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Libraries gearing up for Summer Reading Program

June 8, 2016 The libraries on Sanibel and Captiva are gearing up for the annual Summer Reading Program to help encourage youngsters to continue reading when they are out of school. more »»

Community House demolition moving along

June 8, 2016 With the demolition of The Community House underway and moving along rather nicely, some structural repairs have been found with the historical room and auditorium. more »»

‘Find Waldo in Sanibel, FL’ creates summertime fun for youngsters

June 8, 2016 For the first time since Candlewick Press kicked off “Find Waldo Local” five years ago, the fun scavenger hunt is coming to the island this summer for kiddos of all ages. more »»

Take a bountiful look at Captiva Island through the eyes of local fishing captains

June 8, 2016 Captiva Island is just west of Sanibel Island separated by a stretch of water called Blind Pass. Captiva is like nowhere else in the world, especially when discovering its treasures by boat. more »»

Bennett’s now serving cold-brew

June 8, 2016 Bennett’s Fresh Roast has added a new coffee beverage to its menu that is designed to please the younger generation and people who want to beat the hea. more »»

Sanibel-Captiva Nature Calendar available at 'Ding' and CROW

June 8, 2016 A snowy plover chick, captured by photographer Dick Fortune, will be featured on the cover of the 2017 Sanibel-Captiva Nature calendar. more »»

Love that Dress Collection Party to be held at SS Hookers

June 1, 2016 The official Sanibel/Captiva Collection Party, which is being held for the eighth annual Love that Dress event, will be held at SS Hookers, just before the Sanibel causeway, Wednesday, June 15. more »»

Bearded collie and her owner help children read

June 1, 2016 A bearded collie who was badly injured almost eight years ago has been giving back to the community through various therapy practices since 2011. more »»

‘Little Mermaid Jr.’ production to hit stage at Herb Strauss Theater

June 1, 2016 Approximately 30 youth will be featured in the upcoming Creative Theater Workshop’s production of “Little Mermaid Jr.” at BiG ARTS Herb Strauss Theater. more »»

Rauschenberg Residency artists share their experience

June 1, 2016 Artists, designers, activists and scientists gathered at the Rauschenberg Residency from April 25 to May 26 creating pieces of artwork that focused on climate change through “Rising Waters II. more »»

Mollusks in Peril forum shed light on diverse species

June 1, 2016 The Bailey-Matthews National Shell Museum invited almost a dozen scientists to a two-day forum that was open to the public last week. more »»

Sanibel School students to put on classic production

June 1, 2016 The Sanibel School will continue its “Beauty and the Beast Jr.” production this Thursday and Friday featuring 34 sixth, seventh and eighth grade students for their final production of the year. more »»

Goss will run for Congress

June 1, 2016 Chauncey Goss, a Sanibel Island business man and council member, decided he was gong to “jump in with both feet” when the Congressional District 19 Rep. more »»

Bailey Tract to be first for prescribed burn

June 1, 2016 An informational meeting was held at the J.N. “Ding” Darling Education center last Thursday to inform the community about why prescribed burns are ]necessary to prevent catastrophic wildfires. J.. more »»

Celebrate the inaugural National Seashell Day this month

June 1, 2016 Thanks to the islands geography, Southwest Florida offers the world’s best shelling for visitors and locals in finding multitudes of unbroken shells in all shapes, colors, and sizes. more »»

New logo and name adopted for Lee Memorial Health System

June 1, 2016 Lee Memorial Health System board of directors approved a new name and graphic logo last month that will help represent the system’s direction in healthcare over the next 100 years. more »»

Sanibel residents to be featured on television series

May 25, 2016 Two Sanibel residents will be featured on a Hulu episode for winning a cooking competition earlier this year that benefited The Community House restoration campaign. more »»

SCCF’s turtle tagging helps protect them

May 25, 2016 SCCF began a new sea turtle tagging project this nesting season that has resulted in eight sea turtles so far this season as of the middle of last week that will help them collect additional data to... more »»

‘Beat the Butts’ campaign to launch June 1

May 25, 2016 With statistics showing that it takes anywhere from one to five years for a cigarette filter to biodegrade in the ocean and up to 10 years to biodegrade in a median, coupled with the beaches of... more »»

Realtor closes on top sales of Sanibel and Captiva homes

May 25, 2016 A real estate agent with John R Wood Properties, who has lived on the island since she was an infant, has had two record sales on Captiva and Sanibel. more »»

 
 

 

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