote population data in next few weeks

September 24, 2014 The city in the weeks ahead will evaluate data on the number and any threats posed by coyotes roving the island. more »»

Mayor to ask city to consider paying officials

September 24, 2014 What’s the value of a civic leader? And a busy one, at that? Mayor Kevin Ruane in coming weeks will introduce the topic of compensation for Sanibel’s elected officials. more »»

Council raises recreation and beach fees, lowers millage

September 24, 2014 Despite some good-natured quibbling over a millage rollback and bumps in recreation center user and beach parking fees, the Sanibel City Council has approved its operating budget for the next year. more »»

Social media used in local school’s public relations efforts

September 24, 2014 Principal Barbara Von Harten appears oblivious to the pulsing music and squealing middle schoolers in the Sanibel School cafeteria. more »»

Galloway Captiva Tri huge in its fourth year

September 24, 2014 The Galloway Captiva Tri race Sept. 13-14 featured more than a 1,000 participants. The Saturday race was for youngsters, older athletes Sunday. more »»

County VCB doles out tourism awards

September 9, 2014 Twenty-nine Lee County tourism professionals received awards for their “over-the-top” hospitality professionalism during the 14th annual Elaine McLaughlin Outstanding Hospitality Service Awards at... more »»

Gopher tortoise Gus finally returns home

September 8, 2014 On Aug. 25, the Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife (CROW) released a threatened species gopher tortoise back into the wild after eight long months of recovery. more »»

Planning Commission approves applications for F.I.S.H., Sanibel Sprout

September 8, 2014 On Aug. 26, Dr. Phillip Marks presided over his first Sanibel Planning Commission meeting as its chairman. more »»

Office manager by day, pet advocate by night

September 5, 2014 They're wanted. But for different reasons than posters used to hang in federal buildings. Photos in the Sanibel Post Office these days are of pets needing a home, mostly cats lost or displaced. more »»

Sanibel researcher seeks answers to questions about rare bird

September 5, 2014 In a world of hyper-examination, it's hard to imagine wildlife that biologists know little abou. more »»

Islands fishing industry gears up for snook opening

September 5, 2014 Some say forget the Silver King. Snook season starts this week. Sanibel and Captiva's welcoming machine has been gearing up for the annual flood of snook anglers. more »»

Labor Day recognizes the efforts of workers

August 28, 2014 Monday is Labor Day. Since the late 19th century, Americans have paid tribute to workers. more »»

 
 

 

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Don't Forget To Stretch!

October 3, 2011 Even the most diligent exercisers tend to forget one of the most important components of any exercise program –stretching. more »

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