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Guest Commentary: Is your community ready for hurricane season?

June 6, 2014 For coastal communities in across the nation (especially those in the Atlantic and Gulf coasts), June 1 holds a special place on the calendar -- the official start of hurricane season. more »»

Guest Commentary: Do you count the beans or spend the beans?

June 6, 2014 Often times during my career in wealth management I have had clients where one spouse or partner handles all the financial matters and the other has little interest in what is going o. more »»

Join Beach Hands Across the Pier

May 22, 2014 To the editor: The local community is coming together once again to join hands in unity for the protection and love for our beaches. more »»

Guest Commentary: Market outlook from San-Cap Trust

May 16, 2014 As the Federal Reserve Board continues to throttle back its unprecedented bond buying program, it raises questions regarding the economic impact of less monetary accommodation. more »»

Safety on the island's share path system

May 16, 2014 To the editor: My wife and I have been taking three-week vacations on Sanibel once or twice yearly for the past 20 years and I own property here, so we feel like part-time residents. more »»

Beer in the Bushes a smash at SCCF

May 9, 2014 To the editor: Almost 400 partygoers reveled at SCCF’s Beer in the Bushes on Saturday, April 26, sampling craft beer provided by New Belgium Brewing (maker of the popular Fat Tire beer) and casual... more »»

Shared path safety education has been an ongoing task

May 5, 2014 To the editor: A recent letter from Leslie Alteri regarding Sanibel’s shared use path suggested that “user rules” need to be established and communicated to visiting cyclists who use Sanibel’s path... more »»

Guest Commentary: COTI works to protect environment every year

April 25, 2014 The Committee of the Islands was founded 39-years-ago as an outcome of the effort to incorporate Sanibel as an independent city to protect it from overdevelopment by the county. more »»

Guest Commentary: Health education with an ounce of prevention

April 25, 2014 Dear friends of education: Recently, Gov. Scott proposed a budget investment of $50 million from the 2013-14 Florida Families First budget for cancer research activities across the state. more »»

Bling Bash a big success

April 25, 2014 To the editor: The Second Annual Bling Bash was both a successful and fun afternoon. more »»

Praise for the Islander article about the Jensens

April 25, 2014 To the editor: Thank you so much for your terrific story on three very deserving gents in the March 19 issue of The Islander. more »»

Guest Commentary: NOAA, not just a foul-weather coastal friend

April 21, 2014 Coastal residents may only know about NOAA -- the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration -- at the worst of times, say, when the National Hurricane Center is talking about a major storm... more »»

We need to enforce rules on shared path

April 21, 2014 To the editor: When a bicyclist is on a road in Sanibel the rider must obey all vehicular laws, rules, and regulation. more »»

Helmets on my mind

April 11, 2014 To the editor: The bike path is jammed. Lots of families, in long, unruly lines. And so many with not a single helmet. more »»

The 2014 Lions Craft Fair

April 11, 2014 To the editor: The Sanibel-Captiva Lions would like to thank the following individuals and businesses for their generous support of the 2014 Lions Craft Fair silent auction and raffles. more »»

Thank you for the beautiful flag pole

April 7, 2014 To the editor: We would like to thank all of the individuals and organizations who finally erected our beautiful flag pole/cell phone tower. more »»

Keep Sanibel's local government non-partisan

April 7, 2014 To the editor: Non-partisan local government has been an important feature of Sanibel since its founding, one that has helped to make this city a good place to live. more »»

Appreciation from organizers of Sanibel Shell Festival

April 7, 2014 To the editor: The 77th Annual Sanibel Shell Festival, hosted by the Sanibel-Captiva Shell Club and the Sanibel Community Association, was a great success and the two groups wish to express their... more »»

CHR's Mardi Gras 2014

March 31, 2014 To the editor: Community Housing & Resources, Inc., is a non-profit organization that provides affordable housing for families and individuals who work in and/or serve the community of Sanibel. more »»

A card of thanks from Sanibel Uncorked

March 31, 2014 To the editor: The 2014 Food and Wine Festival was an outstanding success, held by the Sanibel-Captiva Optimist Club, at Lily & Co., Jewelers. Lily & Co. more »»



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