Examination sounds reasonable
September 14, 2011 To the editor, At the City Council's direction, the city's Planning Director has presented to the Land Development Code Review Subcommittee (LDCRS) proposed legislation that would deal with the... more »»
What have we learned?
September 14, 2011 To the editor, Now that the 10th anniversary of the attacks of 9/11 have passed, my question is this: What have we learned? The facts: On Sep. more »»
Who protects the police?
September 8, 2011 To the editor, Recently, I have been asked many times how I feel about members of the Lee County Sheriff’s Office voting to form a collective bargaining union. Simply said, I am proud of the. more »»
Where have all the heroes gone?
September 8, 2011 In celebrating the 10th anniversary of one of the most horrific events in the history of the United States one cannot help but reflect back on the past decade. more »»
Consider going vegan
August 31, 2011 To the editor, The news reports about the nationwide recall of more than 600,000 pounds of ground beef that may be contaminated with a potentially deadly strain of . more »»
Finding a cure for textaholics
August 31, 2011 Recently, the Gracious Mistress of the Parsonage and Yours Truly upgraded our lives with cell phones. Up to this time, I just assumed the cell phone was what a prisoner used.. more »»
A very good idea
August 25, 2011 To the editor, Phil Urion’s Aug. 19th opinion in our Captiva Current proclaimed Sep. more »»
Extinguish Rec Center debt
August 25, 2011 To the editor, Including reserves, Sanibel's 2012 proposed budget is $50.2 million, an extraordinary sum which on a per capita basis is higher than New York City's budget. Sanibel's debt is $44. more »»
A bad idea
August 17, 2011 To the editor, I thought I lived where you could worship — or not — at a place and time of your choice. Not on Captiva on Sept. 18. The island will be closed down from 6:45 to 8:45 a.m. more »»
Awaiting the results
August 10, 2011 To the editor, The guest commentary by Rae Ann Wessel, SCCF Natural Resource Policy Director, (July 27 edition of the Island Reporter) covered "Facts & Fiction: Numeric nutrient criteria and water... more »»
Why a beach's economic power matters to you
July 27, 2011 Last time, we asked: What's the economic value to your community of having a beach? The answer, while not as easy as it may appear, is still worth pursuit — because many things flow fro... more »»
Eat vegetarian for animal's sake
July 27, 2011 To the editor, Last Sunday, I was walking along the beach in Naples, and lobsters ? about 15 of them over a mile-long stretch ? were coming into the shallow... more »»