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Our declining benefit called Social Security

December 27, 2017 To the editor: As I understand it, this program was implemented in 1935 by President F.D. Roosevelt as a means of reducing poverty and suffering by a large majority of the U.S. more »»

Invest in the future; invest in solar

December 20, 2017 To the editor: Legislation will be introduced in the upcoming legislative session in the state of Florida to ban fracking. This includes acid matrix stimulation. more »»

More on Betsy DeVos’ visit

December 20, 2017 To the editor: Thanks for the recent article on the visit of Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos. Unfortunately you failed to mention her attack on public education. more »»

Thank you

December 20, 2017 To the editor: This thank you is a little late in coming, but we think of it often, with gratitud. more »»

Thank God for good old newspapers

December 13, 2017 To the editor: MSNBS is doing 24/7 coverage of whether or not senator x put his hand on Jane Smith’s butt. Fox News does nonstop reporting of senator y’s unwanted kiss with his intern. more »»

Many thanks

December 13, 2017 To the editor: On Sunday morning Dec. 3, we were heading east on Periwinkle. A bunch of palm fronds probably fallen from a truck was blocking traffic in the westbound lane. more »»

Maybe next year

December 13, 2017 To the editor: As seasonal residents on Sanibel, we were so happy to read in the recent Islander that Sanibel will be having its own Boat Parade of Lights. more »»

In the best interests of the employees and the taxpayers

December 13, 2017 To the editor: Recently the regional daily newspaper reported that two of the Lee County Commissioners gave 5 percent retroactive pay raises to the county manager and county attorney, both of which... more »»

The Dunes Women’s Golf Association donates more than $20,000 to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation

December 6, 2017 To the editor: How many of us have been touched by this disease - a loved one, friend, acquaintance, yourself?  Too many for sure! This is why the members of DWGA continue their efforts to help fund... more »»

9th annual Turkey Drop and Roll another great year

November 29, 2017 To the editor: Dear neighbors and friends, Amazingly we have donated over 10,000 pounds of turkey over the nine years of the Turkey Drop and Roll. more »»

Best practices?

November 29, 2017 To the editor: Best practices is a term that is used by the private sector (business) and the public sector (government) that describes and explains how those respective sectors perform their... more »»

Many thanks

November 29, 2017 To the editor: On behalf of the Sanibel Bicycle Club, I’m sending kudos to our City Manager Judie Zimomra and to Keith Williams at Public Works for all their efforts in cleaning up the Shared Use... more »»

Guest Commentary: Portfolio review and strategy Q4 2017

November 22, 2017 U.S. stock markets continued their course higher throughout most of the third quarter despite a modest increase in day-to-day volatility. more »»

Dirty water and dirty politics

November 15, 2017 To the editor: Tired of dirty water and dirty politics? Join Lee Voter Freedom to restore our waterways and accountability in local government. more »»

A rising tide raises all boats

November 8, 2017 To the editor: Our federal tax system needs major reform. It is too complex, unfair and burdensome, and retards US economic growt. more »»

Free speech — now — forever

November 1, 2017 To the editor: The first ten Amendments to the Constitution of the United States (Bill of Rights) were ratified effective Dec. 15, 1791. more »»

A matter of priority

November 1, 2017 To the editor: All of Lee County: “Tourism gets a boost,” Lee County Commissioners “will make the call,” Tourism council endorses $700,000 in additional spending to increase awareness of beaches, .. more »»

Guest Commentary: Valuable learning experiences within reach for Junior Achievement students

October 26, 2017 When I reflect on today’s business professionals, I think of the people and organizations who stood behind these individuals over the years, helping prepare them for future success. more »»

An Irma lesson

October 18, 2017 To the editor: I think the city’s response to Irma was first-rate, however, let me offer a lesson learned from other barrier island properties I have an interest in. more »»

It comes back to us every time!

October 18, 2017 To the editor: The other morning— a beautiful Sunday morning and the first day of October — I went for a long walk that included walking through the Florida SouthWestern State College campus, a... more »»

 
 

 

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