Island Reporter, Captiva Current, Sanibel-Captiva Islander to the Editoren-usWed, 23 Aug 2017 01:47:30 EDTWed, 23 Aug 2017 01:47:30 EDT Commentary: Focusing on Southwest Florida has been a lot of noise created by opponents of the conservative agenda about what the House of Representatives has been able to accomplish it the first six months of the 115th Congress.Thu, 17 Aug 2017 00:00:00 EDTGuest Commentary: For Scott and Republicans HB 7069 and Constitution Revision Commission go hand in hand recent editorial in the Tampa Bay Times made some illuminating and concerning points regarding the creation of HB 7069, the so-called "education" bill signed by Gov. Rick Scott in June.Wed, 9 Aug 2017 00:00:00 EDTLet your views be known the editor: The Democrats in Washington should be more aggressive, seeking to satisfy the needs of this nation. They worked hard to hold onto the ACA but perhaps they need to work to get the entire healthcare reformed passe.Wed, 9 Aug 2017 00:00:00 EDTThank you the editor: Dear Ms. Zimomra, During my vacation on Sanibel Island on June 4, 2017, my life was saved by the actions of Officer John Eicher, who responded to a 911 call.Wed, 2 Aug 2017 00:00:00 EDTTarpon Bay Road name change is a very slippery slope the editor: At the July 18 council meeting, a proposal was made by the Gavin-Walker families, in conjunction with their upcoming centennial celebration, to have Tarpon Bay Road renamed Gavin-Walker Road.Wed, 26 Jul 2017 00:00:00 EDT