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Trouble in bike paradise

June 15, 2012 Dear Editor,  Sanibel shared path usage figures are interesting in what they tell us and what they don’t. more »»

COTI should just cool it

May 18, 2012 Dear Editor, Committee of the Island (COTI) have voiced their disapproval of the recent appointment of a member to the Planning Commission. more »»

Please don't pave paradise in 2013

May 4, 2012 Dear Editor,   Ding Darling has been dead for 50 years so I ask what he would think about the plan in 2013 to lay asphalt down and pave what Charles LeBuff calls "The Dyke" but was named "Wildlife... more »»

Naming Southwest Florida's best tourist attraction

April 27, 2012 The "best tourist attraction" reportedly is the entire Sanibel barrier island conservation-zoned beaches on the Gulf of Mexico seaward of the Lee County Coastal Construction Setback Line (CCSL);... more »»

Hybrid Petition Drive for election of county commissioners

April 27, 2012 Originally the State of Florida followed the procedure of other states and elected county commissioners by district. The same procedure was probably followed in your home county as well. more »»

In Appreciation

December 14, 2011 Thank you for your excellent feature article and photographs publicizing our Annual Fossil Show.  It was the best article of all the newspapers in the three counties that featured our event. more »»

Ho, Ho, Ho

December 14, 2011 On December 2, 2011, Mrs. Claus and I had the distinct pleasure of talking with over 100 students from The Sanibel School on a one-to-one basis. more »»

A huge 'Thank You' from F.I.S.H.

October 28, 2011 The Board of F.I.S.H. (Friends In Service Here) would like to thank everyone who participated in the 3rd Annual 10K RACE 4 F.I.S.H. more »»

Invest in solar energy

October 12, 2011 To the editor, Solar energy is one of the best ways to create the jobs we need, and there is no question we need jobs now. more »»

Reduce our carbon footprint

October 12, 2011 To the editor, My goodness, Martha, we sure have lots of sunshine down here in Florida... and they say we pay for it! Must be why our electrical bills are through the roof. more »»

Marine life is suffering

October 12, 2011 To the editor, The two recent shark attacks in Anna Maria Island — one man was bitten while spear fishing and the other was wounded after he dumped his bait in the water while wade fishing — have... more »»

Congratulated for common sense

October 5, 2011 To the editor, Just when it appeared we might be given a little respite from a new way of reducing Sanibel property owners' rights, we are broached by a suggestion from a member of the Planning... more »»

October is Residents’ Rights Month

October 5, 2011 To the editor, Florida’s Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program joins Governor Rick Scott in celebrating Residents’ Rights Month this October. more »»

Flirting with disaster: FEMA funding may falter

September 29, 2011 The latest financial face-off in Washington is over a government function near and dear to coastal hearts: disaster relie. more »»

Galloway Captiva Tri a success

September 21, 2011 To the editor, Thanks all around for the many people who helped make the inaugural Galloway Captiva Triathlon a success. more »»

Why does a fire truck respond to a medical call with an ambulance?

September 21, 2011 It is the policy of the Sanibel Fire & Rescue District to provide the highest standard of care to sick and injured patients. more »»

BOCC spends funds based on value, demonstrated need

September 14, 2011 The Clerk of Courts is perceived as an unbiased guardian of local government’s use of public money. more »»

Lessons learned from the hurricane season and disasters (natural and otherwise)

September 14, 2011 With Hurricane Irene in the rear-view mirror but the peak of hurricane season upon us, a few lessons from the storm year to date: • Wide beaches protect. more »»

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 »»



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