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Your voice is needed to stop the Lake Okeechobee discharges

August 17, 2018 Our community has been devastated by the ongoing water quality issues associated with freshwater releases from Lake Okeechobee and runoff from the Caloosahatchee watershed. more »»

Take action on plan to restructure Conservation 20/20

August 17, 2018 Lee County taxpayers have been clear; we value our wild side and recognize our economy is dependent on the natural diversity and wild creatures with whom we share this area. more »»

Vote online for the refuge's Learning Lavatories

August 15, 2018 Have you peed at “Ding” lately? If you have, you know we have awesome and educational bathrooms! Have you heard us talking about our Learning Lavatories and that “Ding” Darling is a finalist in the... more »»

Rotary Happenings: Rotarians learn about the ins, outs of drone videography

August 15, 2018 Members of the Sanibel-Captiva Rotary Club were flying high this past Friday with Tressa Goorsky Cioffi, of Queen of the Drone. more »»

Safe at Sea: The Atlantic seaboard

August 15, 2018 (Editor's Note: This is part II of a four-part series about U.S. land destinations focusing on maritime history. For the previously published segments, visit online at www.captivasanibel.com. more »»

Faces on Faith: Mr. Rogers incarnated the Christian faith in his work with children

August 15, 2018 I haven’t seen the Mr. Rogers movie but a lot of people have and as yet I’ve not heard a negative thing said about it. If we’re of a certain age, we remember Mr. more »»

On the Water: What did I come home to?

August 15, 2018 Usually it's great to come back from a long vacation and catch up on the good fishing that I missed. That sure isn't the scenario I returned to this summer. more »»

Shell Shocked: Summit in Sanibel

August 15, 2018 Now it can be told. Trump and Putin held a secret meeting in Sanibel recently to discuss the details of a proposed updated nuclear arms treaty and a resolution to the North Korea situatio. more »»

In The Garden: Canna lilies are versatile with a range of foliage, bloom color and size

August 15, 2018 An herbaceous perennial with showy flowers and foliage, the canna lily (Canna x gerneralis) is a perennial rhizomatous plant that, ultimately, makes for a wonderful addition to any garden. more »»

Recipe of the Week: Grilled Chicken Scaloppini with Sweet Pepper Salad

August 15, 2018 If you are looking for a delicious dish to serve to your family and friends, look no further this is it! Buy hormone and antibiotic free boneless chicken breasts, slice them in half and pound them... more »»

Poetic License: 'Remembering Hurricane Charley: Alligator in the Sky'

August 15, 2018 (Tainos were the pre-Columbian inhabitants of Puerto Rico and the West Indies. Huracán (hoo-rah-kán), from which our English word hurricane is derived, was their god of wind and chief enforcer. more »»

Algae problem is years in the making and will take years to fix

August 8, 2018 This toxic green algae in our water is making people sick. It’s killing the fish and wildlife that call these waterways home. more »»

Safe at Sea: Maritime travel destinations in the United States

August 8, 2018 (Editor's Note: This is part I of a four-part series about U.S. land destinations focusing on maritime history. more »»

Faces on Faith: A mother's cry: Thoughts about suicide

August 8, 2018 It happened many years ago now — very early in my time as an ordained minister. more »»

Shell Shocked: Remembering the Fuller Brush Man

August 8, 2018 When was the last time a Fuller Brush Man rang your doorbell and displayed his suitcase of brushes? I have fond memories of the Fuller Brush man ringing my doorbell when I was a kid and being invite... more »»

Recipe of the Week: Grilled Vegetables

August 8, 2018 In the summer months, vegetables abound in home gardens and farmer's markets. Zucchini, squash and sweet peppers are at peak flavor and at their best price of the yea. more »»

In The Garden: Fakahatchee grass is a native ornamental grass

August 8, 2018 Fakahatchee grass (Tripsacum dactyloides), also known as gamagrass, is a native ornamental grass found in the southeastern United States. more »»

Poetic License: 'Poem Noir: Daylight is for Suckers'

August 8, 2018 By JOE PACHECO I am Voice Over and all I can tell you for sure is this: daylight is for suckers, for nameless girls by the pool, the body flying off the roof — waking up with amnesia; nighttime’s ... more »»

Some observations, thoughts on city's fiscal year 2019 budget

August 6, 2018 At its recent July 9 meeting, the Sanibel City Council began the annual budgeting process. more »»

Demand action on the water crisis

August 2, 2018 The waters of Southwest Florida and our Gulf coast are in crisis from harmful blooms causing an unprecedented mass mortality of aquatic life not seen before at these levels in our are. more »»

 
 

 

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