Island Reporter, Captiva Current, Sanibel-Captiva Islanderhttp://www.captivasanibel.comTop Headlinesen-usThu, 18 Sep 2014 19:34:37 EDTThu, 18 Sep 2014 19:34:37 EDT VCB doles out tourism awards Lee County tourism professionals received awards for their "over-the-top" hospitality professionalism during the 14th annual Elaine McLaughlin Outstanding Hospitality Service Awards at Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort & Spa on Tuesda.Tue, 9 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EDTPlanning Commission approves applications for F.I.S.H., Sanibel Sprout Aug. 26, Dr. Phillip Marks presided over his first Sanibel Planning Commission meeting as its chairman. Marks took over the position from Michael Valiquette who stepped down from the commission earlier in Augus.Mon, 8 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EDTGopher tortoise Gus finally returns home Aug. 25, the Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife (CROW) released a threatened species gopher tortoise back into the wild after eight long months of recovery. Gus had been a patient at CROW since Dec. 6, 2013.Mon, 8 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EDTIslands fishing industry gears up for snook opening say forget the Silver King. Snook season starts this week. Sanibel and Captiva's welcoming machine has been gearing up for the annual flood of snook anglers.Fri, 5 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EDTSanibel researcher seeks answers to questions about rare bird a world of hyper-examination, it's hard to imagine wildlife that biologists know little about.Fri, 5 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EDT