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Local ecological short honored by The Webby Awards

April 15, 2014 The Beaches of Fort Myers and Sanibel announced today that “Awaken” was honored for Best Travel & Adventure Online Film & Video in the 18th Annual Webby Awards. more »»

 
 
 
Open enrollment ends for schools in Lee County

April 15, 2014 More than 17,000 students participated in the Lee County School District’s Student Assignment lottery. Preliminary data indicates 75. more »»

Lee County approves $1 million increase for Captiva Renourishment

April 15, 2014 At last Tuesday’s meeting, the Lee County Board of Commissioners approved a $1 million increase in the county cost-share for the recently completed Captiva Beach Renourishment Project. more »»

LCEC Advisory: Maintenance project on island to begin in May

April 15, 2014 LCEC must perform maintenance and construction on electric facilities from time to time to ensure it provides reliable power to customers all year long. more »»

Sanibel Police seek help identifying suspect in lewd acts

April 14, 2014 Three incidents of lewd acts have been reported to the Sanibel Police Department between April 10 and April 1. more »»

Early voting for primary opened Saturday

April 14, 2014 Republican voters will have the opportunity to choose which candidate they want to see run in the June 24 special election to fill the U.S. more »»

Captiva Fire District breaks ground on new station

April 10, 2014 Officials dug out the first heaps of soil for the new Captiva Island Fire Station during a ground breaking ceremony on April 10. more »»

Local officials attend water quality meeting in Fort Myers

April 10, 2014 With the impending wet season ready to return in two to three months, local officials have remained active during the dry season by keeping the pressure on water management officials when it comes t... more »»

Red Sox raise over $1 million for Golisano Children's Hospital

April 7, 2014 The Lee Memorial Health System Foundation announced last week that the total raised through this year’s 21st Annual Boston Red Sox Children’s Hospital Celebrity Golf Classic and “Tee” Party, as well... more »»

Captiva Historical Society releases next in oral history series

April 7, 2014 The Captiva Island Historical Society (CIHS) will release a fourth DVD in the oral histories series. The video will be shown Tuesday, April 15 at 7:30 p.m. more »»

Lee County hosts statewide workshop for animal disaster training

April 7, 2014 On April 12-13, Lee County Domestic Animal Services and the Lee County Department of Emergency Management will host a statewide workshop for local, state, federal, and non-government organization... more »»

Wessel named COTI Citizen of the Year

April 7, 2014 Barbara Joy Cooley, current president of Sanibel's Committee of the Islands, announced at the organization's March 28 annual meeting in the Sanibel Community House that Rae Ann Wessel, director of... more »»

Gas prices continue upward march, says AAA

April 7, 2014 Gas prices remain at their highest level since September, amid tightened ethanol supplies, geopolitical tension and typical spring factors. more »»

Beach-nesting shorebirds need peace and quiet to survive

April 7, 2014 During spring and summer on Florida beaches, shorebirds build nests out of sand and shells and hatch chicks that can barely be seen. more »»

City of Sanibel: Donax cell tower not yet activated

April 4, 2014 Construction of the new cell tower on Donax Street concluded last month, but the city announced at the April 1 council meeting that it's not active yet. more »»

Six candidates for District 19 Congressional seat meet in Sanibel

April 4, 2014 Six candidates in the running for the open District 19 Congressional seat got together Thursday at the Sanibel Community House for another in a series of forums. more »»

Prescribed burn on Sanibel Island

April 3, 2014 Today, April 3, the City received notification that The Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation (SCCF) will be conducting prescribed burns on the Frannie's Preserve (along the east side of Tarpon Ba... more »»

Sanibel City Council puts a dimmer on Dark Sky Ordinance

April 1, 2014 The Sanibel City Council unanimously decided to hash out the details of an extension to the Dark Sky Ordinance before its full implementation on Jan. 1, 2015. more »»

City unveils conceptual plan for island's civic core project

April 1, 2014 A conceptual plan for Sanibel Island's Civic and Culture Core project was released and approved by city council on April . more »»

Physician lecture series for island residents at Community House

March 31, 2014 The Lee Memorial Health System Foundation invites residents of Sanibel and Captiva to reserve their spots to take part in the “Crossing The Bridge to Better Health Care” physician lecture series thi... 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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