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CASI hosts Kick-Off Breakfast Nov. 19

January 28, 2015 Over 100 people greeted City Manager Judie Zimomra, her staff and Vice Mayor Doug Congress and Councilman Jim Jennings at CASI's (The Condominium Associations of Sanibel, Inc. more »»

Festival organizers, islands brace for annual shell-a-bration

January 28, 2015 Organizers of Sanibel’s largest public event are gearing up for the surge of shell enthusiasts in Marc. more »»

Island teen flying high with drone art

January 28, 2015 Mat Jankauskas is flying high. Literally and figuratively. The Sanibel teen is gaining recognition for his so-called drone art, photo images he captures using a camera affixed to a drone. more »»

Fly fishing picking up popularity on Sanibel

January 28, 2015 It’s a well-known fact that Sanibel and Captiva Islands have many attractions, such as its beaches, natural preservation and endless bike trail. more »»

Congress decides to not run for re-election

January 28, 2015 After serving one, four-year term, Doug Congress has decided not to seek re-election for his Sanibel City Council seat. more »»

Tennis tourney at Sundial welcomes renovations

January 28, 2015 A charity tennis event at a popular island resort is scheduled for Feb. 6. Sundial’s Tennis Showcase features ATP Tour professional and Naples native Jesse Witten. more »»

Meet a master jeweler, treasure-seeker

January 28, 2015 Bernard Reller is a former salvage diver and treasure-seeker. He’s written a book on Spanish shipwrecks and the life of Mel Fisher, discoverer of the so-called mother lode in the Florida Keys in 1985. more »»

Sanibel Baseball Academy helping push the sport on the island to greater heights

January 28, 2015 Since the 2012 youth baseball season, the Sanibel U-8, U-9 and U-12 baseball teams have been climbing the ladder of success, while the program is starting to make a name for itself in the state of... more »»

Friends and parents rally in support of suspended Sanibel teacher

January 23, 2015 Dozens of parents and friends in support of a Sanibel teacher suspended for workplace misconduct are outraged, vowing a loud public campaign to help shred the allegations with what they say is... more »»

Rare cars, bluegrass, carnival and sand sculpting headline this year's Fun Fest at the Community House

January 21, 2015 A vehicle exhibit with a few surprises, sand sculpting, food, fun and music, all are on tap at the second annual Fun Fest at the Sanibel Community House. The Jan. more »»

Meet the Calendar Girls

January 21, 2015 Most anyone at an event in southwest Florida has come across the Calendar Girls, women in dazzling outfits dancing to entertain and raise cash for social causes. more »»

South Seas Resort to add hotel units, angers some, others hold change inevitable

January 21, 2015 Captiva's largest resort development should gain in size sometime this year. more »»

Video will help market bike safety on the islands

January 21, 2015 Again, technology is making life a bit easier. And safer. A short film to assist bike riders and others using Sanibel’s shared paths and roadways should be released in Marc. more »»

Planning takes its turn on ‘Dark Skies’

January 21, 2015 The Dark Skies ordinance took its next stop at the Sanibel Planning Commission, as more discussion was had, along with recommendations and suggestions to improve the current version of it Tuesday,... more »»

Under the Sea’ will be biggest fundraiser for Shell Museum

January 21, 2015 The most important fundraiser for the Bailey-Matthews National Shell Museum will feature a golden oldie theme, called “Under the Sea” 1960’s Beach Party, Sunday, Jan. 25, from 5-10 p.m. more »»

Three qualify for two Sanibel City Council seats up in March

January 16, 2015 Three Sanibel residents qualified to run for two of the open City Council seats before Friday's noon deadline. Terms are due for each of Vice Mayor Doug Congress and Council member Jim Jennings. more »»

Ding offers plenty to do, activities include lectures and tours that mostly free

January 14, 2015 Don’t fret, there’s plenty to do in the islands this week and in the coming months. A chief resource for entertainment and discovery is the popular J.N. more »»

Policing expert will discuss Ferguson, other issues at library event Jan. 15

January 14, 2015 By CRAIG GARRETT cgarrett@breezenewspapers.com Obama Administration appointee Dr. Ellen Scrivner on Jan. 15 will share her views in policing and community relations. more »»

Islander hopes celebrity will aid in shark research, bring awareness to the Gulf’s greatest game fish

January 14, 2015 He’s not rude. Get past the $200 sunglasses and the buff posturing, he’s quite soft-spoken, certainly intense, but very nice. You’d want your son to be like him. more »»

Islander peddles safer streets

January 14, 2015 By CRAIG GARRETT cgarrett@breezenewspapers.com Florida bicyclists and joggers safely enjoying a pathway or a bike lane on a local roadway, in some part, can thank Darla Letourneau. more »»

 
 

 

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