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‘Shell talker’ founding volunteer of Shell Museum

April 6, 2016 A couple who was introduced to Sanibel around 1990, decided they wanted to visit the island and collect sea shells after retiring in 1993, soon taking on the nicknames of the “shell collector” and... more »»

Trailways Camp celebrates adults with special needs; reunion of campers is April 9 at the Community House

March 30, 2016 There are many special days throughout the year people celebrate such as Christmas, Easter and Halloween. more »»

Captains for Clean Water starts long fight

March 30, 2016 The first of what could potential be many future meetings by the Captains for Clean Water group was held Tuesday, March 22, inside the Sanibel Community House and the message related was perfectly... more »»

Teachers learn from students in Cell Pals program

March 30, 2016 (The Second Chance Cell Dogs Program is nearing its end, with graduation looming one week away during the second meeting between writer Brian Wierima and the inmate trainers inside the Florida... more »»

Local Lithuanian group helps keep heritage strong

March 30, 2016 For the last 16 years, Valdimaras “Valdy” Gedvilas and his family have been successfully integrating into American life after they immigrated from their homeland of Lithuania on April 1, 2000. more »»

Southern Comfort on Sanibel scheduled for this weekend

March 30, 2016 The second annual Southern Comfort on Sanibel will be held this weekend to raise money for the Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife. The fundraiser will take place from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. more »»

Tower Gallery features 24 local artists

March 30, 2016 After spending its first 10 years at Bell Tower Shops in Fort Myers, Tower Gallery moved to the island providing a cooperative gallery, now featuring 24 artists in an old house located on Tarpon Bay... more »»

Organization of 30 years continues to help animals on the island

March 30, 2016 A nonprofit organization that was established in 1986, is holding its first fundraiser today to help raise money to further its cause of helping strays and abandoned animals on Sanibel and Captiva. more »»

5th grade students receive Award of Distinction

March 30, 2016 Two Sanibel School 5th grade students received an Award of Distinction for entering the county’s first license plate design contest. more »»

New author stops at MacIntosh Books

March 30, 2016 The love that blossomed from an internship initially created a writing bug for one North Carolina resident, eventually resulting in her first published book last May. more »»

Southeastern Guide Dogs to hold fundraiser at JetBlue Park

March 30, 2016 The Sanibel-Captiva Lions Club’s special guests sparked a smile on many individual’s faces as they passed a few four-legged animals as they entered the Arts & Craft Fair earlier this month on the... more »»

Sanibel Bike Club picks up another award

March 23, 2016 For tourists, part-time and full-time residents alike, there is a way to take full advantage of biking on Sanibel by being a part of its award-winning Bike Clu. more »»

Rat poisons having affect on predators, as well

March 23, 2016 “You are what you eat.” Unfortunately for some of the predators in the Sanibel area, that adage holds true and it might be having a negative affect on their health. more »»

Beverly Biderman: Hearing again for the first time

March 23, 2016 Losing the ability to hear is a very hard disability to overcome, especially when one has to lug the heavy weight on their shoulders of trying to hide it from other people. more »»

Working out the body and mind

March 23, 2016 The best workout an individual can do is one in which addresses each mind, body and sou. more »»

Redfish Pass poses challenges, but rewards are great

March 23, 2016 There is a relatively small area where many different species of fish like to congregate, making it a potential bonanza for all levels of fishermen. more »»

Annual Spring Festival to be held this weekend

March 23, 2016 A fun filled day will be had for the youngsters of the island during the annual Spring Festival this weekend. more »»

Community invited to celebrate Trouper’s birthday

March 23, 2016 Kids of all ages are invited to the Sanibel Public Library next month to help celebrate Trouper’s birthday, a raccoon that has had an impact on many lives throughout the years. more »»

Bradley retires after 30 years

March 23, 2016 After dedicating 30 years to the Lee County Library System, 12 of which were spent at Captiva Memorial Library, Ann Bradley has decided to retire at the end of March. more »»

Sanibel Beauty Salon celebrates 65 years

March 23, 2016 This Friday, Sanibel Beauty Salon will celebrate its 65th anniversary of “Sanibel’s first and finest to the newest and coolest” salon serving the community. more »»



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