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UF/IFAS Lee County Extension Service offers Master Gardener Training Program beginning Aug. 4

July 26, 2017 Looking to hone your gardening skills? Beginning Aug. 4 through Nov. more »»

New kiosks installed at the Bailey Tract

July 26, 2017 To improve visitor experience, two new kiosks and seven interpretative panels were installed at Bailey Tract earlier this month. more »»

2017 Road Rally Winners

July 26, 2017 First place: Granny’s Gang Granny’s Gang won a two-night stay for two at Seahorse Cottages, plus free breakfast or lunch at Over Easy Cafe and a pitcher per month of beer for a year at Lazy Flaming. more »»

Federal senior pass to increase sharply by next month

July 26, 2017 Due to the Centennial Legislation that was passed in December, the price of the America the Beautiful - National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Senior Pass will increase from $10 to $80 Aug. 28. more »»

‘Ding’s’ annual photo contest is back

July 19, 2017 For the last 30 years, the refuge has held its annual “Ding” Darling Days Amateur Nature Photography Contest. The deadline for the contest, which began on Saturday, is Sept. 15. more »»

Daily tank talks at the Bailey-Matthews National Shell Museum provide a wealth of knowledge

July 19, 2017 The Bailey-Matthews National Shell Museum has some pretty exciting things happening inside their tanks as of lately. more »»

‘Tween Waters Inn Island Resort & Spa hires new chef, gets updated menu

July 19, 2017 Greg Nelson became ‘Tween Waters Inn Island Resort & Spa’s newest executive chef April 10. Nelson brings to the table over two decades of experience in the restaurant industry. more »»

‘Tween Waters Inn Island Resort & Spa brings in talented sushi chef

July 19, 2017 Anton Vidianitski became the Captiva House Gulf-front Seafood and Sushi Restaurant’s newest sushi chef in March. more »»

Captiva Plan, wastewater, Captiva Drive still under discussion

July 19, 2017 The final touches to the Captiva Plan are underway. According to David Mintz, vice president of the Captiva Community Panel, the panel is finishing the plan which started in 2014. more »»

CROW hires pair with a passion for animals

July 19, 2017 By MEGHAN McCOY mmccoy@breezenewspapers. more »»

Turtle nest inventories under way

July 19, 2017 Last Saturday morning began shortly after the sun rose for a handful of sea turtle walkers with the Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation Sea Turtle Program, who were excited to see what kind of... more »»

Sanibel Communities for Clean Water Program launched

July 19, 2017 The City of Sanibel officially launched a new program, Sanibel Communities for Clean Water, which will help communities on the island improve water quality. “It’s very exciting. more »»

Association of Realtors seeking volunteers for Meals of Hope packing event

July 19, 2017 The Sanibel & Captiva Islands Association of Realtors continues to “Make A Difference” this year through helping combat hunger through a partnership with Meals of Hop. more »»

Planning Commission further talks formula retail

July 19, 2017 The Planning Commission moved forward with its decision from last month’s meeting in regards to the definition of formula retail store. more »»

Green sea turtles having strong nesting season on Sanibel

July 19, 2017 The first green sea turtle was tagged on June 5, east of Bowman’s Beach, on the west end of Sanibel. more »»

Author Jen Calonita to have book signing at library

July 12, 2017 Jen Calonita, who recently published “Tricked” as part of her “Fairy Tale Reform School” series, will have a book signing at the Sanibel Public Library Tuesday, July 18, from 6-7 p.m. more »»

Author Nancy Zimmerman visits Sanibel for inspiration

July 12, 2017 Nancy Zimmerman, began her “Sadie's Great Adventures” series last year. The author met her main character, Sadie, completely by chance. more »»

Expedia names Sanibel one of the ‘12 Amazing Islands You’ll Only Find in the U.S.’

July 12, 2017 In June, Expedia named Sanibel one of the “12 Amazing Islands You'll Only Find in the U.S.” due to its white sand, wildlife, zero traffic lights and abundance of seashells. more »»

Drowning prevention 101

July 12, 2017 According to the Florida Depart-ment of Health, in 2013 Florida had the highest drowning rate in the nation for children 1-4 years old. more »»

Lee’s Special Olympics SUP team is practicing up for the regional qualifier

July 12, 2017 Two of the main goals of the Lee County Special Olympics SUP team are to have fun and to build confidence. And the team’s six athletes are most definitely meeting those goals. more »»



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