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Coastal Clean-up

September 2, 2015 A person can leave their mark on the environment which can last up to one million years, but it’s a mark which one would not be proud of making. more »»

Sanibel Mayor Ruane 'suspends' candidacy for Lee County Commission

September 2, 2015 In a surprising development Tuesday, Sanibel Mayor Kevin Ruane has announced to "suspend" his candidacy for Lee County Commission, District 1, "effective immediatel. more »»

Fort Myers native strikes gold with music legends

September 2, 2015 The songwriting business is one filled with many trials and tribulations, as writers from all genres of music await their big break, which usually means hearing their songs being played on a... more »»

Cayo Costa park rangers work in unique environment

September 2, 2015 Maintaining a house is a chore for many, but imagine trying to take care of 2,506 acres of paradise, which can only be reached by boat. more »»

Wayne White to be featured at Bob Rauschenberg Gallery

September 2, 2015 Over the past two years Bob Rauschenberg Gallery Director Jade Dellinger has focused on continuing Rauschenberg’s legacy through conversations, as well as through curating a sho. more »»

News from around the region

Council backs community garden project

September 1, 2015 After rejecting previous efforts over the years, Cape Coral City Council approved its first community garden pilot program at Monday's meeting thanks to the cooperation between the city Parks &... more »»

Council to talk budget, compensation at meetings on Wednesday

September 1, 2015 The Cape Coral City Council has a twinbill set for Wednesday starting at 4:30 p.m. at City Hall in council chambers. more »»

Crime numbers down around county

September 1, 2015 Crime in Cape Coral — both violent and non-violent offenses — was down for the first half of this year compared to the first six months of 2014. more »»

Council to talk budget, compensation at meetings

September 1, 2015 The Cape Coral City Council has a twinbill set for Wednesday starting at 4:30 p.m. at City Hall in council chambers. more »»

Lee County Elections Office conducting ‘Register to Vote at Work’ program

September 1, 2015 Local businesses can make it easy for their employees to find the time to register to vote with a program recently reinstated by the Lee County Elections Office. more »»

Arts & Entertainment

Fort Myers native strikes gold with music legends

September 2, 2015 The songwriting business is one filled with many trials and tribulations, as writers from all genres of music await their big break, which usually means hearing their songs being played on a... more »»

Wayne White to be featured at Bob Rauschenberg Gallery

September 2, 2015 Over the past two years Bob Rauschenberg Gallery Director Jade Dellinger has focused on continuing Rauschenberg’s legacy through conversations, as well as through curating a sho. more »»

Original songs to be featured at first Songs on Sanibel event

August 12, 2015 Although Stephen Plein does not fully understand where the idea of gathering talented songwriters in Southwest Florida together stems, he knew they would all benefit from an event that showcases... more »»

‘Ding’ Darling Days set for this October

August 12, 2015 Final touches are taking place for a jam packed week of fun for all ages this October at J.N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge. “Oct. 21 is (Jay N. more »»

Center Stage: ‘Aladdin Jr.’ a must see performance

August 5, 2015 “A Whole New World” is one of the title tunes in the Disney musical “Aladdin Jr. more »»

Business

Huxter’s on Periwinkle Way to gain a much-needed facelift

September 2, 2015 An old favorite of Sanibel’s will be getting a facelift starting this year. more »»

Captiva Plan goes to county

August 19, 2015 The Captiva Community Panel discussed portions of the Lee County Plan and Lee County Land Development Code for Captiva last week before it was submitted to Lee County staff to review. more »»

Free mammogram offered through F.I.S.H. for uninsured women

August 19, 2015 The Radiology Regional Center’s Mobile Mammo coach will make a stop on Sanibel next week offering a quick, easy and convenient service for women on Sanibel and Captiva Island who are in need of... more »»

Planning Commission moves schedule to meet once a month

August 19, 2015 The Sanibel Planning Commission cut its meeting schedule in half by passing a motion to meet once a month, instead of its usual twice a month agenda. more »»

Parrots make Jerry’s a feathery island destination

August 19, 2015 When visitors or residents of Sanibel are strolling through Jerry’s Supermarket and shops, some fun conversations can be had with the residents of the garden area in the plaza. more »»

Obituaries

Frank (Bucky) Prosser

September 1, 2015 Frank Prosser, 92, of Fort Meyers Beach passed away Sunday, August 16, 2015 at his residenc. more »»

Daisy Spears Diciolla

August 19, 2015 Daisy Spears Diciolla of Lakeland Florida passed away on August 16, 2015 of natural causes. Preceded in death by her husband of 48 years, Joseph Louis DiCiolla of Sanibel Island Florida in 1993. more »»

Larry Paul

August 10, 2015 Larry Paul Jr. age 80 of Sanibel Island, Florida passed away peacefully on Aug. 4, 201. more »»

John Edward "Ned" Sauerwein

July 22, 2015 John Edward âNedã Sauerwein, 91 of Sanibel, Florida and Brielle passed away on Thursday July 9, 2015 at home in Briell. more »»

Joan Busher Kain

June 26, 2015 Joan Kain died peacefully at Shell Point Hospice on June 20,2015, a victim of lung cancer. more »»

Local Columns

Shell Shocked: Never quit, never give up

September 2, 2015 When is it time to quit? Today’s lesson in living has to do with knowing just when to quit and when not to give up. This guy goes into a bar holding a live head under his arms. more »»

Sea lavender a great butterfly attractant

September 2, 2015 Plant Subject: Sea Lavender (Argusia gnaphalodes) First impression: Teeny, tiny white flowers with dark red centers in squeezed together clusters at the end of each branch. more »»

Living Sanibel: Bowditch Point Regional Park offers natural treasures

September 2, 2015 The small, but amazing Bowditch Point Regional Park compresses a bounty of natural treasures into a compact package. more »»

Poetic License: Six days in the life of Wilson One

September 2, 2015 Day six and beyond There is life after tennis! God knows how many days I lay there in the recycling bin, forgotten, waiting to be shredded. more »»

At the Library: Life takes many paths at the Captiva Memorial Library

September 2, 2015 “Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind” by Dr. more »»

Letters to the Editor

The Comedians

September 2, 2015 To the editor: In summertime when there are no Monday night movies, the best acts in town are at city hal. more »»

Comparing Hillary to Nixon

September 2, 2015 To the editor: Just this title alone will make a number of people on both sides upset and furious. more »»

Hypocrisy places goodness in doubt

August 26, 2015 To the editor: Armies of people march and say “Black Lives Matter.”. And other groups are even more forceful when they opine “All Lives matter. more »»

Activists to rally for clean water again

August 19, 2015 To the editor: The Southwest Florida Clean Water Movement will rally again for clean wate. more »»

12 Blind (and Deaf) Mice

August 12, 2015 To the editor, On Monday morning, Aug. 3, 12 members of the city council and the planning commission met to discuss Sanibel’s traffic gridlock. more »»

Local Sports & Recreation

On the Water: Weather is hot, and so is the fishing

September 2, 2015 If you have been fishing recently, you no doubt felt the heat. more »»

Captiva Tri

August 26, 2015 By BRIAN WIERIMA bwierima@breezenewspaper. more »»

On the Water: Good snapper fishing continues in area

August 19, 2015 Fishing without much competition was what most anglers that hit the water experienced over the past week. more »»

On the Water: August fishing means working around the weather and the tides

August 12, 2015 August in Southwest Florida means hot sticky days, plenty of rain and often thunderstorms. more »»

Inaugural fishing tourney pits area high schools against each other

August 5, 2015 Fishing tournaments always create friendly competition among the fishermen who partake in them, with bragging rights and cash prizes being the carrots which are sought after. more »»

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