Island Reporter, Captiva Current, Sanibel-Captiva Islanderhttp://www.captivasanibel.comTop Headlinesen-usWed, 1 Apr 2015 20:22:31 EDTWed, 1 Apr 2015 20:22:31 EDT's sacred cows the editor: The Sanibel plan is dead. Our vision statement says, "Auto-urban development influences will be avoided. The commercialization of natural resources will be limited and strictly controlled.Wed, 1 Apr 2015 00:00:00 EDTAction urged on land purchase the editor: We don't understand why the Sanibel city council and especially Mayor Ruane have been silent on the push for land acquisition south of Lake Okeechobee to accomplish a huge step in true Everglades restoration.Wed, 1 Apr 2015 00:00:00 EDTTraffic woes continue on the island the editor: We have experienced unusually large traffic flows this season. I think most would agree that gridlocked traffic does not lend itself to a pleasurable experience on the island either for residents or visitor.Wed, 1 Apr 2015 00:00:00 EDTGuest Commentary: Higher manatee count simply means we have more to protect's manatees are at a crossroads. Well, actually, the agencies that protect manatees are at a crossroads, and manatees themselves are in the crosshairs. The U.S.Wed, 1 Apr 2015 00:00:00 EDTTraffic tops islander's concerns the editor: City Hall has finally noticed the long line of idling autos on Periwinkle. Our newest council member, a self-styled authority on government affairs, should have some ideas on the traffic problem but he would leave it to "experts.Wed, 25 Mar 2015 00:00:00 EDT